RM 40 Commando

Available to all serving, former and reserve personnel seven days a week, we're fully equipped with external pitches and facilities, swimming pool and gym.

Welcome to RM 40 Commando

Located at the barracks in RM Norton Manor Camp, near Taunton, the facilities at 40 Commando can be used by all Service persons and Maritime Reserves. Veterans, Service dependants, Civil Servants and contractors can also apply for a recreation pass to use all facilities where eligibility criteria is met.

Amenities onsite include external sports areas, in addition to the swimming pool and gym facilities.

Opening hours given are for gym access only.

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When and where to find us

Somerset, South West England

Manor Camp

01823 362281

Opening hours
Day Hours
Monday 06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday 06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday 06:00 - 22:00
Thursday 06:00 - 22:00
Friday 06:00 - 22:00
Saturday 06:00 - 22:00
Sunday 06:00 - 22:00

What we offer you

Sarawak Gymnasium

The Sarawak Gymnasium at RMC 40 is a multi-use facility, offering a number of areas to aid your workouts, training sessions, competitive sports and other fitness activities.

Areas provided here include:

  • Climbing wall
  • Squash court
  • Boxing and combat room
  • Fully-equipped weights machine room

The majority of the gym is taken up by large sports hall, which is complete with a functional fitness suite.

Swimming Pool

Largely used for the rehabilitation of Service personnel, we have a 25m by 5.5m swimming pool, which reaches a depth of 1.2m.

With a capacity for 12 bathers at any one time, the dated but functional pool can be booked by entitled users for bathing throughout the week and at weekends.

To book pool use, please call Christopher through the number provided above.

Outdoor Sports Pitches and Courts

We have a range of areas for you to enjoy outdoor team sports, recreational activities and fitness sessions. Alongside our training areas, which include pull bars and dip stations, we also offer:

  • Grass football and rugby pitches
  • One cricket pitch
  • Two tennis courts

We're also delighted to provide a 2.2 mile Trim Trail route, complete with various workstations along its route.

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