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At CV Life, we are dedicated to bringing the benefits that sport, health and fitness provides to the people of Coventry. We offer fantastic facilities for all the family, and for every level of fitness and skill. Everyone is welcome at CV Life!

Our centres across the city provide a wide range of sporting facilities including; a 50m and two 25m swimming pools, health spas, fitness suites, 3G football pitches and much more. Finding a variety of activities you enjoy and integrating exercise into your daily routine is the perfect way of staying healthy – and at CV Life we want to provide easy opportunities to do just that.

We have locations in every part of the city, making access to health and fitness even easier – from The Alan Higgs Centre in the South East to the Xcel Leisure Centre in the South West The Wave in the very centre of Coventry; whilst Centre AT7 and Moat House Leisure and Neighbourhood Centre are to the North of Coventry is a community fitness centre with premium facilities.

An active Lifestyle is a great way to improve your health and wellbeing – and we all achieve it differently. At CV Life, we want to help as many people as possible to access the activities that work best for them.

We are here to help you find a range of activities that you enjoy – whilst feeling the health benefits that comes with an active Lifestyle.  

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We are thrilled to announce that The Alan Higgs Centre has officially achieved Quest certification and Tackling Inequalities in Leisure certification!

This industry accreditation, recognizes our commitment to excellence in various areas, including customer service, investment in our staff, adherence to the European quality framework model, and our vision for sport.

This is CV Life’s second venue to undergo the Quest accreditation process, the achievement highlights our dedication to providing exceptional leisure facilities and services to our valued visitors. We are proud to have met the high standards set by Quest and look forward to continuing to enhance our offerings for the benefit of our community.

We are thrilled to announce that The Alan Higgs Centre has been awarded Swim England’s Learn to Swim Provider Accreditation, assessed by Right Directions.

This is CV Life’s first venue to be recognised with this Swim England Learn to Swim Accreditation and recognises excellence in governance, sustainability and effectiveness of both Aquarius Swim School and The Alan Higgs Centre in providing an excellent Learn to Swim Programme.

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The Alan Higgs Centre

The Alan Higgs Centre is a sports and leisure centre based in Coventry and is managed by CV Life. The Alan Higgs Centre was opened in 2004 to provide much needed sports and leisure facilities for people living in the South East of Coventry. The state of the art centre boasts some of the best sports and recreational facilities in the city with the recently refurbished health and fitness suite and state of the art 50m swimming pool.


Accessibility at The Alan Higgs Centre

The Alan Higgs Centre
Allard Way

Getting Here

02476 308 244



Ground Floor:

  • 50m Olympic Swimming Pool – with Pool Pod and accessible changing rooms
  • Health Suite – with Jacuzzi, Sauna and Steam Room
  • Court Sports Hall
  • Cofa’s Cafe – located to the left of the reception.

First Floor:

  • Gym
  • Group Exercise Room – holds group exercise classes
  • Group Cycling Studio
  • Function Rooms – available for hire (eg. Celebrations)
  • Full size floodlit 3G football pitch
  • Indoor 4G pitch
  • Skate Park
  • Free Car and Bike Parking – during opening hours
Centre Opening Times

Please note on Monday 26th August, we will be running our bank holiday opening times.

Mondays 6:30am – 10:00pm
Tuesdays 6:30am – 10:00pm
Wednesday 6:30am – 10:00pm
Thursdays 6:30am – 10:00pm
Fridays 6:30am – 10:00pm
Saturdays 9:00am – 6:00pm
Sundays 9:00am – 6:00pm
Bank Holidays 9:00am – 6:00pm
Fitness Suite Opening Times
Mondays 6:30am – 10:00pm
Tuesdays 6:30am – 10:00pm
Wednesdays 6:30am – 10:00pm
Thursdays 6:30am – 10:00pm
Fridays 6:30am – 10:00pm
Saturdays 8:30am- 6:00pm
Sundays 8:30am- 6:00pm
Swimming Opening Times
Mondays 7:00am - 8:45am, 9:30am – 1:00pm, 2:30pm - 3:45pm, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesdays 7:00am - 8:45am, 9:30am – 3:45pm, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Wednesdays 7:00am - 8:45am, 9:30am – 3:45pm, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thursdays 7:00am - 8:45am, 9:30am – 1:00pm, 3:00pm - 3:45pm, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Fridays 7:00am - 8:45am, 9:30am – 1:00pm, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Saturday Special Events Only
Sunday Special Events Only
Health Suite Opening Times
Mondays 7:00am – 9:00pm
Tuesdays 7:00am – 9:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am – 9:00pm
Thursdays 7:00am – 9:00pm
Fridays 7:00am – 9:00pm
Saturdays Selected opening times. See Holiday Timetable.
Sundays Selected opening times. See Holiday Timetable.
Aquarius Swim School
Mondays - Wednesdays 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Thursdays and Fridays 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Bank Holidays / Half Term Running as normal
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