Swimming Pool Timetable, SwimSchool & Amenities

Swimming Pool and Exercise Class Timetables, Opening hours, Membership and PAYG Prices

Swimming Pool Timetable Term Time

 Swimming Pool School Holiday Timetable

Exercise Class Timetable


Opening Hours

Monday – Thursday – 7.00-22.00, Friday 07.00-21.00, Saturday 08.00-17.00, Sunday 09.00 – 16.00.

Bank Holiday Opening 09.00-18.00

Membership & PAYG Prices


Prices Adult £4.20, Senior (60 years of age +) / Concessions* £3.80, Junior (5-15 years of age) £2.60, Family Swim (2 adults + 2 juniors) £10.50 and Family Swim (2 adults + 3 juniors) £12.50 Inflatable £5 per session. * Concessions are for the following: Full time students aged 16 + and those who are registered disabled. Proof is required for these concessions.

Public Swimming Sessions

  • Adult Only sessions
  • Public swimming – general swimming for all. During quiet times only we may close 2 lanes of the pool.
  • Structured Lane Swimming – dedicated to lane swimming only
  • 50+ sessions
  • Family Fun sessions – Small toys and floats
  • Swimming for disabled people – and this can include access via the Oxford Dipper Hoist or the easy access pool steps
  • Splash Sessions – Fun session with float and balls
  • Inflatable Mania – 8-16 years only. Must be able to swim 25 meters unaided.
  • Pool Parties – Please enquire at reception
  • Club sessions

Tadpoles Swimming Lessons This is a fun and effective programme introducing adults with babies and young children into the world of swimming.This class will runs on every Friday afternoon 2.00-2.30pm & 2.30-3.00pm . This class is aimed at children aged 6 months – 3 years leading to progression into uur swim school. The cost is £4.20 per session. Child must be accompanied by a parent or adult in the pool.

Water Based Classes include

  • School programmes
  • Aquafit sessions delivered by accredited fitness instructors
  • Adult, Junior and Toddler lessons taught by fully qualified staff
  • Parent and Toddler sessions

The pool is supervised at all times by RLSS fully qualified lifeguards providing a safe and friendly swimming environment for all ages and abilities. Children aged 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult (18 years+) on a 1:2 ratio in the pool water.

  • Babies must wear a suitable swim nappy with a well fitting costume.
  • Children aged 4 and under swim free.
  • All swimming pool users are required to shower before using the pools.
  • All swimming pool users are required to use the lockers provided a £1 coin is required.
  • The changing facilities include showers and toilets, communal locker area and accessible changing facilities and toilets.

Swimming Lessons & Activities RiversMeet offers a great range of adult and children’s swimming lessons and activities. You can also hire the Pool for block bookings and one-off special events.  Ring our Booking number 01747 834013/4  for further details.  If you prefer you can fill in a booking form and send it back to us by email info@riversmeetgillingham.org or by post: RiversMeet, Hardings Lane, Gillingham, Dorset SP8 4HX‎ Return to the Top

Fitness Suite

Fitness Suite General Information


Adult £6.00 Senior (60 years of age+) / Concessions* £5.30 Junior (5-15 years of age) £3.60


Adult £20.00 Senior (60 years of age +) / Concessions* £18.00 Junior (11-15 years of age) £12.00 * Concessions are for the following: Full time students aged 16 + and those who are registered disabled. Proof is required for these concessions. Enthusiasts will recognise Technogym as being one of the leading international manufacturers of fitness equipment.  Some stations are IFI accredited (inclusive fitness initiative) which allows good disability access. The fitness suite is fully air-conditioned and is staffed with one of our REPS accredited fitness instructors. Everyone using the fitness suite will be able to benefit from their own personalised exercise programme which is monitored and updated on a regular basis so you are always getting the best results from your workouts. Regular fitness suite users will benefit from taking out a membership or there are PAYG options for the less frequent user. Prior to using the fitness suite you must have an induction. For further information on how to join or to book an induction, why not just pop in and see the great facilities first hand or telephone us on 01747834013

Personal Training Sessions If you are looking for more advice and motivation, we can set you up with personal training sessions.  These can give you an invaluable complement to your fitness programme and you have the undivided attention of one of our Fitness Instructors.  Speak to your Fitness Instructor for more information and how to book.

Exercise Classes RiversMeet offer a wide range of PAYG Exercise and Fitness Classes. Please see above for the current class timetable

Payment is required at the time of booking. No refund will be made if the booking is canceled less than two hours before the start of the class. Classes may be booked one week in advance on a first come first served basis.

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Sports Hall

Prices (per hour) Badminton Adult £8.20 Junior £5.00 Hall Price Quarter £9.00 Half £18.00 Whole £36.00 As well as the wide variety of sports and activities we run fun packed junior development programmes.  Along with extensive Summer /Easter and half term holiday programmes for the youngsters. The Hall is available to hire for a range of activities for example 5-a-side Football and Netball. Please ask at reception for details on hiring the hall for non sporting events. The sports hall is air conditioned, so what ever the weather outside it will always be the right temperature inside. Return to the Top

Conference, Function & Meeting Rooms

We have spacious meeting rooms with natural light coming in from windows on two sides, and it can seat up to 90 people in a cinema style setting.  The room can also be divided into two rooms giving you the chance to book a smaller and more intimate space. We can provide full conference facilities with comfortable tables and chairs, data projector, flip charts and stands. These rooms are here for you to hire if, for example, you:

  • want to gather the Reading Group together or run a Beetle Drive;
  • have training you need to deliver in a bit of style;
  • have an important meeting with clients where you need more space than your offices give you.

Fernbrook If you want to book a meeting room ring our Bookings number 01747 834013 for further details.  If you prefer you can fill in a booking form and send it back to us by post. Return to the Top

Holiday Activities, Upcoming Classes & Events at RiversMeet

Easter Holiday Activities will be posted here shortly. WATCH THIS SPACE!!!!!

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Clubs and Societies

The Marnull & Gillingham Badminton Club The Marnhull & Gillingham Badminton Club run on the following days at RiversMeet. Tuesday & Thursday are club nights 20:15 to 22:15. See their web site for further information. Monday is run jointly by Marnhull & Gillingham Badminton Club and the Riversmeet Leisure Centre and is a straight-forward “Pay & Play” set up, please pay at the sports hall door. This is our community night based on fun and enjoyment, which means it is good for both beginners and those after a little bit of help in improving their game, senior players from the club are on hand most Mondays to help with this. You will need non-marking trainers, suitable clothing and a racket – shuttle cocks will be provided. Start / Finish times Monday 20:00 to 22:00 Fees are £5.00 adults & £3.50 Juniors (under 16) Return to the Top

Community Information and Events

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The Gillingham Community & Leisure Trust Information / Reports

Reports to the Three Rivers Partnership click on the links below AGM 10th April 2013 Return to the Top

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