Reopening of Everybody Leisure Centres March 2021

By jadegriffin March 18, 2021

We are pleased and excited to announce that we will be reopening 15 leisure centres and 8 swimming pools from 12th April following the latest announcement from the Government.

We would just like to say a big thank you to all of our customers for your support and patience during these difficult times, and we can’t wait to see you all again.

As previously, will be reopening as a covid-secure leisure operator and measures will continue to be in place to keep both our staff and customers safe including one way systems, social distancing, regular deep cleaning and mandatory mask wearing for all visitors. You can find out more information on our covid guidance here: 

Congleton Leisure Centre customers can see our latest centre redevelopment update here:

Here is a roadmap of which services will be available and when – you can also watch our video’s explaining all you need to know! Please be aware these dates are dependent on official government announcements:



29th March – Outdoor Sport

We will be opening online bookings for outdoor sport; Tennis on 22nd March and will be welcoming back some of our outdoor organised sport bookings.

Walking Football will be recommencing in Nantwich and Alsager.

Disability and Inclusion Cycling Easter sessions will be located in Crewe and Macclesfield.

12th April – Gyms, Swimming Pools & Outdoor Activities

On the 12th April we will be reopening all of our gym locations and 8 swimming pools (including Learn to Swim Scheme for under 18’s). We will also be providing Disability and Inclusion sessions for juniors in Holmes Chapel, Alsager and Macclesfield.

Res-start your fitness journey with our ‘Smart Restart’ sessions where you can book in with our instructors for a body analysis, programme review and introduction to our smart tech devices!

Our health walks in Poynton and Nantwich will resume.

Shower, changing and locker facilities will be reopening for all activities from 12th April but we do ask that customers try and come ‘Swim and Gym Ready’ where possible.

All covid-secure measures and social distancing will still be in place.

The booking system for swimming and gym sessions will be available from Tuesday 6th April and can be made online at

Outdoor Group Fitness and Virtual Services

Although indoor group exercise will not be permitted until May we will be offering some outdoor group fitness sessions which will be available to book online soon. We will also be sharing tips on how to get ready to return to fitness classes with a range of workouts you can do in the gym focusing on strength, balance, cardio and core workouts.

Members will continue to have free access to our Everybody @ Home online health and fitness channel with a range of daily live and on demand fitness class workouts. It has been brilliant to see thousands of our members enjoying these classes for free during lockdown.

If you have not yet signed up you can register here: all you need is your member number and email address.

Swimming Lessons

Swimming lessons will resume from week commencing 12th April at the same lesson time and day confirmed before the lockdown and the same covid-measures are in place. All swimming customers will receive an email confirmation.


17th May – Indoor Group Exercise and Indoor Sport

We will release indoor group exercise timetables and bookings slots for both classes and indoor sport from Monday 10th May. All covid-secure measures and social distancing will still be in place.

Our Nantwich Outdoor Pool will look to re-open at the end of May as well as Disability Sports and Active Holiday sessions.

June 21st – no social contact restrictions on services 

We are delighted to hear that from the end of June we may see lifting of restrictions on social contact and we will be providing customers more information on what this means for your local leisure centre nearer the time.

We hope to also start to resume our specialist health classes from this date and will look to take bookings for indoor sports hall hire and children’s parties in the summer months.

More information about getting ready to return to our centres can be found here:

Please be mindful there may be changes to the activity timetables and centre opening times so please take a look at your local leisure centre website and social media pages for updates!

Membership Payments

During our closure we froze all DD membership payments and these will resume ready for our reopening so you can come and visit us straight away! All annual members will have their contract extended reflecting the period of closure.

Direct Debits will be taken on either the 1st or 15th April depending on the date you chose when you joined, this will be your normal membership fee less any days owed to you. Further details can be found here:

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our Everybody customers and partners for their continued support during this time. We have remained covid-secure since reopening our centres back in July, with a 4.8/5 star rating and lots of positive feedback from our customers.

As a health and wellbeing registered charity we are looking forward to welcoming you back into our centres.

So we can find out more about how you are feeling about returning to your local leisure centre and improve our service to you please complete this short survey:

If you cannot find the answer to your queries please contact us on: [email protected] and we will try our best to respond to your queries as soon as possible. Please be aware response times may be delayed due to the number of enquiries we receive.