Public swim sessions

Loughborough University swimming pool offers a wide range of sessions to suit all users and abilities

Pool timetable

Our swimming pool is open to everyone - students, staff and the wider community

Latest timetable here

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

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

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