Leisure World Highwoods

Home to the gymnasium hall, a sports hall, a fully equipped gym, outdoor sport facilities for clubs and groups!

Leisure World Highwoods is our smallest centre and enjoys the best equipment and classes.

Our smallest centre enjoys the best equipment and classes so residents can still get a full workout locally. Book our Sports Hall, Gymnasium Hall or any of our outdoor sport facilities for your own club or group, including basketball courts, netball courts and football pitches.

You can enjoy our fitness facilities on a pay as you go basis or sign up to one of our membership plans, or why not join one of several community sports clubs.

Host a party at Highwoods and choose from a variety of party themes on offer, our aim is to help you choose the perfect party for your little ones and keep them entertained and smiling all day long!

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We have a fantastic range of sports facilities and activities for everyone to try.

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Leisure World Highwoods, Brinkley Lane, Colchester, CO4 9PU

Opening Times

Monday – Friday | 5.30pm to 10.00pm

Saturday | 9.00am to 5.00pm

Sunday | 9.00am to 5.00pm

Bank Holidays | Closed


Leisure World Car Park is FREE to customers when using facilities at Leisure World Highwoods.


Please note due to the installation of temporary classrooms at The Gilberd School we have limited parking so please bear this in mind when you visit, allow yourself extra time to park elsewhere or lift share, walk or cycle if live locally.
We would advise to drop off at the main gate as there is no turning space available.

Check out our Group Fitness Classes

Enjoy access to over 100+ group exercise classes with us today, view our fitness timetable to find out more.

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Join as a member and access our facilities for free

Save money and be more active with our affordable no contract memberships. Join online today and get active.

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Get the family active with Swimming Pools

A great way to enjoy family time and stay healthy, with plenty to do for all ages in our iconic Leisure Pool, come make a splash today.

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