We'd like to reassure our customers that our leisure centres remain open and covid-secure under Tier 2 restrictions. Please see activity pages for details. You need to make sure you are familiar with our covid-secure measures before you use the centres.

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, 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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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.


  • 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.


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Riverside Leisure Centre
Victoria Road

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

We are a breastfeeding friendly centre.

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