Useful centre information

Everything you need to know

Useful information to help your visit be stress-free and seamless.

We look forward to welcoming you to Bulmershe Leisure Centre. Our general opening times are below, however please also check our timetables for individual activity times via the Places Leisure app or our centre page here. 

Looking for a membership with us? Make sure you check out our range of memberships.

Site opening times: 

Monday - Friday: 6.00am - 10.30pm

Saturday & Sunday: 7.00am - 8.00pm

Travel and parking:

Our centre is located in Woodley, on the outskirts of Reading. There is free parking on site & from 5pm, there is also free parking in Addington School's car park (car park next to Bulmershe) customers do not​ need to register their car details. 

Arriving at the centre

  • During our peak times*, we recommend that you arrive in plenty of time for your activity. 
  • Please use our fast-track check-in points located in reception for the following activities:
    • Lane swimming
    • Gym
    • Group workout classes
  • For all other activities or sessions please check-in at reception.


  • All lockers will require padlocks. Please feel free to bring you own robust padlock from home. Alternatively, we have padlocks available to purchase at reception for £5.50.

  • This could include school holidays, evenings and weekends.

On-site shop: 

We supply a wide range of Zoggs swimwear for children and adults. Additionally we offer a great range of toys and fun training aids to make your pool adventure with us a one to remember. 

Anything else?

If there's anything else we can help with, please get in touch

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*This could include school holidays, evenings and weekends