Tone the body and relax the mind with swimming at Riverside Leisure Centre or South Woodham Ferrers Leisure Centre (SWFLC).
Swimming at Riverside
Our brand new pools complex at Riverside offers a whole new, state of the art experience. You can enjoy public swimming, fun sessions, parties, lessons and more.
You can use:
Riverside is a Breastfeeding Welcome centre. Please speak to one of our team for more information.
Monday to Friday, open to 9am and 5pm to close
Saturday and Sunday, open to 12pm
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday, 12pm to close
Discounted (under 21s): £5.40
Under 5: £1.50
Family: £17.40 (one adult and three children or two adults and two children).
All discounted: £4.50
Family: £14.60 (one adult and three children or two adults and two children).
Discounted (under 21s): £4.50
Under 5: free
Family: £14.50 (one adult and three children or two adults and two children).
All discounted: £3.50
Family: £11.60 (one adult and three children or two adults and two children).
All spectators are required to pay £1.50.
You can find prices for the special fun sessions here.
The pools complex, including the changing area is a shoe-free zone, this includes the removal of flip flops. You will also need to leave buggies in the buggy park.
To keep everyone safe, we operate adult to child ratios and maximum capacity at our swimming pools.
Children that are seven years and under can’t use the pool by themselves.
A person 16 years or over can accompany:
Children who usually wear nappies, must wear a swim nappy in the pool. You can purchase these from reception for £1.70 each.
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 5.30am to 10pm Tuesday and Thursday, 6am to 10pm Saturday, 6am to 9.45pm Sunday, 6am to 9pm 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 30 March 2020
Riverside Leisure Centre Victoria Road Chelmsford Essex CM1 1FG
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