Join Backwell Leisure Centre

Take a dip in our swimming pool, relax in our health suite or try one of our many fitness classes. Whichever activity you choose, Backwell Leisure Centre’s doors are open for village residents and visitors wishing to take positive steps towards a healthier lifestyle.

On this page you’ll find everything you need including facility info., benefits of becoming a member and membership prices. You can even save time and sign-up online by clicking one of the join online buttons below.

  • Full access to our community gym, offering a variety of cardiovascular and resistance equipment
  • FREE induction, FREE fitness programme and FREE regular programme reviews
  • Use of our 25 metre swimming pool and teaching pool during public swimming sessions
  • Full access to our sauna and steam room
  • Full access to six instructor led classes each week
  • Off peak racket sports (squash & table tennis)
  • Full access to Hutton Moor and Scotch Horn Leisure Centre
  • Gym at Backwell Leisure Centre

    The community gym is equipped with high quality Cardiovascular and selector pin resistance kit. It even boasts a functional training station with Kettlebells, Corebags and various other functional kit offering customers the opportunity to complete training programmes that cater for everything from a general full body workout, to a cross training circuit.

  • 25m Swimming Pool

    There is something for everyone in our impressive swimming pool! Whether it’s our Swim England accredited swimming lessons or just a fun swim there are activities for all. We offer a swim membership for just £23 per month for those who want to use the pool regularly and also offer regular sessions for kids who just want to have some fun! With such a fantastic array of offers, sessions and equipment we’re sure you won’t be disappointed!

    Contact reception on (01275) 463726 for further information on our adult and children swimming lessons.

  • 12.5m Learner Pool

    Swimming is an important life skill and our learner pool provides the perfect teaching environment! Our Swim England accredited swimming programme offers swimming lessons for those of all ages and abilities and will ensure that you and your family can swim well. Once you feel safe in the water, we offer a swim membership for just £23 per month for those who want to use the pool regularly and also offer regular sessions for those who just want to have some fun!

    Contact reception on (01275) 463726 for further information on our adult and children swimming lessons.

  • Health Suite

    Whether you want to relax and unwind after a tough session in the gym, or simply take some time out after a long day at work, our sauna and steam room is the solution. Free and unlimited to fitness members, the sauna and steam room is the ideal place to de-stress and revitalise.

    Photograph of the Health Suite at Backwell Leisure Centre
    Photograph of the Health Suite at Backwell Leisure Centre
  • Children's Parties

    Give your child a birthday to remember! We offer a range of parties for boys and girls and for all ages.  Parties on offer include:-

    • Wet 'n' Wild Pool Party (under 8 years)
    • Splash Attack Pool Party (over 8 years)
    • Aquarun Pool Inflatable Party (over 8's)  (confident swimmers only)


    Remember our Family Members receive one FREE birthday party every year! (Terms and conditions apply)

  • Function Room/Studio

    Our multi purpose function room is both versatile and adaptable offering a great space as a fitness studio or function room for parties, meetings and focused training sessions.

  • Squash Courts

    Our squash courts are perfect for squash, table tennis and racketball players of all abilities and ages! Whether you are seeking to play competitively against others, for fun against friends, or just fancy a knock on your own our courts are here for you to take advantage of. Please contact us to find out more regarding squash, racketball and table tennis teams, club nights and ladders that may be available to you at your local leisure centre.

  • Facilities to Hire

    Our priority is tailoring our facilities to meet the needs of your occasion. From small, intimate events through to birthday parties and tournaments, our facilities are adaptable for you.

    Previously, we have held events such as swimming events, parties, and business meetings demonstrating the variety of uses of our facilities.

    See below for some of the facilities available for hire in our centre:

    Swimming Pool, Learner Pool, Function Room/Studio and Squash Courts

    If you would like to discuss or request any more information on any of the facilities above, don’t hesitate to get in touch!

  • Accessibility and Specialist Exercise

    Accessibility and Specialist Exercise

    At Backwell Leisure Centre we pride ourselves on offering accessible facilities for disabled customers with a commitment to continuously improving the accessibility in our centre to ensure we meet the needs of our customers.


    Building Accessibility

    - Disabled parking

    - Step free access into the building

    - Wheelchair friendly low level main reception desk and area

    - Handrails throughout the building

    - Automatic doors

    - Directional signage is clear

    - Staff are trained in disability awareness.


    Accessible Facilities

    - Accessible toilets, showers and changing facilities

    - Non slip floors


    Accessible Equipment

    - Main pool hoist


    Disabled Swimming

    Swimming lanes provided for the registered disabled and their carers (if required)


    Monday: 18:30-19:15

Online Expressions Fixed DD Backwell

Online Expressions 12 month Fixed DD for a minimum 12 months term.

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Online Expressions Flexi DD Backwell

Our Flexi membership gives you full access to our fantastic range of facilities and classes with the freedom to cancel at any point with just three weeks’ notice (21 days).

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Online Expressions Annual Backwell

Your yearly membership includes a free induction & fitness programme with a qualified instructor, unlimited gym usage, public swimming, group fitness classes, off peak racket sports & health suite usage at Hutton Moor, Backwell and Scotch Horn Leisure Centres. *Terms & Conditions Apply. Our annual memberships come with 10% discount, making all of this available for £399.60.

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