activities for all

Pool in the Park has a wide variety of sessions to suit all ages and abilities

swim buddies

Exclusive use of the Leisure Lagoon for over 50s social swimming

Swim buddies is run by a qualified swimming teacher, targeting those aged 50+ of all abilities.

The Co-ordinator is there 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.

Leisure Lagoon

Thursdays 2.00pm - 4.00pm (term-time)

book on 01483 771122

wellness swimming 

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.
 

teaching pool

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

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. 

Thursdays 19:00-20:00

Fridays 9:30-10:30

Saturdays 16:00-17:00 

Parent and Toddler

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

  • All children under eight years must be accompanied in the water by an adult (16+) at all times.
  • Children under four years must be accompanied in the water by an adult (16+) on a one-to-one basis at all times.
  • Children under the age of four must wear suitable buoyancy aids (not provided). Buoyancy aids are strongly recommended for all non-swimmers.
  • Children aged between 4 and 8 years can be accompanied on a ratio of one adult to two children.

adults and womens only sessions

ladies only swimming

Competition Pool

Women 16+ years - Saturdays 5pm - 6pm

 

adults only swimming

Competition Pool

Men and women 16+ years - Sundays 8.00pm - 10.00pm and Mondays 8.00pm - 10.00pm

 

female only swimming

Leisure Lagoon

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).

contact us for more information or call 01483 771122