Your New St Albans District

On 1 November 2022 Everyone Active will continue to manage Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre and it will also begin operating Abbey View Sports Complex, Harpenden Leisure Centre, Batchwood Golf Course and Sports Centre, Cotlandswick Leisure Centre, Alban Arena Theatre, Eric Morecambe Centre and the recently launched Cottonmill Community and Cycling Centre.

We have so much exciting news to share with you, but unfortunately, we are unable to contact members during the transfer process. As soon as the process is complete, we will be reaching out to all of you with full details of our membership offers and more.

Booking details for new and existing members will also be available on the website soon. Thank you for your patience.


As part of a £2million investment across the new St Albans District contract, centres in the area will see refurbishment to facilities this November and December.


Abbey View Sports Complex:

  • Beach Volleyball
  • Athletics Track
  • 2 all-weather Tennis courts
  • 9 Hole Golf course
  • Foot Golf
  • Splash Park

Batchwood Golf and Sports Centre:

  • 50+ station gym
  • 30+ weekly classes
  • Group fitness studio
  • Indoor and outdoor tennis
  • Squash courts
  • 18 Hole Golf course

Cotlandswick Leisure Centre:

  • 60 Station Gym
  • Group Exercise Studio
  • 7 x 5-a-side and 1 x 7-a-side 3G football pitches
  • Soft Play
  • 1 court Sports Hall
  • Cafe

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Harpenden Leisure Centre:

  • 100 station gym
  • 25 metre main pool
  • Training pool
  • Swimming lessons
  • 3 studios including spin studio
  • 40 group exercise classes per week
  • Five court sports hall
  • Café
  • Creche

Alban Arena

  • 850 seated auditoria
  • 1150 standing capacity
  • Commercially programmed with many community events

Eric Morecambe Centre

  • 511 seated auditoria
  • 650 standing capacities
  • 2 function rooms for Wedding, party, community group hire
  • Commercial and Community programmed events

Opening times and some activities at site may be affected from Monday 31st October to Thursday 3rd November.

Opening Times 31st October:

Monday 31st October
Centre Open Close
Abbeyview 8am 2pm
Alban Arena Closed Closed
Batchwood Golf and Sports Centre 6.30am Midday ( Tennis/Judo until 10pm )
Cotlandswick Leisure Centre 6am 3pm (outdoor football until 9.30pm)
Eric Morecambe Centre 9am 4.30pm
Harpenden Leisure Centre 6.30am 7pm

Normal opening hours will resume from 1st November with continuity of the current programme largely remaining.

For sites affected by gym closures access will be permitted at Westminster Lodge and sites across the St Albans & Harpenden Area on production of a valid Everyone Active membership card.