21 September 2022


David Lloyd Leisure is Europe’s leading health, fitness and wellness group, with 130 clubs across nine European countries has opened its 101th club in the UK, located within the new Catalyst Park in South Bicester.


David Lloyd Bicester houses unrivalled state of the art facilities to appeal to members of all ages. These include an expansive, light filled gym with the latest and most advanced equipment to help members challenge their personal best and achieve their fitness goals, championship quality tennis and padel (the hottest new trend in racquet sports) courts, indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools, mind and body studio, spa with Himalayan salt sauna, steam room and ice experience room, deep relax space with heated beds, outdoor spa garden with lounge beds, relaxation zones, hydro pools and saunas, and a large club room with zoned dining, work and dedicated family areas for little ones.


Jack Phillips, club manager said: “We are so excited to be here in Bicester and be part of the local community. David Lloyd Clubs’ passion is centred on providing members with the perfect place to relax, socialise and work out with friends, family and fellow members and maintain optimum physical and mental health and wellness.


“Our extensive range of activities on offer for members means that every day will be different. Our dedicated and experienced team are on hand to offer fitness and wellbeing advice to support our members at every stage of their wellness journey. We’ll also be offering social events at the club such as chess clubs and book clubs, so watch this space.”


Classes on offer at the club are designed for a range of fitness levels, from full body high intensity (HIIT) workouts in David Lloyd Clubs exclusive Signature class collection including BLAZE and IGN1TE. BLAZE is a full body workout which combines cardiovascular training with strength, boxing and martial arts skills to give a unique HIIT session. IGN1TE is a choreographed cardio-based workout. Each class is designed to test the whole body as you kick, punch, jump, run and push yourself to the limit.


CYCLONE is David Lloyd Clubs exclusive group cycling class that focuses on improving performance, fitness, strength and speed on a bike using cutting-edge cycling technology for a modern class that boosts members cycling performance. Members will be pushed to work to their maximum level, motivated by expert instructors and by seeing their performance stats as they ride.


Battlebox is a fun, outdoor-based fitness zone to work out in the fresh, open air. It offers endorphin boosting training for participants of all abilities and levels of fitness, led in group sessions by expert instructors that will guide and push you to get the most out of your class experience. Combining full body fitness training, high energy challenges and teamwork, a 45 or 55 minutes Battlebox class will challenge you physically and mentally, whilst providing a unique alternative to your usual routine.  What’s more, there is even the opportunity to get the whole family involved with classes designed for the over 8’s to join in and get active whilst having lots of fun.


Mind Body and Spirit


SPIRIT is David Lloyd Clubs Signature mind and body class that offers a holistic approach to increase flexibility, calm the mind and develop a strong, stable core.  The class combines elements of yoga, Pilates and sound meditation that will be available to Bicester members.


Family Fun


David Lloyd Clubs is renowned for providing the gold standard in kids clubs and activities. The David Lloyd Kids team at Bicester will be on hand to entertain its youngest members with dedicated activity rooms and a swimming pool just for them, and plenty of organised activities, such as Scooter Squad that are guaranteed to keep them active, engaged and entertained, while parents can take some time out to exercise, socialise, work or relax.


Jack Phillips, club manager concludes “We’ve had such a positive reaction from our new members who are thrilled with the stunning facilities at the club and wide variety of activities on offer for all ages. David Lloyd Clubs is so much more than a gym, it’s a social and wellbeing space to meet, work out and enjoy life, and we look forward to welcoming more new members to the David Lloyd Bicester family.”





Notes to editor


About David Lloyd Leisure Group:

David Lloyd Leisure helps members to live life better with a focus on physical and mental well-being and a sense of belonging. Our team and members collaborate to make a positive impact on the communities and environment in which we all want to thrive.


We are Europe’s largest health and fitness group operating 130 clubs - 101 clubs in the UK and a further 29 clubs internationally, comprising three brands David Lloyd Clubs, Harbour Clubs, and Meridian Spa and Fitness in Germany. We continually innovate to offer the best products and services for families and individuals in welcoming surroundings including state-of-the-art gyms, heated indoor and outdoor pools, top-class racquet facilities, well-equipped group exercise studios, luxurious spas, kids club facilities, and crèches. Our Clubrooms offer a place to spend time with friends and family or enjoy a bite to eat, our clubs also feature large and inviting spaces to work, relax and socialise.


Our 710,000 members and over 10,000 team members make a positive impact on the communities and environment in which we operate. We have an expert health and fitness team of over 2000 and more than 680 tennis professionals work with us. David Lloyd Clubs’ racquet facilities are unparalleled with over 1080 tennis courts as well as over 400 badminton and squash courts.





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