Swimming & lessons

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Swimming at Parish Wharf 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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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.

To learn more about our swimming lessons at Parish Wharf Leisure Centre, click the button below.

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Casual swimming

A variety of casual swimming opportunities are available at Parish Wharf Leisure Centre.  

Adult swimming: £5.75 non-members / free members    

Juniors: £3.75 non-members / free members    

Junior under 4s: free    


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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. 

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Aqua classes

We offer Aqua Dance classes every week that focus on low impact exercises so you can work hard and enjoy the support of the pool improving strength and fitness. 

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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.

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Pool info

We have two pools to enjoy at Parish Wharf Leisure Centre - our main pool, and our leisure pool. 

All under 8s must be accompanied by an adult on a 2:1 (child:adult) ratio. Children must be aged under 8 to use the slides.

Main Pool
Length: 25m
Lanes: 4

Depth: 1.0m - 1.8m

Leisure Pool
Length: Free Form
Lanes: N/A

Depth: 0.0m - 0.75m

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Swimming clubs

Swimming across a wide range of ability levels, from novice to senior masters they offer the opportunity to competitively swim, train and even partake in water polo tuition.


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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.

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