Ready When You Are

Find out how we're ready to welcome you back. 

Book your free trial at one of our four leisure centres; Riverside Leisure Centre (RLC), Chelmsford Sport and Athletics Centre (CSAC), South Woodham Ferrers Leisure Centre (SWFLC) and Dovedale Sports Centre (DSC).

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We know it's been a while since things have been normal and you might be raring to go, or you might feel a little more hesitant.  

Let us welcome you back and show you how we can help keep you healthy and achieve your goals in a way that works for you.  

With health and wellbeing more important than ever, we're here to help you take that next step towards better health in mind and body. 

Our four centres and multi-site and centre specific memberships, mean we have something to suit everyone, whoever you are and whatever your pace. 

With a free trial of our amazing facilities, and no contract memberships, we’re ready when you are.   

Free trials of our centres

Come to one of our four centres and try out our amazing facilities completely free. 

See how we’re keeping you safe during your visit, and how we can help to keep you fit and healthy. 

No contract monthly memberships

All our premium monthly memberships come with no contract. Sign up and enjoy your workouts without the worry of being tied in. So that whatever membership you choose, we’re ready when you are.    

Our fantastic value multi-site and centre specific monthly memberships offer unlimited use of the gym and exercise classes, and the swimming pool at RLC and SWFLC. Plus there's free parking at each centre. 

Other facilities include:

  • Three pools, sensory splash zone and flume to choose from 
  • State of the art Technogym equipment across our four gyms 
  • Free weights areas and functional training zones 
  • Over 200 exercise classes per week across four centres, including virtual classes 
  • Professional indoor and outdoor athletics facilities 
  • Ice rink (Riverside only)
  • Creche (Riverside only) 
  • City centre locations 
  • Friendly and welcoming environment 
  • Ongoing support to achieve your goals 
  • All ages and abilities welcome 
  • Kids, Young Adult and family memberships also available


  • Wellness Anytime: unlimited use of the fantastic facilities at any time (RLC, CSAC, SWFLC and Dovedale)
  • Wellness Off Peak: unlimited access of our Leisure Centres' facilities during off peak hours (RLC, CSAC and SWFLC)
  • Corporate memberships: find the best membership package for your company. 

Speak to one of our team if one of these monthly memberships is right for you.   

Contact us

If you would like a free trial, or need a little help deciding on which membership you need our team are here to help.  

Enquire online

Call Riverside on 01245 615079

Call CSAC on 01245 605666

Call SWFLC on 01245 605600

Call Dovedale on 01245 605685 

Free trial terms and conditions

  • Offer valid until 31 October 2021 and for over 18s only. 
  • Booking is essential; use of facilities subject to availability. 
  • Restrictions and an induction fee may apply. 
  • No obligation to join. 
  • You must not have used the centre in the last six months to qualify for a trial. 
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Riverside Leisure Centre

Contact Riverside

Victoria Road

Chelmsford Sport and Athletics Centre

Contact CSAC

Salerno Way

South Woodham Ferrers Leisure Centre

Contact SWFLC

Brickfields Road
South Woodham Ferrers

Dovedale Sports Centre

Contact Dovedale

Vicarage Road

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