Swimming

We have swimming lessons available for ages 4 months and older. Our pool is also open for public and lane swimming, we also offer crash courses and fun swims during the holidays.

Pool rules apply to all visitors, please review the latest version on poolside. Remember to bring a £1 for lockers (refundable).

View our live timetable below to see what’s happening in the pool right now.

Please note we have a number of swimming gala’s taking place which will affect the pool opening times. Please click here for further information

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Time
Session
Facility
Lanes available
06:00-09:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
8
09:00-09:30
Public Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
09:00-19:00
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
09:30-15:00
School Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
09:30-15:00
Public Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
12:00-13:00
Public Swimming
Teaching Pool (12.5m)
15:00-15:30
Public Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
15:30-16:00
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
1
15:30-16:00
Public Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
5
16:00-18:30
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
16:00-19:00
Public Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
18:30-19:30
Aqua Aerobics
Teaching Pool (12.5m)
19:00-20:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
8
19:30-20:30
Deep Water Aqua Aerobics
Teaching Pool (12.5m)
20:00-21:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
5
20:00-21:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
21:00-22:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
8
06:00-06:30
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
8
06:30-07:30
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
1
06:30-07:30
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
7
07:30-09:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
8
09:00-10:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
09:00-20:00
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
10:00-13:00
School Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
10:00-13:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
12:00-13:00
Aqua Aerobics
Teaching Pool (12.5m)
13:00-16:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
14:30-16:00
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
16:00-19:00
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
16:00-19:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
19:00-20:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
19:00-20:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
20:00-22:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
8
08:00-13:00
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
08:00-13:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
08:00-13:00
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
13:00-13:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
13:00-13:30
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
13:30-14:30
Fun Float Session
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
8
13:30-14:30
Fun Float Session
Teaching Pool (12.5m)
14:30-15:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
14:30-15:30
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
14:30-15:30
Public Swimming
Teaching Pool (12.5m)
15:30-16:30
Pool Closed for Private Party
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
8
16:30-18:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
8
08:00-13:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
08:00-13:00
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
09:00-12:00
Swim School
Teaching Pool (12.5m)
09:30-11:30
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
13:00-13:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
13:00-13:30
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
13:30-14:30
Fun Float Session
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
8
13:30-14:30
Fun Float Session
Teaching Pool (12.5m)
14:30-16:00
Public Swimming
Teaching Pool (12.5m)
14:30-20:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
14:30-20:00
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
06:00-09:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
8
09:00-16:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
09:00-19:00
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
09:30-11:30
Swim School
Teaching Pool (12.5m)
12:00-13:00
Aqua Aerobics
Teaching Pool (12.5m)
13:00-14:30
Public Swimming
Teaching Pool (12.5m)
15:30-19:00
Swim School
Teaching Pool (12.5m)
16:00-19:00
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
16:00-19:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
18:30-19:30
Aqua Aerobics
Teaching Pool (12.5m)
19:00-20:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
8
19:30-20:30
Deep Water Aqua Aerobics
Teaching Pool (12.5m)
20:00-21:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
20:00-21:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
21:00-22:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
8
06:00-09:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
8
09:00-09:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
09:00-19:00
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
09:30-11:30
School Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
09:30-11:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
11:30-13:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
12:00-13:00
Public Swimming
Teaching Pool (12.5m)
13:00-14:30
School Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
13:00-14:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
14:30-15:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
15:00-16:00
Aqua Aerobics
Teaching Pool (12.5m)
15:30-19:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
15:30-19:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
19:00-20:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
8
20:00-21:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
5
20:00-21:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
21:00-22:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
8
06:00-06:30
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
8
06:30-07:30
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
1
06:30-07:30
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
7
07:30-09:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
8
09:00-09:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
09:00-19:00
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
09:30-12:00
School Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
09:30-12:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
12:00-13:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
13:00-15:00
School Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
13:00-15:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
15:00-15:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
15:00-16:00
Aqua Aerobics
Teaching Pool (12.5m)
15:30-19:00
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
15:30-19:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
19:00-20:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
8
19:00-20:00
Aqua Zumba®
Teaching Pool (12.5m)
20:00-21:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
5
20:00-21:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
5
21:00-22:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
8

Child admission policy
A responsible adult over the age of 18 years may supervise up to two children under the age of 8 years in the main pool and up to three children under the age of 8 years in the teaching pool. All adults supervising children under 8 years of age must accompany the children in the water.

Swimming Lessons

Our swimming lesson follow the leading Swim England Learn to Swim Programme, the leading national teaching syllabus, helping children and adults to learn how to swim in a safe, effective and enjoyable environment.

Swimming lessons are available for all ages: babies (over four months), children, teenagers and adults. If you are entering the syllabus for the first time, there will be a FREE assessment with a level 2 qualified instructor to ensure you or your children is in the correct lesson based on existing skills.

For more information or to sign up call reception now or alternatively you can register your interest using the form below;

 

FREE swimming assessments are available weekdays at 3.50pm for those who can swim and may be returning to lessons.

To book your assessment please contact reception on 020 8386 9886.

There are four specialised stages in the Swim England Learn to Swim Programme:

Pre-School Framework

This is an ideal introduction to water through fun and games for children from 4 months old. Made up of two stages, Adult and Baby and Duckling Awards for toddlers.

Adult & Baby sessions allow you to be in the pool with your child, whilst being guided by the instructors. In the Duckling Awards, your children progress to swimming without you in the water, but guided by our qualified teachers.

From these sessions, children will gain water confidence and foundations as they start their swim journey.

Adult and Baby lessons:

  • Under 12 months
  • 13 months – 24 months
  • 25 months – 36 months

Ducklings lessons:

  • Ducklings 3
  • Ducklings 4

Learn to Swim Framework

Suitable for children aged between 4 and 11 years, the seven stages will teach children the fundamentals of swimming and help them to develop into confident and competent swimmers through fun and enjoyment.

Lessons take place throughout the week, Monday – Friday between 4pm – 5.30pm and Saturday mornings from 8.30am:

  • Stage 1
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 4
  • Stage 5
  • Stage 6
  • Stage 7

For further information on the seven stages click here

Aquatics Skills Framework

For children who have completed the Learn to Swim Framework this stage helps them to develop existing skills further including synchro, water polo, diving and swimming.

Lessons take place:

  • Stage 8 – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
  • Stage 9 – Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
  • Stage 10 – Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

Aqua Challenge Class

Calling all stage 8 and above swimmers…..45 minute Aqua Challenge classes have arrived at The Venue!

This new class will act as the bridge between your previous swimming sessions and the club swimming sessions many of you will go on to join.

Time: Saturday 8:15am – 9.00am

New Sunday Lessons

Are now available at the centre, Sunday lessons are available between 9.00am – 12.00pm.

  • Adult & baby
  • Adult & child
  • Pre-school
  • Stages 1 – 5

May Crash Courses

Join us for five days of crash courses over the May half-term.

Monday 27th to Friday 31st May.

  • Stages 1, 2 and 3
  • Private sessions available
  • From 9am – 12pm
  • Five classes of 30 minute sessions

Adult Swimming Framework

For older teens and adults that are looking to start swimming these sessions cater for a range of abilities, from non swimmers and nervous swimmers to those that want to build water confidence. These sessions help develop swimming skills and technique.

We run the following lessons for adults:

  • Adult beginners
  • Adult stroke development

For further information on Swim England Learn to Swim Programme visit their website

Swimming lessons run for 50 weeks of the year and you can join at any time. Swimming lessons are available by direct debit.

Home Portal

The home portal will be able to view the current status of your child’s progress.

Before you can access the portal you will need to activate your child’s account by logging on below and following the instructions on the screen and validate the data. You will need to know your membership number.

Swim School Cafe offer

Our swim school members can enjoy an after lesson meal for just £3.95!

Choose from the below options during the following days and times.

Monday – Friday: 3.00pm – 6.30pm

*Chicken nuggets & chips
*Veggie nuggets & chips
*Sausage & chips
*Fish Fingers & chips

Cancellation Request;

Should you wish to cancel your swimming lessons, please complete the following form and a member of the team will be in touch shortly. Please note that a minimum of 14 days notice is required before the next direct debit is due to be collected, in order to process a cancellation request.