Leisure Directory - Southend Leisure & Tennis Centre

Record Details


Garon Park
Eastern Avenue


01702 613000


Southend Leisure and Tennis Centre website



  • Gym
  • Badminton Courts
  • Indoor and Outdoor Tennis Courts
  • Floodlit Netball Courts
  • Athletics Track
  • Basketball Courts
  • Aerobics Suite
  • Sports Hall
  • Health Suite
  • Creche
  • Bar
  • Cafeteria
  • Conference Facilities
  • 25 metre 8 lane swimming pool, available for recreational and competitive usage.
  • World Class diving pool with fixed platforms at 1m, 3m, 5m, 7.5m and 10m, two springboards at 3m, plus three 1m springboards.
  • The diving pool also features a moveable floor to enable swimming lessons and exercise classes to take place.
  • A dry-diving training facility complete with harness and trampolines.
  • 374 tiered seats, including 22 wheelchair spaces.
  • A small fun pool with a water slide.



Free swimming sessions are available for residents aged 65 and above. Users can swim any day of the week during public swim sessions, using the new swipe cards. Please contact the leisure centre for more information. Please note, this is for a limited time period only.

Once Swim School Level 5 has been completed there is the opportunity to join one of Southend's local swimming clubs. Further information is available from the clubs directly.

The Borough of Southend Swimming Club Website

Email -boss.swimming@hotmail.co.uk

Southend-on-sea Swimming Club website 

Email -sossc@live.co.uk