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Riverside Leisure Centre is located on Cowick Street in Exeter. It is a large fitness facility with a wide range of exercise and sporting options to suit your every need.
There are over 90 gym stations, a Queenax functioning training studio, over 100 instructor-led and virtual group exercise classes, a 6 court sports hall, 2 squash courts, and indoor cycling studios.
The gym has all the cardio, weights, and floor work equipment that you would expect.
The Queenax functioning training studio is the world’s most unique functional and suspended bodyweight training system, with applications for individual and small group exercise classes. There is also a café on-site.
To help you get the best out of your membership, a personalised plan is offered, with a review after 6 weeks to help you re-evaluate and make sure you are on track to reach your health and fitness goals.
There is also a great value, ‘one price, seven centres’ offer available, where for £25.00 you are able to access all seven leisure centres across the city.
Riverside Leisure Centre offers a variety of clubs. The ROC Active club is aimed at supporting adults with learning disabilities to ensure participation in sport and exercise activities.
The Exeter Little Pumas is a martial arts club for children aged 4 to 7. The Torexe Volleyball Club is for players of all ages and abilities. It is one of the South West’s largest and most established volleyball clubs.
Riverside Leisure Centre is managed by Legacy Leisure, a not-for-profit charitable organisation, on behalf of Exeter City Council.
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Parking in Riverside Leisure Centre
Riverside Leisure Centre provides free car parking for over 100 cars.
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The Custom House Visitor Centre: Close by to the Riverside Leisure Centre, at the historic customs house you can discover everything that Exeter has to offer. There’s tourist information, accommodation bookings, a gift shop, and quayside treasure hunts. It is also the place where Red Coat Guided Tours depart from.
Red Coat Guided Tours: This is a FREE, award-winning, guided tour of Exeter, one of England’s oldest cities. There are a variety of different tours to choose from, each one focusing on a different part of Exeter’s history.
Exeter Cathedral: Come marvel at the some of the UK’s most amazing Gothic decorated architecture. This 900-year-old Medieval cathedral is also famous for two Norman towers, its west front carvings, and the longest unbroken stretch of Gothic vaulting in the world.
The Quay Climbing Centre: Located on Haven Road, Haven Banks, the Quay Climbing Centre features the South West’s largest indoor climbing wall. A great place to bring family and friends, weatherproofed, and catering to different abilities. The Quay Climbing Centre is not far from the town centre and quayside.
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Getting to Riverside Leisure Centre
By Train: Exeter St Thomas Railway Station is located within walking distance from Riverside Leisure Centre.
By Bus: St Thomas Railway Station is a close-by bus stop to the Riverside Leisure Centre.
By Car: The address of the Riverside Leisure Centre is Cowick Street, Exeter EX4 1AF.
Disabled Parking in Riverside Leisure Centre
Riverside Leisure Centre has free parking available for disabled customers.
The Blue Badge parking scheme is operational throughout the Exeter area. To search for the disable car park that is closest to your destination, see the Blue Badge Parking website.
Electric vehicle charging stations are available at several locations in Riverside Leisure Centre. These can be found at:
- The Malt House Harvester (EX2 8BP)
- Cathedral Quay Car Park (EX1 1DX)
- Mary Arches Multi-Storey Car Park (EX4 3AZ)
- Magdalen Street Car Park (EX2 4HZ)
A network of all electric vehicle charging points can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
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What is the postcode for Riverside Leisure Centre, Exeter?
The postcode for Riverside Leisure Centre, Exeter, is EX4 1AF.
How can I contact the Riverside Leisure Centre?
Riverside Leisure Centre can be contacted by phone on 01392 221 771.
What are the opening hours for the Riverside Leisure Centre?
The Riverside Leisure Centre is open Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 10:00pm and Saturday to Sunday 8:00am to 10:00pm.
Which sporting centres does my Riverside membership give me access to?
A Riverside Leisure Centre membership gives you full access to Pyramids Leisure Centre, Wonford Sports Centre, ISCA Centre, Exeter Arena, and Northbrook Swimming Pool.
Is there swimming at the Riverside Leisure Centre?
No, the Riverside Leisure Centre swimming pool is closed due to fire damage in 2017. There have been numerous delays to the reopening of the swimming pool. The swimming pool is now scheduled to be opened sometime in 2020.
Are there squash courts at Riverside Leisure Centre?
Yes, the Riverside Leisure Centre has two squash (and racquetball) courts.
How much is the ‘one price, centres’ membership at Riverside Leisure Centre?
The ‘one price, seven centres’ membership costs £25.
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Easy to find, plenty of spaces and close to town. Will be happy to use YPS again.Fay
Great location in the holiday inn express car park just cheaper than paying dailyAlan
Would highly recommend this parking area if you're visiting Exeter. Very easy to locate with ample bays available. A short walk into town or along the river to the Quay- made our visit a lot nicer not having to worry about finding a parking spot.
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Will definitely be parking here next time when I'm in Exeter. Close to the city centre and the docks. The receptionist was first class.Stephanie
Excellent place to park close to cathedral and Quay would use againRichard
We parked here for 5 days and were staying in the town centre opposite the Cathedral. Only 10 minutes walk to the apartment we rented. Arrived at the car park and plenty of spaces. Over the 5 days we were out and about most days and never has any issues securing a parking space. In a safe area of town with plenty of lighting. Would highly recommend based on price, location etc.Jane