Derriford Centre for Health and Wellbeing (DCHW)

A warm welcome awaits you at Derriford Centre for Health and Wellbeing (DCHW)

DCHW is your friendly local Leisure Centre, home to a gym, virtual studio, group exercise studio, squash and badminton courts as well as The Lounge cafe. Our gym has a wide range of Matrix cardio and resistance equipment, as well as a dedicated free weights area and functional zone. Our qualified gym instructors will give you a full induction and, if desired, assist you with bespoke workout programmes designed to help you reach your fitness goals.

With over 20 group exercise classes a week, from Body Pump to Pilates, and Circuits to Body Combat, no matter what your goal, level of fitness or exercise preference we have plenty to offer you.  We even have a dedicated bookable Virtual Studio where you can select the Les Mills class you want to do and join along on screen.

We also have a squash/racketball court, and two badminton/pickleball courts that are available to book.

And after your workout you can relax in comfort in The Lounge, with a freshly brewed cappuccino and well-earned snack. The Lounge is open from 8am to 7pm, Monday to Friday.

Where is DCHW?

We are situated behind the main Derriford hospital building. Please go down the left hand side of the Derriford Hospital grounds, past ED, and you'll find us just next to Car Park C. Look out for our bright green atrium entrance!

Why become a member of DCHW?

  • A wide variety of gym equipment, with free weight area and functional zone
  • Over 20 varied group exercise classes per week
  • Convenient location
  • The Lounge offering delicious snacks, lunches & refreshments
  • Friendly and knowledgeable instructors
  • Free parking (for two hours whilst using the DCHW fitness facilities)
  • Exceptional value membership
  • Monthly paying members can book classes in advance via our Fitsense App

Booking and Prices

You can book a class or court by calling reception on 01752 437911 or members can book via the FitSense app. Find more information and prices on our Memberships page.

Opening Times

Day Time
Monday 7am to 8pm
Tuesday 7am to 8pm
Wednesday 7am to 8pm
Thursday 7am to 8pm
Friday 7am to 8pm
Saturday 8.30am to 2pm
Sunday 9am to 2pm

 Please note: Last entry is 45 mins prior to closing time.

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