Fitness is a Lifestyle.

We offer a variety of fitness activities to keep you active and feeling great!

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Online Enrolments: available for Xcel Leisure Centre.

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A range of fun filled activities, events and courses available across all of our venues.

NEW! Soccer Skills

at Xcel Leisure Centre at Wednesdays 5:30pm - 6:30pm.
FREE session available on Wednesday 10th April!

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Upcoming Sporting Memories session: Friday 26th April at Coventry Sphinx Sports and Social Club

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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. 

We are thrilled to announce that Xcel Leisure Centre has successfully completed The Active Standard certificate, an award endorsed by UK Active in recognition of Lifestyles health and wellbeing services as well as the facility as a whole.

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Xcel Leisure Centre

Xcel Leisure Centre is a sports and leisure centre based in Coventry and is managed by CV Life. Situated in the South West of the city, Xcel Leisure Centre opened in June 2008 to replace the Midland Sports Centre. The Xcel Leisure Centre serves as the head office for Coventry Sports Foundation, now operating as CV Life.


Xcel Leisure Centre
Mitchell Avenue

Getting Here



  • Gym
  • Group Exercise Room
  • 25m Swimming Pool – with pool pod
  • Health Suite – with Jacuzzi, Sauna and Steam Room.
  • Court Sports Hall
  • Function Rooms
  • Terrace
  • Two Football Pitches
  • Two Sports Courts
  • Large Field – with cricket pitch
  • Children’s Play Area – located front of centre.
  • Free car and bike parking – during opening hours
Centre Opening Times

Please note on Monday 27th May, we will be running our bank holiday opening times.

Mondays 6:30am – 10:00pm
Tuesday 6:30am – 10:00pm
Wednesday 6:30am – 10:00pm
Thursday 6:30am – 10:00pm
Friday 6:30am – 10:00pm
Saturday 8:30am – 6:00pm
Sunday 8:30am – 8:00pm
Bank Holidays 9:00am – 7:00pm
Fitness Suite Opening Times
Monday 6:30am - 10:00pm
Tuesday 6:30am - 10:00pm
Wednesday 6:30am - 10:00pm
Thursday 6:30am - 10:00pm
Friday 6:30am - 10:00pm
Saturday 8:30am – 6:00pm
Sunday 8:30am – 6:00pm
25m Swimming Opening Times
Mondays 6:30am – 9:00pm (see timetable for sessions)
Tuesdays 6:30am – 9:30pm (see timetable for sessions)
Wednesdays 6:30am – 8:00pm (see timetable for sessions)
Thursdays 6:30am – 8:00pm (see timetable for sessions)
Fridays 6:30am – 8:00pm (see timetable for sessions)
Saturdays 8:00am – 2:30pm (see timetable for sessions)
Sundays 12:00pm – 4:00pm (see timetable for sessions)
Health Suite Opening Times
Mondays 7:00am - 9:30am, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, 3:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesdays 7:00am - 1:00pm, 3:00pm - 8:00pm, 8.00pm - 9.30pm (Ladies Only)
Wednesdays 7:00am - 9:30am, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Thursdays 7:00am - 1:00pm, 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Fridays 7:00am - 9:00am, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, 3:30pm - 8:00pm
Saturdays 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sundays 9:00am - 6:00pm
Aquarius Swim School
Mondays - Fridays 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturdays 9:00am - 12pm, 4:00pm - 6pm
Sundays 9:00am - 12pm
Bank Holidays / Half Term Running as normal
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