Sport and Leisure Facilities
'The Place', multi-purpose leisure centre in Pitsea Phone: 01268 207885 / 465420 - Open 7 days a week and recently fully renovated and extended. Basildon Sporting Village In Gloucester Park managed on behalf of Basildon Council by Everyone Active. Eversley Leisure Centre The Eversley Centre was opened in September 1987 by the then World Light-Welterweight boxing champion Terry Marsh and features a mosaic picture of him in the entrance foyer. Wickford Swim and Fitness Centre Refurbished swimming pool and fitness centre with 25 metre pool, 65-station gym, group exercise and cycling studios and dry-side changing facilities, opened in October 2014 Swimming Pools Basildon Borough has two swimming pools which are each managed by Everyone Active on behalf of Basildon Council. Basildon Golf Course A mature 18 hole, par 72, 6236 yard course covering 164 acres of attractive undulating countryside in the centre of Basildon. Owned by Basildon Council and managed Golf Pro Colin Jenkins. Sports pitches and courts Council owned sports pitches and courts can be hired for a whole variety of sports at locations throughout the District. Sports development and coaching All Council sports centres and swimming pools offer a range of sports coaching programmes and swimming lessons.