Our fantastic crèche offers child care for children aged between 6 weeks and 5 years.
With qualified staff and OFSTED registration, you can enjoy your exercise at Riverside, knowing that your child is being well looked after.
Our crèche offers everything you need to keep your little one active while you enjoy your workout!
Perfect for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years old, each session is 30 minutes long, and you can book multiple sessions for up to a total of two hours.
Before you use the crèche, you are welcome to visit and speak to our staff, or for more detailed information, please read our creche welcome information.
Riverside is a Breastfeeding Welcome centre. Please speak to one of our team for more information.
Sessions must be booked on your child's ourChelmsford card
Wellness monthly members
Riverside creche is very popular, so we recommend that you book a place in advance.
You can book in advance:
if you are a monthly member, you can log in using your card to book up to 10 days in advance.
if you are an ourChelmsford Plus cardholder, you can log in using your child's card to book to 7 days in advance.
if you are an ourChelmsford Lite cardholder, you can log in using your child's card to book up to 2 days in advance.
each bookable slot is 30 minutes, so two slots will need to be booked for an hour.
You can't book a place at any of our kiosks.
If you no longer need to use the crèche, please cancel at least two hours before the session starts, to avoid being charged.
If you need to cancel, you can:
You must be attending a booked session on site while your child is at the crèche.
If your child has a bad cold, sickness or diarrhoea, please don't bring them to the crèche. If your child becomes ill, we'll contact you and you'll need to collect them immediately.
Please bring extra nappies, wipes and a change of clothes for your child. You will not be able to bring food or toys from home to the creche.
Your child needs to have an ourChelmsford card to use the crèche.
Monday to Friday, 6am to 10pm Saturday and Sunday, 6am to 7pm Bank holidays: see facility opening timetables
Our facilities, including the ice rink may have separate opening times. Please check individual pages.
All prices are correct to 31 March 2023.
All information correct at time of publishing. Please check before each visit.
Riverside Leisure Centre Victoria Road Chelmsford Essex CM1 1FG
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