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Improvement work and changes to the centre's programme

The pool at Halesowen Leisure Centre is currently closed until Spring 2022 as part of a multi-million pound revamp of the site. The relocated temporary gym and limited fitness facilities will still be open at selected times during the refurbishment works. 

We’re sorry for any inconvenience. Customers are reminded that they can access facilities at Crystal and Dudley leisure centres and the Dell Stadium.

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Easing of restrictions in leisure centres

Following the government’s announcement regarding the easing of restrictions, we are pleased to be able to offer a more comprehensive programme at our centres but we will continue to take a cautious approach on how we operate. Please visit the individual centres webpages for times, sessions and other useful information.

Please be advised that, due to the on-going Covid situation, we are experiencing staffing shortages. Therefore, sessions may be cancelled or restricted at short notice. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Halesowen leisure centre has many facilities comprising of a main pool, dance studios, Lifestyles gym, squash courts and function rooms. The centre caters for sports, fitness and recreational activities, meetings, birthday parties and private functions.

Information and guidance following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions

Overview of leisure centres

Following the latest announcement from the Government confirming that restrictions are easing, the following information highlights safety protocols and how we plan to operate going forward. 

Although many rules have been removed, a few basic safety measures remain in place.

We are delighted to be able to increase provisions and access, and finally return to some normality; however we equally want to take a sensible approach to resuming services and ensure that our staff and customers continue to feel safe when visiting us and have an enjoyable experience.

Covid-19 symptoms

Please do not enter the facility if you or someone you live with has:

  • a high temperature
  • a new, continuous cough
  • a loss of, or change to, your sense of smell or taste

 Basic safety measures to remain in place

  • The government expects and recommends that people wear coverings in crowded areas, however the wearing of masks will be down to individual choice
  • Strict cleaning regimes will remain in place
  • Protective screens will be retained at main reception and key contact points such as in the gyms
  • Sanitisation stations will be available
  • It is recommended that customers scan the ‘Test and trace’ QR code when entering the facilities
  • Windows and doors will remain open in rooms (where possible) to increase ventilation
  • Kiosks/unity pods in the Lifestyles gyms will remain out of use until further notice
  • Customers should continue to bring their own exercise mats for classes.

Key changes relating to specific facility areas

  • Halesowen Leisure Centre will only be open for fitness classes and the Lifestyles gym from Tuesday 31 August 2021. This is due to refurbishment works taking place
  • You will be able to participate in more than one activity per day at the centres
  • One-way systems and social distancing will be removed
  • Swimmers are no longer required to arrive ‘swim-ready’
  • Changing rooms at Dudley Leisure Centre will return to separate male and female changing rooms
  • Changing rooms, shower and toilet facilities will re-open at the Dell Stadium
  • Lockers are available at Crystal, Dudley and Halesowen leisure centres
  • Dry-side changing rooms and shower facilities are available at Crystal Leisure Centre
  • Spectating will resume at all facilities
  • Normal capacities will resume within all facility areas wherever possible
  • All gym equipment will be reinstated
  • Water coolers will be back in use at Crystal and Dudley leisure centres
  • Badminton, squash and table-tennis will have all booking restrictions removed. The online booking system is available.
  • The Dell Stadium's football pitches will be available to all teams/clubs and casual bookings.
  • The running track at the Dell Stadium can be accessed as an individual or in a group/ team/ club. Limits regarding people attending in a group have been removed.
  • Equipment e.g. badminton/squash racket and footballs can be hired at Crystal, Dudley and Halesowen leisure centres.

Booking facilities

  • Pre-booking is no longer necessary for all activities; with the exception of the Lifestyles gym at Halesowen Leisure Centre (selected time slots only).
  • A pre-booking facility is available for the early morning lane swimming sessions at Crystal and Dudley leisure centres. 

Clubs/regular bookings

Clubs and regular bookings can return to normal. This includes indoor team sports such as 5-a-side football.

Online booking

The online booking facility is open. Please note, an online booking facility is not available at The Dell Stadium or Coseley Sports Centre.

New developments

New and exciting developments are planned for Crystal, Dudley and Halesowen leisure centres

Improvement work and changes to Halesowen leisure centre's programme

From Tuesday 31 August 2021 the centre will undergo major refurbishment work in order to improve facilities and the service we provide. Whilst this work is carried out the centre programme will be affected. Further details are available.

Facilities

  • One swimming pool - pool opening hours
  • Two squash courts
  • Spinning studio
  • Three dance studios suitable for group fitness classes and martial arts
  • Therapy room
  • Lifestyles gym with range of equipment
  • Sports equipment for hire and on sale
  • Refreshment area with snack and drink vending machines
  • Changing, shower and toilet areas
  • Meeting/activities rooms

Swimming Pool Opening Hours

Prices 2021

Bookings

Members can book Squash / racquetball and fitness classes online using our leisure bookings portal:

What you will need to make an online booking

  • You will need your Member ID (Logon) number and PIN. If you do not know this information please request a new password and an email will be sent to you confirming your details
  • Activities are bookable 7 days in advance 
  • Online bookings are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 
  • Members will be charged for bookings cancelled within a 48 hour period of the booking start time

Membership Schemes

We offer a range of memberships to help you enjoy life, feel great and achieve a healthier lifestyle. Whatever your sporting interests, our team are on hand to provide advice and support, from your initial visit right through to you achieving your personal goals.

*Please note: A Parental/Carer consent form must be completed for children under 16 years of age.

Block Bookings

Teams and clubs who wish to block book a court should contact the administration team on 01384 812800 to check availability.

  • If you are a registered club but do not have a block booking with Dudley Council you will need to pay for your booking in advance
  • Please contact the leisure centre for further information

At Halesowen Leisure Centre

Swimming Lessons

A range of swimming lessons take place during term-time with our experienced, fully qualified swimming instructors.

Further information will be available when our lessons recommence.

Lifestyles Gym

Our Lifestyles Gym has a great choice of Technogym equipment and has been designed to provide everyone with the ultimate workout environment.

Fitness Classes

The centre runs a wide range of fitness classes to suit all abilities, including pump express, grit, boxercise, spin, gun-ex, pound, aquafit, metafit, pilates, insanity and yoga.

Children's Birthday Parties

If you're having a Birthday Party we can help. Let us take the strain out of hosting a birthday party.

Clubs

Clubs at Halesowen Leisure Centre - A number of clubs meet at the centre on a weekly basis offering additional activities outside of those offered by Halesowen Leisure Centre.

Covid- 19 Secure Notice

Covid-19 Secure Measures Risk Assessment

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    Centre enquiries: 01384 812800 (option 2)

    Lifestyle gym: 01384 812934

    Email: Halesowen Leisure Centre

     

     

  • Centre opening hours:

    • Monday to Friday - 7.15am to 10pm
    • Saturday - 7.45am to 4pm
    • Sunday - 7.45am to 7pm

    Lifestyles gym opening hours:

    • Monday to Friday - 7.15am to 9.30pm (last admission 9pm)
    • Saturday and Sunday - 8am to 4pm (last admission 3.30pm)

    Swimming pool opening hours

  • Car parking is available in the Pool Road Multi-Storey Car Park opposite the centre.

    Customers can enjoy up to two hour's free parking at Dudley Council car parks. For further details see ticket machines located on the car parks.

  • Great Cornbow, Halesowen, West Midlands, B63 3AF