Available every weekday, we provide gym, squash courts, swimming pool and outdoor pitches among our facilities to help with your fitness.

Welcome to Britannia Royal Naval College Dartmouth

With facilities at the historic home of Naval Officer training, we offer a host of amenities to keep you and your family fit, including a recently built new gym.

All personnel and civilians working within the establishment, with an in-date recreation pass, are welcome to use the amenities at Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC) Dartmouth. This also includes dependants of Service personnel, with more information for use provided on the recreation pass form.

A gymnasium induction and safety briefing must be given to all personnel and other users before using the facilities.

When and where to find us

Devon, South West England

Britannia Royal Naval College
College Way

07779 964664

Opening hours
Day Hours
Monday 07:30 – 18:00
Tuesday 07:30 – 18:00
Wednesday 07:30 – 18:00
Thursday 07:30 – 18:00
Friday 07:30 – 13:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

What we offer you

Arthur Harrison Gymnasium

Our new premier gymnasium, built in 2020, offers a state of the art hall for various indoor sports such as:

  • Five-a-side football
  • Basketball
  • Badminton
  • Indoor cricket

Second Gym

A second indoor gymnasium hall, offering a squash court and a bouldering wall, is available. The space is also suitable for indoor sports.

Two key fob lockers are also available to use, situated next to the nearby Astroturf Pitch.

CrossFit Training

Our affiliated CrossFit box, that’s supplied with various functional fitness equipment, is available for use from our additional gym hall.

Swimming Pool

We have a six lane, 27.4m x 10.9m swimming pool, with a depth range from 1.45m at its shallowest point to 2.41m at its deepest. The pool does not include a diving board.

Opening Hours for Free Swims:

  • Monday (four sessions): 11:15 – 1200, 12:15 – 13:15, 15:45 – 16:15, 17:00 – 17:45.
  • Tuesday (two sessions): 12:15 – 1315, 17:00 – 1745.
  • Wednesday (three sessions): 11:15 – 12:00, 12:15 – 13:15, 16:00 – 16:45.
  • Thursday (three sessions): 12:15 – 13:15, 15:45 – 16:15, 17:00 – 17:45.
  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Outdoor Sports Pitches and Courts

A range of options for outdoor sport and recreation are available, located just a five-minute walk from the Arthur Harrison Gymnasium, including a:

  • Football Pitch
  • Cricket Pitch
  • Rugby Pitch

An Astroturf pitch is also available, which has lockers nearby, while we're also able to offer tennis courts, located behind the Nav block.

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