Barton Athletic Club is a member’s only club. To become a member please click here for details on how to join.


Mon  4 PM – 8:30 PM
Tues  11 AM – 1 PM / 3 PM – 9 PM
Wed  4 PM – 8:30 PM
Thur  11 AM – 1 PM / 3 PM – 9 PM
Fri  4 PM – 6 PM
Sat 10 AM – 12 NOON
Sun 10 AM – 12 NOON

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‘With brain and strength to conquer’

Welcome to Barton AC, also known as Shacklady’s Gym.

Formed in 1953, Barton AC is a Clubmark accrediated, voluntary run members club, home to boxing, road running, weightlifting, wrestling and general fitness.

The moto of our club is ‘Mente Viribusque Vincere’ translated as ‘With brain and strength to conquer’.

New members always welcome.

Fitness sessions at BARTON AC.

Barton AC have a custom built gym with fun and motivating sessions so you can work out alone or with others. Our trainers, sports leaders and other members will help you get the maximum benefit from your sport and fitness training, whatever your goals.

Barton AC also provide developmental pathways to excellence in the Olympic sports of boxing, weightlifting and wrestling alongside general fitness and road running.

The full list of classes and sessions available are:

What are you waiting for?

Barton AC offers an enjoyable and welcoming fitness experience with an ethos built on Olympic excellence.

JOIN US and exceed your goals with Barton AC.

Grow stronger
Grow Faster
Fitness Friends
Compete with others
Improve your health