Camberwell Leisure Centre

Built in the heart of Camberwell in 1892, Camberwell Leisure Centre is an historic leisure centre with two pools, a large gym and a fitness studio.

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Where to find us:

Artichoke Place, Camberwell Church St. SE5 8TS
Tel: 03330 050 401

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What’s at Camberwell Leisure Centre


Our state-of-the art gym has lots of exercise stations and includes the TechnoGym cardio and resistance equipment. We also have battle ropes, kettlebells, medicine balls and more. Our friendly and experienced staff are on hand to help when needed.

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Group Fitness Studio

Lots of different fitness classes are on offer in our fitness studio. You’re sure to find the right class for you and meet new people too.

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Swimming Pools

The historic swimming pools at Camberwell Leisure Centre were opened in 1892 and original features are retained. There is a 25m swimming pool and a teaching pool for younger swimmers and learners.

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book swim lessons
Swim lesson enquiry
Book a swimming lesson

Group Exercise Timetable

Swimming Timetable

More at Camberwell Leisure Centre

Free swim and gym

Southwark residents can use swimming pools and gyms at our leisure centres, free of charge, at certain times as part of our Free Swim and Gym programme.

If you are:

Registering for the first time, you will be required to take proof of ID and address to your local centre to collect your membership card. You can do this from the following day after registration. Please check eligibility and proof of ID requirements.

What do I need to do?

You can sign up online by selecting your preferred centre and clicking on ‘Free Swim & Gym’.

Register for free swim and gym

Junior group swimming lessons

Our children’s swimming lessons are perfect for young swimmers of all abilities.

Junior 1-2-1 swimming lessons

As well as group swimming lessons, we also offer regular 1-2-1 swimming lessons.


Adult group swimming lessons

We provide swimming lessons for adults of all abilities as either a group lesson or 1-2-1.


Personal Training

As well as our large gym and huge range of fantastic classes, our personal trainers are  ready to help you work towards achieving your goals.


GP and exercise referral

Our GP and exercise referral scheme helps people with their physical and mental health. You will need a professional referral (from your GP or a medical professional) to join this scheme.

Click here to read about the scheme
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Camberwell Leisure Centre: closet public transport

Bus routes: 12 / 148 / 171 / 345 / 36 / 436 / 185 / 68 / 176 / 40

National Rail: Denmark Hill

London Overground: Denmark Hill

Opening Times
Monday6.30am to 10pm
Tuesday6.30am to 10pm
Wednesday6.30am to 10pm
Thursday6.30am to 10pm
Friday6.30am to 10pm
Saturday7.00am to 6pm
Sunday7.00am to 10pm

Last entry is 30 minutes before closing.

Camberwell Leisure Centre
✔ Disabled parking bays✔ Lift
✔ Pool hoist in both pools✔ Hearing loops
✔ Graduated steps in the learner pool✔ Low level desk
✔ Dedicated changing rooms and toilets
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