Whatever your fitness goals, our spacious gym has all the facilities needed to help you achieve them. 

Our fully equipped, air-conditioned gym offers a range of fitness equipment for everyone. Our members can choose from cardiovascular machines such as treadmills and rowers, to resistance equipment, free weights, dedicated stretching areas and fitness aids such as Swiss balls.

Enjoy the benefits of a single card for residents of the Royal Borough of Greenwich. The Greenwich One Card combines your library and leisure centre membership in one card and provides many exciting discounts in and around the borough. To find out more and apply visit our Greenwich One Card page.


There are 2 pools in the centre.

  • A Leisure Pool which offers Aqua Splash sessions. These sessions include swimming, an Anaconda slide, a multi-slide and a wave machine.
  • A 25m Fitness Pool with lanes, a sauna and a jacuzzi.

All Swimming Classes can be seen on the weekly programme timetable


There are 4 squash courts available at the centre.

The courts are in demand so please book courts in advance (up to 6 days ahead) to secure your game.

Sports Hall

The Sports Hall is a multi-sport arena featuring 4 badminton courts, 1 football court and 1 basketball court.


This studio is programmed with a range of Fitness Classes to vary your workout - from beginners to advanced level - in a fun and sociable environment.

All Fitness Classes can be seen on the weekly programme timetable.

Multi-Funtional Hall

A multi use area that houses our gymnastics courses as well as play scheme during the holidays. 

Also available for contract hire bookings.

Soft Play

Treat the kids to an indoor adventure all year round.

Give them the freedom to play and use their imagination with our specialty built play areas with lots of different interactive sections.

Socks must be worn at all times and parental supervision is required.


Our Creche for under 5's gives you the chance to take part in leisure activities, knowing your children are well-cared for. You can leave your child for up to 2 hours in any 24 hours. Booking is essential as places are limited. We're afraid any no-shows (including Prepaid members) will result in the full charge being made.

Our Creche is Ofsted registered. This means that the Creche is regulated and inspected to ensure that the care of the children who attend is of an excellent standard.

Holiday Playscheme

Kool Crew holiday play scheme provides an all-day supervised play care scheme for children aged from 5 years.

It's best to book in advance to guarantee a place and full payment is required at the time of booking.

Healthwise (GP referral)

GLL’s firm belief that physical activity can have a beneficial effect upon the health of an individual, underpins our commitment to the provision of a Physical Activity referral programme, ‘Healthwise’ within The Royal Borough of Greenwich.

This is a joint partnership project between GLL and the Royal Borough of Greenwich to break down barriers to physical activity and to tackle health inequalities. The Better Health Team provide tailored physical activity and exercise programmes for patients with risk factors for medical conditions or for those with existing long term conditions at an affordable rate – it is a programme designed to help people manage and improve their health.

In addition to the main Physical Activity referral programme, additional elements have been introduced in order to ensure that they are relevant to the needs and health concerns of Greenwich residents. These elements include:

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Phase IV
  • Adult Weight Management Courses
  • Respiratory Disease (COPD) classes
  • Cancer Rehabilitation

Individuals who are not already active and who have a medical condition may be suitable for referral to this programme. Please note that this service is only available to those living in the Royal Borough of Greenwich or those registered with a Greenwich GP.

To find out more information or to be referred on to this service, please speak to your Health Professional. Alternatively you can contact the Healthwise team on 020 8317 5010 and select option 4 or email us at


Sauna facilities are available at our poolside.

This facility can assist with increasing blood flow, weight loss, cleansing, relieving stress and helping to relax the body and mind.

Showers, changing rooms and lockers are all provided.

Car Parking Facilities

Waterfront Leisure Centre has in excess of 150 car parking bays with 4 marked as disabled spaces.

Centre Opening time

Monday – Friday









Parking Type: Pay And Display Car Parking and is charged £1.00 an hour (charge applies 24 hours a day)

Pre-paid car parking vouchers are available for £20 a booklet which contain 20 passes, with each pass being valid for 2 hours (effectively given 50% free).


Fill in the form using the above link to order and pay for your discounted car park voucher books.

Voucher books will take 5-10 working days for delivery, so please ensure you order in time, before you run out.

To purchase car park vouchers you will need to have a valid Pre-paid or Pay & Play membership, also your membership card. Ensure you fill in your full address so that the vouchers are able to be delivered at the time of booking.

The car park is not managed by GLL / Better and is managed by PPL. Any feedback or PCN appeals need to be forwarded to P4 Parking using one of the below means of communication:


Phone: 03332 407 298

Post: Appeals Team, PO BOX 71107, London, SE18 9LB

Terms and conditions of car parking:

  • Voucher must be displayed face up on dashboard, with entry time scratched off also including the day/month of the permit.
  • Use of the voucher is subject to parking regulations.
  • No more than 2 books can be purchased by one member in a month.
  • This offer is open to prepaid and Pay & Play members only.
  • GLL as the Manager do not accept responsibility or liability for loss or damage to any vehicle, property or person in this car park however caused.

XPLORE - Healthy Lifestyle Programme

XPLORE is a FREE Healthy Lifestyle Programme for children, young people and their families to move, eat well and feel good.

The programme is a joint partnership between GLL and the Royal Borough of Greenwich aimed at children and young people aged 4–17 years who are above a healthy weight.

The programme includes healthy eating workshops, physical activity sessions and a parent/carer discussion group. The physical activity sessions are designed to be fun and suitable for all abilities. The programme gives lots of handy tips around healthy eating and activity so families can try new things to improve their health and wellbeing within their everyday lives to improve health and wellbeing.

The 8 week programme provides a friendly, fun and safe environment for families. Programmes take place once a week across a number of GLL Leisure Centres and Children Centres with programmes split across 3 age groups; 4-6 years, 7-13 years and 14-17 years. The service offers ongoing support to families after the 8 weeks programme to help them to maintain a healthier lifestyle.


  • Children and young people aged 4-17 years
  • Children, young people and their families who:
    • Live in the Royal borough of Greenwich and/or
    • Registered with a Greenwich GP and/or
    • Attend a Greenwich school, 6th form college or institute of further education in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
  • Children and young people who are above a healthy weight.

If a child has any medical, physical, psychological, educational or emotional condition then we may need to consult with the appropriate health professional before offering a place on the programme.

How can I register?

Families can either self-refer by contacting us on the information below or be referred by GP, Health Professional, Social Care Professional or those professionals working in educational and youth setting.

Spaces are limited. If your child is aged between 4 and 17 years and you think that they are above a healthy weight or for more information then please contact us on: or by telephone 0208 317 5010 (option 5)