Leytonstone Leisure Centre

35 customer reviews 3.5
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per pass£35.10
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per pass£66.30
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Cathall Road, Leytonstone, London, E11 4LA


Originally funded by the National Lottery, the Leytonstone School Community Sports Centre is now a well-established and popular local gym throughout the area. With regular refurbishments and upgrades, this is a great value gym with excellent facilities.

The gym has 30 exercise stations. Equipment includes treadmills, stationary bikes and steppers, from manufacturers including Technogym and Vario. There is a good choice of cardio equipment, and pride of place goes to a ‘Pec Deck’machine. Free weights and resistance equipment provide everything that you need for an all-round workout. The gym has screens showing Sky sports and music channels, so there’s plenty to keep you motivated.

As well as fresh showers and changing rooms, the centre also offers a Swedish sauna.

The centre is a community hub, with plenty of other activities going on. There are aerobics and spinning classes on offer for adults. The sports hall provides a venue for racket sports, and an astroturf pitch is also available for hire. Several local sports clubs are also based at the centre. A popular children’s party idea is the ‘Monster Mansion’, which provides 80 feet of soft play fun in the sports hall.(Extra charges apply for these activities).

Offering a range of passes and no contract gym memberships, the centre welcomes everyone and provides an encouraging place to help you to get fit.

How to find us:
The centre is located to the west side of the school. Entry is on Forest Road (look for the black gates next to the houses). The nearest station is Leytonstone (Central Line), about twenty minutes walk away. Buses W15 (William Morris School – Hackney Town Hall) and W19 (Staffa Road – Hainault Street) stop on James Lane, near to the centre. Parking on-site is available at 50p for two hours; the parking permits can be purchased from the sports centre reception. Free parking is sometimes available in the surrounding streets.
  • Swimming pool
  • Cardio machines
  • Free weights
  • Resistance machines
  • Sauna
  • Fitness studio
  • Mat area
  • Lane swimming
  • Showers
  • Changing Rooms
  • Lockers
Monday 07:00 to 22:00
Tuesday 07:00 to 22:00
Wednesday 07:00 to 22:00
Thursday 07:00 to 22:00
Friday 07:00 to 21:30
Saturday 08:00 to 17:00
Sunday 08:00 to 17:00


35 reviews
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9th August 2016

Christina B

Great gym - would go again

2nd August 2016

Christina B

Good gym equipment needs checking as two treadmills were not working

30th April 2016

Sasha E

Small gym but very useful. Use it quite often. Not the cleanest but it's ok. The swimming pool is best avoided at weekends if you are not a child.

Leytonstone Leisure Centre says:

Thank you for you feedback. We have passed your comments back to the centre manager to help us improve the facilities in future. Kind Regards, Better Helpers

12th December 2015

Sasha E

Not too bad for local council gym. Recently done up but not really taken care of. But grubby and staff are half hearted.

18th October 2015

Sasha E

I went at 2.00 on a week day afternoon so it was pretty empty. It's got all the stuff you need for a decent workout. Could be cleaner.

10th October 2015

Sasha E

Seems to have got a bit cleaner lately but it can be grubby. The equipment is not very well maintained even though most of it is very new.

24th July 2015

Sasha E

Small local gym. Very handy but can get very full. Staff often seem completely confused by payasugym and you can spend a while trying to get in.

31st May 2015

Brid F

Could do witha few more machines

24th May 2015

Brid F

Could do with more machines

2nd May 2015

Brid F

Great to have a gym local

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