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Rivermead Leisure Complex - Keep fit and active

This multi-functional centre is situated on the banks of the River Thames in Reading. Rivermead Leisure Complex boasts a newly refurbished premier gym, a leisure pool, squash courts, sports hall, and a variety of other spaces that can be hired out for a wide variety of events!

Three areas are available to hire either separately or together to provide a variety of options. The Main Hall has a standing capacity of 3000, which is ideal for events such as concerts, theatrical productions and other performances, particularly large cultural and Religious celebrations. You will have the option of including other facilities in the Main Hall such as a bar or café point. Exhibitions and Trade shows include Railway Shows, Disabled Living, A Comic-Con, War Gaming, Dog Shows and Cat Shows and Regular Record and Toy Fairs

If you are over 60 years old, have a disability or are on a low income, you may be eligible for some free or more discounted activities with a concessionary Your Reading Passport. Please contact Rivermead for further information.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Andy Welch
Contact Position
Events Manager
0118 9375014
Rivermead Reading

Where to go

Rivermead Leisure Complex
Richfield Avenue

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday -Thursday 06:30 to 23:00, Friday 06:30 to 9:00, Saturday 07:30 to 20:00, Sunday 07:30 to 21:00. Event times by arrangement

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