Swimming & lessons

Take the plunge

Swimming at Blackwater Leisure Centre

Swimming is a great way to stay physically active, whatever your age or ability. Whether you’re lane swimming to maintain and develop your fitness, splashing around with the family or learning to swim so that you can join in the fun, we have something for you!

Enjoy a range of swimming and pool activities for you and your whole family where you can have fun and be active together.

Learn to swim with our swimming lesson programme, book a swim session from our timetable or find out about our pool.

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Memberships

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Child in a swim cap smiling in pool

Swimming lessons

Our team follows the Swim England Learn to Swim Framework to deliver swimming lessons. We use fun and games to build water confidence from the first splash to a lifetime of loving swimming and being safe in the water.

Book online

To find out more about our swimming lesson programme, click the button below.

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Take a virtual tour

Our pool facilities are well worth checking out. Want to see them before you visit? Check out our virtual tour at the link below.

Take a tour

Swimming butterfly stroke

Swimming memberships

We offer a range of Swim memberships that will allow you to enjoy your time in the pool – whether for fun or structured, fitness activity.

Take a look at what else is included in each membership type and learn how you can join today.

Our memberships

Pool info

We have two pools to enjoy at Blackwater Leisure Centre.

Main Pool
Length: 25m
Lanes: 4
0.9m to 2m deep

Learner Pool
Up to 0.7m deep

Flume
Minimum height 1.2m

 

Two Column Swimming Child

Family Fun

Make a splash at Blackwater Leisure Centre during family fun sessions. Our pool is full of fun floats and games for you and your family to enjoy.

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Aqua classes

Classes range from gentle to high impact so you can work hard and enjoy the support of the pool improving strength and fitness. You can book onto our Aquafit classes via the timetable.

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Man swimming breaststroke

Swimming clubs

Swimming across a wide range of ability levels, from novice to senior masters, our resident swimming clubs offer the opportunity to competitively swim and train.

Our clubs

SWIMTAG

SWIMTAG is the latest, waterproof wearable technology that helps you track your swim strokes, lengths, times and calories burned. You can enter challenges and competitions to compete against other swimmers or your own personal best.

SWIMTAG is free for members. Simply sign up for SWIMTAG at reception, or via the link below.

More info

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Timetable

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20JunThursday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
21JunFriday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
22JunSaturday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
23JunSunday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
24JunMonday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
25JunTuesday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
26JunWednesday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
27JunThursday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
28JunFriday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
29JunSaturday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
30JunSunday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
1JulMonday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
2JulTuesday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
3JulWednesday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
4JulThursday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00