PUBLIC LEISURE SWIMMING
Return of limited public leisure swimming
Leisure swimming slots are now available at Crown Pools. You will need to pre-book a slot online before you visit. Payments and bookings will not be taken in the centres.
These sessions give up to 6 people (from the same household/support bubble) the exclusive use of half of our leisure pool.
At least 1 adult (over 18) must attend per group and there must be 1 adult for every 2 children under the age of 8. Groups consisting of all under 18’s or not meeting ratio’s will be turned away.
Sessions are 45 minutes long and must be booked under an adult iCard. Please note you only need to book and pay for one space on your desired session, you can then attend with up to five other people.
Please ensure you arrive no earlier than 10 minutes before your slot.
You will need to pre-book and pre-pay for all activities online before you visit, including classes, gym slots and lane swimming.
Pay-as-you-go customers will need to sign up for a free Booking iCard to do this. Payments and bookings will not be taken in our facilities.
Governing body guidance now states that doubles badminton can only be done by people in the same household/bubble. Our leisure swim sessions are also only for people in the same household/bubble.
If you have booked or are going to book one of these activities you must complete this short declaration form confirming all participants are in the same household/bubble.
This must be done each time you book one of these activities. This must be completed before you arrive at the facility.
Monday 18th January – Monday 25th January
Is the leisure pool open for swimming?
Public leisure swimming will be available at Crown Pools for groups of up to 6 to book exclusive use of half of the leisure pool.
Please note all participants must be part of the same household/support bubble. When booking Leisure swimming, you will be asked to sign a household/bubble declaration form ahead of your visit, confirming that you will only visit with members of your own household/support bubble – this form will be available in centre or on our website.
Bookings must be made under an adult iCard and can be made up to 7 days in advance. you only need to book one space per group.
Customers must also adhere to the national swimming pool ratios and ensure that one adult attends for every 2 children under the age of 8.
For more information check out our Public Leisure Swimming Page.
Why can I only have 6 people per booking?
This is to ensure we meet the ‘Rule of 6’ requirements as set out by the Government.
How much will leisure swimming cost?
The price of a Leisure Swim session for a group of up to 6 people is £15.50 for a 45-minute session. All sessions must be booked and paid for up to 7 days in advance.
Please note customers on any Concession type of Bookings Card or membership will receive a 25% discount, taking their price to £11.60.
How do I book a leisure swim slot?
The easiest way to book your session is online and sessions will be bookable up to 7 days in advance. You will only need to book one space on your chosen session under an adult iCard. You can then attend the session with up to 5 other people.
If you don’t have an iCard, you will need to sign up online for a free Bookings iCard or one of our monthly memberships. You will then be directed to register for online booking using your unique member number which will be emailed to you. If you come across any problems with signing up or booking online, please see the ‘Bookings’ section of our FAQs, or you can contact us here.
How will the leisure swim session work?
Each Leisure Swim session will last 45 minutes. The Leisure Pool at Crown Pools will be divided into two halves to ensure social distancing is maintained. Each group will have exclusive use of their half of the pool.
Fun floats will be available during the 45-minute session, although the frog slide will be shared by switching pool sections half way through your booking. The wave machine won’t be available during these sessions.
Customers are reminded to arrive no earlier than 10 minutes before the session start time, and to bring a £1 coin or trolley token for use in our lockers.
Is leisure swim included on my monthly membership?
Leisure Swim is not included on any membership type, however any customer with a Concession membership type will receive a 25% discount on Leisure Swim sessions.
Giving you the best option to access what you want to do.
Range of choices
No joining fees
No forced contract
Facilities on your doorstep
*Appropriate swimwear includes the following: swimming trunks, swimming shorts (including knee length shorts e.g. board shorts), swimming costumes, swim-dress, bikini’s, tankini’s, burkini’s, Hijoods (or other similar swimwear). Under certain circumstances close fitting plain t-shirts may also be worn at the discretion of the Pool Supervisor.