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During the Easter Holidays for under 19's - Watford Council & Three Rivers Residents

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Easter Opening Times

We will be open 9am - 5pm on Good Friday and Easter Monday (Creche closed)  and normal holiday hours for the rest of the Easter holidays.

All Swim and sports school lessons will be on as normal.



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Vote for Your Local Leisure Centre
Voting is now live for any Everyone Active leisure centre that has been shortlisted for this year's National Health Club Awards.
Join the Big Family Challenge and get active at Watford Leisure Centre Central and Woodside
Watford Leisure Centre Woodside and Central are throwing open their doors in February in a bid to help families get active. The Everyone Active operated centres are each hosting a day of free family fitness, fun and prizes and are encouraging the whole family to test their agility and coordination in a bid to win a trip to Disneyland Paris in the Big Family Challenge.
Everyone Active Joins the World’s Biggest Swim
Everyone Active centres in Watford are urging the local community to sign up and join in with the World’s Biggest Swim.
Watford mum loses over four stone with help from Everyone Active
Watford mum Amy Van Zyl, 28, has lost an incredible four stone twelve pounds in eight months with the help of Watford Leisure Centre Woodside, operated by Everyone Active.
250k Investment at Watford Leisure Centre
Watford Leisure Centre Woodside, operated by Everyone Active in partnership with Watford Borough Council, is set to benefit from a major 250k gym upgrade. The investment, which follows the refurbishment of Watford Leisure Centre Central, will see state-of-the-art fitness equipment installed to enhance customer experience and encourage more people to be active.
Watford schools invited to Legacy Games
Watford primary schoolchildren were invited to a day of activities and healthy competition designed to deliver the sporting legacy promised by London 2012. Over 600 youngsters descended on Watford Borough Council’s Watford Leisure Centre - Woodside on Thursday 3rd October to participate in the day organised by Fit for Sport, the UK’s leading provider of children’s activities.

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Swimming Pools

Whether it’s our ASA accredited Swim School swimming lessons or Aqua Aerobics our wet activities offer something for everyone.  We offer results cards in the pool for those who want to use the pool to get fit and fun sessions for those who just want to relax.


Fitness Suite

If you enjoy a good workout in a state of the art environment then why not try out our fitness suite.  With the latest Precor equipment this is a great way to boost your fitness levels.  We have results cards designed to offer you a different workout every time and you can also book our personal training to provide motivation and results driven exercise plans.


Group Exercise Studio

If you find working out in a group more inspiration then we have the right class for you. With a wide variety of classes on offer ranging from high energy Body Pump Class to a more relaxing Pilates class we cater for all your needs. Our friendly and qualified instructors can cater for all needs and abilities, so why not come down and check our class time table and get started today.


Squash Courts

If you prefer your racket sports we offer 4 squash courts which are ideal for spectators and members to marvel at your skills.



Sports Hall

Our Sports hall offers a range of activities from Badminton and Short Tennis to Basketball with spring loaded basketball rings and five-a-side football. Please contact the centre for more details on hiring the Sports hall or reserving a badminton court for you and your friends.



We offer a safe and stimulating play environment for your child.  We believe in safeguarding and providing for the interests and well being of all children whom we encourage to participate in our activities.

We understand that parents of young children sometimes find it difficult to find enough time for themselves and particularly to replenish the energy necessary to keep up with a young family!

Children from 6 weeks up until their 5th birthday are welcome to join us at our crèche.

Children are accepted into the crèche on the understanding that parents/guardians are to remain on the premises.

The crèche is open: - Monday – Friday 9.30am – 12.00am


On your first visit to the crèche you will be asked to complete a registration card.  The following information is required: - Child’s name, address, age and date of birth.  Name of parent/guardian, contact number.  G.P. name, address and contact number.  Details of any medical problems or other conditions which we need to be made aware of.  You will be asked to give a password at time of registration.

All information provided is confidential.


We have set ratios that we strictly adhere to in the crèche.  These are in place to ensure the safety of the children in our care.   Booking in advance is advised.  If you can not attend the crèche please cancel you space with reception to ensure you do not get charged.  Children can be in our care for a maximum of 2 hours.



After a hard workout you need time to relax so why not take the weight off your feet and try some of our freshly delivered goodies or simply enjoy a coffee with friends.


Sports School

Sports School is a 50 weeks a year scheme to encourage and develop your child’s agility, balance and coordination.  Sports School is a comprehensive scheme which enables all participates to join and improve continually.

Activities for children aged between 2 years – 15 years


Birthday Parties

Allow your child and there friends to run riot or splash around in one of our parties. Choose to have a swimming pool party in the main or learner pool, football frenzy, bouncy castle, trampoline or an all sports parties.  Our party leaders will look after all your needs to make sure everyone has a great time, and we’ll clear up the mess too!


Treatment Rooms

FK Beauty at Watford Leisure Centre Woodside

Need pampering? Relax, unwind and treat yourself to the new world of personalised luxury, by a fully qualified Beautician at FK Beauty.  Offering a full range of treatments from Manicures to Holistic Massage.  GO ON TREAT YOURSELF TODAY.

For a full list of treatments please see The Treatment Menu.

Don’t forget as an Everyone active member you will receive a 10% discount on ALL treatments you book.

Also keep a look out in both Watford Central and Woodside for Monthly Offers!!

For more information visit FK Beauty's website at http://www.fkbeauty.com/


 Phil Edwards Resident Physiotherapist - based at WLC Woodside

Phil Edwards has been involved in the treatment & management of Sports Injuries since first qualifying in 1986.

Currently he tutors nationally for the Football Association on their Treatment & Management of Injury courses. He also lectures on injury in sport internationally from West Coast USA (Los Angeles) to Japan (Tokyo).

Previous appointments have included head physiotherapist to three large professional league football clubs, guest lecturer at both Oxford Brookes and North London Universities.

In 2008 the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists recognised him with an ‘Achievement of Excellence’ award.

Phil is also a member of the Society of Sports Therapists and registered with the UK Health Professions Council.


Woodside Stadium

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Please check on the Events page for any upcoming Stadium Events.



For clubs, schools and other bookings please call 01923 892710, to get more information.


Clubs & Associations

Fit for Sport

Children's activity camps for during the holidays.  Find out more about Fit For Sport from their website by clicking on the link below.

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Tiger Shotokan Black Belt Academy

The Tiger Shotokan Black Belt Academy is the premier karate school in the UK, and is dedicated to Black Belt Excellence. Quality ,caring, tuition inspiring everyone with a personal touch are the hall marks of the TSBBA. By improving your confidence as well as fitness, flexibility and developing essential karate life-skills in a positive, safe and friendly environment, our students learn to become more confident and successful contributing members of the community. Our aim is to unlock the true physical, mental and spiritual potential of our students and bring out the best in them.  For the kids this also means better grades at school and better behaviour at home. Teenagers gain an improved clarity which gives them the edge in dealing with the complexities in their lives. Self defence skills development is only the tip of the iceberg.  As the journey towards Black Belt begins, our students discover amazing capabilities within themselves which they never thought possible before. Age is no barrier as our classes are suitable for all ages above 5 years.

The Tiger Shotokan Black Belt Academy meets at the Watford Leisure Centre Woodside.

For more information call - 0844 8400 444 or visit our website at: www.tsbba.co.uk email: tsbba1@yahoo.com



Watford Swimming Club

Watford Swimming Club aim to promote swimming locally, in an atmosphere where all swimmers can experience the fun of competition and reach their full potential.  Swimmers will be able to compete at their own ability level and go as far as possible from club to county and beyond.

Watford Swimming Club provides an atmosphere where members will find swimming a enjoyable and sociable expereience.

Please go to the Watford Swimming Club Website to find out more information and to contact the club.



Watford Water Polo Club

Watford Water Polo Club play at a few different venues in the area.  For more information on the club please go to their website following the link below.



Jaqueline Harman School of Ballet

Jaqueline Harman School of Ballet provide dance classes for 3-18 year olds.  If you would like to book your child on to one of the classes or would like to find out more information please visit their website by clicking on the link below.




Popdance® teach adults dance routines to "pop" music from the 80s, 90s and 00s.  It's a chance for adults of all ages, shapes and dance abilities to have fun, let their hair down and learn routines to music that we all love.  Plus we get fit without realising it!


Tang Soo Do

The UK Tang Soo (Soo Bahk) Do Federation is the official governing body for Tang Soo Do in the UK as recognised by Sport England.  Tang soo Do teaches mental and physical training which involves the application of co-ordinated agility, dynamic mobility, power, whole body endurance and awareness to complex body movements.  These include stances, pattern (forms), breathing exercises, self defence, hand and foot techniques, sparring and free fighting.

Tang Soo Do is suitable for both sexes from the age of six and provides a firm basis for Personal advancement, fitness and good health.

For more information including times and prices please go to the website – www.uktsdf.org.uk


Community & Corporate Partnerships

Need pampering? Relax, unwind and treat yourself to the new world of personalised luxury, by a fully qualified Beautician at FK Beauty. Offering a full range of treatments from Manicures to Holistic Massage. GO ON TREAT YOURSELF TODAY.

For a full list of treatments please see The Treatment Menu.

Don’t forget as an Everyone active member you will receive a 10% discount on ALL treatments you book.

Also keep a look out in both Watford Central and Woodside for Monthly Offers!!

For more information visit FK Beauty's website at http://www.fkbeauty.com



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