Leisure centre re-opening dates and information

Following government guidance and the latest industry standards it has been necessary to review our procedures, activities and session times.

Information on some of our web pages is under review and may not be current.

Up-to-date information, guidance, session times and FAQs are now available


Advice and Information

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Crystal, Dudley and Halesowen Leisure Centre are now open and will offer selected activities including, lane swimming,  fitness classes, gym sessions (excluding Dudley) and badminton (excluding Halesowen). 

Crystal Leisure Centre’s leisure pool will remain closed until further notice. 

Dudley Leisure Centres gym will remain closed until further notice to ensure safety measures have been installed. Shower facilities are also closed.

The Dell Stadium has re-opened and Coseley Sports Centre will re-open on Monday 10 August to offer badminton, table tennis, astro and grass pitches only.

To visit the centres you must pre-book a session online or over the phone. You can book a maximum of one activity session per day. The telephone and online booking system is now open. Please note: An online booking facility is not available at The Dell Stadium or Coseley Sports Centre.

If you are a member you can book online or by phone up to 7 days in advance. Non-member can book up to 4 days in advance by calling 01384 812800. Non members will have to pay at the time of booking.

Customer and staff safety is our highest priority, we've produced a short walk through video, so you know what to expect when you return to Dudley borough leisure centres:


Opening times

Opening and closing hours remain the same. Gyms, fitness classes, swimming and badminton sessions are operating at different times.

What activities are available?

  • Lane swimming for competent swimmers 
  • Lifestyles gyms (excluding Dudley Leisure Centre)
  • Fitness Classes
  • Badminton (excluding Halesowen and the Dell Stadium)
  • Football and athletics track (the Dell Stadium)

Closed for now

  • Leisure pool at Crystal Leisure Centre
  • Learner pools at Dudley and Halesowen
  • Lifestyles gym at Dudley Leisure Centre
  • Squash courts
  • Lockers (swimmers can take bags onto poolside)
  • Changing rooms for gym, fitness class and badminton users
  • Showers facilities are closed at Dudley Leisure Centre
  • Many clubs have not yet returned to the centres
  • Gym inductions will not be available initially
  • Spinning studios/sessions
  • Aqua fitness sessions including aquanatal

Changes to keep you safe

  • Everyone must book a session - this will help to stop the centres from getting too busy
  • When booking, we will take your name and number for test and trace
  • We have enhanced cleaning measures in place and will be cleaning the centres more frequently throughout the day. Areas will be closed at certain times for cleaning
  • Hand sanitiser is available 
  • Floor markings and signs are in place to help you keep a safe distance from other users
  • No spectators are allowed 
  • Lockers are out of use throughout the centres
  • Changing rooms, lockers and showers are closed to dry side users
  • Changing rooms and showers are open to swimmers only
  • Toilets are out of use unless you are using the centre 
  • Changing rooms at Crystal and Dudley are now mixed changing rooms

Swimming pool opening hours

The swimming pools re-open on Thursday 6 August. Learner pools will remain closed. 

Swimming Etiquette

Crystal Leisure Centre

Dudley Leisure Centre Shower facilities are closed at Dudley Leisure Centre.

Halesowen Leisure Centre

Fitness class timetables

Lifestyles gyms

Session times, information and guidance for Crystal, Dudley and Halesowen leisure centres

Please note: Dudley leisure centres gym is closed until further notice.


The Dell Stadium

Online Bookings

Covid-19 Secure Notices

Covid-19 Secure Risk Assessments

  • Crystal, Dudley and Halesowen Leisure Centre: 01384 812800

    The Dell Stadium: 01384 812942/43

  • Crystal Leisure Centre: 01384 812912

    Dudley Leisure Centre: 01384 812819

    Halesowen Leisure Centre: 01384 812934

  • sport@dudley.gov.uk


  • Crystal Leisure Centre Bell Street, Stourbridge, DY8 1AE

    Dudley Leisure Centre Wellington Road, Dudley, DY1 1UH

    Halesowen Leisure Centre Great Cornbow, Halesowen, B63 3AF

    The Dell Stadium Bryce Road, Pensnett, Brierley Hill, DY5 4NE