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Lakeside swimming pool

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 see our programme or 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.

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Opening times

General opening times
Day Times
Monday to Friday 6.30am - Closing times vary
Saturday and Sunday 8.15am-3.45pm

Off peak prices of £1.70 apply for EASE card holders from 9am and 3pm every weekday during term time. There is restricted access at these times due to school swimming lessons.

No Limits Aqua Club sessions run on Thursday evenings from 5.30-6.30pm. Junior swimming sessions run on Saturdays and Sundays from 10.30am-12.30pm.

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