ATHERTON
LEISURE CENTRE

ATHERTON
LEISURE CENTRE

ATHERTON
LEISURE CENTRE

ATHERTON
LEISURE CENTRE

Facilities

Gym with Programmable Area 750m²

Free Weight Area

Main Swimming Pool: 25m x 6 lanes

Teaching Pool: 20m x 10m

Group Cycle Room: 100m2

Two Fitness Studios:
100m² and 140m²

Fully Accessible Changing Room

Café

Crèche

Soft Play Area

Equipment

At the Atherton Leisure Centre we are providing some of the most modern state-of-the-art equipment that is currently available.

Hammerstrength HD Elite Half-Rack

Les Mills SMARTBAR™

Les Mills SMARTSTEP™

Activities

Group Exercise Classes

people exercising on bikes in Les mills exercise class

Les Mills

We have a huge variety of great Les Mills classes, click here to see what is available to you!

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People exercising on treadmills

HIIT

High Intensity Interval Training,' is a technique which involves short bursts of intensive exercise followed by low-intensity activity or rest.

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equipment for synergy360

Synergy360

Gym floor 'fast classes' for between 12-15 people on the SYNRGY360 equipment. Click here for more information on the SYNRGY Classes that we provide. Click here to read more.

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Boxersize equipment in gym

Boxercise

Boxercise uses professional boxing techniques and circuit training to create an intense workout.

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Exercise ball and weights for pilates

Pilates

A core discipline, good for back care and improving your posture by working on the deeper layers of the abdominal wall.

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People stretching in yoga class

Yoga

A flexibily discipline, focusing on mind, body and spirit.

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people dancing in zumba class

Zumba

A very popular and exciting high intensity dance workout to Latin music.

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Ladies undertaking afro dance class

Afro Dance

A form of Cardio workout with high energy African dance

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Ladies in Women only gym session

Women Only

We provide a number of women only sessions, check our timetable  to see when the next women’s class is.

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Junior Gym

We provide a number of junior gym sessions, check our timetable  to see when the next junior session is. We have also recently introduced a brand new junior membership .

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Atherton leisure centre swimming pool for lessons

Swimming Lessons

Les Mills born to move – Born to Move is an adventure of discovery, action and song for 6-7 and 8-12 year olds! These fun-fuelled classes help children explore how their bodies work. Find out more about these classes here

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Swimming pool for aqua zumba

Aqua Zumba

A low impact option for the joints, classic Zumba moves, while surrounded in water to act as resistance.

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Swimming pool for aqua fit

Aqua Fit

A group exercise workout session in the pool that allows you to exercise with reduced pressure on the joints.

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Children's Activities

Children playing football on court

Coached football skills session

These sessions are designed to develop key football skills in young children while having fun.

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child exercising with exercise ball for les mills born to move class

Les Mills born to move

Born to Move is an adventure of discovery, action and song for 6-7 and 8-12 year olds! These fun-fuelled classes help four and five year olds explore how their bodies work. There’s plenty of opportunity to develop self-awareness, balance, coordination and concentration skills as they interpret music, explore and move to a beat.

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Inflatable pool toy for children

Inflatable session

We provide exciting inflatable play areas and lots of toys and floats to make the sessions great fun for all ages.

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Soft play area for children at Atherton leisure centre

Soft play

Come along and explore our exciting soft play areas. For children under the age of 8.

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Children at birthday party sat on table with deserts

Birthday parties

An action packed adventure of creative discovery and play at Atherton Leisure Centre. From soft play; games and activities in the studios, creative play to swimming for competent swimmers over 8 years and much more! Click here to discover more about our children's parties.

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Kids Club logo

Kids Club

Join us during the school holidays for a week of fun filled activities. For children aged 5 - 11. Please click here for more.

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Atherton leisure centre swimming pool

Swimming

We have some of the best facilities in London, with large swimming pools and smaller teaching pools at all of our centres. For more information click here

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Timetable

Group Exercise Classes

Swimming Timetable

active Newham Swim Safely

active Newham operates A “Swim Safely” Procedures which is a comprehensive set of guidelines aimed at ensuring safe use of swimming pools.

Swim Safely Admission Rules:

  • Under 8’s must be accompanied by a competent adult swimmer (over 16yrs old and recommended to be able to swim at least 25 meters).
  • No more than two under 8’s or weak/non swimmers to each competent adult swimmer.
  • The competent adult swimmer must actively supervise the under 8’s
  • Weak/non swimmers, under 8’s, must be actively supervised in the water, all non-swimmers must remain in shallow water, and are not permitted past the relevant mark on poolside.  This includes anyone wearing armbands or using other swimming aids, as well as adults who are weak or non-swimmers.
  • Young people aged between 9 – 16 years must display they are able to competently swim 25 meters before they are allowed to swim outside the shallow water area.
  • Young people who have demonstrated they are able to swim 25 meters must wear the wristband given to them at all times.
  • It is strongly recommended that under 8’s and all non-swimmers wear armbands and /or another appropriate type of buoyancy aid.
Click here to read our swimming guidelines

Personal Trainers

Opening Hours

Monday-Friday: 6.00am - 10.00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 8.00am - 8.00pm

Atherton Leisure Centre
189 Romford Road
London
E15 4JF

0300 124 0123

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