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Terms and Conditions

  1. Acceptance of Terms
  1. Your access to and use of (“the website”) and the services (defined below) outlined in Clause 2, are subject exclusively to these Terms and Conditions.
  2. You agree not to use the website and/or services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions.
  3. By using the website and/or services you are fully accepting the Terms and Conditions. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions, you must immediately stop using the website and/or services.
  4. Find Gyms UK reserves the right to update or amend these Terms and Conditions at any time and your continued use of the website and/or services following any changes shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change. It is therefore your responsibility to check the Terms and Conditions regularly for any changes.
  5. Find Gyms UK may update the website from time to time, and may change the content at any time.
  6. These Terms and conditions were last updated on 03rd March 2023.
  1. The Services
  1. Find Gyms UK takes steps to verify the credentials and company status contained within the directory (the “Vetting Process”).
  2. Find Gyms UK collects and collates feedback from users of the gyms contained within the directory by means of feedback (“Monitoring”).
  3. Find Gyms UK collates recommendations from users in relation to the gyms contained within the directory and the services provided (“Recommendations”).
  4. The results of the Vetting, Monitoring and Recommendation processes are published on the website.
  5. Find Gyms UK utilise selected third party advertising to promote on the website. Please refer to Find Gyms UK’s Cookies Policy for further information on how we use cookies.
  6. Find Gyms UK do not analyse the integrity, quality or safety of the gyms listed within the directory, nor provide recommendations other than those collated from users (see 2.3 “Recommendations”). Find Gyms UK holds no liability for the integrity, quality or safety of the gyms contained within the YouTube reviews. Our YouTube reviews are for educational and entertainment purposes only. All content contained on the website is provided for general information only, it is not intended to amount to advice on which you should solely rely.
  7. Find Gyms UK is a user based site, therefore the opinions of users do not necessarily reflect those of Find Gyms UK.

Find Gyms UK aims to:

  1. Forge an online community that shares & learns from each other’s expertise, skills, knowledge & experiences.
  2. Improve the accountability and credibility of gyms within the directory through publishing feedback on services;
  3. Identify quality service and best practice among gyms within the directory;
  4. Promote gyms within the directory and services associated with the fitness industry to the public, isolating poor practices/service.
  1. Gym Categories
  1. CrossFit Gyms/Clubs
  • Gyms/Clubs that have the ‘CrossFit’ category attached to them on Find Gyms UK are classed as CrossFit Affiliates. As such these gyms/clubs can be found on the official CrossFit website. This means the said gym/club pays a fee to CrossFit to become ‘affiliated’.
  • Further information on what the CrossFit Affiliate status involves can be found here:
  1. Weightlifting Gyms/Clubs
  • Gyms/Clubs that have the ‘Weightlifting’ category attached to them on Find Gyms UK refer to those gyms/clubs that offer Olympic Weightlifting facilities. Where the British Weightlifting (BWL) logo is attached to the listing, it means that the organisation is ‘Accredited’ with the BWL. As such these gyms/clubs can be found on the official BWL website. This means said gym/club pays a fee to BWL to become accredited.
  • Further information on what the BWL Accredited status involves can be found here:
  1. Powerlifting Gyms/Clubs
  • It is important to note that not all powerlifting gyms/clubs have affiliate or associate status with a national Powerlifting Federation or Association. To that end, Find Gyms UK has only included the GBPF logo in the facilities that are ‘Associated Clubs’. That is, that they have met a strict set of rules laid out by the GBPF, of which further information on can be found here:
  • It is also possible for powerlifting clubs/gyms to be ‘Affiliated’ with their respective home nation. These clubs are not classed as GBPF associate clubs but are recognised by their respective Home Countries to help promote clubs in their area. Where this is the case Find Gyms UK has included the logo of the respective home nation’s GBPF Powerlifting Association (England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland).
  • Find Gyms UK has also only attached the British Drug Free Powerlifting Association (BDFPA) Logo to those gyms/clubs that have ‘Affiliate’ status with the BDFPA. Further information on these clubs can be found here:
  • If a gym/club on Find Gyms UK has powerlifting attached as a category, but no federation/association logo, this means that the club may not be affiliated or associated with the GBPF or BDFPA, but do advertise as providing powerlifting facilities.
  • All records on Find Gyms UK have been cross referenced with the BDFPA, GBPF, English Powerlifting Association (EPA), Scottish Powerlifting Association (SPA), Welsh Powerlifting Association (WPA) and Northern Ireland Powerlifting Federation (NIPF) websites to ensure the highest degree of accuracy.
  1. Strongman Gyms/Clubs
  • Unlike CrossFit, Weightlifting and Powerlifting the sport of Strongman is not currently regulated by any one governing body and as such no affiliates or associate clubs currently exist.
  • Consequently, gyms/clubs on Find Gyms UK that are categorised as Strongman refer to those Gyms that advertise the presence of Strongman equipment within their facility.
  1. Outdoor Gyms
  • The post codes listed for outdoor gyms are the closest registered UK address/postcode for them. Due to the nature of outdoor gyms, they do not all have an exact pin point address as they reside in fields, play areas etc. Prior to embarking on any journey, Find Gyms UK recommends undertaking some mild reconnaissance by navigating to the respective website assigned to the outdoor gym and confirming its location from there.
  1. Other Categories
  • Categories other than the ones mentioned above are self-explanatory in their nature and purpose. These gyms/clubs may or may not be members of their respective governing bodies. In addition, gyms that are categorised on Find Gyms UK may also meet the requirements of other categories, which may or may not be included in their listing. For example, a YMCA Gym may be considered a health club, however if the same gym is classed as an official CrossFit Affiliate this will be their primary category. For further information on how these gyms/clubs are categorised please contact Find Gyms UK via the ‘Contact Us’ page.

  • Find Gyms UK recognise that some Clubs train out of Gym’s that do not hold the same name as the Club itself. Where this has been found to be the case Find Gyms UK has listed the name of the Gym in the title, not the Club. This is because Find Gyms UK primarily focuses on listing Gyms within the UK, not clubs or groups. To accommodate these instances by still including the Clubs in the directory, Find Gyms UK has attached the relevant category to the Gym listing, with ‘Home of: EXAMPLE CLUB‘ attached in the listing description to help identify where the Club is known to train out of.
  • Find Gyms UK also recognise that whilst the information contained within the database was accurate at the time of publication, the gyms/clubs/associated/affiliated or operating status may be subject to change. Find Gyms UK work hard to ensure the accuracy of the data is maintained, however do also recognise that sometimes this data may be outdated. To that end, Find Gyms UK recommends that the user navigates to the respective website or CrossFit, Weightlifting, Powerlifting Federation/Association to confirm their current operating or associate/affiliate status.
  • Gym Facilities/Equipment.
  1. The option to filter between a gyms facilities and equipment exists to aid the user in identifying a gym of their choosing. The facilities/equipment contained within Find Gyms UK listings are those that are directly advertised on the respective gyms advertising materials/websites and are therefore by no means exhaustive. It is recommended that the user contacts the respective gyms to confirm the current status of their facilities and equipment prior to payment of any monies.
  1. Other Applicable Terms
  1. These Terms and Conditions refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of the Website:
  2. Find Gyms UK Privacy Policy which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you or that you provide to Find Gyms UK. The Privacy Policy also sets out who we share the content you upload or provide with.
  3. The opinions expressed in Social Media Channels that are highlighted on Find Gyms UK are those of the authors. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of Find Gyms UK or its members. These channels/materials are promoted soley for educational purposes and their content should not be taken as medical advice.
  1. Access to the Website
  1. Find Gyms UK do not guarantee that the website or any content contained on the website will always be available or be uninterrupted.
  2. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the website.
  3. Your access to the website is permitted on a temporary basis only.
  4. Find Gyms UK may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of the Website without notice to you.
  5. Find Gyms UK will not be liable to you for any reason if the website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
  1. Intellectual Property Rights
  1. The website and its content (including without limitation the website design, text, graphics and all software and source codes connected with the website and the services) are protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights and laws. In accessing the website, you agree that you will access the contents solely for your personal, non-commercial use.
  2. None of the content contained on the website may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed without the prior written consent of Find Gyms UK. This excludes the downloading, copying and/or printing of pages of the website for personal, non-commercial use only or for use by gyms listed within Find Gyms UK directory to promote their business.
  3. When you upload any content (including text or photographs) to the website, you assign all rights in such content to Find Gyms UK.
  4. You agree to Find Gyms UK using the name you submit in connection with the content you upload.
  5. You agree that once you have submitted content, the content will become the property of Find Gyms UK and you cannot recall any part of such content.
  6. Copyright to a number of logos contained within the directory may remain under the ownership of the named gym within the listing. Gym logos are only included to help in the promotion of the named organisation.
  1. No reliance on information
  1. The content contained on the website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. All information displayed on the website is for educational purposes only and should not be taken as medical advice.
  2. Although Find Gyms UK makes reasonable efforts to update the information on the website, please note that the content contained on the website may be out of date at any given time and Find Gyms UK are under no obligation to update it.
  3. Information and viewpoints contained on websites that Find Gyms UK link to, suchas (but not limited to) YouTube channels and Barbend, are those of the respective website or channel owners and do not necessarily reflect those of Find Gyms UK. The information and viewpoints contained within these links are for educational purposes only and should not be taken as medical advice.
  1. Prohibited use
  1. You agree to use the website for lawful purposes only and not:
    • In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
    • In a way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
    • For the purposes of harming or attempting to harm any person, business or entity in anyway;
    • To undermine the purpose and provision of services;
    • To gain a competitive advantage over any businesses in your sector;
    • To act in competition with the services;
    • To violate the privacy of others;
    • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of solicitation;
    • To reverse engineer, decompile, dissemble, decipher or otherwise derive the code used on the website;
    • To obtain a copy/copies of the gyms listed within the directory of Find Gyms UK;
    • To use any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated means to access the website; or
    • To reproduce, duplicate, copy, sub-licence, broadcast, distribute, sell, re-brand or re-sell any part of the website (without the express consent of Find Gyms UK).
  1. Links to third party websites and linking to the website
  1. The website/services may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. By using Find Gyms UK you acknowledge and agree that Find Gyms UK has no control over such websites and is not responsible for the content or availability of any such websites.
  2. You may link to the Find Gyms UK’s homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
  3. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement by Find Gyms UK where none exists.
  4. Find Gyms UK reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
  1. Viruses
  1. Find Gyms UK cannot guarantee that the website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
  2. Find Gyms UK will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, or any other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, data, computer programs or other proprietary material due to your use of the website or to your downloading of any content on the website, or linked to the website, where Find Gyms UK have taken reasonable security to prevent this.
  1. International Use
  1. You agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United Kingdom or the country in which you reside (if different) and with all local laws and rules regarding acceptable use of and conduct on the Internet.
  1. Indemnity
  1. You agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United Kingdom or the country in which you reside (if different) and with all local laws and rules regarding acceptable use of and conduct on the Internet.
  2. You agree to indemnify and hold Find Gyms UK and its employees and agents harmless from and against any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions and any claim or demand brought against Find Gyms UK by any third party arising out of your use of the services and/or any content submitted, posted or transmitted through the services, including without limitation, all claims, actions, proceedings, losses, liabilities, damages, costs, expenses (including reasonable legal costs and expenses) howsoever suffered or incurred by Find Gyms UK in consequence of your breach of these Terms and Conditions.
  1. Disclaimers and limitation of liability
  1. Use of the website/services is at your own risk. The website/services are provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
  2. To the extent permitted by law, Find Gyms UK will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatsoever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of the website/services.
  3. Whilst Find Gyms UK makes reasonable efforts to ensure that all information it provides is accurate, Find Gyms UK makes no warranty that the website/services will meet your requirements, that the content will be accurate or reliable, that the functionality of the website/services will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that the website/services or the server that makes them available are free of viruses or anything else that may be harmful or destructive.
  4. Find Gyms UK will not be liable to you for any loss suffered (even if such loss is foreseeable) in relation to your use or inability to use the website, any inaccuracies or delays on the website or any reliance by you on content contained on the website.
  5. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed so as to exclude or limit the liability of Find Gyms UK for death or personal injury as a result of the negligence of Find Gyms UK or that of its employees or affiliates.
  6. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall affect your statutory rights as a consumer.
  7. Whilst every effort is made to verify statements and information submitted by the public and the gyms within the directory of Find Gyms UK, the information compiled by Find Gyms UK is based on information supplied by various individuals and businesses, it does not represent the views of Find Gyms UK and Find Gyms UK cannot be held responsible for any omissions or inaccurate claims that may appear.
  8. Users of the service do hereby represent, understand and expressly agree that Find Gyms UK does not make any warranty or guarantee over the quality, integrity, responsibility, legality or any other aspect whatsoever of the services offered by the gyms within the directory to their customers.
  9. You hereby expressly agree not to hold Find Gyms UK (or affiliate’s, representatives, advertisers or employees of Find Gyms UK) liable for any instruction, advice or services delivered which originated through the website or associated services and Find Gyms UK expressly disclaims any liability whatsoever for any damage, suits, claims, and/or controversies that have arisen or may arise, whether known or unknown therefrom.
  1. Uploading content to the website
  1. Where you upload content to the website you must ensure that all content uploaded meets our Content Standards. These include, but are not limited to ensuring all content:
  • Is accurate, true, up to date, genuine and not misleading;
  • Is relevant and appropriate;
  • Complies with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which the content is posted or viewed and does not promote illegal activity;
  • Complies with the Privacy Policy of Find Gyms UK and does not disclose any confidential information;
  • Does not contain material which is or potentially could be defamatory, obscene, aggressive, offensive, hateful, inflammatory or rude;
  • Does not infringe the copyright or any intellectual property rights of any person and where such content relates to an image, you must ensure that all necessary consents and authorisations have been obtained;
  • Does not promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
  • Is not threatening, abusive or invades others privacy or causes annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;
  • Does not impersonate any person or misrepresent identities or affiliations; or
  • Does not give the impression that it emanates from Find Gyms UK (if this is not the case).

(“Content Standards”)

  1. Where content you upload does not comply with the Content Standards or requires clarification, Find Gyms UK may contact you for further information, before publishing such content.
  2. You warrant that all content you upload shall comply with the Content Standards, and you agree to indemnify Find Gyms UK for any loss Find Gyms UK suffers as a result of your failure to comply with the Content Standards.
  3. Find Gyms UK will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content uploaded by you to the Website.
  4. Find Gyms UK reserves the right to remove or withhold any content at any time which it considers fails to adhere with the Content Standards set out in clause 14.1.
  5. Find Gyms UK reserves the right to edit content you upload to amend spelling, grammar, punctuation, length, for the purposes of clarity and to ensure that the content can comply with the Content Standards.
  1. Online Advertiser Agreement
  • By completing payment for any advertisement space on Find Gyms UK, the advertiser consents to, and agrees to abide by, the rules and legislation laid out in the online advertiser agreement, which for all intents and purposes serves as a contract between Find Gyms UK and the advertiser.

Online Advertiser Agreement

  1. Find Gyms UK’s rights
  1. Find Gyms UK will determine at its discretion, whether you have failed to comply with these Terms and Conditions. Failure to comply with these Terms and Conditions constitutes a material breach and may result in Find Gyms UK:
  • Temporarily or permanently withdraw your access to the website;
  • Commence legal proceedings against you for your actions;
  • Disclose necessary information to law enforcement authorities.
  1. Severance
  • If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction then such Term or Condition shall be severed and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.
  1. Governing Law
  • These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction to the courts of England and Wales.