Woodford Leisure Centre

Woodford Leisure Centre, Hull's flagship leisure facility has been substantially upgraded in 2018 and now includes the following - 

  • state of the art immersive virtual fitness studio
  • a new gym offering more choice of free weights and resistance machines
  • new family changing village
  • all new disabled changing places
  • New six lane swimming pool
  • New teaching pool
  • four refurbished squash courts


Visiting Woodford Leisure Centre

In line with Government guidance on the reopening of Sport and Leisure facilities, new procedures are in place for when you visit relating to safety, hygiene and bookings. 

Please ensure that you visit the Leisure Facilities COVID Safe Guidance page on our website to provide you with full details on what to expect on your visit to any of our sites including details on the NHS Test and Trace QR Code posters.

Read the Leisure Facilities COVID Safe Guidance

Booking a Swim, Gym Session or Fitness Class

All Swims, Gym Sessions and Fitness Classes must be booked in advance. Unfortunately we are no longer able to offer a walk-in on the day service.

For customers with Live It memberships you will be able to book in advance using the membership number on your Live It membership card as before. For people who wish to be casual users and not take out a monthly membership, we are now offering the option of a pay as you go card which means you can book online with ease.

Please remember that booking times have been reduced from before and are now up to 48 hours in advance for Live It members and up to 24 hours in advance for non-members.

More information on memberships can be found in our Memberships section below.

You can book a Swim, Gym Session or a Fitness Class by using the buttons below or by calling Woodford Leisure Centre reception. Please be advised that call waiting times will be longer than usual so we do suggest you book online.

Customer Notice When Booking Family Swimming Sessions

When booking your Family Swimming Session, please remember to add ALL participants to your basket, including any children under the age of five before confirming your booking. Please note that shower facilities for the Leisure pool are not available at the current time. Shower facilities for the Main and Teaching pools are available as usual.

Please ensure prior to booking that you read our Pool Safety Rules which can be found below.

Swimming Safety

Important Information for Squash Players

Due to COVID-19 and the need for social distancing, England Squash have provided updated guidance on how to play squash in ways which provide options for getting back on court whilst maintaining social distancing. The latest guidance and recommendations on how to play can be found by visiting the England Squash website.

England Squash COVID-19 Updates

Junior Gym Sessions

Juniors can now access the fitness suite at Woodford Leisure Centre again. New times and procedures are in place for these sessions and can be found by clicking on the link below.

Junior and Family Gym Sessions


Woodford Fitness Sessions

Woodford Pool sessions

Gym Inductions

If you are new to Hull Culture and Leisure facilities and wish to use one of our fitness suites, please ensure that you visit our Gym Induction page below prior to visiting.

The video will provide you with the essential information required to use our fitness suites. Should you require a more in-depth induction, please ask at reception when you visit one of our leisure facilities.

Visit the Gym Induction page


Want access to unlimited gym sessions, fitness classes, swimming sessions plus other discounts on tennis, cycling and golf? Why not look at our monthly membership options. Find out more about the benefits of a monthly Live It membership on our Memberships Page

For people who wish to be casual users and not take out a monthly Direct Debit membership, we are now offering the option of a pay as you go card which means you can book online with ease. Complete your details online and use the temporary membership number to book and pay for your activity. Simply collect your card from the leisure centre on your next visit.

Non-members are required to sign up for pay as you go membership as part of the government guidelines. This helps us to maintain a COVID-safe environment and aid the NHS with test and trace. Further information on our Test and Trace and Data Protection statements can be below

Test and Trace Statement


Are you interested in joining a sports club or finding out more about the different activities which happen at Woodford Leisure Centre? We have a list of clubs and organisations which are based at Woodford Leisure Centre on our Leisure Partners Page.

Visit the Leisure Partners Page


Woodford Leisure Centre
Holderness Road
Telephone - 01482 331 322
Leisure Centre Opening Times
Please note that the leisure centre opening times are different to the session timetables.
Last admission is 45 minutes before the leisure centre closes.
Day Opening Hours
Weekdays 7.30am to 9pm
Weekends 8am to 3.45pm




There is ample on-site parking for cars and motorcycles as well as dedicated disabled parking bays. A cycle park is available in front of the entrance.

Wheelchair access

It is a flat entrance at the front of the building designed for full wheelchair accessibility

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome. Please notify us prior to arrival, where possible. A dog drinking station is available on request.

Changing facilities

The changing facilities at Woodford Leisure Centre are currently in use for pool users only. Gym and Fitness class users do not have access at the current time. 


The Woodford Cafe is currently closed to the public due to COVID-19 restrictions.