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South Woodham Ferrers Leisure Centre

Our South Woodham Ferrers Leisure Centre (SWFLC) is centrally located in South Woodham and can be easily accessed on foot, by car or public transport.

Facilities at SWFLC

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South Woodham Ferrer’s superb facilities include a 25m swimming pool with boom and moveable floor, a climbing wall, a gym, sports hall and a floodlit outdoor 3G football pitch.

South Woodham Ferrers leisure centre is a Breastfeeding Welcome centre. Please ask one of our team for more information.


South Woodham has a 25m, six lane main pool with boom and moveable floor, allowing for changeable depth and mixed usage. Our changing facilities are family friendly and fully accessible, including a Changing Places unit, with a height adjustable changing bench and hoist, as well as a pool hoist.

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Changing facilities

We have extensive wet and dry changing facilities. 

Our spacious changing rooms are located on the ground floor, with individual cubicles, hairdryers and as well as group changing units, and are fully accessible. They include a Changing Places unit and family changing facilities with showers and toilets. 

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Gym and Studios

The gym is equipped with state-of-the-art Technogym equipment that is accessible to all. To complement our great gym facilities, we also offer a fantastic range of fitness classes for all abilities. Please visit our exercise classes page for more information. 

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Indoor climbing wall

Our 7.5m indoor climbing wall is open to experienced climbers as well as beginners. Those wanting to learn to climb can join one of our climbing lessons on Tuesdays, 6pm - 7.30pm.

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Sports hall

South Woodham has a large sports hall that is capable of mixed simultaneous use. It can accommodate up to county badminton standards of play, as well as conferences, exhibitions and craft fairs. 

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3G floodlit outdoor pitch, multi-use games area (MUGA) and tennis courts

We have a floodlit 3G Astro turf pitch, a multi-use games area (MUGA) with two five-a-side courts, and four outdoor tennis courts. All are available for hire by teams and clubs; please see our hirers page for more information.

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South Woodham is fully accessible with ground floor access throughout the centre. 

We have accessible wet change and a Changing Places unit located on poolside, which is fully equipped a height adjustable changing bench and hoist. 

There is also a pool hoist to assist with the safe entrance and exiting of both pools.  For detailed accessibility information and sessions please see our accessibility page.


Centre opening times

Monday to Friday, 6.15am to 10pm
Saturday, 7am to 8pm
Sunday, 7am to 8pm
Bank holiday, 7am to 2pm (pool, MUGA and 3G pitch only)

Our other facilities may have separate opening times, so please check individual pages.


Contact form

South Woodham Ferrers Leisure Centre
Brickfields Road
South Woodham Ferrers

01245 605600

We are a breastfeeding friendly centre.


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