We offer a large and diverse programme of junior, adult and disability swimming lessons, following Swim England ‘Learn to Swim’ programme, which we deliver to thousands of swimmers each week.

We also offer concessions to customers who are eligible for the Everybody Options scheme.

Take a dip and swim for leisure with our wide range of swimming group fitness classes and public swimming sessions.

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Swimming Prices

Swimming is free for Everybody Members, Learn to Swim Scheme direct debit members and Under 3’s.

Prices for other categories;

Family (up to 2 adults and 3 children)£15.80
Family Wildcard (up to 2 adults and 3 children)£14.80
Family Options (up to 2 adults and 3 children)£12.80

Admission Policy Overview

  1. All children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by at least one adult on a 1:2 ratio in the water and changing area.
  2. Any children under the age of 4 must be accompanied by a parent on a 1:1 ratio, unless the child is wearing suitable flotation devices.
Poynton Leisure Centre Swimming Pool

All swimming Activities

We offer a broad range of swimming activities covering all experience and fitness levels, ranging from private lessons to casual swimming and fun group sessions.

Select a facility to see swimming activities near you.

Our Facilities and Instructors

A guide to our different swimming sessions...

Session ReferenceDescription
General SwimSession open to all. Both lanes available for avid swimmers and also space for free movement to cater for families and users who what a more leisurely swim.
Family SwimUnstructured sessions that are suitable for families attending with children. There will be no lanes for swimming lengths as the sessions are catered for leisure use.
Lane SwimSession targeted for fitness swimmers, single lanes of a variety of speeds for all abilities (Age 8+)
Master SwimCoach led swimming sessions for adults working on stroke technique and endurance, this session is included in a monthly fitness membership (Age 18+)
Toddler SplashToys available for a fun learner pool session for toddlers and their supporting adult.
Learner PoolLearner pool only available for open access.
Fun SessionRafts and balls available for children and families.
Inflatable SessionLarge inflatable in the water for children and families.
HirePre-booking is essential for hire of one-off sessions, please ask at reception.
ClubRegular hire agreement for clubs and groups.
AquafitA group exercise session in the water set to music.
Inclusive SwimInclusive session for people with a disability.

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