Backwell Leisure Centre
Farleigh Road, Backwell BS48 3PB




  • 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.

  • 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

  • Family Memberships

    Our value for money family memberships are packed with FREE activities and member discounts for the whole family to enjoy, plus as a thank you from us you even get a FREE children’s birthday party!


    We want you to keep active as a family unit as well as independently, creating healthy habits for the whole family.


    Our great Family membership deal covers 1 to 2 adults and up to 3 children (extra children can be added on request)


    Our Family Membership includes*: 

    - Gym (11+) 

    - Leisure Centre App, with compatible trainings apps (11+)

    - Group fitness classes (16+) 

    - Cycle workout classes (16+)

    - Junior Fitness classes (11-15) 

    - Health Suite (16+) 

    - Main Pool & Teaching Pool 

    - Pool Inflatable Sessions (8-12) 

    - Floats & Fun Sessions (5-7)

    - Adult & Baby/Toddler Swim Sessions (0-3½) 

    - Racket sports courts

    - Junior Drop In Sessions (5-15)

    - FREE Rumble in the Jungle (0-4)

    - FREE Creche Registration

    - 1 FREE Birthday Party (1-12) 10% off **


    - 10% off Swimming Lessons (3.5 - 15)

    - 25% off Jump & Jiggle (0-4)

    - 10% off Room Hire 

    - 10% off Café Vita purchases 

    - 10% off Zoggs, Sway and fitness branded products 

    **Terms and conditions apply

    For further information please contact a Customer Advisor on (01275) 856965 or email

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Backwell Leisure Centre

Farleigh Road, Backwell BS48 3PB
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