Blackwater Leisure Centre

Customer Notice:

Due to an error on the Group Training Time Table, there is no spin class on a Thursday morning.

Swim School Enrolment

We are currently enrolling for the new Swim School term, to book your space be it for adult or child, advanced or beginner, please contact the site on 01621 851898 or email

Kids activities every day at Blackwater, book at for special offers

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Blackwater Leisure Centre offers one of the finest fitness clubs and gyms in Maldon. Centred in the heart of the Maldon community, this local Leisure Centre and state of the art Harpers Gym offers something for everyone.

The centre features a brand new gym with the latest in gym design and layout to give you, our customers the perfect environment to be more active. There has also been considerable ongoing investment into improving the communal areas throughout the leisure centre and updating the existing colour scheme as well as replacing the carpets throughout the Harpers gym.

With a range of different activities we are confident that we have the right activity for you! Whether you are older or younger, new to exercise and physical activity or a keen fitness enthusiast the dedicated team can advise you on the most appropriate activity to suit you and your lifestyle.

Swimming Lessons

We are enrolling now for the new Swim School term.

Adult Swimming Programme

Available from only £3 – whether you want to learn to swim or improve your technique! nervous beginners look no further, masters in the making these are the classes for you.

Swim 4 Fitness Sessions

Challenge yourself with Swim 4 Fitness Sessions – from only just £3! For those swimmers who want to work that little bit harder.

Please Note

It is advisable to call the centre in advance regarding the swimming pool make sure the rapids and flume are available.

The toddler pool is available from 9am until 8pm Mon –Fri, 9am till 6pm Saturdays and 9am till 5pm Sundays, apart from during Aquafit, Swim School and sessions blocked out in blue

Reduced rates at the Forester Park Golf & Country Club for all Harpers active members


  • State of the art gym
  • Group exercise classes
  • Personal training
  • Swimming pool with flume and water features
  • Learner pool
  • SwimSchool
  • Sauna & steam rooms
  • 5-a-side football
  • Badminton
  • Archery
  • Table Tennis
  • Gymnastics
  • Cafe
  • Crèche
  • Exhibition Area
  • Function Rooms
  • Weddings

More Site Information

Your guide to Harpers Fitness

This facility is managed by Leisure in the Community Ltd in partnership with Maldon District Council