Our leisure centres are now open. You can find all the information about restrictions and Covid safety on individual activity pages.
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we have had to make some changes to the way customers can use our centre. This is to keep all customers and staff safe.
If you have any questions or concerns about this before you visit, please contact the Riverside team at email@example.com.
Following government guidance, you will need to wear a face covering inside our leisure centres whenever you aren't exercising, unless you have an exemption. You can find out more about face covering exemptions.
Riverside is proud to be in the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower scheme, which aims to assist those with hidden disabilities. You can speak to a member of our team about the scheme, or find out more information on their website.
We have a range of facilities which aim to make using the centre as easy as possible for those with accessible needs.
We have put some changes in place to keep everyone safe during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Riverside staff are trained to support a range of needs and staff have had both autism and deaf awareness training. The centre has plans for dementia awareness training, hidden disability training and further autism training soon.
We operate a hearing loop at Riverside.
Assistance animals are welcome in centre to assist their owners.
We have fully accessible ground floor pool changing, with an accessible changing room as well as a Changing Places unit.
We offer a limited number of lower level lockers on the first floor by studio one, for those using dryside facilities such as the gym or studios. You will not be able to use some of these to ensure social distancing.
We have two Changing Places units in the centre; one in the pool changing area on the ground floor, and one next to the dry changing area on the first floor.
There are 4 accessible toilets in the centre; two on the ground floor and two on the first floor:
We also have baby changing facilities throughout the centre, located in some of our accessible toilets:
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, there are some changes to how you can use the gym:
We have put some changes in place to keep everyone safe during the Coronavirus pandemic:
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.
All prices are correct to 31 March 2022.
All information correct at time of publishing. Please check before each visit.
Riverside Leisure Centre Victoria Road Chelmsford Essex CM1 1FG
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