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Kids Zumba on Mondays from 4.15-5.15pm (4-7yrs) and 5.15-6.15pm (8-14yrs) - Fun and frantic dance session for youngsters - come with your friends

Mini Bounce on Wednesday from 4.30-5.15pm (3-5yrs) - due to popular demand, these new sesions are now on

Trampolining on Wednesday from 5.15-6.15pm (6+yrs)

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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.
Everyone Active limbers up for Sport Relief Mile
The Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile is returning to Ongar Leisure Centre. The town is set to host its second Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile on Sunday 23 March and still needs local people to come together and show their support by entering now at www.sportrelief.com.
Ongar Leisure Centre hosts successful Big Family Challenge day
Ongar Leisure Centre - operated by Everyone Active - hosted a successful day of free family fitness, fun and prizes on Saturday 8 February.
Waltham Abbey Swimming Pool hosts successful Big Family Challenge day
Waltham Abbey Swimming Pool - operated by Everyone Active in partnership with Epping Forest District Council - hosted a successful day of free family fitness, fun and prizes on Saturday 8 February.
Join the Big Family Challenge and get active at Everyone Active
Epping Sports Centre, Ongar Leisure Centre, Waltham Abbey Swimming Pool and Loughton Leisure Centre are throwing open their doors in February in a bid to help families get active.
Everyone Active Joins the World’s Biggest Swim
Everyone Active centres in Ongar, Waltham Abbey and Loughton are urging the local community to sign up and join in with the World’s Biggest Swim.

Main Hall

In our main hall you can play badminton, basketball, netball and football. Please ask at reception for more information.



We have 4 courts that can be booked for 30 minute sessions up to 1.5 hours.  If you are a member you can book up to 2 weeks in advance, if you are not a member you can book and pay for courts 3 days in advance.  Courts can be booked from 6.30am till 10.30pm Mon, Wed and Fri, 9.00am till 10.30pm Tues and Thurs, 9.00am - 5.00pm Saturday and 9.00am - 9.00pm Sunday.

We have Open badminton sessions on:

Monday 7.00pm – 10.00pm and Friday 10.00am – 12.00pm where you can come along and play matches with others.  Games are organised to ensure everyone plays with people of their own standard; this is also a social session where you can relax with a coffee which is available at reception.


Squash Courts

We have 4 squash courts, 1 being a glass backed court.  Courts can be booked for 30 minute sessions up to 1.5 hours.  If you are a member you can book up to 2 weeks in advance, if you are not a member you can book and pay for courts 3 days in advance.  Courts can be booked from 6.30am till 10.30pm Mon, Wed and Fri, 9.00am till 10.30pm Tues and Thurs, 9.00am -, 5.00pm Saturday and 9.00am - 9.00pm Sunday. 


Table Tennis

We have two tables that can be booked for 30 minute sessions up to 1.5 hours.  If you are a member you can book up to 2 weeks in advance, if you are not a member you can book and pay for courts 3 days in advance.  Courts can be booked from 6.30am till 10.30pm Mon, Wed and Fri, 9.00am till 10.30pm Tues and Thurs, 9.00am - 5.00pm Saturday and 9.00am - 9.00pm Sunday.



Our fully equipped fitness studio enable customers to have a full workout with fitness motivators on hand to give advice and encouragement. Our group exercise programme benefits from a wide range of classes during the day, evening and weekend.  All classes need to be booked. If you are a member you can book up to 2 weeks in advance, if you are not a member you can book and pay for courts 3 days in advance. We also offer Personal Training, click here to visit our What's Going On page for more information.



Our crèche is open each weekday morning so that parents can take part in activity knowing their children will be well looked after.  Children can come from 6 weeks old.  Colourful toys and activities ensure your child enjoys their stay and learns to interact with other children of the same age.


Meet The Team

Pete DaviesPete Davies

Personal Trainer


Friendly, approachable and energetic


I have worked in fitness for 10 years and love helping people to achieve their goals. I have my YMCA Advanced Gym Instructor, Strike, Spin and Core qualifications and many more


Age, sex and weight are not disabilities; they are just barriers to overcome.

If you don’t sweat, you’re not working hard enough.


I can help you reach your goals, by offering a wide range of training, and in different environments.


Chris BrothertonChris Brotherton 

Personal Trainer


Fun and Focused


I have a Sports Business degree and 12 years experience in the industry. I am an Advanced Gym Instructor / Personal Trainer and really interested in sports strength conditioning, spin and core stability


“Keep your eyes on the goal and if what your doing doesn’t work try something different”


Progressive training is what will help you achieve that next level of fitness and get you closer to your personal goals. With a tailored programme and some hard work anything is possible.


Dawn Dexter

Personal Trainer


Fun Loving, talkative and friendly


Level 3 PT and Exercise referral as well as pre and post natal


Learn to accept that it has to be a way of life


If you are stuck in a rut and want to try something new


Stewart English

Personal Trainer


Friendly, enthusiastic, helpful, approachable, fun and focused


Level 3 PT, Pre and Post Natal, Advance Resistance Training Techniques. I have worked in the fitness industry for over 11 years and trained in a variety of martial arts.


Be the best you can be!!


I can help you by working together setting realistic, healthy and achievable goals


Cassie Mortimer

Personal Trainer


Bubbly, positive and caring


level 3 PT, BSc Hons Physio, YMCA exercise to music, Pre and Post Natal. I have worked in this industry for 14 years with varying roles.


Age, sex and weight are not disabilities; they are just barriers to overcome


I can help you reach your goals by offering a wide range of training and in different environments.

Clubs at the Centre


Epping Badminton Club have competitive teams that play in local leagues, all abilities welcome.  They play on Wednesdays from 8.00pm-11.00pm

Fore more details contact Christine Hewkin on 01992 625709


Epping Squash Club was establshed in 1972 and have ladies and men's teams playing in local leagues as well as their own club competitions, all abilities welcome to come to their club night on Sunday 19:00 - 21:00.  The Junior section also play on Saturdays from 10:00 - 12:00

Tony Morrison has recently joined the squash club as head coach - if you want some coaching contact him on tony@eppingsquashclub.co.uk or call 0777 959 7775

For more club details contact Ian or Jo Hardy on 01992 574576 or visit their web site at www.eppingsquashclub.co.uk 

Martial Arts

OEL JujitsuOEL Jujitsu

Practical martial arts for adults and children on Sundays from 10.30am - 12.30pm.

This club has a Gold Standard Club SX accreditation.

For more details contact Tony Parks on 07721 840638, email aparkcurtains@ntlworld.com or visit their web site www.oeljujitsu.co.uk


Te-Ashi-Do Te-Ashi-Do Karate

Martial arts and self defence for adults on Friday from 7.30pm - 8.30pm

For more details contact Andy Major on 01992 577075 or email andy@teashido.co.uk or visit their web site www.teashido.co.uk


UKA Karate

Self defence and competition martial arts on Wednesday 4.00pm - 4.30pm Mini Rangers, 4.30pm - 5.30pm Beginners

For more details contact Ian Cuthbert on 07802 481187 or visit their web site www.iancuthberttuka.co.uk

UKA Karate


 If you want to come along to these clubs, you'll need to pay an admission fee on entry or join the membership scheme. For details ask at reception. 

Click here to see our Sports Clubs & Leagues list.

Exercise Referral Scheme

The exercise referral scheme lasts for 10 weeks and is supervised by qualified colleagues who will make sure that you will have a safe, effective and enjoyable start to a more active healthier lifestyle.

Who will benefit?
Exercise can play a key role in assisting postoperative recovery, mobility, insomnia, back pain and weight loss, as well as improving self-esteem and fitness. In addition, research has proven that regular exercise can improve a broad range of physical and psychological medical conditions including amongst others;

  • angina
  • diabetes
  • arthritis
  • obesity
  • hypertension
  • asthma
  • anxiety
  • depression

We link with a number of local doctors and hospitals. These include:

  • High Street Epping
  • The Limes Surgery
  • Abridge Surgery
  • St Margaret’s Hospital
  • Princess Alexander Hospital
  • Whips Cross Hospital

Every Kid Active Referal Scheme

This scheme was set up in 2011 as a partnership between Everyone Active and West Essex PCT (now South Essex Partnership Trust).  We work with local primary and junior schools getting children more active. We offer a six week course ranging from Sporting FUNdamentals, gymnastics, football or trampolining to using the gym for children over 11.

Each child gets a booklet where they can track their activity which also give top tips on nutrition.  For more infomation, contact David Cowell the scheme manager at Epping.

Community & Corporate Partnerships

Epping Forest District Council Sports Development Dept
The Council’s Sports Development Team provides a professional service of sports coaching, health & fitness development and general leisure provision, throughout the district on a year round basis.  With specialist Sports Development Officers in football, racket sports and fitness, children and young people of all abilities have the opportunity to learn new skills or improve existing ones, under the expert guidance of our team of qualified staff.  They also have staff that work with adults and the 50+, with specific programmes to encourage participation in physical activity, sport and social activities including dancing and special day trips.

West Essex Sports Partnership

The West Essex School Sports Partnership (SSP) is made up of 41 schools from the Epping Forest area and is based at Davenant Foundation School. Partnership Development Manager, co-ordinates the partnership, bringing together Schools, Local Authority, National Governing Bodies, Clubs, Coaches and Volunteers to allow young people opportunities to take part in physical activity.

This years PESSCL data is back from YST and the Partnership has preformed extremely well! The headline indicator of the % of students taking part in 2 hours of PE and school sport is up from 88% last year to 95% this year.

Local Schools on our area

  • Epping Upland Primary
  • St Andrews Primary
  • Coopersale & Theydon Garnon Primary
  • Ivy Chimneys Primary
  • Theydon Bois Primary
  • Epping Juniors
  • Epping Infants
  • St Johns School



Leaner, Fitter, Stronger Master Class

Our popular masterclass is back on - this time in a different format.  Andy and Pete have challenges for you as well as making sure you have some fun so why not come along on

April 27th from 10.15am - 12.15pm

Bookings can be taken at reception

Rhys Daniels Fun Run

Annual Family Fun Run Sunday 11th May

Starts at 11.00am from Epping Sports Centre.  For more details contact




Customer Forum Minutes

Please click here details of our customer forum meeting. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact a member of the team at Epping Sports Centre.





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