Birmingham City Council

Colmers Community Leisure Centre

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Overview

Due to telecommunication problems any telephone enquiries or astro pitch bookings should be made to main reception on 0121 675 8146 where a message should be left. We will return your call as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Colmers Community Leisure Centre
Bristol Road South
Longbridge
Birmingham
B45 9NY

Telephone Number: 0121 675 8146
Email: colmers_clc@birmingham.gov.uk

Public Transport: Buses 63, 49

Parking: Free parking for 200+ vehicles, disabled bays available

Opening Hours: Mon, Wed, Thurs & Fri 6pm - 10pm, Tues 6pm - 10.30pm Sat 9.00am - 4pm,

Disabled facilities available at this site? Yes

  • A ramp & rail to access the entrance doors that are automatic
  • All facilities are on the ground floor and fully accessible
  • 3 disabled toilets
  • 4 disabled car parking bays
  • Disability Cricket on Saturdays 1pm-2pm & all other activities/ facilities are available depending on suitability
  • All centre information is available in large print

    For more information please visit Disabled Go's access page for Colmers

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

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

Essential Information
  • General Opening Hours
    Day Opening Closing
    Monday 6.00pm 10.00pm
    Tuesday 6.00pm 10.30pm
    Wednesday 6.00pm 10.00pm
    Thursday 6.00pm 10.00pm
    Friday 6.00pm 10.00pm
    Saturday 9.00am 4.00pm
    Sunday Closed Closed

    Please see session times for the various classes or contact the centre directly for more information
  • Strikes junior soccer academy is a football coaching programme for boys and girls aged 4 - 13 years old. All our coaches are CRB checked and fully qualified through the FA (Football Association).

    Strikes runs 48 weeks of the year it does not run Christmas for 2 weeks and Easter for 2 weeks.


    Strikes
    Class Day Time Cost
    First Strikes (4 - 5 yrs) Saturday

    10.00am - 11.00am

    12 Week Course

    £46.00 (£27.60 PTL)

    Junior Strikes (6 - 7 yrs)

    11.00am - 12.00pm

    Junior strikes (8 - 11yrs) 12.00pm - 1.00pm

    Pay & Play Strikes
    Age Day Time Cost
    4-6 year olds Friday

    4.00pm – 5.00pm

    £4.80 per session
    7-9 year olds

    5.00pm – 6.00pm

    Please note the pay and play sessions are indoor and should be used as an introduction to the full 12 week course.The soccer curriculum is not followed in these sessions.

    Saturday sessions are held on our astro turf facility.

    See our printable leaflet at the bottom of the page

  • Aikido Juniors 7yrs -10yrs

    Details

    Day

    Price

    Times

    1 hour class

    Saturday

    £3.25

    10.30am – 11.30am


    Aikido Juniors 10yrs - 16yrs

    Details

    Day

    Price

    Times

    1 hour class

    Saturday

    £3.25

    11.30am – 12.30pm


  • Court / Indoor Activities

    Court Activity

    Day

    Times

    Price

    Course Info

    Badminton

    Monday – Friday

    6.00pm – 10.00pm

    £9.20 Adults / £7.00 Juniors

    Pay and Play. Passport to leisure discount applies.

    Badminton

    Saturday

    10.00am – 4.00pm

    £9.20 Adults / £7.00 Juniors

    Pay and Play. Passport to leisure discount applies.

    Netball Indoor Court S/Hall

    Days as per Badminton

    Times as per Badminton

    £39.50 Adults / £28.50 Juniors

    Pay and Play

    Football Sportshall

    Days as per Badminton

    Times as per Badminton

    £39.50 Adults / £28.50Juniors

    Pay and Play

    • All facilities above can also be block booked please contact the site for further details

  • Sports Clubs

    Club

    Contact Details (if run by a 3rd party organisation

    Day

    Times

    Club Information

    Aikido

    Dave Packer

    0121 453 7503

    Thursday

    Friday

    Sunday

    7.00pm – 8.00pm

    7.00pm – 9.00pm

    9.45am – 11.45am

    General Class open to all grades adults only

    General Class open to all grades adults only

    Advanced practice

    Tae Kwon Do

    Des Caesar

    07973 723 631

    Monday

    Thursday

    7.00pm – 8.00pm

    7.15pm – 8.15pm

    Please contact Instructor for further information

    Adults and Juniors

    Austin Badminton Club

    Simon Livings

    0776 991 1019

    slivings@uk.ey.com

    Tuesday

    8.00pm – 10.00pm


  • We have meeting / conference facilities to suit all. For the smaller meeting we have a number of classrooms that can be arranged to suit our customer’s needs. For larger meetings we have a hall and we also have a fully equipped air conditioned meeting room with smart board and projector.

    We have an extensive adult education programme that runs each Tuesday from September through to June. For further information please contact Northfield Adult Education office on 0121 464 8272.


    • This quality cricket coaching programme supported by Warwickshire Cricket Club is a fun and inclusive programme for children aged 7 to 16
    • All our staff are fully qualified and CRB checked.

    Take a look at our leaflet at the bottom of the page.

    Coaching Time Table
    Activities Days Opening and Closing Times Price Course Info
    Cricket Coaching Saturday 1.00pm - 2.00pm Juniors only £3.15 Disability Cricket Pay and Play
    Cricket Coaching Saturday 2.00pm - 3.00pm Juniors only £3.15 7-14 year old Pay and Play
    Cricket Coaching Saturday 3.00pm - 4.00pm Juniors only £3.15 14-16 year old Pay and Play
  • We have an all weather pitch which has 3 pitches marked for 7 a side football. The pitch can also accommodate Hockey.

    The cost for a third of the pitch is £34.00 for Adults and £26.00 for Juniors. We offer a special weekend rate which is £20.00 a third for Adults and £15.00 per third for Juniors.

    We have a floodlit tarmac facility suitable for Football, Netball and Tennis (seasonal details listed above)

    The tarmac area is £17.30 for adults and £14.10 for juniors.

    Pitches can be booked individually in 3rd's or full pitch for 1 hour and the times available are ,
    Mon-Fri 5.30-10.30 Sat 1-4 and Sun 10-7.

    Take a look at our leaflet at the bottom of the page

  • Let Colmers take the stress out of organising your child's birthday party. Keep kids smiling with our party games package including FREE bouncy castle hire. Music and party games is the theme of this action packed party and ideal for our younger guests. Alternatively why not try our Strikes football party, a fun packed hour of skills and thrills finishing with that all important match.


    Starting from just £65, your party includes invitations and a loot sac for any gifts on the day. We will also provide 1 fully qualified coach for the duration of your party for up to 20 kids and 2 coach's for up to 25 kids. All parties are 1 hour 45 minutes in duration, with the first hour in you chosen activity and the final 45 minutes in our newly refurbished restaurant for your party food (please note food not included).

    Take a look at our leaflet at the bottom of the page.

  • The following activities can be booked on line - just use the buttons at the top of the page

    • Badminton
    • Football (All Weather Pitch )
    • Netball
  • 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

  • Group Fitness Class Timetable (Adults only 16 years+)
    Day Class Fitness Level Time
    Monday Legs, bums & tums All 6.30pm – 7.30pm
    Studio cycling All 7.00pm - 7.45pm
    Tuesday Pilates All 6.45pm – 7.45pm
    Studio cycling All 8.00pm – 8.45pm
    Wednesday Studio cycling All 7.15pm – 8.00pm
    Thursday Studio cycling All 6.00pm – 6.45pm
    Circuit training All 7.00pm – 8.00pm
    Friday Studio cycling Beginners 6.15pm – 7.00pm

    Classes
    Calorie Burning Studio Cycling

    Spin your way to a healthier you with our ultimate calorie burner. Burn vast amounts of calories with this exciting 45 minute cycling workout to motivational music or join our Xpress class for amazing results in just 30 minutes. Low impact ensures suitability for all.
    Toning & Strength

    Circuit Training

    Challenge your body in this unique class combining strength, endurance and cardiovascular exercises. Great for improving sports performance. The format of this class is based on repetition or timed intervals at multiple stations.

    Legs, Bums & Tums

    The popularity of this class has never been higher. Target those problem areas and you will start to see the difference in no time at all. The exercises are varied and may include the use of weights, bands and body bars, to help to achieve muscle tone, strength and endurance. Firm up, tone up and shape up. Suitable for all levels of fitness.

    Holistic

    Pilates

    Pilates is a mind/body relaxation class. Exercises are aimed at correcting body alignment and posture as well as toning and shaping the body. Every movement engages the abdominal muscles and so tightens and tones this area. A relaxation phase is also included to centre the mind and cool down the muscles.


    Cost
    Class Price Notes
    Studio Cycling £4.20
    Legs, bums & tums £5.60
    Circuit training £5.60
    Pilates £5.60
    PTL discount applies
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.