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Northfield Leisure Centre
Bristol Road South
Northfield
Birmingham
B31 2PD

Telephone Number: 0121 464 1058
Email:

Public Transport: Buses 18, 35, 61, 62, 63

Parking: 30+ Free Car Parking Spaces

Opening Times: Mon - Thurs 7am - 10pm, Fri - 7am - 7.30pm, Sat - Sun 8am - 4.30pm
Please note that the site is closed on Bank Holidays
these are building opening times please see detailed timetables below for specific pool & gym times

Disabled facilities available at this site? Yes

See Essential Information below for further details about facilities, courses, prices and times relevant at this leisure centre.

For more information about discounts and Passport to Leisure, please contact the leisure centre direct.

Other Activities & Special Events

Please see Essential Information below for prices/timetable information. To make an enquiry, please contact the leisure centre direct.

  • Hydroquest Sub Aqua Club
  • Strokes
  • Swimming Instruction

Facilities

  • Sauna & Steam Room
  • Toddlers Pool

We have an ICE gym for young people aged 8 to 16 years. The ICE gym provides an active, safe, supervised environment. Why not book it for the coolest birthday party around.

A dedicated cardio gym space has been created for those who want a more focused workout.

Swimming Pools

We have 2 pools:

Main Pool - 30m x 11m depth 1.1m shallow end to 3.1 deep end

Small Pool - 11m x 5m depth 0.7m shallow end to 1.0 deep end

The small pool is primarily used for under 8's, nervous beginners or aqua aerobics.

Please Note: Children under the age of 8 years will not be admitted unless accompanied in the water by a responsible adult aged 16 or over. Only 2 under 8s per adult.

Both pools have a pool chair for disabled access.

Essential Information
  • Opening and Closing Times

    Day

    Opening Time

    Closing Time

    Monday – Thursday

    7.00am

    10.00pm

    Friday

    7.00am

    7.30pm

    Saturday & Sunday

    8.00am

    4.30pm

    These are building opening times please see detailed timetables for specific pool & gym times

  • Fitness Gym
    Day Opening Times Notes Cost
    Monday 7.00am - 9.45pm Mixed (Men & Women)

    Adult - £5.90
    Junior - £3.00

    Passport to Leisure card holders -
    Monday to Friday 40% reduction between 7.00am - 5.00pm.
    Saturday and Sunday 40% reduction between 1.00pm and 4.00pm
    At all other times the reduction will be 10%

    Starter Programme £12.00 / PTL £8.40
    Full Programme £23.00 / PTL 16.10

    FREE for Be Active users between 1.30pm - 2.30pm daily

    Tuesday 7.00am - 8.00pm Mixed

    8.00pm - 9.45pm

    Women Only
    Wednesday 7.00am - 9.45pm Mixed
    Thursday 7.00am - 9.45pm Mixed
    Friday 7.00am - 7.30pm Mixed
    Saturday 8.00am - 4.30pm Mixed
    Sunday 8.00am - 4.30pm Mixed

    Last ticket issued one hour before closing time.

    14 - 16 year olds must bring proof of age and a letter of consent from parent or guardian to their initial session. Must be accompanied by an adult (18+) after 6pm to use the gym.

    Ice Gym for 8- 16yr olds
    Day Opening Times Notes Cost
    Monday - Friday 4.00pm - 8.00pm Last Ticket 7.00pm Induction - £5.80
    Session Price - £2.80
    FREE for Be Active users
    Saturday & Sunday 9.00am - 12 noon
  • Strokes for Life Swimming Lessons
    First Strokes Junior Strokes Junior Coaching
    Monday - 4.00pm - 7.00pm 5.00pm - 8.00pm
    Tuesday - 4.00pm - 7.00pm -
    Wednesday - 4.00pm - 7.00pm 4.30pm - 7.00pm
    Thursday - 4.00pm - 6.30pm -
    Friday 4.00pm - 5.00pm 4.00pm - 7.15pm 5.30pm - 6.00pm
    Saturday 11.15am - 11.45am 8.00am - 12.15pm 10.00 - 10.30am
    Sunday 10.15am - 11.15am
    2.30pm - 3.00pm
    8.30am - 4.00pm -
    Cost £53.00 (£37.10PTL) £48.00 (£33.60PTL) £53.00 (£37.10 PTL)
    Classes ½ hour class slots ½ hour class slots 1 hour class slots
    Comments 12 week courses
    For further information or to book a place please contact the leisure centre direct. We advise that you book places in advance to avoid disappointment.

    Strokes for Life Swimming Lessons
    Parent & Baby Adult Strokes
    Monday 9.30am - 10.00am
    1.00pm - 1.30pm
    1.00pm - 1.30pm
    Tuesday 1.00pm - 1.30pm 11.00am - 11.30am
    Wednesday 10.30am - 11.00am

    1.00pm - 1.30pm
    7.00pm - 7.30pm beginners
    7.30pm - 8.00pm improvers

    Thursday 10.30am - 11.00am
    Term Time Only
    Friday 11.30am - 11.30am 11.00am - 11.30am
    Cost

    £4.80 (£3.40 PTL) per session

    £58.00 (£40.60 PTL) 12 Wk Course
    £6.90 (£4.90 PTL) Pay and Play
    Classes ½ hour class slots - Term Time Only ½ hour class slots
    Comments For further information or to book a place please contact the leisure centre direct. We advise that you book places in advance to avoid disappointment.

  • Aerobics Fitness Class Timetable
    Day Class Fitness Level Time
    Monday Yoga Flow 1 7.00pm-8.00pm
    Studio Cycling - Express 1-3 7.00pm-7.30pm
    Studio Cycling 1-3 7.45pm-8.30pm
    Ashtanga Yoga 2-3 8.15pm-9.30pm
    Aquanatal Women only Term time Only
    3.00pm - 3.45pm
    Tuesday Studio Cycling 1-3 6.00pm-6.45pm
    Step n Rep 1-2 5.45pm-6.45pm
    Body Tone 1-2 7.00pm-8.00pm
    Pilates 1-2 Women only 8.00pm-9.00pm
    Aquatone 1 Women only 7.00pm-8.00pm
    Wednesday Studio Cycling 1-3 9.45am-10.30am
    Hatha Yoga 1-2 10.30am-11.30am
    20 20 20 1-3 6.00pm-7.00pm
    Studio Express 2-3 7.00pm-7.30pm
    Thursday Ashtanga Yoga 2-3 6.00pm-7.00pm
    Aquarobics 1-3 6.15pm-7.00pm
    Studio Cycling 1-3 7.00pm-7.45pm
    Body Tone 1-3 7.15pm-8.15pm
    Studio Cycling 1-3 8.00pm-8.45pm
    Friday Senior keep Fit (50+) 1-2 11.30am-12.30pm
    Studio Cycling 1-3 6.15pm-7.00pm
    Saturday Hatha Yoga 1-2 10.15am-11.15am
    Sunday Step n Rep 1-3 10.00am-11.00am

    Prices
    Class Price
    Yoga (60 mins) £6.30 PTL applies
    Seniors Keep Fit £4.20 PTL applies
    Step n Rep £5.60 PTL applies
    Pilates £5.60 PTL applies
    Bums & Tums £5.60 PTL applies
    Aquatone (daytime, term time only) £5.60 PTL applies
    Aquatone (evening) £5.60 PTL applies
    Antenatal Aquatone £6.80
    Studio Cycling £4.20 PTL applies
    Studio Cycling - Express £2.80 PTL applies

  • Please Note: Children under the age of 8 years will not be admitted unless accompanied in the water by a responsible adult aged 16 or over. Only 2 under 8s per adult.
    Main Pool
    Day Time Activity Notes
    Monday 7.00am - 9.00am Lane Swimming -
    9.00am - 4.00pm Public Swimming Last ticket 3.30pm
    8.15pm - 9.45pm Adults Only - Lanes Last ticket 9.00pm
    12noon - 1.00pm Adults Only 12.45pm pool restricted to 20m
    Tuesday 7.00am - 9.00am Lane Swimming -
    9.00am - 8.00pm Public Swimming Last ticket 7.30pm
    3.00pm - 4.00pm Pool Closed for Staff Training
    8.00pm - 9.45pm Women Only Last ticket 9.00pm
    12 noon - 1.00pm Adults Only -
    Wednesday 7.00am - 9.00am Lane Swimming -
    9.00am - 4.00pm Public Swimming Last ticket 3.30pm
    12 noon - 1.00pm Adults only -
    Thursday 7.00am - 9.00am Lane Swimming -
    9.00am - 7.00pm Public Swimming Last ticket 6.30pm
    7.15pm - 9.45pm Adults Only - Lanes Last ticket 9.00pm
    12 noon - 1.00pm Adults Only -
    Friday 7.00am - 9.00am Lane Swimming -
    9.00am - 7.30pm Public Swimming Last Ticket 7.00pm
    12 noon - 1.00pm Adults Only -
    Saturday 8.00am - 9.00am Over 50's Session -
    9.00am - 2.30pm Public Swimming -
    2.30pm - 3.30pm Adults Only Last Ticket 3.00pm
    3.30pm - 4.30pm Community Swim ** Last Ticket 4.00pm
    Sunday 8.00am - 4.30pm Public Swimming Last Ticket 4.30pm

    Small Pool
    Day Time Activity Notes
    Monday 9.00am - 4.00pm Public Swimming Last Ticket 3.30pm
    Tuesday 9.00am - 3.00pm Public Swimming Last Ticket 2.30pm
    3.00pm - 4.00pm Pool Closed for Staff Training - Term Time Only
    Wednesday 9.00am - 4.00pm Public Swimming Last Ticket 3.30pm
    Thursday 9.00am - 5.00pm Public Swimming Last Ticket 4.30pm
    Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm Public Swimming Last Ticket 3.30pm
    Saturday 1.15pm - 3.30pm Public Swimming Last Ticket 3.00pm
    3.30pm - 4.30pm Community Swim ** Last Ticket 3.30pm
    Sunday POOL CLOSED Strokes Lessons -

    ** Community swim for those who consider themselves disabled their families and carers

    Women Only Sessions - all female lifeguards cannot be guaranteed

    MON TO FRI 9.00am - 12.00noon & 1.00pm - 3.00pm SCHOOLS TERM TIME ONLY, SHARED USE

    PLEASE NOTE AN ALTERNATE PROGRAMME MAY RUN DURING SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

    MON & WED BOTH POOLS CLOSE AT 3.30PM LAST TICKET 3PM IN SUMMER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

    Prices

    Swimming Pool

    £

    £ PTL

    Adult Swim

    £4.10

    £2.40

    Junior Swim

    £2.50

    £1.40

    Family Swim

    £10.70

    £6.20

    Under 4’s

    Free

    Free

    Spectator £0.60 N/A

  • Sports Clubs

    Club

    Contact Details (if run by a 3rd party organisation

    Day

    Times

    Club Information

    Northfield Life Saving Club

    Rose Link

    0798 0972 033

    roselink@hotmail.co.uk


    Wed

    7.00pm-9.00pm

    Northfield life saving club is a friendly club and our oldest established club offering water safety and lifesaving skills for young people to adults.

    Hydroquest Sub Aqua Club

    Ian Rea


    Wed

    9.00pm-10.00pm

    Hydroquest sub aqua club is another long established club and offers professional sub aqua training from pool to lake to sea.

  • Times: Saturday's only, 12noon - 1pm Ice gym, 1pm -2pm Small pool, 2.15pm - 4.30pm party room

    Cost: £10 per head or £12 per head (to include individual medals and trophy for birthday boy or girl)

    None Ice gym members will receive Ice gym induction and leisure card.

    Trained instructor present at all times in the gym and lifeguards whilst in pool.

    Book now for the coolest party in Birmingham email; carol.a.stocker@birmingham.gov.uk for bookings and further details

  • Power Plate training sessions cater to all fitness levels, from beginner to advanced, and incorporate muscle strengthening, stretching and toning, along with massage and relaxation.

    The potential benefit of Power Plate Training is:

    • Increase explosive strength and power
    • Improve core conditioning, stability and reflexes
    • Increase mobility and coordination
    • Speed anabolic recovery and reduce stress hormones
    • Increase metabolism and accelerate fat loss
    • Decrease pain and improve joint function and stability
    • Increase bone mineral density
    Price
    Induction £6.00
    5 Sessions £13.50
    10 Session £25.00
    20 Sessions £36.00
    (Free with fitness choice DD)
    Unlimited usage with Premier Direct Debit £35.00 / PTL £26.50

  • Sauna & Steam Suite Opening Hours (Over 18's Only)
    Day Times Closed For Cleaning
    Monday, Tuesday
    & Thursday
    7.00am - 10.00am

    10.00am - 10.30am

    10.30am - 1.30pm 1.30pm - 2.00pm
    2.00pm - 5.00pm 5.00pm - 5.30pm
    5.30pm - 9.30pm 9.30pm
    Wednesday 7.00am - 10.00am 10.00am - 10.30am
    10.30am - 1.30pm 1.30pm - 2.00pm
    2.00pm - 5.00pm 5.00pm - 5.30pm
    5.30pm - 8.00pm 8.00pm - 10.00pm
    Friday 7.00am - 10.00am 10.00am - 10.30am
    10.30am - 1.30pm 1.30pm - 2.00pm
    2.00pm - 5.00pm 5.00pm - 5.30pm
    5.30pm - 7.30pm 7.30pm - 8.00pm
    Saturday 8.00am - 12noon 12noon - 12.30pm
    12.30pm - 3.30pm 3.30pm - 6.30pm
    Sunday 8.00am - 12noon 12noon - 12.30pm
    12.30pm - 4.30pm 4.30pm - 5.00pm

    Please note the last entrance to the gym sauna & steam suite is one hour before closure.

    Sauna & Steam Etiquette

    • No shaving in sauna/steam suite.
    • Please use a towel to sit on in the sauna at all times
    • Food must not be consumed in the rest area, sauna or steam cabins.
    • No body scrubs, hair dyes, oils or creams allowed in the sauna or steam suite.
    • Unruly conduct or anti-social behaviour may result in membership and use of facilities being withdrawn
    • Suitable clothing to be worn at all times.
    • A sauna ticket without a gym membership does not entitle you to use the gym.
    • Customers with medical conditions e.g. diabetes, high blood pressure or a heart condition are not permitted to use the sauna or steam room.
  • We have a range of different types of membership available to suit your needs, or you can simply pay and play for a number of activities. To help you choose a membership we have provided some essential information on each type please take a look at our Leisure Centre Memberships page for more details

  • The Be Active Scheme is a free scheme open to Birmingham residents. We are working in partnership with Birmingham Public Health to offer all Birmingham residents free swimming, group exercise classes and gym sessions at certain times at various leisure centres and parks. The scheme is currently ongoing.

    For more information about Be Active please visit contact your local Leisure Centre or visit http://beactivebirmingham.co.uk/

  • Your Choice Members – Continue your fitness journey with us.

    Simply visit your local leisure centre 8 times during November and December and be entered into a free draw to win some fantastic prizes. Loyalty cards need to be stamped 8 times and multiple entries will be accepted.

    A Stamp can be given for any of the following your choice membership activities: Gym, Swim, Fitness Class, Sauna

    Prizes include free memberships!

    Terms and Conditions:

    Only one stamp per activity Cards must be stamped at the time of the visit. Lost cards cannot be replaced. Cards stamped with 8 visits will be entered into a prize draw to win a prize. Only one prize per person, per month. The winners 8 visits will be validated by their Leisure Flex attendance records. Premier Membership prizes will be added onto existing membership and are not transferable/ Winner will be notified by Business Development.


Frequently Asked Questions
    • If you wish to make a booking for yourself click on the button at the top of this page.
      If you already have a self service account you will be asked to sign in using your details.
      If you do not have a self service account you will be taken straight to the online bookings as a non member guest.
      Follow the instructions to make your booking.
      If you have the advanced booking option on your leisure card you will be able to book 8 days in advance and pay for the court/pitch when you arrive at the leisure centre
      If you do not have the advanced booking option you will only be able to book 7 days in advance and will be required to pay at the time of booking.

      If you wish to track your bookings (and take advantage of the advanced booking option if you have purchased this) you need a self service account. Sign up for one now.

    • If you wish to make a booking for someone else click on the button at the top of this page. You will need the leisure card number and postcode/surname of the person you are booking for.

      If you wish to track the bookings for the person you are acting on behalf of you must have a self service account. Sign up for one now.

    • No – you can make bookings up to 7 days in advance but must pay for the booking at the time you make it.
      If you wish to book up to 8 days in advance you will need the advanced booking option. An Advance Booking option can be added to a standard card or PTL card for an annual fee of £15. The Advance Booking option allows you to book courts and pitches an extra day in advance of other customers (8 days ahead, instead of 7).

    • Juniors aged 14 and 15 can use the fitness studio. They must bring proof of age and a letter of consent from their parent or guardian to the first session.
      Juniors can only use the fitness studio at certain times and at other times must be accompanied by an adult. Please contact the leisure centre for specific times.

      Alternatively the ICE gym, available at Kingsbury LC, Small Heath LC, Aston Villa FC, Hamstead Hall Community Learning Centre and Northfield Pool, is designed especially for children aged 8 – 16. All our instructors are professionally qualified and have undertaken additional specialist training to enable them to train children. All instructors are cleared via the Criminal Records Bureau.

      To use the gym, each child must complete a three stage induction process, where they will be shown how to use the equipment safely. The induction course. After that, kids can visit the gym as often as they like, paying for each visit separately. Alternatively, monthly membership is a available. Please check with your local centre for prices.

      If you have any queries about the ICE gym or about children’s fitness, please contact the leisure centre of your choice.

    • For all sports and leisure activities an adult charge will apply to anyone aged 16 years and above.

    • Please contact the leisure centre direct, if you haven't been able to find the information that you need.