Cockleshell Community Centre (Portsmouth)

Cockleshell welcomes Service families based in Portsmouth and the surrounding area to enjoy a range of facilities, events and activities. 

Your community hub

Baby clinics, parent and toddler groups, fitness sessions and coffee mornings are all available at Cockleshell Community Centre. Whether you’re living on-base in Portsmouth, have a private home in the region or are just visiting the area, you’ve got the opportunity to get involved and meet new people from the wider Service community.

Actively engaging with the community centre can provide a really important social outlet and even help you to develop a support network among other Service families. Interested? Come down to Cockleshell and join the community.

Family and People Support


On top of all the events that run from Cockleshell, there’s also a range of facilities for you to use, including:

  • Kitchen
  • Outside Play Area
  • Outside Decked Area
  • On Site parking

Away from the centre itself, you can also visit the nearby Eastney Swimming Centre or take a stroll down the beach.



Weekly activities schedule

If you want to learn more about the activities we offer, please do give us a call or pop into the centre and speak with us directly.


Nothing scheduled.


Coffee Shop 9:30AM - 11:30AM

Yoga 6:00PM - 7:00PM



Home Start 12:00PM - 1:30PM


After School Club 03:30PM - 05:30PM

In partnership with Aggies

Dinner will be provided

Suggested Donation £2 per child

A responsible adult must remain and be present at all times with their child / children


Coffee Shop 9:30AM - 11:30AM

Pilates 6:15PM - 7:00PM

Fit 4 Fun 7:00PM - 8:00PM


Coffee Shop 9:30AM - 11:30AM


Nothing scheduled.


Nothing scheduled.

Key contact

Gapped - Community Work Assistant

If you have any queries about the centre, you can call East Hub on 02392 722712.

Alternatively, you can use the contact us form or connect via Facebook or the Royal Navy Forum.

How to find us

Cockleshell Community Centre

Henderson Rd, Eastney

02392 734 176

Opening hours
Day Hours
Monday 9.00AM - 3.00PM
Tuesday 9.00AM - 3.00PM
Wednesday 9.00AM - 3.00PM
Thursday 9.00AM - 4.00PM
Friday 9.00AM - 5.00PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed