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Flume

Come and enjoy the flume at the brand new Riverside Leisure Centre.

Flume

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Zip down our exciting flume in the new pools complex at Riverside Leisure Centre.


Anyone 1.2m tall and over can use the flume during its opening hours.

Please note that our flume has a strobe-lighting effect, so may not be suitable for those with light-sensitive epilepsy. 

Video of our flume ride

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Times

Monday, closed

Tuesday, closed

Wednesday, 4pm to 7pm

Thursday, closed

Friday, 4pm to 7pm

Saturday, 12.15pm to  2.15pm and 2.30pm to 3.30pm

Sunday, 10.30am to 11.30am, 11.45am to 12.45pm, 1.30pm to 2.30pm, 3pm to 4pm, 4pm to 5.15pm.

Things you need to know

Shoes

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.


Safety

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: 

  • One child that is under four years 
  • Two children that are under four years if they are wearing buoyancy aids, such as armbands or a float suit 
  • Two children that are between four and seven years. 



Lockers and changing rooms

  • There are individual cubicles, a male group changing area and a female group changing area.
  • A Changing Places area and accessible changing facilities are available.
  • 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.  

 

Swimming accessories 

  • You can by buys Zoggs swimwear, googles, floats and more at reception.
  • Fins, paddles, mermaid tails and snorkels are not allowed in the pool.

What to bring

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Riverside

Centre opening times

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

Facilities

  • 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.

Contact

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Riverside Leisure Centre
Victoria Road
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1FG

We are a breastfeeding friendly centre.

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