Your local leisure centres Click to get info
We continue to provide free swimming for under 18’s, over 60’s and disabled residents plus a carer who live in the borough. Members of the armed forces also benefit from free swimming.
All our leisure centres offer a range of activities across various sites and there has never been a better time to try out the many sports and facilities on offer close to where you live.
Waltham Forest Feel Good centre Click to get info
Chingford leisure centre Click to get info
Chingford leisure centre offers a 45 station gym, 28 group exercise classes a week, a large 25 metre 6 lane swimming pool and a smaller shallow pool for children.
Larkswood Leisure Park, New Road, Chingford E4 9EY
Telephone: 020 8523 8215
Leyton leisure centre Click to get info
Leyton gym Click to get info
Leyton gym was part of the first phase of Waltham Forest’s multi million pound leisure centre investment. The new facility boasts a 102-station gym, cardio and resistance equipment and a spacious free weights area.
787 High Road, Leyton E10 7AA
Telephone: 020 8558 6084
Leytonstone leisure centre Click to get info
There is something for everyone at the recently refurbished Leytonstone Leisure Centre, we offer:
- A state-of-the-art gym on two floors with a large free weights area
- A pool perfect for fitness swimming
- Inflatable obstacle course during Aqua Splash swimming sessions for families
- Teaching pool perfect for swimming lessons
- Two badminton court sports hall
- Group Exercise studios
- Ofsted registered créche
- An indoor soft play area for under 6s
Walthamstow leisure centre Click to get info
The centre is home to a gym, changing rooms and toilets, as well as a new reception layout and refurbished changing rooms with fast track entry system. The red crumb pitch is the perfect surface for all activities, particularly football.
Markhouse Road, Walthamstow E17 8RN
Telephone: 020 8520 7464
Free swimming Click to get info
Free swimming for borough residents: Under 18s, Over 60s, Disabled Residents and the Armed Forces can swim for free at anytime
Borough residents under 18’s can swim for free at anytime at all Waltham Forest leisure centres. To take advantage of this offer visit your local leisure centre and register for just £1. (Please note that any accompanying adults pay the usual fee).
Borough residents over 60 are also entitled to free swimming at anytime. To take advantage of this, residents must apply for a pay and play card, which costs £7.20 per annum. You will need to bring along proof of age and address.
If you are registered disabled you and a carer can now also swim for free at anytime at any of the Waltham Forest leisure centres. To apply visit your local leisure centre to register with the relevant proof.
If you are a member of the Armed Forces you can also swim for free by simply producing your ID card.
Holiday activities at your local leisure centre Click to get info
Get all the information you need to know about all the holiday activities on offer at your local leisure centre on the Better website.
You can also sign up for reminders and updates to be emailed straight to your inbox as soon as the next holiday’s information is available.
Borough wide activities in parks Click to get info
Outdoor playing fields Click to get info
Ainsley Wood sports ground
Ainslie Wood Sports Ground, Ainslie Wood Road, Chingford E4 9DD
Outdoor grass pitches for football
Blades and Salisbury Hall playing fields
Blades and Salisbury Hall Playing Fields, Walthamstow Avenue, Chingford E4 8ST
Outdoor grass pitch and all-weather pitches for cricket and football
Parking and changing facilities available
Britannia playing fields
Britannia Sports Ground, Billet Road, Walthamstow E17 5DN
Outdoor grass pitches for cricket and football
Changing facilities available
For information about outdoor playing fields telephone Parks and Open Spaces email firstname.lastname@example.org.