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Cossington Street Sports Centre

Cossington Street Sports Centre has a 30m swimming pool, gym, sauna facilities, three-court sports hall and floodlit outdoor ball court. Find us at Cossington Street, Leicester, LE4 6JD.

Further information

Gym refurbishment works: get 50% off your membership

Since 20 February, the gym at the centre has been undergoing a major refurbishment.

The investment of more than £2million, will also include the leisure centres at Aylestone and Evington. With this investment, we are aiming to meet the needs of the local community by expanding the space of our centres, creating more opportunities for local people to come together and get active.

With the gym set to reopen in September, the first 500 customers to buy a new direct debit Active Leicester membership at Cossington Street Sports Centre can enjoy 50% off their first three months. Alternatively, new annual members will get 12 months for the price of nine. Get your discounted membership from Friday 17 July.

How will this affect me?

Please note that while the gym facilities are closed during this period, the swimming pool and sauna will remain open. The centre's sports hall will be permanently closed as we make room for the expanded gym and studio space. We have six other gyms across the city. If you already have an Active Leicester gym membership, you can access any of these as part of your current membership. 

Can I freeze my membership?

You can freeze your membership at no cost while works are taking place. To do so, email our membership team or call 0116 454 0910.

What's going to change?

Complementing the 30m pool and sauna facilities, the refurbished Cossington Street Sports Centre will feature:

  • A 50-station gym
  • Functional training space
  • Free weights
  • Programmable gym space
  • A group exercise studio
  • Refurbished changing rooms.


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Opening times

Days Opening hours
Monday to Friday 6.30am – 10pm
Saturday 8am - 5pm
Sunday 8am - 3pm

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.
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Term time timetable

Term time timetable

Find out swim timetables during term time.
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Holiday swim timetable

Holiday swim timetable

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

30m swimming pool. Sessions include lane swimming, swimming lessons, fitness classes and women-only sessions
Sauna facilities with separate male and female sessions
Outdoor ball court includes five-a-side pitches with floodlights
Three-court sports hall with facilities for five-a-side football, badminton, table tennis and fitness classes
Free WiFi

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