Our leisure centres are now open. You can find all the information about restrictions and Covid safety on individual activity pages.

Wellness Off Peak (multi-site)

Want to swim in quiet, do Zumba without the world watching or avoid the after-work gym rush?

Our Wellness Off Peak membership offers you access to our three Leisure Centres' fantastic facilities during off peak hours; giving you a great value membership at times that work for you. 

Our Leisure Centres are: Riverside Leisure Centre, Chelmsford Sport and Athletics Centre (CSAC) and South Woodham Ferrers Leisure Centre (SWFLC).

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Our Wellness Off Peak multi-site membership offers use of all three of our centres' fantastic facilities, including gym, pools and group exercise classes during off peak hours. 

With up to one hour of creche time per day (subject to availability), our Wellness Off Peak membership offers you flexibility to suit your needs. 

Our quick touch access card keeps all your information in one place, and allows you to exercise whenever suits you best.

All of our memberships are currently for a 1 calendar month commitment period.

What are the benefits?

With a Wellness Off Peak membership, you'll receive: 

  • Use of the gym, pools and group exercise classes during off peak hours at our Leisure Centres, including Riverside.
  • Up to one hour of creche time per day (subject to availability).
  • You can book classes and activities included in your membership at any of our Leisure Centres up to 10 days in advance.
  • Chelmsford Theatres: £1 off full priced and standard concessionary tickets to specified shows.
  • 3foot People Festival: Priority booking 48 hours in advance of public ticket sale release (offer valid for 24 hour period only).
Due to Covid-19, there are currently some temporary changes to the usual Wellness Off-peak membership privileges:
  • You can book two sessions per day: 
    • You can book two activities at the same centre, for example you can book one exercise class and then a gym or a swim session. You won’t be able to book and attend two of the same activity type, for example two exercise classes at the same centre on the same day.
    • However, you can book the same activity type at different sites; for example, you can book one exercise class at Riverside and then one exercise class at CSAC on the same day. This is to help make it easy for everyone to attend the activities they love. 
  • Some of our sessions and facilities will not be available; this includes Soft Play and equipment hire, including ice skates.  You can find out which facilities are available on our timetable of reopening page.
  • These measures are in line with government and industry guidelines and are to ensure we operate safely for all our staff and customers.
  • These changes are not permanent. We are reviewing these measures weekly and will implement changes as soon as we receive updated guidance.

When can I use my membership?

You can use your membership at any of our four Leisures Centres during off peak times only.  You must book in advance before you attend. 

Off peak times for the gym, pool and group exercise classes are:

  • Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 12pm to close

Please note some of our facilities have separate opening times;  please see individual activity pages for more details.

How much will it cost?

  • £41 monthly Direct Debit 
  • £36 monthly Direct Debit discounted rate
  • £5 one off charge for Riverside Leisure Centre parking permit

Discounted rates are available for:

  • 18 to 21 year olds
  • Universal Credit
  • Job Seekers allowance
  • Income Support
  • Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Full time students
  • Over 65s
  • Veteran ID cards
  • Max Card (two adults and two children; the Max card holder must be in the group)
  • Employees of corporate partners. Find out if your company is eligible.

All of our memberships are currently for a 1 calendar month commitment period.

How do I join?

  • You can enquire online and one of our team will contact you as soon as we are able to sign you up.

To make the most of your Wellness Off Peak membership, please read our terms and conditions. 

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Riverside Leisure Centre

Contact Riverside

Victoria Road
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1FG

Chelmsford Sport and Athletics Centre

Contact CSAC

Salerno Way
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 2EH

South Woodham Ferrers Leisure Centre

Contact SWFLC

Brickfields Road
South Woodham Ferrers
Essex
CM3 5JU

Dovedale Sports Centre

Contact Dovedale

Vicarage Road
Chelmsford
Essex
CM2 9BP

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