Swimming & lessons

Take the plunge

Swimming at Ongar 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 one pool to enjoy at Ongar Leisure Centre - with our pool measuring 25m in length, and capable of being split into four lanes.

Man and two children swimming in arm bands

Inflatable Fun

Try our giant pool inflatable in our main pool, with 'wipe-out style' courses with obstacles and slides which adults and kids can scale and climb through. Can you get to the other side without falling overboard? Alongside this have rafts and floats.

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Aqua classes

We operate a number of Aquafit classes throughout the week. Take a look at our timetable to book your space.

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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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24MayFriday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
25MaySaturday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
26MaySunday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
27MayMonday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
28MayTuesday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
29MayWednesday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
30MayThursday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
31MayFriday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
1JunSaturday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
2JunSunday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
3JunMonday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
4JunTuesday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
5JunWednesday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
6JunThursday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00
7JunFriday
Morning06:00-12:00
Afternoon12:00-18:00
Evening18:00-22:00