City of York Council
Sport and active leisure


Quest Excellence in FM winners

Energise is your local leisure centre at the heart of your community.

Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday 7am - 10.30pm              (climbing wall 12-10.30pm Wednesdays)
Friday 7am - 10pm
Saturday 8am - 6pm
Sunday 8am - 8.30pm

Bank Holiday Mondays - closed
Good Friday 3pm-10pm

Please note these are the general opening times for the centre, climbing wall & gym, see Energise timetables for swimming times and fitness classes. 


Air conditioned 98 stations including CV, resistance, freeweights area & spin studio with TRX suspension training system. Memberships and pay as you go options.


25m main pool, small pool and hydrotherapy pool. Public swimming, club hires & lessons. Swimming times


10m and 13m high walls with over 50 routes, 4m high bouldering area. Courses, equipment hire & sales.


Variety of fitness classes in sports hall, dance studio and spin studio


Creche, cafe, sports hall, outdoor pitches, tennis courts. Club hires and pay as you go. Birthday parties available.

Quality awards, registrations & accreditations

Quest - rated excellent through Sport England's continuous improvement scheme to ensure quality run leisure facilities. Only 30 centres out of over 650 in the UK hold this prestigious level.
IFI mark - Energise was the first centre in the country to have been awarded the Inclusive Fitness Mark (IFI Mark).
AALA Licensed Centre for delivery of outdoor activities to under 18s
IoS training centre for swimming teachers
APSE - finalist for 2014 Best and Most Improved Performing leisure centre
UK Active approved centre
Dementia Without Walls - supporting Dementia awareness as part of York Dementia Action Alliance

Our friendly staff are always ready to help, and we look forward to welcoming you to our centre!

For disability information about Energise visit

DisabledGo Accessibility information

Pages in Energise

  1. You are here: Energise
  2. What's new at Energise?
  3. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
  4. Environmental commitment
  5. Location and directions
  6. Club links and information


Address: Cornlands Road, York, YO24 3DX

Tel: 01904 552424


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