Welcome to Waltham Abbey 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. Read our latest coronavirus guidance here.

Chris McCarthy General Manager

01992 716733

  • Waltham Abbey Leisure Centre
  • Waltham Abbey Leisure Centre gym
  • Waltham Abbey Leisure Centre pools

    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 - 1st month free

      Plus no joining fee! Includes gym, swim and classes with 14 days’ advance booking rights.

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      Terms and conditions apply

      Membership Offer

    • Swim - 1st month free

      And there's no joining fee to pay! Includes swimming with 14 days’ advance booking rights.

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      Terms and conditions apply

      Membership Offer

    • Free Membership

      Our Places membership allows you to book online and pay as you move with 7 days’ advance booking rights.

    • Places Locker Virtual Studio

      Refreshed with 1000s of on demand and live stream workouts!

      Free Places access or upgrade to Essential for £5/month

      Accessible via the Places Locker app

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

      Places Locker app

      Free access to the Places Locker app with all memberships

      The Places Locker app enables you to book, track activity and access over 150 free virtual workouts. Join today and get moving.

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      Centre InfoCentre Information

      Waltham Abbey Leisure Centre,
      Hillhouse,
      Waltham Abbey,
      Essex,
      EN9 3EL
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      Call us: 01992 716733
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      Opening times

      Open today until 9pm

      • Mon: 6.30am - 9pm
      • Tue: 6.30am - 9pm
      • Wed: 6.30am - 9pm
      • Thu: 6.30am - 9pm
      • Fri: 6.30am - 9pm
      • Sat: 7.30am - 4.30pm
      • Sun: 7.30am - 4.30pm

      Holiday opening hours

      3rd May: 9.15am - 8pm
      31st May: 9.15am - 9.15pm

      Facilities

      • Gym
      • Main pool
      • Teaching pool
      • Studios*
      • Indoor cycling studio*
      • Sauna and steam room*
      • Community rooms*
      • Café

      *Not currently open. Please click here for more information.

      Operated by Places for People Leisure Ltd. working in partnership with Epping Forest District Council.
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