Three pools with a range of facilities and activities for everyone to enjoy - do check out our adult/child safety ratios (below) before you visit.

spa pool overlooking the leisure lagoon

leisure lagoon

Enjoy our fun leisure pool

Water depth 0-1.6 metres

  • term time weekdays 4pm - 7pm (6.30pm Fri)
  • holiday weekdays 10am - 6pm
  • weekends / bank holidays 10am - 5pm

Peak hours are weekends and bank holidays at all times,
plus Mondays - Fridays 10am - 5pm during state school holidays.

Lockers require a £1 coin.

No advance booking

 

lagoon adult/child safety ratios

These safety ratios apply to general public swim sessions in the Leisure Lagoon.

  • All children under 8 years must be accompanied in the water by an adult 16+.
  • Children under 4 must be accompanied by an adult on a one to one ratio and wear a buoyancy aid.
  • Children aged between 4 and 8 years can be accompanied on a ratio of one adult to two children.
  • All non-swimmers should wear a buoyancy aid.


Links to leisure pool sessions

parent & toddler splash (under fives)

female only swimming

competition pool

Enjoy the cardio-vascular and strength toning benefits of water supported exercise in our 6 lane pool with spectator seating.

Open from 6.15am Monday - Friday, 9am weekends for general and lane swimming. The competition pool also offers adults or ladies only sessions, parties, aqua fitness classes, swimming tuition, galas and schools, clubs and group hire.

Please note that lane swimming is frequently shared with other pool activities. 
View our pool timetable

Water depth 1.0 - 3.0 metres

competition pool 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.
  • Lockers require a £1 coin.

links to main pool sessions

adults and ladies only sessions

The Competition Pool at pool in the park
New pool cover

teaching pool

A traditional shallow pool, 16 metres long, available for public swimming, aqua fitness classes, swimming lessons, parties, and clubs or group hire.

Water depth 0.8 - 1.0 metres

teaching pool adult/child safety ratio

  • Up to 2 children under eight years must be accompanied in the water by an adult (16+) 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.
  • Lockers require a £1 coin.