Lakeside swimming pool


For the latest updates on the swimming pool following the coronavirus pandemic, please see here.

Introduction and pool programme

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, 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 gala's, staff training and during school holidays. Notices are available on site or contact reception for more information.

Opening times

Swimming restricctions are in place due to the coronavirus pandemic. The latest information can be found here.

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