About Lakeside swimming pool

About the centre

The Lakeside Centre offers an extensive range of pool classes and activities including, toys and floats sessions, aqua classes, lane line swimming, adult and junior group swimming lessons, one to one swimming lessons and pool parties. 

The changing area includes single and family changing cubicles, baby changing facilities and a vanity area with hairdryers. There are also accessible changing rooms and a pool hoist for customers with a disability. For further details about what’s on in the pool please see our programme or contact us. 

There’s plenty on offer away from the pool too, with qualified coaches offering instruction in   martial arts, gymnastics and trampolining. 

Our popular five-a-side-football indoor courts and badminton courts can be booked throughout the week and our sports hall is available to hire for parties. 

Our Contours gym offers state-of-the art equipment, with qualified instructors on hand and a comprehensive programme of classes are delivered from expert instructors in our modern studios.

Lakey Lion is our resident mascot, who loves parties!  We’d be delighted to host your next celebration, with activities such as laser tag, multi-sports, football, roller disco, trampolining and bouncy castle!

The Lakeside Centre boasts:

  • Free parking, with disabled spaces
  • Swimming pools
  • Swimming lessons for all ages
  • Disability swimming facilities
  • Contours gym, refurbished in 2016
  • Exercise classes 
  • Sports hall
  • Dance/exercise studios
  • Children’s parties
  • Baby and toddler activities
  • After school and school holiday activities
  • Private hire for meetings and functions
  • Martial arts
  • Gymnastics
  • Trampolining
  • Badminton
  • Table tennis
  • Netball
  • Cricket nets
  • Indoor five-a-side
  • Disabled changing facilities
  • Coffee bar for drinks and light refreshments

Wellbeing Walking Groups also take place across the borough, with one group meeting at The Lakeside Centre. For more information, see here.

Opening times

  • Monday to Thursday: 6.30am-9.30pm
  • Friday: 6.30am-9pm
  • Saturday: 8.15am–3.45pm
  • Sunday: Main pool 8.15am-3pm, small pool 8.15am–3.45pm

Pool programme

The Lakeside Centre offers an extensive range of pool classes and activities.

The changing area includes single, double and family changing cubicles, baby changing facilities and a vanity area with hairdryers. There are also accessible changing rooms available for disabled customers.

For further details about what’s on in the pool please contact 0191 643 4177.

Please note, pool availability may be subject to change due to swimming galas, staff training and during school holidays. Notices are available on site or contact reception for more information.

 

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Child admission policy

Please remember:

  • children aged between 0 and 3 years old must be accompanied in the water on a one child to one adult basis
  • children aged between 4 and 7 years old must be accompanied in the water on a two children to one adult basis
  • children aged 8 years or over may attend the pool without adult supervision
  • an adult is defined as anyone 16 years or older who is responsible and competent to ensure the safety and wellbeing of any child in their care

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