• Riverside Leisure centre
  • Riverside Sports Centre Exterior Chelmsford
  • Riverside Ice Rink
  • Riverside Gym
  • Riverside swimming pool
  • Riverside Gym
  • Riverside, Chelmsford
  • Riverside Creche
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Chelmsford's largest leisure centre with a superb range of facilities including an ice rink, indoor swimming pools and flume, state-of-the-art gym, exercise classes, sports hall, creche, children's indoor soft play area, restaurant and treatment room.

The ice rink offers pay as you go skating for the whole family, including disco sessions and holiday skates, it is also home to the Chelmsford Chieftains ice hockey team.

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  • Disabled access - Changing Places units Accessible pool lift
  • Wheelchairs available


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments

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Public Transport Directions

Located along the River Chelmer, it couldn't be easier to access Riverside's extensive range of facilities on foot, by bike, by car or public transport.



Riverside is centrally located in the city centre along the River Chelmer and can be easily accessed on foot through the Bond Street development, via Victoria Road or Waterloo Lane. 

By bicycle

Riverside is on a cycle path through the city centre, and offers cycle parking. 

By car 

There is a customers-only, car park at the centre. This car park is cashless. 

By bus and train

Many bus routes run into the city centre, and stop a short walk from the centre. The nearest train station to Riverside is Chelmsford, which is around a 10 minute walk from the centre. 

Riverside Leisure Centre

Type:Leisure Centre

Riverside Leisure Centre, Victoria Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1FG

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Opening Times

* Monday - Friday, 6am - 9pm
Saturdays and Sundays, 6am - 7pm
Bank holidays, see website.

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