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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)

Main pool - holiday swim timetable

Main pool - holiday swim timetable

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

Community pool - holiday swim timetable

Community pool - holiday swim timetable

Find out swim timetables for the community pool during holidays.
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.

  • Wednesday 18 March, 10am - 12pm - main pool unavailable
  • Friday 27 March, 10am - 12pm - both pools unavailable
  • Sunday 29 March, 1pm onwards - main pool unavailable


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