swimming at perdiswell leisure centre

Perdiswell Leisure Centre offers a brand new eight lane 25 metre swimming pool which is perfect for those looking to swim for fun, swim for fitness or even learn to swim with our fantastic swim school.


Swimming is a great activity for the whole family to participate in together. Have fun splashing around and practising the life skill of swimming. Cool down on hot days and enjoy a fun indoor activity in the cold wet months of the year. The whole family will enjoy the time spent together in the pool.

Perdiswell Leisure Centre offers you an eight lane pool and a multi-use pool,with an adjustable floor depth perfect for childern and those with disabilities, swimming is available to all, seven days a week.


Swimming is a great form of exercise for the whole body. The swimming pool provides a great environment for warming up or cooling down after a gym workout but is also a very effective exercise in its own right. The water provides additional resistance for your muscle groups to work against and supports some of your body weight reducing the strain on your joints.

Did you know

  • A gentle swim can burn over 200 Kcal in half an hour and regular weekly swimming can lead to improved sleep patterns & lower stress levels.

  • Swimming provides an all-over body workout and uses all of your muscles to propel you through the water.

  • Swimming for fitness is a great way to tone up your body or control your weight as part of a healthy balanced lifestyle. Even half an hour of gentle swimming can burn more than 200 calories, while a fast front crawl can burn as many calories as an 8mph run!

  • Regular swimming sessions can help to improve your overall health and strengthen your heart.

adult swim programme

It’s never too late to start your swimming journey whether you are at the beginning of your journey learning to swim for the first time, looking to improve your technique and skills or looking for support with training for a specific event.

Within our adult swim programme members will have their own goals and work at their own pace supported by our fully qualified instructors. Private lessons are available for those who would appreciate more individual support.