Pool in the Park has a wide variety of sessions to suit all ages and abilities
Exclusive use of the Leisure Lagoon for over 50s social swimming.
Swim buddies has two elements to the session; the first hour 2-3pm is co-ordinated by a qualified swimming teacher to create a sociable environment for participants to exercise, meet new people and have someone to ask if they require any swimming advice, hints and tips to improve water confidence. And the second hour is social chat over tea and biscuits in the Pool cafe.
this session is targeting those aged 50+ of all abilities.
Thursdays 2.00pm - 4.00pm (term-time)
book on 01483 771122
wellness swimming in line with Swim England's Dementia Friendly Swimming Project has been developed to enhance the swimming experience of those living with a veriety of illnesses including dementia, stroke, heart disease and more.
to find out more about our wellness project, including a list of all illnesses covered follow the link below
there are 800,000 people living with dementia in the UK. Research shows that low impact exercise can be beneficial for physical and mental health and can improve the quality of life for people in all stages of dementia. Swimming in particular has the added benefits of reducing anxiety, improving mood and enhancing psychological well being.
Wednesdays 2.00pm - 3.00pm (term time only)
Each session is led by a qualified Swimming Teacher and caters for all abilities.
Please note: Carers are not necessarily required to accompany the participant in the water. Contact us to discuss how we can support those wishing to attend this session.
the participants always have a smile on their faces and get a lot out of the session. It is also great for the carers to meet other people in the same situation and gives them a bit of a break as well.Jane (Level 2 Swimming Teacher)
Swimfit sessions are led by a level 2 ASA qualified instructor in the competition pool. participants must be 16+ years old and be able to swim a minimum distance of 400m continuously in any stroke.
We have a variety of parent and toddler sessions for more information please follow the link below to find out more
lagoon adult/child safety ratio
Women 16+ years - Saturdays 5pm - 6pm
Men and women 16+ years - Sundays 8.00pm - 10.00pm and Mondays 8.00pm - 10.00pm
Open to women and girls of ages, plus boys three years and under.
Normal lagoon parent/child safety ratios apply.
Tuesdays 7.00pm - 9.00pm and Wednesdays 1.15pm – 2.00pm (term-time only).
*Please note that male lifeguards may be in attendance at ladies/ female only sessions.