Swimming

Come and take the plunge in our 25 metre, five lane pool where we run keep fit classes, swimming clubs and public swim sessions.

Swimming at SJD

Throughout the week we have our own SJD Swimming Academy attended by around 700 youngsters – from toddlers having a splash about to children taking nationally-recognised swimming grades. It is advisable to place your child’s name on the register early as demand for places is high.

From time to time the Leisure Centre also runs courses leading to Amateur Swimming Association teacher and National Pool Lifeguard qualifications.

Swimming Pool

Swimming Sessions

Concession Swim / Concession Early Bird £2.80
Adult Swim £4.50
Early Bird Swim / Adult Lane Swim £3.30
Group Swim £12.00
Members FREE
Under 3 Years FREE
Adult Swimming Lesson £6.00
AquaFit Session £4.80
AquaFit Member £3.80
SwimFit Session (non-member) £4.20
SwimFit Session (member) £3.00

 

Public Swimming

Mondays 6:15pm – 7:45pm
Wednesdays 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Saturdays 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Adult Only Swimming
(Early Bird) Monday—Friday 7:00am – 8:00am
Mondays 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Wednesdays 8:30pm – 9:30pm
Sunday 6.00pm - 7.00pm


Adult Swimming Lessons

Sundays** 6:00pm – 7:00pm
**Sundays are TERM TIME ONLY and are subject to availability.

Adult Swimming Lessons are for all abilities, from non?swimmers to improvers. Everyone is welcome and there is no need to book.

Lifeguard training

From time to time the Leisure Centre also runs courses leading to Amateur Swimming Association teacher and National Pool Lifeguard qualifications.

Courses are hosted throughout the year, by Richmond Training Associates.

Candidates must be 16 years or older, be able to jump/dive into deep water, swim 100 metres continuously, tread water for 30 seconds, surface dive, and be able to swim 50 metre in less than 60 seconds. Contact reception for details.

 

Extra Pool Activities for Adults

Adult Swimming Lessons

Sundays 6.00-7.00pm*

Adult swimming lessons are for all abilities, from non-swimmers to improvers. Everyone is welcome, no need to book.

*Sundays are term time only and subject to availability

AquaFit

Tuesdays 7:15-8:15pm

Our popular weekly aqua-aerobics workout in the pool, everyone is Welcome and there is no need to book.

SwimFit

Sundays 7.00-8.00pm

For those that can swim 100 metres or more. Improve your stamina and fitness with swimming. Ideal for Triathletes, Iron Man Athletes, competitive swimmers and those who want to improve.

Swimmers Membership Card

This gives the holder access to all swimming sessions, including early bird swims. Details available from reception.