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Free WiFi now available in the Bistro, Please see the team for more information.

Thursdays 11:30 - 12:30 the small pool and water confidence will be closed due to a restricted access booking.

Please be aware that the annual price increases will be affective from 1st April 2014.

Please note we have ammended our diving procedure for the Main Pool, Please speak to reception for more details

Please be aware that at weekends we operate a banding system, For more information please speak to one of our Front of House team.



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Kids Learning Sports

Get your kids learning a sport & being active for less in 2014. Try our professional sports coaching, under 5 play sessions, crèches, holiday activities or book party.
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Verulamium Spa

Sooth your time away in our Verulamium Spa and endulge yourself with one of our prestigious spa treatments.
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the Bistro

A modern traditional bistro with a contemporary twist, the all-day stylish venue is situated at the heart of the modern Westminster Lodge.
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Our multi-court sports hall hosts a variety of sports and activities opportunities. The hall can be booked as individual courts to the whole court.
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Voting is now live for any Everyone Active leisure centre that has been shortlisted for this year's National Health Club Awards.
Westminster Lodge supports Gemma in marathon challenge
Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre, operated by Everyone Active in partnership with St Albans City & District Council, is supporting Rennie Grove Hospice Care Events Fundraiser Gemma Martin in her London Marathon challenge by providing her with free access to all facilities and fortnightly personal training sessions.
Westminster Lodge hosts successful Big Family Challenge day
Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre– operated by Everyone Active in partnership with St Albans City & District Council – hosted a very successful day of free family fitness, fun and prizes on Saturday 8 February.
A team of six young entrepreneurs are hosting a fitness fun day at Westminster lodge – operated by Everyone Active in partnership with St Albans City & District Council – to raise money for the St Albans Volunteer Centre on Sunday 26 January from 13:00 – 17:00.
Everyone Active Joins the World’s Biggest Swim
Westminster Lodge is urging the local community to sign up and join in with the World’s Biggest Swim.
Dancing to raise funds for the Philippines
Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre in St Albans is holding a special ‘Dance Fusion’ class on Saturday 14th December in order to raise money for the Philippines Typhoon Appeal. The class will be free of charge and Everyone Active will ask those taking part to make a small donation to the appeal.
  • 25m x 10 lane main pool with 50% moveable floor
  • 17mx10m training pool with 100% moveable floor
  • Confidence water area for children
  • 4 court sports hall
  • 200 station fitness gym and youth gym
  • 2 x Exercise / multi purpose studios
  • Group Cycling Studio
  • Climbing wall
  • Crèche
  • Children’s soft play area
  • Café / Bistro

A 360 view of the 200 station fitness gym.


Verulamium Spa

  • Tepidarium
  • Laconium
  • Caldarium
  • Steam Room
  • Kelo Sauna
  • Hydrospa Pool
  • Relaxation Areas
  • Treatment Rooms
  • Pedicure Area
  • Manicure Area
  • Café / Bistro

Clubs and Associations


Kids Activities


Futsal Soccer

Futsal Soccer (4-13 years)

Westminster Lodge has recently introduced futsal soccer sessions in association with The Advance Soccer Academy. The sessions – which are suitable for all abilities - focus on technique, skills and tricks. Sessions are held on Monday 17:00-18:00 and Tuesday 16:00-19:00 for children aged 4-13.

Sessions cost £25 per person per month. Sibling discounts are also available. To book or for more information, contact simon@advancesocceracademy.com  or visit www.advancesocceracademy.com.

Excel Football  (ages 3&4)

Football Coaching for 3&4 year olds. Tuesdays 11am, 13.15 and 14.00 and Thursdays 13.15 and 14.00.

Call Steve 07870207865, Email steve@excelsport.co.uk Visit www.excelsport.co.uk follow on twitter @excel_stalbans

Performing Arts

Helen O’Grady Drama Academy (5–17 years)

The Helen O'Grady Academy offers a unique programme of self-development for children, helping to advance their social skills, confidence, listening skills and team-work skills. Classes are split into three age groups: 5–8 years, 9–11 years and 12+ years and are held every Saturday.

To book or for more information, contact Helen on 01462 713406 or visit www.helenogrady.co.uk.

Popdance KidsPopdance Kids (ages 4+)

Popdance Kids teaches children aged 4+ fun and energetic dance routines to their favourite ‘pop’ songs. The classes are suited to all abilities and the emphasis is on enjoyment. Popdance Kids classes will begin at Westminster Lodge on Saturday 11 September and will run every Wednesday from 16:15-17:00 (for 4-6 years) and 16:00-17:00 (for children aged 7+).

The full 13 week course costs £65 for children aged 4-6 and £78 for youngsters aged 7+. To book or for more information, visit www.popdance.co.uk.

Popdance TotsPopdance Tots (2-4 years)

Westminster Lodge also offers a Popdance class for pre-school children aged 2-4. The classes are suited to all abilities and the emphasis is on enjoyment. Popdance Tots classes will begin at Westminster Lodge on Saturday 11 September and will run every Wednesday from 15:45-16:15.

The full 13 week course costs £52 per child. To book or for more information, visit www.popdance.co.uk.


Martial arts


Bushido Hombu Karate (13+ when accompanied by an adult)

Bushido Martial Arts Club runs karate classes at Westminster Lodge every Thursday from 20:00-21:00. The sessions are suitable for beginners of all ages and aim to be fun and informative. Karate is great for fitness and can help develop self-discipline and interpersonal skills.

Sessions cost £7 per person. To sign up or for more information, visit www.bushido-hombu.co.uk.

Shotokan Karate (ages 6+)

The English Shotokan Karate Association (ESKA) also runs beginner, intermediate and advanced Shotokan karate classes at the centre every Sunday from 10:00–11:00. The sessions cover all aspects of the ancient art form and focus on developing flexibility and fitness, as well as pride and self-confidence.

Each four week course consisting of four sessions costs £18 for children and £30 for adults. To sign up or for more information, contact des-allen@hotmail.co.uk or visit www.eska.org.

Shaolin Kickboxing (ages 8+)

Shaolin Kickboxing is a great way to get fit, tone up, lose weight and gain confidence. These fun, family-friendly classes are suitable for all abilities and are open to children and adults aged 8+.

Each four week course consisting of four sessions costs £18 for children and £30 for adults. Shaolin Kickboxing sessions are held at Westminster Lodge every Thursday from 19:30–21:30. To book or for more information, call 07904 079147 or visit www.shaolinkickboxing.com.

Tang Soo Do (ages 6+)

Tang Soo Do is a Korean martial art that helps develop body coordination, self-discipline, respect and confidence. Sessions consist of mental and physical training such as stances, forms, hand and foot techniques, sparring and breathing exercises. Classes are held at Westminster

Lodge every Monday from 20:00-21:30 and Saturday 10:00-11:30.

All ages and abilities are welcome. The drop in sessions cost £6.50 per session or customers can pay £42 per month for unlimited sessions at Westminster Lodge and other local venues. To sign up or for more information, contact the centre on 01727 736 080

Partners information coming soon...

Bear Grylls - Kids Easter Survival Course

The Bear Grylls' Kids Easter Survival Course comes to Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre on the 11th April 2014 starting at 09:30am .

Click here for information about the survival course.

To book or for more information contact Fit for Sport on www.fitforsport.co.uk or call 0845 456 3233 (reduced rate number).



What is the event and what will it involve?
Our aquathon is an endurance-based event focusing on swimming and running.

We will begin with a pool-based swim and end with a park run. Competitors will be split into ‘waves’.

400m swim + 5km run

Who can enter?
Everyone – as long as you can swim and you’re aged between 16 and 116!

How do I enter?
Applicants must first register for a FREE Everyone Active card (if not a Everyone Active Member) Register FREE Here
(Your card will be ready and waiting for you next time you visit your local Everyone Active Leisure Centre)



Alternatively please call the centre to reserve your place.


Then complete the entry form for the event - Download PDF Form
You will be notified of your allocated wave, timings and, upon arrival at the event, each competitor will be allocated a coloured swim hat

What time does it all start and finish?
On the day, registration for all groups will open at 11am.
The first wave will set off at 12pm.
We recommend that each competitor arrives approximately one hour before their wave starts
The whole event will be finished by approximately 3pm.

What does it cost?
Entry is £15 per person. Day licences will be covered by Everyone Active.

What should I bring and what will be provided?

Please bring all your kit, trainers, shorts, t-shirt, socks, swimwear, goggles, towel, drinks bottle, race belt (if desired) and warm clothing for afterwards
We’ll provide swim caps and race numbers
Lockers are available within the leisure centre.

What about spectators?

There’s plenty of room for everyone, so do bring all your supporters along!
They can view from poolside and then make their way out to the park to cheer you on as you run
Some zones will be restricted to competitors only, but these will clearly marked and we’ll have plenty of marshals to point everyone in the right direction

Spectators will be able to buy food and drink from our Bistro on the day.

How do I get to Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre?
Find us at Holywell Hill, St Albans, AL1 2DL.
The centre is easily accessible by car and there is plenty of parking available on-site and in the public car parks around the centre.
The nearest train station is St Albans Abbey.

For all further information, please contact Sam Hart / Will Brentnall at samhart@everyoneactive.com / willbrentnall@everyoneactive.com


The Westminster Lodge Quiz Night

Starting Wednesdays 17.00 - 17.45 we are offering free dance session to 11 - 18yr olds to learn new dance routines to favourites tracks as well as get fit and tone up. For more information call 08444 829607 email: info@popdance.co.uk or visit the website www.popdance.co.uk/free


Thursday 27th March the Bistro are hosting our first quiz night. Get a team together between 6 - 8 participants for 18.30

£8.50 per head, this includes a fish and chip supper during the interval.

For more information contact Chloe Ledger (bistro manager)

 Chloeledger@everyoneactive.com or call 01727 736 097.

Free Pop Dance

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Grand Opening - Saturday 10th November 2012