Birmingham City Council

Handsworth Leisure Centre

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Overview

Please be aware that our small pool is currently closed while repairs are being carried out, we apologise for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience at this time

Handsworth Leisure Centre
Holly Road
Handsworth
Birmingham
B20 2BY

Telephone Number: 0121 464 6336
Email:handsworth.lc@birmingham.gov.uk

Transport: From the City – the 101 stops out side the leisure centre, from Hamstead Road - 16,17, from West Bromwich - 78,79,74 & we are ½ mile from the number 11 outer circle route.

Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 7am - 10pm, Sat 8am - 5pm, Sun 7am - 5pm

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

Available to book online

  • 5-a-side Football
  • Badminton Courts

Pay and play (just turn up on day)

  • Aerobics/Aqua Aerobics
  • Boxercise Circuit Training
  • Fitness Classes
  • Pulse Point Gym
  • Sauna/Steam Room
  • Women Only Swimming
  • Yoga

Other Activities/Services

See Essential Information below for prices/timetables information. To make an enquiry, please contact the leisure centre direct.

  • Basketball
  • Bowls (Indoor)
  • Children's Parties
  • Community Centre
  • Dance Studio
  • Sports Hall
  • Strikes Soccer Academy
  • Strokes Swimming
  • Conference/Function Room
Essential Information

  • Opening and Closing Times

    Day

    Opening Time

    Closing Time

    Monday - Friday

    7.00am

    10.00pm

    Saturday

    8.00am

    5.00pm

    Sunday

    7.00am

    5.00pm

  • Opening Times

    Day

    Pulse Point Gym

    Junior Pulse Point Gym

    Monday

    7.00am - 10.00pm

    7.00am - 10.00pm

    Tuesday

    7.00am - 10.00pm

    7.00am - 10.00pm

    Wednesday

    7.00am - 10.00pm

    1.00pm - 10.00pm
    Thursday

    7.00am - 10.00pm

    7.00am - 7.00pm
    Friday

    7.00am - 10.00pm

    7.00am - 10.00pm

    Saturday

    8.00am - 5.00pm

    8.00am - 5.00pm

    Sunday

    7.00am - 5.00pm

    7.00am - 5.00pm

    Last ticket issued 3/4 hour before the close of centre


    14 - 16 year olds must bring proof of age and a letter of consent from parent or guardian to their initial session

    Please Note: 14 - 16 year old girls may also use the ladies only session on Wednesday 9am - 1pm and Thursday 7pm - 10pm


    Prices

    Price

    Passport to Leisure Members Price

    Adult Fitness Suite

    £5.60

    10% off after 5.00pm & w/e
    40% off 7.00am to 5.00pm

    Junior Fitness Suite

    £2.90

    Starter Programme

    £12.00

    £8.40

    Junior Starter Programme

    £5.80


    Full Programme

    £23.00

    £13.20

  • Strokes for life Swimming Lessons
    Day Class Start Times
    Monday Stage 1 5.30pm
    Stage 2 6.00pm, 6.30pm
    Stage 3 5.00pm
    Stage 4 5.30pm
    Stage 5a 5.00pm
    Stage 5b 6.30pm
    Stage 7 6.00pm
    Adults 7.30pm, 8.00pm
    Wednesday Ducklings 4.00pm
    Thursday Stage 1 4.30pm
    Stage 2 4.00pm
    Stage 3 4.00pm
    Stage 4 4.30pm, 5.30pm
    Stage 5a 5.00pm
    Stage 7 5.00pm
    Rookie 5.30pm
    Friday Stage 1 4.00pm
    Stage 2 5.00pm, 6.30pm
    Stage 3 4.30pm
    Stage 4 5.30pm
    Stage 5a 5.00pm
    Stage 5b 6.00pm
    Stage 7 5.30pm
    Stage 8 6.00pm
    Stage 9 4.00pm
    Adults 6.30pm

    We advise that you book placements in advance to avoid disappointment.

    Please speak to the site direct relating to class suitability and costs

  • Aerobics Fitness Class Timetable

    Day

    Class

    Time

    Fitness Level


    Monday

    Aquatone

    11.30am

    1 - 3

    Walk 2000

    11.30am

    1 - 3

    Studio cycling

    6.00pm - 7.00pm

    Intermediate

    Tuesday

    Dance Mats (FREE with Be Active)

    11.00am

    1 - 2

    Bums & Tums

    6.00pm

    1 - 3

    Hatha Yoga

    7.00pm

    1 - 3

    Studio Cycling

    12.30pm - 1.30pm
    5.45pm

    Beginner
    Intermediate

    Wednesday

    Bums and Tums (30mins)

    10.30am

    1 - 3

    50+ Sit & Be Fit

    11.00am

    1 - 3

    Total Body Workout

    6.00pm

    1 - 2

    Killer Abs

    7.30pm

    1 - 3

    Studio cycling

    6.00pm - 7.00pm

    Intermediate

    Thursday

    Hatha Yoga

    10.00am

    1 - 3

    Aquatone (FREE with Be Active)

    6.00pm

    1 - 3

    Friday

    Studio cycling

    10.30am - 11.30am
    6.00pm - 7.00pm

    Advanced
    Advanced

    Saturday

    Studio cycling

    8.30am - 9.30am

    Intermediate

    Sunday

    Studio cycling

    10.30am - 11.30am

    Advanced

    Box-a-cise

    11.00am

    1 - 3

    Step & Tone

    11.30am

    1 - 3

    Prices

    Class

    Price

    Yoga (55 mins)

    £6.00

    Studio Cycling (60mins)

    £5.30

    Step Aerobics

    £5.30

    Bums & Tums

    £5.30

    Aquatone (daytime)

    £5.30

    Aquatone (evening)

    £5.30

    Box-e-cise

    £5.30

    Killer Abs £5.30
    Total Body Workout £5.30

    Passport to Leisure (PTL) discount - 10% off prices after 5pm and weekends - 50% off all other times

  • Please be aware that our small pool is currently closed while repairs are being carried out, we apologise for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience at this time



    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.

    Pool Timetable
    Small Pool
    CLOSED
    Sunrise - Adults Only Adults Only Ladies Only Family Swim Sessions
    Monday 9.00am - 4.45pm 7.00am - 9.00am - - -
    Tuesday 9.00am - 3.00pm
    5.00pm - 9.00pm
    7.00am - 9.00am

    12noon to 1.00pm
    9.00pm to 10.00pm

    - -
    Wednesday 9.00am - 9.00pm 7.00am - 9.00am

    9.00pm to 10.00pm

    12noon to 1.00pm

    -
    Thursday 9.00am - 3.00pm 7.00am - 9.00am 12noon to 1.00pm - -
    Friday 9.00am - 3.00pm 7.00am - 9.00am

    12noon to 1.00pm

    - -
    Saturday 9.15am - 4.45pm - 9.15am - 11.00am -

    11.00am to 4.45pm

    Sunday 8.00am - 4.45pm 7.00am - 9.00am - -

    11.00am to 4.45pm

    all female lifeguards cannot be guaranteed on Ladies Only sessions

    Prices

    Swimming Pool

    £

    £ PTL

    Adult Swim

    £3.75

    £1.90

    Junior Swim

    £2.30

    £1.15

    Family Swim

    £9.80

    £4.90

    Under 4s

    FREE

    FREE

  • Court Activites

    Court Activity

    Day

    Times

    Price

    Badminton

    Any day subject to availability

    7.00am to 10.00pm

    £6.70

    Bowls

    Any day subject to availability

    7.00am to 10.00pm

    £3.50

    Basketball

    Any day subject to availability

    7.00am to 10.00pm

    £47.00

    Badminton 50% discount before 5.00pm Mon to Fri, 10% reduction after 5.00pm & at weekends

  • 5-A-Side Football

    Activity

    Day

    Time

    Price

    Details

    Five a side

    Any day subject to availability

    7.00am to 10.00pm

    £47.00

    Group of up to 10 players

  • Pool Parties can be booked at limited times during the weekend. We can offer various options, the most popular being ¾ hour exclusive use of the small pool, then ¾ hour of the sports hall for food and party games etc. Included in the price is use of our huge bouncy castle. The cost for this is £95.

    A swimming pool only party (1 hour exclusive use) is from £80.00 inc VAT

    Please contact the leisure centre direct for more information and to check availability.

    Please note: Children under the age of 8 must not be left unattended in or out of the water. They must be accompanied at all times by a responsible adult 16 years or over. Only 2 under 8's per adult.



  • Sports Clubs
    Club Day Times

    Handsworth Old Boys Swim Club

    Friday 7.00pm - 9.30pm

    Perry Beeches Swim Club

    Monday 7.00pm - 9.00pm
    Thursday 6.30pm - 9.00pm
    Saturday 7.45am - 9.15am


  • We have an air conditioned dance studio available, mirrors on 3 walls with an comprehensive audio system. Many of our aerobic classes are held in here, this is also available as a meeting/seminar room for up to 40 guests.

    We can supply a projector screen & flip chart.

    We can hold weddings within the sports hall for up to 300 seated guests comfortably with portable staging & background PA systems being made available for your use.

    We provide facilities for many different types of occasions, including christenings, pre-wedding parties, birthday parties, anniversary and engagement parties.

    Please contact the leisure centre direct to check availability and prices.



  • Weekday Sauna Timetable
    7.00am - 11.00am
    Last Ticket 10.00am
    11.30am - 4.30pm
    Last Ticket 3.30pm
    5.00pm - 9.15pm
    Last Ticket 8.45pm
    Monday Mixed Mixed Mixed
    Tuesday Mixed Mixed Mixed
    Wednesday Women Only Women Only Mixed
    Thursday Mixed Mixed Women Only
    Friday Mixed Mixed Mixed

    Weekend Sauna Timetable
    Saturday 8.00am - 12 noon
    last Ticket 10.30am
    Mixed
    12.30pm - 4.00pm
    Last Ticket 2.30pm
    Mixed
    Sunday 7.00am - 12 noon
    last Ticket 10.30am
    Mixed
    12.30pm - 4.00pm
    Last Ticket 2.30pm
    Mixed

    Cost per session (1½ hours maximum)

    £7.80 per adult

    Passport to Leisure (PTL) £7.00 after 5.00pm & Weekends - £3.90 all other times

    The Sauna Steam Room is closed between 12 noon - 12.30pm and 4.30pm - 5.00pm each day for cleaning.

    • Suitable Swimwear must be worn at all times
    • Over 16 years only
    • To maintain high standards of Health & Safety no body oils must be used in the suite at any time
    • No food permitted within suite
    • Please notify our staff if you have any health issues.
    • It is not advised that you use the sauna/steam room if you are pregnant. If in doubt please discuss with your doctor about using the suite
    • No jewellery or outdoor shoes are to be worn within the suite
    • All tickets include a free swim with the purchase of the sauna/steam. (Subject to availability)
    • Maximum 26 persons will be allowed in the suite at any one time
    • A 10p deposit is required for a locker. Wrist bands must be worn at all times
  • The Be Active Scheme is a free scheme open to Birmingham residents. We are working in partnership with the NHS to offer all Birmingham residents free swimming, group exercise classes and gym sessions. The scheme is currently ongoing.

    Be Active Timetable

    Activity

    Day

    Time

    Swimming (large pool)

    Monday

    12:00pm - 5:00pm

    Tuesday

    12:00pm - 3:00pm

    Tuesday

    5:00pm - 10:00pm

    Wednesday

    12:00pm - 10:00pm

    Thursday

    12:00pm - 3.30pm

    Friday

    12:00pm - 3.30pm

    Saturday

    9:15am - 5:00pm

    Sunday

    11:00am - 5:00pm

    Table Tennis/Badminton

    Monday

    9:00am - 11:00am

    Tuesday

    9:00am - 11:00am

    Wednesday

    9:00am - 11:00am

    Friday

    9:00am - 11:00am

    Gym

    Monday

    9:00am - 4:00pm

    Tuesday

    9:00am - 4:00pm

    Wednesday

    9:00am - 4:00pm

    Thursday

    9:00am - 4:00pm

    7:00pm - 9:45pm women only session

    Friday

    9:00am - 1:00pm

    1:00pm - 9:45pm

    Saturday

    12:00pm - 5:00pm

    Sunday

    12:00pm - 5:00pm

    Short Mat Bowls

    Monday

    1:00pm - 3:30pm

    Thursday

    1:00pm - 3:30pm

    Zumba

    Tuesday

    9.30am - 10.30am

    Dance Mats

    Tuesday

    11:00am - 12:00pm

    Studio Cycling Tuesday 1.00pm - 2.00pm

    Total Body Workout

    Wednesday

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    Killer Abs

    Wednesday

    7:00pm - 8:00pm

    Aquatone (Small Pool)

    Thursday

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    Boxercise

    Sunday

    11:00am - 12:30pm

  • 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

Frequently Asked Questions
    • Yes, we have a range of swimming equipment such as goggles and swimming caps you can purchase at the Leisure Centre

    • The only bus that stops outside the leisure centre is the 101

      From the city - 101, from Hampstead Road - 16,17, from West Bromwich - 78,79,74 stop on the Soho Road & we are ½ mile from the number 11 outer circle route & the 16,17 bus stops on Hamstead Road.

    • A maximum of 2 children under the age of 8 to one adult over 16 yrs and they MUST be supervised at all times in & out of the water.

    • Yes these are £1.30 each

    • You can purchase a ticket up to 30 mins before the start of the class.

    • You can come and fill out the application form and there will be a small initial payment to take you through to when your DD is set up.

    • 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.