Willesden Sports Centre

Important Notice
We are pleased to announce work is being undertaken to replace the air conditioning units in the Fitness Gym commencing Monday 14th May until Sunday 27th May.
The majority of works will take place overnight so we can maintain the fitness gym open. Please note during this time the air conditioning will be out of action. We will aim to keep the gym cool with fans / open window / doors etc, and we encourage you to bring extra water.
We thank you in advance for bearing with us while we complete the works.

Steam & Sauna

Relax in our steam room and sauna located in the wet area.

Welcome to our Steam and sauna rooms

Using a steam room or a sauna is a beneficial way to relax the muscles, revitalize the skin, improve blood circulation, and ease mental stress. However, due to the extreme heat produced by these facilities, and due to the fact that we operate public facility, all users should take some important safety measures before stepping inside.

Step 1

We operate a mixed use public facility hence we require you to wear a bathing suit. You will be required to bring a towel and wear sandals into the steam room or sauna in order to shield any bare skin from the hot seating area and also protect it from the sweat produced by other users. Read all signs posted outside and in the facility before you robe or disrobe.

Step 2

The heat in steam rooms and saunas causes the body to perspire, often in great amounts. Drink plenty of water before entering in order to combat dehydration. Also shower to remove any lotions or cleansers that are apt to melt or drip off into the facility. Also check your body for any metal (jewellery and zippers, for example) in order to prevent it from burning your body when it quickly heats up in the facility.

Step 3

Don't remain in the sauna or steam room beyond your own capacity to tolerate the heat. If you begin to feel faint, nauseated, or your heart rate begins to speed, you should exit the sauna or steam room immediately. Generally, to begin with, 8 to 10 minutes in the facility should be enough to cause your body temperature to rise and produce sweat without causing negative physical effects such as dizziness. Take a break and cool off for a little while, and if you feel comfortable returning to the facility, spend another 5 to 10 minutes in there. While in the sauna or steam room, don't mess with any of the controls by pouring water on steamers or adjusting the temperature dials. Speak to an employee if the temperature in the facility doesn't seem warm enough.

Step 4

Avoid jumping into a cool pool or shower right away. Spend 10 to 15 minutes letting your body adjust to cooler air temperatures in order avoid putting your body through shock when you enter the pool or shower. Drink plenty of water throughout the day to hydrate your body.

Step 5

Know when not to use facilities. If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant, abstain from using a steam room or sauna. Raising your body's temperature to that extreme can harm the foetus. Additionally, stay out of the facilities if you have been drinking alcohol or taking illicit drugs. You should also avoid using a sauna or steam room if you are under age 18, if you suffer from circulatory problems, heart disease, high or low blood pressure, diabetes, epilepsy, or any other condition that may affect your body's reaction to high temperatures. Consult a doctor if you believe you may have one of these conditions.

Things You'll Need

  • Water
  • Towel
  • Sandals
  • Swimsuit

Please refrain from using hair dye / skin oils / scrubs also eating in the areas.

Operational guidelines

All users to report / pay at reception. A wrist band system is in place. Routine checks of the area will be completed. Entry only will be permitted to those with registered 1Life card. This card will enable swipe entry after access provided by reception. The rooms will be open at advertised times slots. Closure in programme for cleaning



Steam and Sauna prices

Swim is included in price point, swimming is only dependant on general / lane swim programme.



Full members

1Life card holders

Non members

Pure Water & B Active

B Active Concessionary

Steam & Sauna Peak





Steam & Sauna Off Peak





Steam and Sauna

Seniors / Disabled






Steam and Sauna

Seniors / Disabled







Contact details and information

Contact details

Donnington Rd, Willesden, NW10 3QX
t: 020 8955 1120 General
t: 020 8955 1122 Sales

Opening times

Centre and Fitness Gym opening hours

Monday - Friday 6:30am – 10:00pm

Fitness Gym 6:30am – 9:30pm

Saturday 8:00am – 6:30pm
Fitness Gym 8:00am – 6:00pm

Sunday 8:00am – 9:00pm
Fitness Gym 8:00am – 5:30pm
Ladies only Fitness Gym 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Pool and Steam sauna rooms please see timetables.

Willesden Sports Centre


Willesden Sports Centre operated by Willesden Community Sports Ltd and managed by 1Life on behalf of Brent Council.

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