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Normal centre opening hours

Monday to Friday 6.30am to 9pm, Saturday and Sunday 8am to 4pm.

  • 6.30am to 7.30am - member lane swim
  • 7.45am to 9.15am - casual lane swim
  • 9.30am to 12pm - school swimming
  • 12.15pm to 1.15pm - member lane swim
  • 1.30pm to 3.30pm - casual lane swim
  • 4pm to 6pm - swimming lessons
  • 6am to 7.45pm - family swim
  • 7.45pm to 8.45pm - swimming club.

During school holidays, school swimming and swimming lessons will become family swim sessions and crash courses will be running.

  • 6.30am to 7.30am - member lane swim
  • 7.45am to 10am - casual lane swim
  • 10am to 10.45am - Aqua Zumba
  • 10.15am to 11.15am - member lane swim
  • 11.30am to 2pm - school swimming
  • 2.15pm to 3.30pm - casual lane swim
  • 4pm to 6pm - family swim
  • 6pm to 7.45pm - casual lane swim
  • 6.30pm to 7.15pm - Aqua Zumba
  • 7.45pm to 8.45pm - swimming club.

During school holidays, school swimming and swimming lessons will become family swim sessions and crash courses will be running.

  • 6.30am to 7.30am - member lane swim
  • 7.45am to 9.30am - casual lane swim
  • 9.30am to 12pm - school swimming
  • 12.15pm to 1.15pm - member lane swim
  • 1.30pm to 3.30pm - casual lane swim
  • 4pm to 6pm - swimming lessons
  • 6.15pm to 7.45pm - member lane swim
  • 7.45pm to 8.45pm - swimming club.

During school holidays, school swimming and swimming lessons will become family swim sessions and crash courses will be running.

  • 6.30am to 7.30am - member lane swim
  • 7.45am to 9.15am - casual lane swim
  • 9.30am to 12pm - school swimming
  • 12.15pm to 1.15pm - member lane swim
  • 1.30pm to 3.30pm - casual lane swim
  • 4pm to 6pm - swimming lessons
  • 6.30pm to 7.30pm - swimming club
  • 7.30pm to 8.45pm - casual lane swim.

During school holidays, school swimming and swimming lessons will become family swim sessions and crash courses will be running.

  • 6.30am to 7.30am - member lane swim
  • 7.45am to 9.15am - casual lane swim
  • 9.30am to 12pm - school swimming
  • 12.15pm to 1.15pm - member lane swim
  • 1.30 to 3.30pm - casual lane swim
  • 4pm to 6pm - swimming lessons
  • 6.30pm to 8.45pm - swimming club.

During school holidays, school swimming and swimming lessons will become family swim sessions and crash courses will be running.

  • 8am to 9am - member lane swim
  • 9.30am to 11.30am - swimming lessons
  • 11.45am to 12.45pm - member lane swim
  • 1pm to 3pm - family swim
  • 3pm to 5.30pm - swimming club.

During school holidays, school swimming and swimming lessons will become family swim sessions and crash courses will be running.

  • 8am to 9am - member lane swim
  • 9.30am to 11.30am - swimming lessons
  • 11.45am to 2.30pm - family swim
  • 2.45pm to 3.45pm - member lane swim
  • 4pm to 5.30pm - swimming club

During school holidays, school swimming and swimming lessons will become family swim sessions and crash courses will be running.

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Swimming prices

The prices below include the centre day admission fee. If you have an annual centre admission pass the day admission fee will be deducted from this price.

  • Adult: £6.30
  • Under 16s: £4.30
  • Over 60s: £4.30
  • School: £2.80 per pupil (day admission fee does not apply)
  • Disability swim: £2.90.

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Free swimming cards

Under 16s and over 60s can swim for free with the Medway free swimming card. You must present your valid card at reception when arriving for any pre-booked swim.

Definitions

  • Member lane swim - dedicated lanes for customer with a pay monthly or annual membership
  • Casual lane swim - suitable for those over 12 years of age, includes free Swim Card users
  • Family swim and casual swim - suitable for all, includes free Swim Card users
  • Family Splash - inflatable fun session, excludes free swim cards.

Children must be accompanied by an adult in the water. See below for information on adult to child ratios.

Private lane and pool hire

Schools, parties and clubs can hire lanes or the pool by emailing leisure@medway.gov.uk.

Swimming pool admission policy for children

Children under 4

Children under 4 years of age must be accompanied in the water by a responsible person over the age of 16 on a 1:1 ratio.

The ratio becomes 1:2 if any child under 4 is wearing a suitable buoyancy aid that is ‘kite marked’ or carries a BS EN number.

Buoyancy aids accepted under this policy are those that fully support the child's weight in the water and remain secure in and out of the water. For example, armbands or a float jacket or suit. Buoyancy aids that are handheld, such as floats, are not considered appropriate.

Children aged 4 to 7

Children aged 4 to 7 years of age must be accompanied in the water by a responsible person over the age of 16, with no more than 2 children per responsible person.

Responsible person over the age of 16 may supervise up to 3 children aged between 4 to 7 years of age in the Teaching Pool or a designated ‘controlled area’, such as a boom pool or laned off section of shallow water.

Children aged 8 to 11

Children aged 8 to 11 years of age must be accompanied into the facility by a responsible person over the age of 16 years.

The responsible person is not required to enter the water but must remain within the facility and supervise the children.

Children aged 11 and over

No accompaniment is necessary.

Terms and conditions

Times and sessions are correct at the time of publication.

All sessions are subject to availability and may change at short notice.

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