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MUGA activities

You can book to use the MUGA  (Multi Use Games Area) for tennis at South Woodham Ferrers Centre (SWFLC).

At this time, other activities will not be running.

MUGA activities at SWFLC

tennis

What to expect when you visit

To keep staff and customers safe, there are some changes to how we operate:

Booking

Sessions

  • Sessions will be for 50 minutes
  • For Tennis, you will be able to play singles, or if you are all from the same household, doubles or as a group of up to 6.
  • For netball, outdoor facilities only are open for organised club bookings. You must book use of the court before you arrive. 
  • You will need to bring your own equipment with you
  • You will not be able to use the water stations
  • Social distancing should be observed at all times.

Face coverings

  • You will need to wear a face covering inside our leisure centres, including when you check in for an outdoor activity, unless you have an exemption. Find out more about face coverings.
  • We recommend that you do not wear a face covering during exercise. Please leave it with your possessions during your activity.

Showers and changing rooms

  • You will not be able to use the changing rooms or showers, please come ready for your session 
  • There will be no lockers available, just bring yourselves

Cleaning

  • We will be cleaning in between sessions
  • We will provide hand sanitiser and there will be cleaning stations around the centre for you to use before and after your session

When you arrive and leave

  • Before you arrive, you can download the NHS COVID-19 app. You can open the app and scan the QR code displayed at the entrance to the centre on arrival.
  • The entrance to the centre will be split in two, please go in on the right hand side, and check-in at the check point opposite reception
  • You should only arrive 5 minutes before your session time to avoid queuing congestion 
  • If you arrive early for your session, please remain in your car
  • You will then need to exit back out of the main entrance on the right hand side and continue around the building to the outdoor MUGA area. 
  • When you finish your session, please exit directly to the car park; do not re-enter the centre.
Monthly Members
  • You will need to book a session in advance
  • You will need to check in for your session at reception
  • If you do not check-in, we will charge you the full amount for the session
  • Please make sure that you have registered your email address with us in order to book online. 

Times and prices

Peak times 

Bookings are for 50 minutes

Monday to Friday, 6pm to 10pm

Off peak times

Bookings are for 50 minutes

ourChelmsford Lite card prices

Peak prices

Bookings are for 50 minutes

Standard: £7.50

Discounted: £6.60


Off peak prices

Bookings are for 50 minutes

Standard: £6.10

Discounted: £5.30

ourChelmsford Plus card prices

Peak prices

Bookings are for 50 minutes

Standard: £6.60

Discounted: £5.80

Off peak prices

Bookings are for 50 minutes

Standard: £5.30

Discounted: £4.50

Booking

You can:

  • If you are a monthly member, you can book up to 10 days in advance

  • If you are an ourChelmsford Plus cardholder, you can book 7 days in advance

  • If you are an ourChelmsford Lite cardholder, you can book 2 days in advance

Cancellations 

If you want to cancel your court booking, you need to cancel at least 24 hours before you are due to use it. We will charge you the full amount if you do not cancel in time, or if you do not attend. 

You can cancel online or via the app, or by calling 01245 615050 

Things you need to know

Attending a session

  • The entrance will be split in two, please go in on the right hand side, and touch in at the check point opposite reception.
  • If you arrive early for your session, please remain in your car
  • You will then need to exit back out of the main entrance on the right hand side and continue around the building to the outdoor MUGA area.
  • Lockers, changing and showers will not be available.
  • Toilets will be available. You will need to follow the one way system 
  • When you finish your session, please exit directly to the car park; do not re-enter the centre.

What to bring

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SWFLC

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.

Facilities

  • Gym
  • 25m, 6-lane swimming pool
  • Learner pool
  • Floodlit tennis
  • Multi use sports hall
  • Multi use games area
  • Changing Places
  • Accessible parking
  • All prices are correct to 31 March 2022.

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

Contact

Contact form

South Woodham Ferrers Leisure Centre
Brickfields Road
South Woodham Ferrers
Essex
CM3 5JU

All prices are correct to 31 March 2021.

We are a breastfeeding friendly centre.

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