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The Arena Swimming Pool

The Arena Sports Centre has a 25 metre indoor swimming pool. It is designed for lane swimming, private hire for swimming clubs, and other swimming pool usage.

The Arena Swimming Pool
Lane swimming
Swimming clubs
The Arena Swimming Pool

Swimming Lessons

All our swim teachers are STA qualified and teach at a very high standard, whilst also making your children’s lessons fun and enjoyable!

For availability and pricing for children’s swimming lessons please give us a call at the centre on 01243 870000 or email us at Lessons start at Young Beginners through to Advanced. Lessons are often divided into three by the shallow, middle and deep end.

Our courses and bookings manager is Lucy Lee-Jones who will also be happy to help. She is in the office Monday to Friday, and can be contacted by calling the centre and asking reception or by email:


Group swimming lessons start at £4.80 per 30 minute session and are paid upfront each term.

1-1 and 2-1 lessons begin at £10.50 per 20 minute session. Please contact Lucy in regards to being placed on a waiting list for 1-1 swimming lessons.

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Baby Swim

We run parent and baby swimming lessons, with specially trained instructors to get your baby used to the water which according to Learn to Swim helps you bond with your baby, improves sleep, helps muscle development and is overall a fun activity to enjoy together.

Our parent and baby swimming sessions are run on Wednesday mornings, with a session for under 18 months and 18 months and above (up to 3 years). Prices start from £4.10 per 30 minute session and are paid upfront per term. For more information and booking please contact reception on 01243 870000 or Lucy at

Public Swim

The perfect way to keep fit or get moving if you are not into the gym or fitness classes, our affordable public swim sessions allow you to come along and meet new people or simply have some time to yourself in the water.

Swimming Clubs

Swimming Clubs are for advanced swimmers who wish to swim competitively and progress their swimming. Find out more about the clubs we host.

Private Hire

If you are looking to swim as a family or group of friends, you can hire our pool at the weekends and school holidays (subject to availability). To book, please call the centre on 01243 870000 or email Lucy at

For company or other hire, please email Lucy (see contact details above) for more information regarding bookings. 

Lifeguards are provided for all sessions. Up to 10 people (subject to change with Covid-19 guidelines). Terms and conditions apply.


11.30 - 15.00

Pool Facilities

Changing rooms

We have one female and male changing room, including toilets which can be found when coming through the front entrance.

We also have a family/disabled changing room which can be accessed through the back door, or through the swimming pool. There are also a small number of cubicles and a disabled toilet in the family changing room. We ask that if you can use the female and male changing rooms please do so, so those who need the family/disabled changing space can do so with ease.


To keep our pool as clean as possible, we ask if those wearing outside shoes could remove them before entering the pool or wearing the overshoe covers provided at the pool, these can be found in various dispensers within the building.

Please also ensure you use the hand sanitisers provided, as well as keeping the toilet areas as tidy as possible when using them.

Before entering the pool, we ask swimmers to use the showers provided.


When spectating poolside, we advise that face masks are worn at all times.

Seating is available, however chairs have been spread out with 1M between each other. We ask you do not move the chairs from these spaces.

Hand sanitising stations are located throughout the pool to be used regularly.


Lockers can be found by the exit of the male and female changing rooms, these can be used with a £1 coin which will be returned by the locker  when you have finished and replaced the key.

Booking Policy

The Arena Sports Centre Booking Policy applies to this facility. Cancellations to your booking can be made free of charge until 24 hours (8 days for block bookings) before the booking is set to take place, after this an arrears equal to the full price of the booking will be given, further bookings cannot be made until this payment is made.

If you wish to cancel your booking, please send this in writing over email to

Please include:

  • Your name and/or membership number
  • Date and time of booking 
  • The facilities or class you have booked

Swimming pool closed

We are sorry for any inconvenience, the swimming pool is closed due to issues with the boiler.

Posted on
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Summer camp

There will be a summer camp week commencing 1st August Monday-Thursday.

Posted on
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
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