About Us

Active Life is the leading health and leisure centre operator in the Canterbury, Herne Bay and Whitstable area. We currently operate Kingsmead Leisure Centre, Canterbury, The Bay Arena and Heron’s Leisure Centre in Herne Bay, Whitstable Sports Centre and Whitstable Swimming Pool.

Here at Active Life, the emphasis is on Fun, Fitness, Families and Feeling Great so whether you’re four or ninety four you are sure to enjoy all the great things we offer. Active Life offer many benefits not normally found in other health centres including ...

  • Choice – With five centres, no other operator offers so much choice so why not make a day of it and visit Whitstable, Canterbury or Herne Bay.

  • You don’t have to be a member -  All our centres and facilities are open to non-members although membership can be a very cost effective way to get the most out of what’s on offer. With membership prices from as little as £16 a month there’s sure to be something that suits your needs and budget (Link to Membership)

  • Five Centres – Just One Membership – If you do chose to become a member, it covers you for all five of our centre


  • All in a good cause – Active Life is run as a non-profit making Trust which means that all income is invested back into the centres ensuring you enjoy some of the best possible facilities available


There’s a wide range of activities on offer at our centres including Swimming, Gymnasiums, Dance and Fitness Classes, Roller Skating, Badminton, Bowls, Swimming Lessons, treatment rooms and much more
Active Life can help you improve your health, get fit and feel more confident and happy. We have a wide range of activities, classes and programmes designed for all ages, interests and fitness levels all delivered in a safe, friendly and unintimidating environment - Be sure to come and see us soon