Wokingham Leisure Centre

Opening FAQ's

Wokingham Leisure Centre @ Carnival Hub is designed to be your new home away from home – your local activity and fitness hub, with an exceptional range of activities, thoughtfully developed and strategically designed to accommodate all age groups and abilities. 

We have tried to answer many of your questions below. Be sure to check back frequently for regular updates.

About the centre | Swimming

Health Suite 

About the centre

What is the address of the Centre?

Wokingham Leisure Centre, Wellington Road, Wokingham, RG40 2AF


What are the centre's opening hours?

The centre opening hours will be:

  • Monday to Friday 6.00am-10.30pm
  • Saturday 7.00am-8.00pm
  • Sunday 7.00am - 8.00pm


When will the centre open?

We are now fully open.


Does the centre have wifi? 

Yes, please connect to our Active Places network.


Does the centre have parking?

Yes, we you will be able to park in Carnival Car Park for a maximum of 2 hours for free. Customers will be asked to sign in on a digital kiosk and their vehicle registration within 20 minutes of their arrival.  We have space for over 500 vehicles, 17 blue badge spaces and 4 ports for electric cars.


I don't drive, is there a bus route?

There is a bus stop next to the train station, Reading buses is the main operator for this area, please visit their website for the most up to date timetable.


What is the Places Locker app?

Our Places Locker app is your easy to use, go-to fitness partner. It tracks your activity - both in the centre and out - and, features an extensive library of virtual workouts and fitness programmes.

You can also use the app to easily book all of your sessions and classes and, members can access their membership QR code. Simply download the app, go to membership area and scroll down to 'My QR Codes' where you will find your card number in a QR format, ready to scan for easy entry into the centre from your first visit. 

To find out more about what the Places Locker app can do for you, please click here.


Will I need to pre-book my activity?

We are pleased to confirm that there is no pre-booking requirement for using the Gym. All Premium Plus and Health Suite members can access the facilities at any time during opening hours once they have checked-in at one of the self-serve check-in desks.

All other activities are bookable online, Please be aware you can call the centre directly however lines are very busy, we would recommend online booking as you easiest and quickest way to book. other sessions, including classes and swimming must still be booked online or via the Places Locker app. It's important when booking that you log in/register using the email address linked to your membership record. If you have any issues please pop in and see us and we can help.


I have limited mobility; how do I access the pool?

We will have a number of options for you to access the pool in the way that is best for you. Options include:

  • Pool hoists
  • Easy access steps
  • Accessible pool lift


What is a splash pad?

Our splash pad is a designated area of the pool hall, created as a carnival themed water playground, where toddlers and younger children can enjoy hours of fun. It’s a wonderful introduction to the joys of water in a safe environment. 

To get access to the Splash Pad, you'll have to book a session in our teaching pool. A main pool session will not give you access to the splash pad. 


What do I need to use the lockers?

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 a cost of £5.50 (yours to keep)!



When badminton is booked, customers must bring their own equipment or there is availability to hire at site, for a non-refundable cost of £5. 


Junior membership options 

We have several Junior membership options: 

0 - 7 years old: £15/month. 

8 - 10 years old: £15/month. 

11 - 15 years old: £20/month.

To sign up & for more details on our Junior membership, visit the centre and speak to one of our Placemakers. Adult supervision is needed at the time of sign up. Memberships cannot be bought online. 


Pay as you move prices

Take a look at our pay as you move prices. Please note that you'll need a free Places membership to pay for one-off sessions at Wokingham Leisure Centre. You can create your free membership here.

Pay as you move prices



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Health Suite

What does the Health Suite include?

Our state-of-the-art health suite will include:

  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Citrus steam room
  • Salt room
  • Heated loungers
  • Day beds


Do I get the Health Suite as part of my membership?

All Premium Plus members will have the Health Suite included in their membership.


Do I have to be a member to use The Health Suite?

The Health Suite will be available on a pay-as-you-go basis. 


Where is the Health Suite located?

The Health Suite is located on the ground floor and has its own dedicated changing rooms and lockers. 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 a cost of £5.50 (yours to keep).


What are the opening hours of the Health Suite?

Monday - Friday: 6.30am - 10.00pm

Weekends: 7.30am - 8.00pm 


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