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Carlton Forum Leisure Centre facilities

Carlton Forum Leisure Centre has a reception area, toilets, changing and shower facilities, gym, sports hall, fitness studios, two swimming pools (a 25 metre pool and a 12 metre learner pool), health suite (with sauna, steam room and relaxation area) and outdoor football pitch.

Wifi is available but please ask reception for the code. To use the lockers you will need a £1 coin, which is refundable. You can also enjoy the air conditioning in the gym and fitness studios while you work out.

Please see more information below which you may find useful when planning your visit to the centre.


There is a water fountain in the gym and outside changing room area for you to fill your bottle. There are also vending machines in the reception area and also upstairs in family viewing lounge.


A selection of swimming accessories are available to buy at reception, including goggles, floats, swim wear and children's swim toys. Towels are also available to purchase if needed.


Parking is free and located on Huckerby's Field, opposite the centre.

A limited number of accessible parking spaces are located a short distance from the leisure centre entrance.

Showers/ changing rooms

There are separate male and female changing areas, with some private cubicals also available. There is an accessible changing room. Baby change facilities are available in both the male and female swimming changing area. 

Customer toilets

A disabled access toilet and wet room is available with emergency pull cord, if needed. This is located on the ground floor next to the swimming pools.

Disabled access toilets can also be found at the main reception and one on the upper floor.

Wheelchair access

Level access to reception, changing area, toilets, swimming pools, sports hall, squash courts, health suite and gym.

There is lift access to the pool viewing balcony, seating area and fitness studios on the upper floor.

The health suite has accessible changing facilities.

A hoist is available at the poolside to enable customers with disabilities to enter the pools. The hoist can carry up to 140kg.

The leisure centre entrance doors are automatic. A member of staff will be happy to help you should you need assistance with any other doors.

Reception desk includes a section with lowered height for wheelchair users.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome in all areas of the centre. Fresh drinking water can be available.

Audio /visual information

Hearing loop systems are available at the centre.

Written documents and information are available in alternative formats on request.

Staff members will be happy to help with any additional support where required.

Carers/ additional support

Customers who require additional support during their visit to our leisure centres are welcome to bring a carer who will be entitled to free admission.


For more information on the accessible facilities at our other leisure centres, select a centre below:

Arnold Leisure Centre

Redhill Leisure Centre

Calverton Leisure Centre

Find out more on the certificates and accreditations we have received across our leisure centres, Richard Herrod Centre and the Bonington Theatre.