A LEISURE centre gym will reopen this week following a refurbishment.

Customers at Darwen Leisure Centre will be able to use the newly renovated gym on Friday from 6.30am.

It has has been closed for the last four weeks but will now include an updated layout, state-of-the-art equipment and new flooring.

A spokesman said: "Sorry it has taken a while, but the wait is almost over."

The new equipment will include touchscreen cardiovascular equipment, spinning bikes, HIIT cardio equipment and a weight training area.

A large training area with a freestanding gym rig will also be introduced.