Our centres and facilities are open and operating as normal. We encourage customers to wear masks while using our centres.


If you love swimming and want to take it a bit further there are a number of clubs that use our pools and offer a new experience.

Swimming clubs at Riverside

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Chelmsford & District Sub-Aqua Club 

The Chelmsford Area Branch of the British SubAqua Club, the largest diving club in the world and the governing body for the sport of scuba diving in the UK.  

The club is very active with more than 70 members and run a diving and diver training programme. 

You can find out more and contact Chelmsford & District Sub-Aqua Club

Chelmsford City Swimming Club 

This club offers facilities for learning and improving swimming technique, and competitive swimming for all ages. They also offer life-saving, water polo, swim-fit, accessible swimming and synchronised swimming. 

You can email Chelmsford Swimming Club for information or visit the Chelmsford City Swimming Club website.


Centre opening times

Monday to Friday, 6am to 10pm
Saturday and Sunday, 6am to 7pm
Bank holidays: see facility opening timetables


  • State of the art gym
  • 2 exercise studios
  • Spin studio
  • 25m x 10 lane main pool
  • 10m x 10m learner pool
  • Ice rink
  • Creche
  • 2 Changing Places
  • Accessible changing
  • Accessible parking

All prices are correct to 31 March 2023.

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


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Riverside Leisure Centre
Victoria Road

We are a breastfeeding friendly centre.

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