Our leisure centres are now open. Please see individual activity pages for details.

  • You will need to wear a face covering in our centres whenever you are not exercising. Find out more.
  • You will need to book and pay for all sessions in advance using an ourChelmsford account. If you have not booked, you will not be able to use the centre.
  • From 10 August you will be able to book and attend 2 sessions per day. Ts and Cs apply.
  • You will need to maintain a safe distance at all times.
  • If you or anyone you live with has coronavirus symptoms, do not use the centre

Riverside Leisure Centre

Our flagship centre Riverside Leisure Centre offers a superb range of facilities to suit everyone, along with a Chelmsford city centre location.

Riverside Leisure Centre

Our superb facilities include two swimming pools, an ice rink, state of the art gym, two exercise studios, a spin studio and a creche. There are activities to suit everyone.

We have reopened (excluding the ice rink), but there are some changes, about how you use the centre, bookings, timetables and more. Make sure to check the pages for each area you wish to attend to find out more. 

You'll need an ourChelmsford card to book activities.

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Riverside

Centre opening times

Monday to Friday, 6am to 9pm
Saturday and Sunday, 6am to 7pm
Bank holidays: see facility opening timetables

Our facilities, including the ice rink may have separate opening times. Please check individual pages.

Facilities

  • 130 station gym
  • 2 exercise studios
  • Spin studio
  • 25m x 10 lane main pool
  • 10m x 10m learner pool
  • Ice rink
  • Creche
  • 2 Changing Places
  • Accessible changing
  • Accessible parking

All prices are correct to 31 March 2021.

All information correct at time of publishing. Please check before each visit.

Contact

Contact form

Riverside Leisure Centre
Victoria Road
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1FG

You can also give us your feedback about the new centre.

We are a breastfeeding friendly centre.

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