Public sessions

Our facility offers a wide range of public sessions to suit all users and ability levels.

COVID - Return to Pool Procedure

Please see our new 'Return to Pool' procedure.

See new 'Return to Pool' Procedure

Lane swim

The pool is divided into lanes with each lane accommodating different swimming abilities. The pool depth is usually set to 2.0m for this session with three lanes set aside for slow, medium and fast swimming. The pool depth or length will change on occasion, please be sure to check the timetable for details before attending. Please note that swimmers must be competent and safe.

  • Pool length during session – 25m/50m (see timetable)
  • Pool depth during session – 2.0m
  • Session duration – Varying (see timetable)
  • Ability – Mixed (25m) / confident (50m)
  • Open to – All ages
  • Coach/teacher present – No
See the timetable

Recreational swim

An open area swimming session for swimmers of all ages and abilities with no lane ropes. The pool depth is set at 1.2m. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Please consult the timetable for available times and days.

  • Pool length during session – 25m
  • Pool depth during session – 1.2m
  • Session duration – Varying (see timetable)
  • Ability – All
  • Open to – All ages
  • Coach/teacher present – No
See the timetable

Aqua jogging

An opportunity to increase fitness whilst placing less stress on the joints. This is a self-taught session and as a result can prove to be a challenging workout, as well as being a highly recommended form of physiotherapy for those with joint or back problems. This session always runs in one lane alongside a Lane Swim session. Floatation belts are provided and the depth of the pool is set at 2.0m. Sessions are either 25m or 50m long so please check the timetable for details before attending.

  • Pool length during session – 25m/50m (see timetable)
  • Pool depth during session – 2.0m
  • Session duration – Varying (see timetable)
  • Ability – Mixed
  • Open to – All ages
  • Coach/teacher present – No
See the timetable

Aqua aerobics

Sessions are taught by a qualified instructor in a friendly, welcoming environment. You don’t have to be able to swim to participate in this fun and fitness based activity. The depth is set to 1.2m and prior booking is recommended. Please consult the timetable for available times and days.

  • Pool length during session – 25m
  • Pool depth during session – 1.2m
  • Session duration – 45 minutes
  • Ability – All
  • Open to – All ages
  • Coach/teacher present – Yes
See the timetable

Family splash

An open area swimming session with a shallower depth than Recreational sessions (0.9m- 1.2m). Various floats are available to allow for an enjoyable swimming experience for youngsters. Unfortunately this session is not available on a regular basis but does usually run throughout the school holidays, see the timetable for details. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Pool length during session – 25m
  • Pool depth during session – 0.9m – 1.2m
  • Session duration – Varying (see timetable)
  • Ability – All
  • Open to – All ages
  • Coach/teacher present – No
See the timetable