South Manchester's Unrivalled Strength & Conditioning Box!


We are excited to advise our members, that we reopened our doors on Monday 12th April 2021 at 6:30am.

      • Access to RxBox CrossFit programmed workouts / individual sessions will continue via our App booking system.
      • A member of staff will meet you at the entrance and welcome you back.
      • We have set the equipment and marked out training areas in RxBox for the Individual sessions.
      • The government have restricted us to a maximum capacity within RxBox under strict social distancing conditions. We are also fortunate enough to have access to the Secret garden, and the side of the RxGym providing us with great outside space and more training stations.
      • CrossFit sessions will be 50 minutes long to allow for members to clean kit down.
      • Participants must turn up at the time they have booked in and not before.
      • No face to face training is permitted.
      • Fresh air ventilation will be in place.

We have a re-opening plan for you, but we need your help to implement the guidelines for the benefit of all.

Below are some of the guidelines we are following to keep you safe. Please take a moment to review:

      • Posters will be on display informing customers and staff of social distancing and cleanliness/hygiene protocols throughout the facility.
      • RxBox will commit to the wellbeing of their staff and customers, and if they show/have any signs of COVID-19 (temperature, cough and difficulty breathing), they will be sent home to follow Government regulations.
      • RxBox will comply with any health designation documentation that the Government implements.
      • Hand wipes/sanitisers will be on offer (or people will be directed to where they can clean their hands).
      • RxBox will ensure that social distancing is adhered to, further criteria is below for certain areas.
      • Face masks will not be mandatory for staff, unless their role requires this.
      • It is down to the individual customer to take reasonable personal responsibility when taking part in physical activity.


      • RxBox will continue rigorous cleaning procedures.
      • If there is a COVID-19 case in the facility, then RxBox will follow the PHE Guidance and conduct a deep clean of all areas of the facility.
      • Staff will carry out regular cleaning of high-contact touch points throughout the premises.

Reception Areas

      • Hand wipes/sanitisers will be on offer (or directed to where people can clean their hands).
      • Gloves are not mandatory as the World Health Organisation (WHO) advice is that it is preferable not to wear gloves but to regularly wash your hands.
      • Processes to make sure social distancing remains in place for reception staff/or screens are in place.
      • Queue management – 2-meter spacing markings on the floor and if necessary, outside the entrance.

Changing Rooms & Showers

      • RxBox changing have been redesigned into two individual cubicles. We can therefore reopen the changing rooms.

Gym Floor

      • Only equipment that is spaced far enough apart to maintain social distancing will be used.
      • Touch points of equipment should be cleaned after use. This is in addition to the cleaning schedule.
      • Extra signage regarding social distancing will be in place around the facilities.

Class area (When permited)

      • Social distancing guidelines must be followed (2m apart).
      • Workout squares have been created 2 meter square apart for members to stay in during their session.
      • There will be a gap between sessions, so no ‘waiting around’ in groups. We do not have a waiting area so please turn up on time.
      • Equipment (including mats etc) will be cleaned in between use. This can either be done by the customer or staff member using spray and cloths provided.
      • If possible, markings will be made on the floor to show the area for individuals.

Outdoor Fitness

      • Social distancing and cleanliness will be promoted by the instructor(s) at the beginning and throughout classes.
      • Group classes will be organised in a series of formations to comply with social distancing, with appropriate spacing between participants monitored by the instructor throughout the class.
      • Nothing will be passed to/from the instructor to the customer – including personal items.
      • Customers should not cluster in groups before/after sessions.
      • Please show consideration for our neighbours and avoid excessive noise when taking part in outside classes.

First Aid

      • Although there may be heightened concerns around first aid, this will continue as normal, with the below aspects to be used when needed:
        • Resus masks for emergency first aid to be provided to all first aiders.
        • Face masks for general first aid.
        • The Resuscitation Council UK has provided specific guidance on CPR delivery.

Personal Training Sessions

      • Personal training sessions will be permitted for members of the gym with social distancing and regular cleaning in place.
      • Personal trainers will set out the session in one area of the facility.
      • Social distancing and cleanliness will be promoted by the instructor(s) at the beginning and throughout sessions.
      • Nothing will be passed to/from the instructor to the customer – including personal items.


      • Towels/’sweat towels’ will not be taken onto the gym floor/into the studio.
      • Card/contactless payment will be promoted.
      • All contractors must follow social distancing and cleanliness guidelines.
      • Consultations will be available with strict social distancing and cleanliness in place. Online consultations will also be available via the gyms booking system.

If members wish to wear PPE mask, gloves and so on then feel free to do so. Cleaning equipment down after use will still be required. If you have any questions, please email

We hope to see you in the gym again soon. Thank you again for your continued support, we will get through this together. Please stay safe, we can’t wait to welcome you back again soon.

Patrick and the Rx team.



With regret following the latest government announcement in response to a rise in Covid-19 cases in England, we will be temporarily closing Rx Box from Wednesday 4th November at 10pm for one month until Wednesday 2nd December.⁣

We continue to support government advice with our priority being the safety and wellbeing of our team and members. We will be in contact with all members via email regarding your membership. You do not need to do anything at this stage.

We want to keep you fit and healthy during this difficult time. So, in return for your continued support we will be able to provide you with the following:

  • Rx LIVE – Coached Zoom classes for RxGym members and RxBox members – The best training sessions available from our highly experienced coaches (Timetable coming soon). Rx Box members will receive the CrossFit program (zoom classes) via BoxMate.
  • Rx At Home Programs – Access to the RxGym app with our at home programs.
  • Rx On-Demand – Access to over 200 On-Demand at home workout videos.
  • Rx Resources page –

Alongside the above we will soon be able to offer you the option to purchase 121 Nutrition Coaching, Rx Program and or 121 Online Coaching.

Exercise is key during this difficult period. So why not mix up your training and try a coached zoom class, try on-demand sessions, try an at home program or purchase 121 nutrition coaching, Rx Program or 121 online coaching. We know that staying active and exercising is very important for physical and mental wellbeing.

Thank you again for your continued support, we will get through this together. Please stay safe, we can’t wait to welcome you back again soon.

Patrick and the RX team.


RxBox Didsbury
Unit 9, Nelrose
Princess Road
West Didsbury
M20 2LT

Tel: 0161 445 0915

Opening Times

Monday – Friday
6:30am to 9pm
Saturday & Sunday
10am to 12pm

Class Times

Monday to Friday
6:30am, 12:30pm, 5pm, 6pm, 7pm
Saturday & Sunday
10:00am & 11:00am

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