For further information and booking please contact Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles on 01255 686176 or see below.
How to book online
Contact your local sports facility and register for online booking. You will then be given your log in details which will enable you to book and pay online.
If you need to cancel, please do so 24 hours in advance to avoid a charge. In the event that is not possible, due to exceptional circumstances, please telephone your local sports facility who will cancel it with no charge, (this cannot be done online after 24 hours without incurring a charge).
Opening times and directions can be found on the Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles homepage.
Swimming at Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles
Enjoy a leisurely swim in our 25 metre swimming pool which is 0.9 metres at the shallow end and 2 metres at the deep end. Also provided are fun sessions, water aerobics and dedicated sessions for the 50+. We are proud to be the home of Harwich, Dovercourt & Parkeston swimming club.
Please follow this link for all information regarding Swim School (swimming lessons).
For booking and availability please phone 01255 686176.
Download the gymjam app for the up to the minute swimming pool timetable which will show any cancellations or changes, or see below.
Prices for swimming activities
Family swim £10.00 (2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children)
Public swim Level 1 £4.00 Level 2 £3.00 Level 3 £1.70
Aqua aerobics (60 mins) Adult £5.00 Level 2 £4.40 Level 3 £2.60
50+ and disabled session (60 mins) Adult under 60 £4.00 Adult 60+ and disabled £3.00
Junior fun session Level 2 £3.00 Level 3 £1.70
Pool parties including floats (Saturday 6pm to 7pm) £105.00
Under 3's go free
Swimming Club and Sub Aqua Club
Please contact Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles on 01255 686176 for further information and contact details for the above clubs.
Enjoy the use of our brand new changing village comprising of male and female toilet facilities and individual changing cubicles with lockers operated on a £1.00 coin return basis.
You can enjoy watching your family having fun or learning to swim from our tiered spectators gallery running the whole width of the pool.
One adult (aged over 16 years) to two children under 8 years. Exceptions may apply at manager's discretion.
Why not check out our other swimming pools in the district:
Parties at Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles
Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles is available to hire between 6.00pm to 7.00pm on Saturdays. Hire cost of £102.50 per session includes floats. Please contact Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles for more details on 01255 686176.
Junior & Teenfit at Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles
Weekdays 3pm to 6pm
Weekends and School Holidays 1pm to 6pm
Ages 13 to 15 years. Induction is required and Teenfit are not permitted to use the static weight machines.
Induction £5.00 Price per session £2.50
Astro Turf available on a pay & play basis at £1.20 per session subject to availability.
Gym at Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles
Adult £5.10 Level 2 £3.80 Level 3 £2.20
Teenfit £2.50 (3pm to 6pm weekdays and 1pm to 6pm weekends)
Induction Adults £15.00 Youth £5.00
Once you've had your induction, there's no need to book, just turn up and pay!
Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles Gym
Recently refurbished we are pleased to offer you this brand new state of the art 30 station gym.
Located on the ground floor and with floor to ceiling windows, you can take in the fantastic views over Dovercourt Bay whilst working out.
There is a variety of cardio vascular equipment ranging from treadmills to rowing machines. All especially designed to help you shape up.
Fixed weights machines plus free weights designed to work all muscle groups, a great way to tone up.
Fully Qualified Staff
Our qualified and experienced staff will guide and assist you to ensure safe and effective exercise. With your tailor-made fitness program designed by our team at the time of your induction, what better way to keep fit and healthy. (All new customers are required to have an induction, however exceptions may apply.)
For more details contact 01255 686176
For gym opening times please see the Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles homepage.
Why not try our other gyms in the district:
Aerobics at Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles
New to Dovercourt, the dance studio is situated on the first floor overlooking the swimming pool and is a great place to meet up with friends and get fit at the same time.
View the timetables below. You can also download the Gymjam App (iPhone only) which will show any up to date changes such as class cancellations.
Click on the link to download your very own copy of our aerobics timetable Dovercourt Bay Aerobics Timetable
All classes (45, 60 minute): Adult £5.50, Level 2 £4.15, Level 3 £2.75.
Metafit & 30 minute classes: Adult £3.25, Level 2 £3.00, Level 3 £2.75
Booking a class
Book your class in advance (up to 7 days) to avoid disappointment as there are maximum number limitations.
Remember - you can book your classes online or over the phone as well as in person. If paying for individual sessions, payment must be taken at the time of booking.
Please call Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles on 01255 686 176 to arrange a booking, or to set up your online account.
Cancelling a class
24 hours notice is required to cancel a pre-booked class otherwise a charge will incur.
Please note, sometimes our phone lines get very busy due to the high volume of calls, and therefore the option to cancel your class online is available. If you choose this option you will need to bring your confirmation email to reception on your next visit and will then be reimbursed with another class.
Arriving late for a class
Participants who arrive more than 5 minutes late may be refused entry due to risk of injury.
Existing injuries or conditions
Please inform your instructor if you have any existing injuries or conditions prior to class commencing.
Why not try out aerobics at our other centres in the district!
Why not take a look at our other centres to see what they offer!