Abbey Leisure Complex

Abbey Leisure Complex boasts a 25m swimming pool located just off Newmarket Road in Cambridge.

We run Adult Drop-in Freestyle Coaching sessions and also our Advanced Junior Fitness sessions here.

Temp: 28 - 29°C
Length/Width: 25m x 2.3m (2 lanes)
Depth: 1.2m - 1.7m


  • There is secure changing in both male and female changing rooms.
  • Please enquire at reception for details on Better Leisure memberships or use of other facilities – We encourage you to enjoy your time at the Abbey Leisure Complex!

Parking & Where to Go

  • Abbey Leisure Complex provides ample free parking on-site.
  • Once you have parked, please sign in at reception and you will be directed to our sessions.


Abbey Leisure Complex
Whitehill Road
Cambridge CB5 8NT

We use the best pools throughout Cambridge and Suffolk

Available Lessons at Abbey Leisure Complex

Freestyle Drop-In Sessions

Weekly session for adults


No need to book for these sessions, just turn up and pay at the pool. You can purchase a 10 swim card in advance for £90

Junior Advanced Programme

Term Time Only


per lesson

A whole term of intense tuition to transform your children’s swimming stamina and technique.

Weekly Lessons

Term Time Only


per lesson

A whole term of intense tuition to transform your children’s swimming ability in every area.

Important Rules for Abbey Leisure Complex

  • As the facility is a public leisure centre, we need to be respectful to other users at all times.
  • As a minimum, you will be expected to swim a distance of 200m in continuous Freestyle to participate. If you are unable to swim this distance, we would love to have you attend 1-2-1 coaching to get you started!
  • There is no need to book in for Group Coaching sessions. Simply turn up for a 7pm start and enjoy!
  • Our sessions at Abbey Leisure are intended for adults and children over 16 only.
  • There is strictly no food allowed on poolside to protect our floors and cleanliness standards.
  • If you would like more information about pool rules, please ask at reception for a copy of the Swim Safely Admission Rules.
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