Person resting foot on football

Whether you want a team practice or a full match, our indoor 5-a-side court is available to book on a pay as you go basis or as a regular block booking.

ourChelmsford Lite card prices

  • Standard peak: £100.80
  • Standard off-peak: £76.80
  • Discounted peak: £90.60
  • Discounted off-peak: £69

ourChelmsford Plus Card prices

  • Standard peak: £94.80
  • Standard off-peak: £70.80
  • Discounted peak: £84.60
  • Discounted off-peak: £63

Times

  • Peak: Monday to Friday, 5pm to 11pm
  • Peak: Saturday and Sunday, 7am to 11pm
  • Off peak: Monday to Friday, 7am to 5pm

Attending

  • If you have booked, you can tap straight through the barrier with you ourChelmsford card, sticker, fob or wristband.  
  • If you need to pay for your slot, you will need to go to reception or a kiosk to pay and activate your ourChelmsford card.  
  • If you have forgotten your card, you will need to collect a barcode from reception or a kiosk to get through the barriers.  
  • If you require use of the lift to access the first floor, you will need to go to reception to activate your ourChelmsford card. 

Lockers and changing rooms

  • There is a male group changing area and a female group changing area located by studio 2 on the first floor on your way to the sports hall. 
  • A Changing Places area is located by studio 1 on the first floor.   
  • Lockers are located in the changing rooms by studio 2. If you want to use a locker in the changing rooms, you will need a £1 coin to release the key. You will get the £1 back when you return the key. 

Whether you want a team practice or a full match, our indoor 5-a-side court is available to book on a pay as you go basis or as a regular block booking.

ourChelmsford Lite card prices

  • Whole hall peak: £55.70
  • Whole hall off-peak: £45.40

ourChelmsford Plus Card prices

  • Whole hall peak: £54.70
  • Whole hall off-peak: £44.40

You can hire a football for a £5 charge.

Times

Peak

  • Monday to Friday, 7am to 9am and 5pm to 10pm
  • Saturday, 8am to 12pm
  • Sunday, 9am to 12pm

Off-peak

  • Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
  • Saturday, 12pm to 6pm
  • Sunday, 12pm to 9pm

Lockers and changing rooms

  • If you want to use a locker, you will need a £1 token from reception to release the key. You will get the £1 back when you return the token.  
  • There is a male group changing area and a female group changing area. 
  • Accessible changing facilities are available. 

Get fit and have fun with friends. Whether you want a quick kick-about or a full match, we have something for you at SWFLC.  

You can play on our outdoor 3G astroturf pitch, the Multi-use games area (MUGA) which has two 5-a-side courts, or our indoor 5-a-side sports hall pitch.

Our football pitches are available to book on a pay as you go basis or as a regular block booking.  

Pitch bookings start every two hours, and last for two hours.

ourChelmsford Lite card prices

  • Astroturf quarter pitch: £34.20
  • Astroturf half pitch: £58
  • Astroturf whole pitch: £99.90
  • MUGA standard (peak): £22.70
  • MUGA standard (off peak): £19.50
  • MUGA discounted (peak): £20.70
  • MUGA discounted (off-peak): £17.80
  • Sports hall standard (peak): £49.40
  • Sports hall standard (off-peak): £40
  • Sports hall discounted (peak): £45.50
  • Sports hall discounted (off-peak): £36.50

ourChelmsford Plus Card prices

  • Astroturf quarter pitch: £34.20
  • Astroturf half pitch: £58
  • Astroturf whole pitch: £99.90
  • MUGA standard (peak): £21.70
  • MUGA standard (off peak): £18.50
  • MUGA discounted (peak): £19.70
  • MUGA discounted (off-peak): £16.80
  • Sports hall standard (peak): £45.30
  • Sports hall standard (off-peak): £36
  • Sports hall discounted (peak): £31
  • Sports hall discounted (off-peak): £32.30

Astroturf times

  • Monday to Friday 9am to 10pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 9am to 10pm

MUGA and sports hall times

  • Peak: Monday to Friday, 6pm to 10pm
  • Peak: Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 12pm
  • Off-peak: Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm (during Essex County Council school term only)
  • Off-peak: Saturday and Sunday, 12pm to 8pm

Lockers and changing rooms

  • If you want to use a locker, you will need a £1 coin to release the key. You will get the £1 back when you return the key. Lockers are located in the gym.
  • There is a male group changing area and a female group changing area.
  • Accessible changing is available on poolside at all times, or near to the gym after 5pm.

Whether you want a team practice or a full match, our indoor 5-a-side court is available to book on a pay as you go basis or as a regular block booking.

ourChelmsford Lite card prices

  • Standard peak: £63.10
  • Standard off-peak: £56.90
  • Discounted peak: £56.90
  • Discounted off-peak: £51.60

ourChelmsford Plus Card prices

  • Standard peak: £62.10
  • Standard off-peak: £55.80
  • Discounted peak: £55.90
  • Discounted off-peak: £50.60

Times

  • Peak: Monday to Friday, 5pm to close
  • Peak: Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 12pm
  • Off-peak: Saturday and Sunday, 12pm to close

Lockers and changing rooms

  • If you want to use a locker, you will need a £1 coin to release the key. You will get the £1 back when you return the key. Lockers are located in the changing rooms.
  • There is a male group changing area and a female group changing area.
  • Accessible changing is available.

We recommend that you book our sports hall activities in advance. You may be able to get a slot on the door, however we cannot guarantee availability.

You can:

You can book: 

Cancellations

If you want to cancel your booking, you need to cancel at least 24 hours before it starts either online or by calling the centre. We will charge you the full amount for the class if you do not cancel in time, or if you do not attend.

Babyballers

BabyBallers Academy is an Essex-based toddlers football and multi skills club for ages 16 months to 5 years.

With a unique concept delivering early physical activity and sporting interaction between parent and child.  

Find out more and contact Babyballers.

Chelmsford City FC

Chelmsford City Football Club play their home games at Chelmsford Sport and Athletics Centre in Melbourne Park. 

Chelmsford City are quite rightly proud of their community programme, which has been steadily expanding since the club moved back to Chelmsford. Chelmsford City have a high profile in local schools and now coach around 1,000 children each week.  

Ladies and girls football 

The ladies and girls football teams have over 100 members at present in their Senior and Junior section. All ages catered for from the age of seven upwards.  

The club run a number of teams in the junior section at various age groups from Under 10 to Under 16s in the Essex County Girls League. The Ladies First Team are now playing their home games in the stadium. 

Find out about Chelmsford City Football Club.

South Woodham Ferrers United FC

You can find out more about South Woodham Ferrers United FC.

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Last updated: 22 November 2022