Writtle College

Lordship Road Writtle Chelmsford Essex CM1 3RR

Gyms Squash Football (5 a side) Rugby Yoga Pilates Basketball Badminton Pavilion/Clubhouse Sports Hall

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Writtle College is located in Chelmsford, Essex and boasts a broad range of facilities for hire to the local community. Some of the excellent facilities available include a sports hall with a viewing gallery, a squash court, a fully equipped fitness suite, functional fitness room as well as male and female changing facilities.

The sports hall allows users to play various sports such as the main typical indoor sports including: basketball, badminton and 5-a-side football. It also holds r fitness classes such as Circuit Training, Zumba and Yoga. Students are able to use the sports facilities free of charge whilst studying with the college.

The Fitness Suite, located within the Recreation Centre, contains a variety of cardiovascular and weight machines as well as a free weights area. Our new addition to the Recreation Centre is our Functional Fitness Room to provide extra space for functional workouts, core stability and stretching.

As well as the use of all of the sport facilities, a variety of fitness classes are run for our staff and students. Classes include Core Stability, BodyFit, Zumba, Yoga and Pilates.

Sports Pitches
The Writtle College Sports Pitches are home to the football and rugby teams. The pitches are kept to the highest standard and have been commented as some of the best sports pitches for hire in Essex. A pavilion is also available with fully heated showers, changing rooms and classrooms.

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Opening times

Monday: 17:00-21.00 
Tuesday: 17:00-21.00 
Wednesday: 17:00-21.00 
Thursday: 17:00-21.00 
Friday: 17:00-21.00 
Saturday: 09:00-17.00 
Sunday: 09:00-17.00 
Bank Holidays: 09:00-17.00 

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Pay and play : Yes
Indoor/Outdoor : Both
Disabled Access : Yes
Membership : No
Surface : Grass, Indoor
Changing rooms : Yes
Showers : Yes


Equipment Hire : Yes

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