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Purley is a great place to live, work, exercise, and play. Boasting a fantastic range of schools, excellent transport links, and a wide range of modern and traditional properties to choose from, Purley is often described as a 'suburban utopia.’
Located just 13 miles from central London and offering great links with the M23, M25 and A23, the area is popular with families and commuters alike.
With open countryside, a popular nature reserve and plenty of things to see and do right on the doorstep, Purley has a lot to offer. The area also offers a fantastic range of leisure facilities, including:
Purley Leisure Centre
Located on Purley High Street, Purley Leisure Centre is at the heart of community life. It offers a range of activities and fitness facilities.
With a 25 metre swimming pool, a training pool, and a 40 station gym kitted out with the latest gym equipment, the leisure centre caters for all ages and abilities, including kids.
Morden Park Pool
Morden Park Pool is located in Morden Park, just a 5.4 mile drive from Purely. The centre boasts a 33.3m long main pool, as well as a teaching pool for children, changing rooms, Swim Fit sessions, and Water Workouts. The pool’s Wet and Wild sessions are a hit with younger children!
David Lloyd Purley
David Lloyd Purley is home to two indoor pools – a 25m indoor adult pool, which is ideal for serious training or a quiet swim, and a 19m indoor family pool when you can splash around with the little ones.
The centre also boasts a well-equipped gym, three exercise studios, ten indoor racquet courts, seven outdoor courts, and a stunning Spa retreat and spa garden.
Waddon Leisure Centre
Waddon Leisure Centre is home to a variety of different modern facilities and activities that the whole community can enjoy. Boasting a 25m swimming pool, a teaching pool, a state of the art gym, and two sprung floor fitness studios, this leisure centre also hosts 25 fitness classes a week. There is also a café that provides the perfect spot to refuel.
Located at the Royal Oak Centre, on Brighton Road, Purley, PureGym Purley is equipped with over 220 pieces of state-of-the-art fitness equipment and dumbbells up to 50kg. Personal trainers are also available and there are over 50 free gym classes each week.
Purley Sports Club
Purley Sports Club is located at The Ridge.
Boasting some of the finest playing surfaces in Surrey, the club is home to Purley Bowls Club, Purley Cricket Club, Purley Hockey Club, Purley Netball Club, Purley Squash Club, and Purley Lawn Tennis Club.
There is also a 850sqft dance studio, which is used for ballroom dance classes, aerobic fitness classes, yoga, Pilates, and dance classes. The Sports Club is also home to a well-appointed fitness room with training and fitness equipment, and a personal trainer and sports physio are also available.
In addition to the many sporting facilities, the club also has a well-stocked bar and a larger function room.
Purley Downs Golf Club
Located just a 5 minute drive away, Purley Downs Golf Club offers its members and visitors a peaceful 18-hole course with amazing views over London’s skyline. Take in sights such as the London Eye and the Shard from the highest points on the course. Plus, once you’ve finished your round, relax on the clubhouse terrace, the perfect place to refuel after a long game.