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How to find Dovedale
Dovedale Sports Centre (DSC) has excellent facilities with a community gym feel and is easily accessed by bike, by car or public transport.
You can look at First Essex to check which buses stop at Dovedale.
The nearest train station to Dovedale is Chelmsford. You can look at Greater Anglia to check which trains stop at Chelmsford station. The station is about a mile from the centre.
Dovedale is around a 20 minute walk on foot from Chelmsford city centre.
You can find out which ECC cycle routes to take to Dovedale.
You can reach Dovedale by car off the A1060; either via London Road, Moulsham Street, or the B1007.
There is a free car park at Dovedale, including accessible spaces.
Leisure card holders
If you have a Leisure card, you will be able to claim your one hour parking refund from reception when you pay for your class.
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