Useful centre information

Waltham Abbey Leisure Centre

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

Centre opening hours:

  • Monday - Wednesday: 6.30am - 10.00pm
  • Thursday and Friday - 6.30am - 9.15pm
  • Saturday: 8.00am - 4.30pm
  • Sunday: 7.30am - 4.15pm


Free parking is available on site. There are also disability bays available.

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:


  • Gym
  • Lane swimming
  • All group exercise classes

For sauna and steam, please queue at reception to collect your wristband.

For all other activities or sessions please check-in at reception.

Places/pay as you go members:

  • For all activities or sessions, please check-in at reception.


  • We have coin operated lockers that take pound coins. These are refundable.

Please be advised that from 1st January 2023 - we are going to be a cashless centre. Please remember to bring a contactless payment method with you, or book and pay online via our timetable where possible before coming to the centre.

* This could include school holidays, evenings and weekends.