Welcome to RiversMeet

A warm welcome to RiversMeet - the only community owned and managed sports and leisure facility within the UK.

We are dedicated to making your visit a quality experience enjoyed within the welcoming environment of our modern, spacious facilities and supported by our enthusiastic and committed team.

"RiversMeet - A trust that is always open to new ideasĀ  and a team that listens to you, our valued customer"



State of the art Matrix Fitness cardiovascular and resistance machines plus free weights area.


Fitness Classes

Fully Equipped Matrix Gym


RiversMeet RiverKidz

Opening Weekends only 10am to 4pm

Café @ RiversMeet

RiversMeet Meeting Room

Enjoy a great selection of fresh food and drink in comfortable surroundings.

Community Leisure UK Member

Opening hours

Monday - Thursday
06.30 - 22.00

06.30 - 21.00

Saturday & Sunday
07.30 - 16.00

Last admission 30 minutes before closing

Swimming Pool

Please view the timetable for pool opening hours

About us

The RiversMeet Sports facility was designed and built for the purpose of community participation. The services on offer reflect our personality and charisma as a forward thinking trust providing top quality facilities for the local population of the Gillingham areas.

The Gillingham Community and Leisure Trust Ltd operate the facility on behalf of the Community as a "not for profit" social enterprise.

Our aims are pure and simple - a trust that meets the needs of the wider Gillingham area and ensures that the facilities remain available to the community for the foreseeable future.

Latest News



Due to technical issues, the Swimming Pool temperature is 26 degrees. We are open to customers who wish to swim in colder conditions. Showers after your swim are running hot.  


Saturday 2nd December 11:00-12:00 & 14:00-15:00

Sunday 3rd December 11:00-12:00 & 14:00-15:00


Swimming Lessons cancelled until further notice due to swimming pool temperature

Sunday 10th December 12:00  - 13:00



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Please view the attached for our centre opening hours over the Christmas period. 

The cafe will be closed 23rd - 26th December and 30th December - 1st Janaury.
27th December to 29th December the cafe will be open 10am - 1pm. (Hot Drinks and Grab&Go only) 

Thank you,
The RiversMeet Team

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Swimming Teachers 

Due to our growing Swim School we are looking for Swimming Teachers to join our team!

We pay £15.14 per hour for Award Teachers & £17.30 per hour for Certificate Teachers.

For more info please email us at SWISH@gclt.org.uk 

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Join today and help us make a difference in the community we serve, all funds we receive from the Three Rivers Lottery are distributed to charities and clubs throughout the Gillingham and North Dorset Area.

Whilst making a difference in your local community you have the opportunity to win up to £25,000 in the weekly draws.

Click here for further information

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Space Inflaters is the second community site being run in North Dorset by The Gillingham Community and Leisure Trust, expanding its ability to deliver activities for the children and youth of both the town and whole Blackmore Vale area.

Working with Dextra Group, click here to see the Case Study for our Space Inflaters site.

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A multi-measure package based on a complete overhaul of the heating, pool dosing and air handling systems

Part-funded by
Low Carbon Dorset
as part of the
European Regional Development Fund


Low Cardon Dorset

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