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In line with tier 4 restrictions, our leisure centres are currently closed. We look forward to seeing you as soon as we are able to reopen.

How to find SWFLC

Our South Woodham Ferrers Leisure Centre (SWFLC) is centrally located in South Woodham and can be easily accessed on foot, by car or public transport. Please follow Government guidance on use of public transport during the Coronavirus pandemic.

How to find SWFLC

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In line with tier 4 restrictions, our leisure centres will be closed from midnight 19 December, until further notice. We wish you a safe Christmas.  


SWFLC is around a five minute walk on foot from South Woodham town centre.

By car 

If travelling from Chelmsford or Basildon, follow the A130. Take the A1245 exit towards Battlesbridge, Rawreth and Rettendon. Follow the A1245, then the A132 onto Burnham Road, then take Ferrers Road and follow until you reach Brickfields Road.

Car parking

There is a free car park at SWFLC, including four accessible spaces positioned adjacent to the centre. 

By bus 

You can look at  First Essex to check which buses stop near SWFLC. 

By train 

The nearest train station to SWFLC is South Woodham Ferrers station. You can look at  Trainline to check which trains stop at the station. The station is about a mile from the leisure centre.

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Centre opening times

Monday to Friday, 6.15am to 9.30pm
Saturday and Sunday, 7am to 6.45pm

Our other facilities may have separate opening times, so please check individual pages.


  • Gym
  • 25m, 6-lane swimming pool
  • Learner pool
  • Floodlit tennis
  • Multi use sports hall
  • Changing Places
  • Accessible parking
  • All information correct at time of publishing. Please check before each visit.


Contact form

South Woodham Ferrers Leisure Centre
Brickfields Road
South Woodham Ferrers

We are a breastfeeding friendly centre.


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