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, 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
You can view our Christmas opening hours.

Our facilities, including the ice rink, may have separate opening times. Please check individual pages.


All prices are correct to 30 March 2020


Contact form

Riverside Leisure Centre
Victoria Road

01245 615050

You can also give us your feedback about the new centre.

We are a breastfeeding friendly centre.

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