Swimming & lessons
Take the plunge
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.
So, the question is, what do you want to do?
Want to learn?
Never too young; never too old! We follow the Swim England Learn to Swim Framework to deliver swimming lessons that build water confidence from the first splash for a lifetime of water safety and enjoyment. Click on the Swimming lessons tile below.
Want to swim?
We have a wide variety of swimming sessions to fit into your schedule before or after work, during your lunch break, at weekends with the family or during the day. See our timetable below for session times and prices.
Want to join?
If you swim regularly (roughly twice a week), a membership could save you money.
Changes to our booking system
If you're not a member...
You will need to sign up as Places Member. A Places Membership is a free membership that allows all visitors to access our online booking system.
1.Visit the Member Area
You will then need to select the 'new to us,' tab.
2. Fill in your details accordingly to create your online account. A confirmation email will be sent to you, please check your Spam or Junk folder.
3. Book your swim via our timetable by adding the swim tickets to your basket..
4. You will be taken to a booking screen via our timetable, book your swim accordingly.
Book via the member area
If you're already set up as Places Member or a Premium Member, you can also book via our Member Area, using 'book now' option.
Upon doing this, select 'Activities' and deselect 'Sessions,' to see our Leisure Water swim sessions.
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Social fitness in the pool. See timetable below for class times.
Baby and Toddlers through to weekend Family Fun sessions. Check out our timetable below for details.
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