Braunstone Leisure Centre

Braunstone Leisure Centre has two pools, a gym and spectator seating for 400 people. Find us at 2 Hamelin Road, Leicester, LE3 1JN.

Further information

What's new?

The leisure centre has undergone a number of improvements as part of a national pilot project to get more people swimming. These improvements include: 

  • Additional swim play equipment
  • New chairs and tables for the street area
  • 2 x new hairdryers and vanity unit
  • Costume dryer installation
  • Storage pods installation on both pools
  • New blinds on both pools
  • Hot drinks machine installation
  • Sun loungers on poolside for relaxation sessions
  • Temperature signs on poolside.

Opening times 

Days Opening hours
Monday to Friday 6.30am – 10pm
Saturday 8am - 5pm
Sunday 8am - 5pm

N.B. - opening hours may differ on bank holidays. Check our bank holiday opening times.  


Classes and activities

Classes and activities

Find out when classes and activities take place.
View timetable (PDF)

Term time swim timetables

Term time swim timetables

Find out swim timetables during term time.
View timetables (PDF)

Holiday swim timetable

Holiday swim timetable

Find out swim timetables during holidays. Please note, that Hydrobox takes place at 6.45 - 7.30am on Wednesday mornings
View timetables (PDF)

If you have problems accessing or viewing these timetables, please send us an email

Upcoming pool closures

Due to future swimming gala events, there will be changes to the availability of public swimming or swimming lessons.

  • Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 November - no public swimming or swim lessons
  • Friday 15 November - no public swimming or lessons from 4pm
  • Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 November - no public swimming or swim lessons
  • Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 January - swim lessons as normal, no public swimming from 1pm
  • Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 February 2020 - swim lessons as normal, no public swimming from 1pm

There will be no public swimming in the main pool from 2.30pm - 4pm on the following Wednesday's:

  • Wednesday 9 October 2019
  • Wednesday 30 October 2019
  • Wednesday 6 November 2019
  • Wednesday 27 November 2019
  • Wednesday 4 December 2019
  • Wednesday 29 January 2020
  • Wednesday 5 February 2020
  • Wednesday 26 February 2020 
  • Wednesday 4 March 2020

Apologies for any inconvenience these closures may cause. 

Community pool and main swimming pool which can be divided into two and seats for 300 spectators
Gym with 60 'stations' for customers including people with disabilities
Six badminton courts, sports hall and spectator seating for up to 400 people, a first aid room and cafeteria are also included in the building
Two newly-refurbished meeting rooms
Free WiFi

Walking football sessions 

We are working in partnership with Leicester City Football Club and Age UK, to deliver a series of walking football sessions. Walking football is a slow paced version of football with no running involved. First session is free and thereafter £2 per session. 

Sessions are being held: 

Days Time
Thursdays 11am-12pm and 1-2pm
Sundays 10-11am

To book your place call us on 0116 229 3229. 

We are also holding sessions at Cossington Leisure Centre - find out more.

Contact us  

Ring us on: 0116 229 3229
Send us a message