Clissold Leisure Centre


Clissold Leisure Centre is located near Clissold Park in Stoke Newington. It boasts extensive facilities, including two 25-metre swimming pools, a gym, a squash court and a crèche. It's operated by, a charity social enterprise.

For membership information, please see the leisure centre membership page. For more information, see Better - Clissold Leisure Centre.


Clissold Leisure Centre is located at 63 Clissold Road, London N16 9EX. 

Opening times 


  • two 25m swimming pools
  • toddler pool
  • fitness centre / gym
  • health suite (spa, sauna and steam room)
  • sports hall
  • squash courts (2)
  • cafe
  • creche
  • birthday parties
  • group exercise classes
  • men only sessions
  • women only sessions
  • disability swimming sessions
  • improved disability access  


  • pool hoist
  • accessible toilet
  • accessible changing facilities
  • activities for disabled people 
  • ramp access
  • fitness centre adapted for wheelchair users
  • wheelchair access to poolside facilities
  • lift  
  • improved access and provision for disabled people 

The recently improved provision of inclusive fitness equipment and staff training will help support the health and fitness needs of disabled people.

This includes high visibility entrance markings, additional handrails in the changing rooms and toilets, improved signage and newly qualified NVQ level 3 fitness instructors who are now trained to work to support disabled customers. Visit Better for more information. 

Free swimming in Hackney

Under 18s, over 60s, disabled people and their carers can swim for free across the borough, all year round. For more information see Better - Clissold Leisure Centre.

Further information

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