WV Active’s new look gyms are now open after a £1m makeover.

The City of Wolverhampton Council provided funding to renew gym equipment at WV Active Aldersley, WV Active Bilston-Bert Williams and WV Active Central.

The renovation work has now been complete, with WV Active teaming up with Matrix Fitness to provide customers with the very best equipment and latest technology. 

Councillor Jasbir Jaspal, the City of Wolverhampton Council’s Cabinet Member for Adults and Wellbeing, said: “WV Active has 3 fantastic venues across the city, offering our residents access to the very best – and newest – gym equipment thanks to funding from the council.

“The refurbishment work was completed over the Christmas holidays and will directly benefit both existing and future customers, and I would like to thank them for their patience while the improvements were being made.

“I am thrilled that they are now able to use the very best gym equipment to look after their health and wellbeing at WV Active.”

WV Active venues include: 

  • WV Active Aldersley, Hugh Porter Way, Aldersley, offering 2 fitness gyms and 2 exercise studios, athletics track, cycling velodrome, outdoor tennis and netball courts, sports pitches and indoor arena for badminton, tennis, indoor bowls, five a side football and more.
  • WV Active Bilston-Bert Williams, Nettlefolds Way, Bilston, boasting an 8 lane, 25m swimming pool, studio pool, fitness gym, 2 exercise studios, multi use sports hall and squash courts.
  • WV Active Central, Bath Avenue, Wolverhampton, has an 8 lane, 25m swimming pool, fitness gym, exercise studio and steam room.

Members have access to all 3 facilities and can take part in unlimited fitness classes, gym usage and swimming. 

There are 3 WV Active memberships available – standard, corporate and concessionary – which can be used across 3 sites. A pay as you go option is also available. Details of membership packages are available at WV Active

Councillor Jaspal added: “We have a wide range of membership packages available, so please take a look and find the option that best suits you and move more with WV Active in 2024.”

The £1m investment is part of the Wolverhampton Health and Wellbeing Together’s new Physical Activity Strategy which has the mission to inspire and support Wulfrunians to move more every day by creating a network of safe, accessible, and welcoming indoor and outdoor spaces for people to be active in.