Swim Session Descriptions
Our swimming sessions explained
AVAILABLE swimming sessions
Please be aware that all swimming sessions now need to be booked in advance.
Not all types of swimming sessions are currently available due to social distancing – but we hope to be able to offer more swimming sessions as soon as we are safely able to do so.
Sessions may vary between centres.
The following sessions are now available to book at certain centres.
See the swimming timetables here.
A 1-hour public session for all to enjoy a swim in our teaching or leisure pools. Children must be accompanied by an adult adhering to our supervision policy.
Family bubble swim
Swim with members of your family bubble up to 6 people in line with the government’s ‘rule of 6.’ A designated section of the pool for you to have fun in the water as a family. You must observe social distancing with other families at all times. The exclusive use of a section of the pool.
£26 per family for a 45-minute session (£1 off for Inspire Card Members).
(Average water depths are approx. 1m-1.4m in shallow section & approx. 1.4-1.8m in the deep end)
(Bury’s Shallow end 1m to 1.4m in the deep end)
(All Toddler pools & beach area at Kingfisher not available)
Open to all competent swimmers, adult and junior, for lane swimming. Restricted members per lane for managing social distancing. You must be able to swim 25m and You may be asked to move lanes dependent on your speed.
See swim prices here
A fun and invigorating instructor led all-over body work-out in the water designed to effectively burn calories with minimal impact on the body.
- 45 minute session
- Please read our guidance on returning to swimming
- Pleave arrive beach ready
- Use lockers as no belongings are allowed on poolside
- Bring your own swimming aids (no shop available)
- Minimalise the time spent in the changing rooms & toilets
- Please shower at home
THE BELOW SESSIONS ARE UNDER REVIEW BUT NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE WHILST WE HAVE SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES IN PLACE.
Families & casual fun
Our pool inflatable will be in the pool. Age & Ability restrictions apply usually Children must be competent swimmers, aged 8+ and may be asked to wear a lifevest for some pool inflatables
Public Swim with Waves & Flumes (Kingfisher)
For everyone to experience a fun, relaxing and invigorating time swimming with intermittent wave sessions and water slides available to use.
Inflatable, Waves, Floats & Flumes (Kingfisher)
All the features available for the ultimate fun swimming experience for all the family
Floats & Fun
Sessions for everyone where floats or other equipment will be available for enjoyment.
Floats, Fun & Flumes
Sessions for everyone where floats or other equipment will be available and the water slide(s) will be open for some extra fun
A session for everyone to enjoy the benefits and fun that swimming brings
Disabled Swim (iCan Swim)
Sessions for people living with a disability or those with long term medical or health conditions looking to build their water confidence and enjoy the benefits of swimming.
Toddler Splash (Kingfisher)
A dedicated session for children aged under five in shallow water to help build their water confidence. The small slide will be available. All children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult.
Junior Splash (Disability Session Sunday Bury)
A dedicated session for children with a disability to enjoy the water, help build their water confidence and learn a vital life skill.
For swimmers over 16 years to enjoy a social or a more serious swim.
Adults Only Lane Swim
For swimmers over 16 years to enjoy a structured lane based swim session.
For Ladies aged 16 years + to enjoy a social or a more serious swim.
Ladies Only Lane Swim
For Ladies aged 16 years + to enjoy a structured lane based swim session
A specific session for adults aged 50 and over to swim socially in lanes.
Water Exercise classes
Instructor-led sessions where specific water-based activities are taking place
Active Living Swim
For those referred by a health professional to be more active to improve their health and wellbeing
Learn to swim & Private Hire
The Swim Academy
Swimming lessons teaching and coaching children and adults to swim. Lessons run 50 weeks a year, and up to seven days a week. Enrol anytime.
Available for anyone or a club to hire the exclusive use of the pool
Child Admission Policy
All Children under 8 must be supervised in the pool at all times by an adult. Adults can only supervise a maximum of two children under 8 at any one time.