Following an independent review of the Welsh Government Free Swimming Initiative a new scheme was introduced on 1st October 2019.

Free swimming sessions at Brecon Leisure Centre are as follows:

Under 17s free swimming

Sundays         1.30pm-2.30pm
*additional free swimming sessions will be available during school summer holidays


A junior membership is available which offers unlimited swimming as well as a wide range of other activities too, including children's holiday activities, racquet sports, gym (age permitting) and more...

Choose from a direct debit or annual membership, or take out a family membership for the whole family to enjoy. 

Over 60s free swimming

Tuesdays        8.30am-9.30am
Thursdays     12.30pm-1.30pm
* Term time only

A reduced 60+ swim only membership has been introduced for those who wish to swim more frequently, which can be used all year round.

Choose from a direct debit swim only membership or an annual swim only membership, or you can upgrade to full memberships giving access to a wide range of facilities. 

Freedom Leisure Brecon are pleased to offer FREE swimming during public swim times for armed service personnel and veterans, residing in Wales.

This initiative is part of the Welsh Government Armed Forces Free Swim (AFFS) Scheme.

Armed service personnel on leave and veterans can benefit from the scheme by visiting reception and producing their MOD Defence Privilege Card to register.

For further information on the scheme and to apply for your Defence Privilege Card please visit