Activities at Clacton Leisure Centre

For further information or booking please phone 01255 686688 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.

Book 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).

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

New for February Half Term - 2 day Soccer Camp!

  • Special offer - £15.00 per person
  • Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th February
  • 10am - 3pm
  • For boys and girls aged 5 - 12 years
  • Bring packed lunch and plenty to drink
  • Trainers or astro trainers only.

New special introductory offer - Week Football Coaching Course

  • Special offer - £36.00 per person
  • Monday 13th January to Monday 23rd March (excluding 17th February)
  • 4 to 6yrs - 5pm to 6pm indoor
  • 7 to 10yrs - 6.15pm to 7.15pm astro
  • Trainers or astro trainers only.

Tendring Gymnastics

Saturdays - Booked Termly

*5 to 6 years ----- 9am to 10am 
*6 to 7 years -----10am to 11am
*8 to 9 years -----11am to 12noon
*10 to 16 years -12noon to 1pm
Advanced -------12noon to 1.30pm (invitation only)
Suitable for all abilities


*5 to 7 years ---- 4pm to 4.45pm (book half termly)
8 to 14 years -- 5pm to 6pm (book termly)
8 to 14 years - 6pm to 7pm (book termly)

Advanced ------ 5.30pm to 6.30pm (invitation only)

5 to 7 years --- 4.00pm to 4.45pm (book half termly)
5 to 7 years --- 5.00pm to 5.45pm (book half termly)
8 to 14 years - 6.00pm to 7.00pm (book termly)

For further information  on any of the above courses please contact:
Sue on
01255 686691 or email
Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm

Pay & Play at Clacton Leisure Centre

Book online

Grass Sports Pitch Fees

We offer a wide range of grass pitches available for hire within the Tendring area, please click on this link for prices Grass Pitch Prices

Badminton, Outdoor Tennis and Table Tennis

Any day or time (subject to availability)

Level 1 £3.00

Level 2 £2.25

Level 3 £1.50


Thursday 4.00pm to 5.00pm - 9 years to 11 years 
Thursday 5.00pm to 6.00pm - 12 years to 14 years
£3.00 per person

Back To Netball

Wednesday  5.30pm to 6.30pm - 16 years and above
£3.00 per person

Indoor Walking Netball

Thursday 11am to 12noon
£3.00 per person

'New' Indoor Evening Walking Netball Sessions

Commencing Wednesday 19th September at 6.30pm to 7.30pm

FREE TASTER SESSIONS - 19th & 26th September

£3 per person from 3rd October

Tea Dance

Wednesdays from 2pm to 4.30pm
£4 Per Session - Including Refreshments

Active 4 Life (suitable for 50+)

Monday/Wednesday/Friday 10.00am-12.00pm
£3.90 for 1 option or £4.50 for 2 or more options

Option 1

Mondays & Fridays
9.00 am to 10.15am - Badminton
9.30am to 11.30am - Table Tennis, Outdoor Tennis
10.30am to 11.30 noon - **Lifestyles Fitness Suite**

10.00am to 10.45am - Badminton
10.00am to 12.00 noon - Table Tennis, Outdoor Tennis
10.00am to 12.00 noon - **Lifestyles Fitness Suite**

Option 2

Mondays & Fridays
10.30am to 11.30am Workout Class

11.15am to 12.15am - Workout Class

Option 3

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays
12.00noon to 1pm - Swimming

So for only £4.50 you can play badminton, have a workout then enjoy an hour's swim!
** An induction is required before use of the gym, a small fee will apply.

Gymkins (pre school)

Thursday 9am to 12noon
£3.00 per child


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

Please follow this link for all information regarding Swim School (swimming lessons).

School Holiday PDF Timetable

Term Time PDF Timetable


Per session (45 mins) Level 1 Adult £4.00   Level 2  £3.00  Level 3  £1.70

Family ticket (max 4 people)  £10.00

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

Pool parties (bookable in advance) (per 60 mins) £102.75

Pool parties and inflatables (bookable in advance) (Sat 10am to 11am)  £120.00

Splish Splash (Gymkins & Swim) £5.00

Price level information is available here

Changing Village

As well as male and female toilet facilities we have individual changing cubicles with over 200 lockers operated on a £1.00 coin return basis.

There are two accessible changing rooms incorporating shower and toilet facilities and four larger cubicles available for families with small children each fitted with a baby changing unit and child seat.

We offer a choice of 4 communal and 8 unisex showers, plus hairdryers, completely free of charge.

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, comfortably accommodating up to 100 adults.

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


Adult £5.50   Level 2 £4.15   Level 3 £2.75

Induction Adults £15.00

All participants are required to to have an induction before their first visit to the gym.

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

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:

Monday - Friday 3pm to 6pm
Saturday & Sunday - 9am - 2pm

School Holidays:
Monday to Friday 1pm to 6pm  
Saturday & Sunday 9am to 2pm

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.

Parent & Teen Gym Sessions

Thursday Evenings 6.15pm to 7.15pm
Please note: there may be times when the gym is unmanned.
All teen members must be accompanied by their parent/guardian at all times and are to use cardio only

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!

Our dance studio has its own air conditioning and music system and also features a sprung floor and full length mirrors - with room for plenty! 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.

Want to try something new!

Try our FREE "Bounce and Burn'' taster sessions

Two 45 minute classes for you to try completely FREE!

 Click here for more details!


60 minute classes and spinning  Adult £5.50   Level 2 £4.15  Level 3 £2.75

45 Minute classes  Adult £5.50  Level 2 £4.15  Level 3 £2.75

Smash it, Metafit, Spinning & HIIT (30 minute class)  £3.25  Level 2 £3.00  Level 3 £2.75

Teenfit circuits (45 minute class): included in the youth card, non-members £2.00

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

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.

Opening times

Monday to Thursday - 6.30am to 10pm (last entry 9.30pm)

Friday - 6.30am to 9pm (last entry 8.30pm)

Saturday and Sunday - 7.30am to 6pm (last entry 5.30pm)

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


You 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

Monday to Wednesday: 7am to 9pm (last entry 8.30pm)
Thursday: 8.30am to 9pm (last entry 8.30pm)
Friday: 7am to 8pm (last entry 7.30pm) 
Saturday: 8am to 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)
Sunday:  8am to 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

 For further information please phone 01255 686688.

Junior & Teenfit at Clacton Leisure Centre

Kid A Quid Sessions

We recognise that sometimes children just want to have a bit of un structured sports activity!  So the following activities can be enjoyed by children from 8 years to 16 years, subject to availability:

  • Football

Wednesdays & Thursdays 4pm to 6pm

Saturdays 10am to 12noon

Sundays 10am to 12noon and 2pm to 4pm

  • Tennis - (1 adult pays £1 when accompanied by 1 child)

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 4pm to 6pm

Saturdays & Sundays 10am to 12noon

No pre booking is required for these sessions, just turn up and pay a £1.00 at reception. Please note that these sessions are un supervised and exclude equipment hire.


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

Teenfit Times:

Monday - Friday 3pm -to 6pm 
Saturday & Sunday 9am to 2pm

School Holidays:
Monday to Friday 1pm to 6pm 
Saturday & Sunday 9am to 2pm

Price per session: £2.50
Induction price: £5.00

Parties at Clacton Leisure Centre

Children at a party

Choose from the following birthday party options:- (all parties are per hour)

*Gymkins Parties* suitable for the under 5's £52.00
*Indoor Football* suitable for the under 8's £45.60
*Astro Football* all ages (quarter pitch) £19.00
*Multi Sports* Main Hall £34.20
*Fun/Fin Mermaid/Shark Party* (suitable for children ASA stage 5+ & deep water confident) £120 per hour
Inflatable Pool Party - suitable for 8 years+ £120.00
Pool Toys - Suitable for under 8's £120.00

Equipment supplied by the sport centre.  Bring your own cold food and decorations.

For further information please contact Sue on 01255 686691

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: 25/11/2019 - 11:16