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Pool Programme

Programme changes

The latest amendments to the programme will appear here. Click to skip to live timetable.

Download the latest PDF pool programme for Becontree Heath Leisure Centre (remember to check the live programme below for updates).


Our spectacular 25m by 25m swimming pool has a moveable floor to adjust the water level so various activities can take place at any one time. There’s a tiered spectators seating area with 250 seats providing excellent viewing of the entire pool area. There is also a 13m by 7m teaching pool for swimming lessons and parent and baby sessions.


  • The main pool accessible walk in steps are only available for use between6:30am to 1:15pm on weekdays. The steps are not available for use at weekends. Our new Pool Pod is available at all times to assist customers with mobility impairments to access the pool.
  • Admissions policy: Children must be accompanied in the water by one adult to each child under 4 or one adult to two children aged 4-7.
  • The shallow end pool depth will bet set at 1.2m on weekdays between 6:30am and 9:00am, 12:00pm and 1:15pm and 7:30pm and 10:00pm.  At all other times and at weekends it will be set at 0.9m.  During school holidays the shallow end pool depth will stay at 1.2m until 11:00am and then 0.9m from 11:00am-7:30pm.
  • Swims may be time limited during busy periods


Becontree Heath Leisure Centre,
Althorne Way, Dagenham, RM10 7FH
Tel: 020 8227 3338

Click here if you are looking for more info on swimming lessons


Becontree Heath Leisure Centre
Althorne Way
RM10 7FH
Call 020 8227 3338 Email us

Opening Times

(See main page for detailed pool programme)
Monday to Friday
6.30am to 10.00pm

Saturday and Sunday
Main Pool 9am to 6pm

Teaching Pool 10:30am - 6pm

Bank holiday opening times
The centre’s opening times will change on bank holidays. The opening times on these days will be as follows:

Gym & Sports Hall: 9am to 5pm

Main Pool 9am to 4pm

Teaching Pool 9am to 4pm