Activities at Clacton Leisure Centre

For further information or booking please phone 01255 686688 or see below.

How to book online

  • Select the ‘Forgot Your Password’ Link.
  • Enter your email address to request new password (please ensure this email is up to date and one we will have record off on our system)
  • You will receive an email, follow the link to ‘Reset Password’.
  • Please do note you will need your member ID (previous used as your log in ID) in order to complete this change.

If you experience any issues with the above please contact the memberships team or speak to a member of staff via telephone or upon your next visit.

Book online

If you need to cancel, please do so at least 1 hour 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 review the charge and amend accordingly.

Use this link for information on Memberships and Prices

Opening times and directions for the centre can be found on the Clacton Leisure Centre homepage.

Courses at Clacton Leisure Centre

For further information on any of our courses please contact:

Cydney Janes-Hendy or on 01255 686704 or alternatively Jack Payne or on 01255 686142



Pay & Play at Clacton Leisure Centre

Book online


Any day or time (subject to availability)

Level 1 £3.00

Level 2 £2.25

Level 3 £1.50

Swimming at Clacton Leisure Centre

Enjoy a leisurely swim in our indoor 25 metre swimming pool which is 0.9 metres at the shallow end and 1.8 metres at the deep end.

Proud to be the home of Clacton Sharks

We are currently operating 1 hour (50 minute) bookable sessions throughout the day, Monday to Sunday (see facility opening times). We advise these sessions are booked in advance via our online platform, however bookings can be made via phone or at your local leisure centre.

These sessions are currently lane swimming only with a reduced capacity of 24 swimmers per session.

Family Swim Sessions are available throughout the week listed as below:

Monday: 10.00-11.00am

Wednesday: 11.30-12.30pm

Friday: 2.30-3.30pm

Saturday: 3.00-4.00pm

Sunday: 12.00-1.00pm

Children aged 12 and under as per all our activities must be accompanied by an adult.


Per session (50 mins) Level 1 Adult £4.00   Level 2  £3.00  Level 3  £1.70

Aquacise(bookable in advance) Adult  £5.50 Level 2 £4.15 Level 3 £2.75

Price level information is available here

Changing Village

As well as male and female toilet facilities we have individual changing cubicles with lockers operated on a £1.00 coin return basis.

There will be limited locker availability, however 24 lockers will be available as per number of bookable spaces in each session. 

There is a disabled changing room incorporating shower and toilet facilities accessible with a radar key.

Shower facilities will be limited in line with Swim England guidance. Customers are advised to arrive ‘swim ready’ with pre and post showering to take place at home.

Spectators Gallery

You can enjoy watching your family having fun or learning to swim from our tiered spectators gallery which spans the whole length of the pool with social distancing to be maintained.

Supervision conditions

One adult (aged over 16 years) to two children under 8 years.  Exceptions may apply at manager's discretion.

For more information and booking please call 01255 686688.

Why not take a look at other swimming pools in the district:

Walton-on-the-Naze Lifestyles

Brightlingsea Open Air Swimming Pool

Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles

Gym at Clacton Leisure Centre

Exercise bikes

Opening Times:

Monday to Friday - 6.30am to 8pm

Saturday and Sunday - 7.30am to 4pm

Following COVID-19 reopening all gym sessions are 1 hour bookable (50 minutes) throughout the week with a 30 cleaning window between sessions.


Adult £5.50   Level 2 £4.15   Level 3 £2.75

Start-up/ Induction Adults £15.00

All customers are required to read and agree to the Health Commitment Statement upon sign up to the gym.

A gym induction can be booked with the joining fee covering the cost of the induction.

Please Note: Due to unforeseen circumstances there may be times when the
Lifestyles Fitness Suites is unmanned.

Personal Training at Clacton Leisure Centre!

Please note that you are required to have registered with us and completed a clear medical form before booking personal training sessions.
For more details please contact our membership team on 01255 686697/8

Social distancing will be followed throughout the sessions between trainer and customers
For more details please contact our gym team on 01255 686699

Prices Per Person;  
30 minutes - £17   
60 minutes - £32

Or buddy up and split the cost…
30 minutes - £20
60 minutes - £40

Book 10 sessions in advance and pay for 9!

Cardio Theatre

TV screens on the cardio equipment allowing you to watch your favourite program while exercising!


Fixed weights machines designed to work all muscle groups. Plus extensive free weights area.

Teenfit Sessions

Available for 13  to 15 year olds!

Teenfit Prices:£2.50

Teenfit Induction Price: £5.00

Teenfit Times:

Teenfits are currently allowed access during any of our bookable gym sessions Monday to Sunday.

All teenfits will be required to attend an induction before using the gym, this will be subject to a completed clear medical health questionnaire being filled out and checked first.

Teenfits will only be shown the cardio equipment.

Fully Qualified Staff

Our qualified and experienced staff will guide and assist to ensure safe and effective exercise programmes are offered at induction (all new customers are required to have an induction, however exceptions may apply).


Lift from ground floor and IFI accredited equipment.


For gym opening times please see the Clacton Leisure Centre homepage.

There's no need to book just turn up and pay! (all new customers will need to arrange an induction)

01255 686685

Why not look at other gyms around the district:

Manningtree Sports Centre

Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles

Brightlingsea Sports Centre

Aerobics at Clacton Leisure Centre

A great place to meet up with friends and get fit at the same time. From Yoga to Body Combat, there is something for everyone!

In line with COVID-19 measures are fitness classes are now based in the Main Sports Hall with spinning in Studio 2. There is a great selection of classes held all week. 

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 here for more details!


Fitness Classes and Spinning  Adult £5.50   Level 2 £4.15  Level 3 £2.75

 (30 minute class)  £3.25  Level 2 £3.00  Level 3 £2.75

Price level information

Booking a class

Book your class in advance (up to 7days), to avoid disappointment as there are maximum number limitations.

Book online

Cancelling a class

1 hour 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 for ‘pay as you go’ customers.

Arriving late for a class

Participants who arrive more than 5-10 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!

Brightlingsea Sports Centre

Manningtree Sports Centre

Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles


Spa at Clacton Leisure Centre

Welcome to the Spa at Clacton Leisure Centre

SpaYou can unwind in our beautiful spa pool with features such as volcano pool, body jets, neck massagers and fountains.  With so much to choose from, you won't know what to try first!  We have a steam room filled with essence and a sauna to relax in. As this area is communal, what better way to meet up with your partner after a hard day at work and unwind together.


Level 1 - £5.85    Level 2 - £4.70   Level 3 - £3.50

Opening times

Due to COVID-19 guidance and social distancing measures The Spa at Clacton is currently closed.

 For further information please phone 01255 686688.

Junior & Teenfit at Clacton Leisure Centre

We recognise that sometimes children just want to have a bit of fun structured sports activity! 

With our phased approach and following COVID-19 guidelines, children aged 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. In line with our teenfit sessions children aged 13-15 years can play sport while adhering to relevant activity guidance.

We are currently providing badminton, short tennis and table tennis in our main sports hall.

Tennis is available on our outdoor courts.

All relevant guidance is to be followed and customers will be informed of this with relevant marketing available throughout the facility.


Ages 13 to 15 years. Induction is required and teenfit are not permitted to use the static weight machines.

Please refer to the gym section for all relevant information.



Parties at Clacton Leisure Centre

In line with our reopening and following COVID-19 guidance, all birthday party bookings are suspended until further notice.

Why not take a look at our other centres in the district to see what they offer!

Harwich Sports Centre

Brightlingsea Sports Centre

Manningtree Sports Centre

Walton-on-the-Naze Lifestyles

Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles

Last updated on: 29/10/2020 - 10:40