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Clifton Leisure Centre

Southchurch Drive
NG11 8AB

Customer Notice: Work is due to take place in the Health Suite for essential maintenance work. This does mean that it will need to be closed for your health and safety.
Closure Dates:
Thursday 21 September - one day.
Wednesday 27 September, reopening 2 October 2023.

We are working closely with the contractor to reduce the closure period where possible and we will advise here if we can reopen the space any earlier. We sincerely apologise for the inconvenience this may cause. The Clifton Leisure Centre Management Team

Standard building opening hours

Activity times may vary, please check on the app/book an activity page for up to date activity timings before setting off to the leisure centre.


Opens 07:00

Closes 21:00


Opens 07:00

Closes 21:00


Opens 07:00

Closes 21:00


Opens 07:00

Closes 21:00


Opens 07:00

Closes 20:00


Opens 09:00

Closes 16:00


Opens 09:00

Closes 16:00

Live timetable

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Changes to our programme

While we try our best to keep our listed opening hours and live timetables up-to-date, things can change and activities may be cancelled at the last minute. It's always worth checking this page for announcements.


Changing Rooms

Our changing rooms include baby changing units, lockers, showers and costume spin dryers.

Not included

Lockers are cashless, access them using an Active Nottingham card/fob or wristband

Not included
Car Parking

Car park available

Not included
Bike Racks

Bicycle parking available next to the main entrance.

Not included

Free Wi-Fi available

Not included

Pool Information

Pool Depths
  • Main pool – 0.9m – 1.5m (dependant on activity)
  • Small pool – 0.6m to 0.85m
  • Leisure/paddling pool – 0.00m up to 0.9m (at the deepest end)
Accessible Pool Access
  • Pool hoist available
  • Removable, accessible steps into the main pool
  • Accessible (fixed) steps into the teaching pool
  • Changing Village includes an accessible changing room (same level as pool), accessed via Radar Key
Yellow water flume snakes around the room, with a leisure/splash pool in the middle with water jets and mini slides dotted around.
Flume requirements

Enjoy our great child-friendly flume ride. Persons under 1m in height, must be accompanied by an adult for safety reasons.

Image description: a group of children are in the swimming pool looking up and smiling. Two children are wearing red swimming hats and two children are wearing orange swimming hats. They're also holding pool noodles.

Learn to swim

Whether taking the first plunge, building water confidence or improving technique, the Nottingham Swim School team at Clifton Leisure Centre can help.

Find out more

Unlimited access

Our most popular membership – Fitness+ offers unlimited access to 6 gyms, 6 swimming pools and health suites, and over 300 classes every week.

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Try something new

From Abs Blast to Zumba, there’s something for everyone with Active Nottingham. Find a new class or book your favourites.

Find an activity

See you soon!

If you have a question about the activities, facilities and memberships available at Clifton Leisure Centre, pop in to see us or drop us a line.

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