Welcome to Balham Leisure Centre

We’re passionate about helping you stay physically active and emotionally engaged in fitness, sport and wellbeing.  Our mission is to put our heart and soul into ‘creating active places and healthy people’ - it’s about creating a place for everyone.

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Darren Baker, General Manager

0208 772 9577

Memberships for everyone

We offer a range of payment options and discounted memberships; select your preferred package below and choose from the options available.

  • Premium

    Includes gym, swim and classes with 15 days' advanced booking from the start time of your session

    Prices from £37 per month

    *Requires a one-off joining fee

  • Premium 16-18

    Includes gym, swim and classes with 15 days' advanced booking from the start time of your session

    Prices from £26 per month

    *Requires a one-off joining fee

  • Premium 19-25

    Includes gym, swim and classes with 15 days' advanced booking from the start time of your session

    Prices from £31 per month

    *Requires a one-off joining fee

  • Free memberships

    Includes Foster Care, Free School Dinners, Universal Credit, Asylum Seekers and Care Leavers

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    Membership Offer

  • Places membership

    Our Places membership allows you to book online and pay as you move with 8 days’ advance booking rights from the start time of your session.

    Pay as you go

    Choose from our wide range of activities

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    Not sure which membership is right for you?  Get in touch to find out more.

    Our courses

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      Gymnastics

      Fully developed by British Gymnastics, our action-packed Gymnastics programme provides students with a fun and progressive journey. Gymnasts will experience an immersive, creative, and exciting programme, moving at their own pace. Gymnastics helps to build strong, healthy muscles and bones, and increases flexibility, balance, and coordination as well as discipline, self-esteem, and social skills.

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      Trampolining

      Bounce to new heights with one of our trampolining courses! Following the British Gymnastics Trampolining Proficiency Awards Scheme, our trampolining courses are designed to teach everything from simple aerial tricks all the way up to big-air stunts. Our courses are adaptive for all abilities. Trampolining helps children build strong, healthy muscles and bones, and increases flexibility, balance, and coordination as well as discipline, self-esteem, and social skills.

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    Elmfield Road ,
    Balham,
    London,
    SW17 8AN.

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    Opening times

    Closes today at 9.30pm

    • Monday: 6.30am - 9.30pm
    • Tuesday: 6.30am - 9.30pm
    • Wednesday: 6.30am - 9.30pm
    • Thursday: 6.30am - 9.30pm
    • Friday: 6.30am - 9.30pm
    • Saturday: 8.00am - 6.00pm
    • Sunday: 7.45am - 9.30pm

    Facilities

    • Gym
    • Pools
    • Studio(s)
    • Squash court(s)
    • Health suite

    Centre accessibility

    • Accessible parking
    • Accessible turnstiles
    • Lift
    • Accessible change
    • Changing places
    • Pool hoist
    • Accessible pool steps
    • Assistance dogs welcome
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    Timetable

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    21JulSunday
    Morning06:00-12:00
    Afternoon12:00-18:00
    Evening18:00-22:00
    22JulMonday
    Morning06:00-12:00
    Afternoon12:00-18:00
    Evening18:00-22:00
    23JulTuesday
    Morning06:00-12:00
    Afternoon12:00-18:00
    Evening18:00-22:00
    24JulWednesday
    Morning06:00-12:00
    Afternoon12:00-18:00
    Evening18:00-22:00
    25JulThursday
    Morning06:00-12:00
    Afternoon12:00-18:00
    Evening18:00-22:00
    26JulFriday
    Morning06:00-12:00
    Afternoon12:00-18:00
    Evening18:00-22:00
    27JulSaturday
    Morning06:00-12:00
    Afternoon12:00-18:00
    Evening18:00-22:00
    28JulSunday
    Morning06:00-12:00
    Afternoon12:00-18:00
    Evening18:00-22:00
    29JulMonday
    Morning06:00-12:00
    Afternoon12:00-18:00
    Evening18:00-22:00
    30JulTuesday
    Morning06:00-12:00
    Afternoon12:00-18:00
    Evening18:00-22:00
    31JulWednesday
    Morning06:00-12:00
    Afternoon12:00-18:00
    Evening18:00-22:00
    1AugThursday
    Morning06:00-12:00
    Afternoon12:00-18:00
    Evening18:00-22:00
    2AugFriday
    Morning06:00-12:00
    Afternoon12:00-18:00
    Evening18:00-22:00
    3AugSaturday
    Morning06:00-12:00
    Afternoon12:00-18:00
    Evening18:00-22:00
    4AugSunday
    Morning06:00-12:00
    Afternoon12:00-18:00
    Evening18:00-22:00
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