A bit about swimming
Swimming is a great way to stay physically active and we’ve got an activity for you, whatever place you’re into. You can maintain and develop your fitness with our lane swimming sessions, learn to swim whatever your age with our development sessions or just enjoy a splash around to stay healthy. And it could save your life.
Is the pool the place for you?
Swimming is a really great way to improve your health and fitness as propelling yourself through the water works your body far more than exercising on dry land.
And to inspire you even more, here are 8 great reasons why you should try swimming according to the Amateur Swimming Association.
- Full body workout
- Great for general wellbeing
- De-stresses and relaxes
- Burns calories
- Lowers risk of diseases
- Supports the body
- Increases energy levels
- Exercise without the sweat
Let's get you started
You can enjoy swimming at a variety of sessions and fit them in to your weekly schedule either before or after work, during your lunch break, at weekends with the family or during the day. See our timetable below for session times and prices.
Check out our swim shop in reception for costumes, towels, goggles and lots of other brilliant swim accessories to help improve the enjoyment of your swim.
Are you ready to take on the Aqua Track
All the family can take on the challenge on our Pool Inflatable obstacle course. Make your way across the course and try to get to the other side, without making a splash!
Term timetable - Sessions will run every Saturday 2.00pm - 3.00pm and 3.00pm - 4.00pm
Holiday timetable – Tuesday 1.00pm – 2.00pm & 2.00pm – 3.00pm. Saturday sessions continue to run through the holiday as per the above times.
- £4.00 Premium, Swim and Centre Member’s
- £5.00 Gm only, Places members and Non-Members
Sessions can be booked up to 14 days in advance for members and 7 for non-members.
Ways to book:
Bookable at Reception or call us on 01306 870180
Bookable on line or through ‘Places Locker App’
Advance booking is recommended due to limited spaces available.
- Family session are available for 5yrs+
- Under 8's must be supervised in the pool and changing rooms by an adult (16+) and there is a maximum of 2 Under 8's per adult.
- Life Jackets must be worn by all participants, these will be provided.
- Sessions include a Safety Briefing and a Life Jacket Fitting. Approximate time on the inflatable is 45 minutes.
*Pool Inflatable Party enquiries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or click on this link for further information
Swim with Places Locker
Places Locker is our app for all things active. It's perfect for tracking your activity and it even links with SWIMTAG. You earn MOVES for all the activity that you complete each week, build training programmes and review progress. Did you know a one hour swim could earn you 1,000 MOVES.
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