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Swimming

We have a 33-metre swimming pool and a 12m teaching pool perfect for our swimming lessons.

We have swimming lessons available for ages 6 months and older. Or come in for an lane swim.

Please note that an Adult over the age of 18 or Parents/Guardian are required to accompany children under 8 years & non-swimmers. Adult : Child ratio enforced & monitored (1:2 Main pool up to 1.25m, Teaching pool 1:3)

Remember to bring a £1 for lockers (refundable).

View our live timetable to see what’s happening in the pool right now.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Time
Session
Facility
Lanes available
06:00-07:00
Adults Only
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
4
06:00-07:00
Club or School Use
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
2
07:00-09:00
Adults Only
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
09:00-11:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
11:00-11:30
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
11:30-12:15
Fun Session
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
12:15-12:30
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
12:30-15:30
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
12:30-15:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
15:30-18:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
15:30-18:00
Swimming Lessons
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
15:30-18:00
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
1
18:00-18:30
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
18:00-19:00
Swimming Club
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
18:30-21:30
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
21:30-22:00
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
07:00-08:45
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
09:00-12:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
09:00-12:00
Swimming Lessons
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
12:00-16:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
12:00-16:00
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
16:00-17:00
Club or School Use
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
16:00-17:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
17:00-19:30
Pool Closed for Private Party
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
07:00-08:45
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
09:00-11:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
09:30-11:30
Swimming Lessons
Boom Pool
11:00-11:30
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
11:30-12:30
Club or School Use
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
12:30-13:00
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
13:00-16:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
13:30-16:30
Family Swimming
Boom Pool
16:45-17:00
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
17:00-18:15
Pool Closed for Private Party
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
18:15-20:15
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
20:30-21:00
Adults Only
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
06:00-07:00
Adults Only
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
4
06:00-07:00
Club or School Use
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
2
07:00-08:30
Adults Only
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
09:00-11:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
10:00-11:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
11:00-11:30
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
11:30-12:15
Fun Session
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
12:30-15:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
12:30-15:30
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
15:30-17:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
15:30-17:30
Swimming Lessons
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
15:30-17:30
Family Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
1
15:30-17:30
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
1
17:30-18:00
Swimming Lessons
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
18:00-18:45
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
18:45-19:00
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
19:00-20:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
20:00-21:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
20:00-22:00
Club or School Use
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
3
20:00-22:00
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
1
21:00-21:45
Adults Only
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
2
06:00-07:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
07:00-09:00
Adults Only
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
09:00-11:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
11:00-11:30
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
11:30-12:15
Fun Session
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
12:15-12:30
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
12:30-15:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
12:30-15:30
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
15:30-17:00
Swimming Lessons
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
15:30-18:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
17:00-18:00
Swimming Lessons
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
18:00-19:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
19:00-21:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
19:00-21:00
Club or School Use
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
21:00-22:00
Adults Only
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
21:00-22:00
Club or School Use
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
1
06:00-07:00
Adults Only
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
4
06:00-07:00
Club or School Use
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
2
07:00-09:00
Adults Only
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
09:00-11:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
11:00-11:30
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
11:30-12:15
Fun Session
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
12:15-12:30
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
12:30-15:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
12:30-15:30
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
15:30-18:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
15:30-18:00
Swimming Lessons
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
15:30-18:00
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
1
18:00-18:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
18:45-19:00
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
19:00-20:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
20:00-21:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
20:00-21:00
Swimming Lessons
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
21:00-22:00
Adults Only
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
06:00-07:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
07:00-09:00
Adults Only
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
09:00-11:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
09:30-10:30
Aqua Zumba®
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
11:00-11:30
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
11:30-12:15
Fun Session
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
12:15-12:30
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
12:30-15:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
12:30-15:30
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
15:30-18:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
15:30-18:00
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
1
15:30-18:00
Swimming Lessons
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
18:00-22:00
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
18:15-20:15
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
20:15-22:00
Club or School Use
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6

Swimming Clubs

Our swimming pool is used for training by local swimming clubs. If you are interested in finding out more about Potters Bar Swimming Club or Barracuda Swimming Club click here 

Swimming Lessons

Our swimming lesson follow the Swim England Learn to Swim Programme, the leading national teaching syllabus, helping children and adults to learn how to swim in a safe, effective and enjoyable environment.

Swimming lessons are available for all ages: babies (over four months), children, teenagers and adults. If you are entering the syllabus for the first time there will be a FREE assessment with a level 2 qualified instructor to ensure you or your children is in the correct lesson based on existing skills.

For more information or to sign up call reception now on 01707 850500.

There are four specialised stages in the Swim England Learn to Swim Programme:

Pre-School Framework

This is an ideal introduction to water through fun and games for children from 4 months old. Made up of two stages, Adult and Baby and Duckling Awards for toddlers.

Adult & Baby sessions allow you to be in the pool with your child, whilst being guided by the instructors. In the Discovery Duckling and Duckling Awards, your children progress to swimming without you in the water, but guided by our qualified teachers.

From these sessions, children will gain water confidence and foundations as they start their swim journey.

Adult and Baby lessons (4 months – 18 months):

  • Monday – Friday mornings
  • Saturday mornings

Adult and Child lessons (18 months – 36 months)

  •  Monday – Friday mornings
  • Saturday mornings

Ducklings lessons (3 – under 5 years):

  • Monday – Friday mornings and afternoons
  • Saturday and Sunday mornings

Learn to Swim Framework

Suitable for children aged between 4 and 11 years, the seven stages will teach children the fundamentals of swimming and help them to develop into confident and competent swimmers through fun and enjoyment.

Lessons take place throughout the week, Monday – Friday between 3.30pm – 6.00pm, Saturday mornings from 9.00am and Sunday mornings from 9.30pm:

  • Stage 1
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 4
  • Stage 5
  • Stage 6
  • Stage 7

For further information on the seven stages click here

Aquatics Skills Framework

For children who have completed the Learn to Swim Framework this stage helps them to develop existing skills further including synchro, water polo, diving and swimming.

Adult Swimming Framework

For older teens and adults that are looking to start swimming these sessions cater for a range of abilities, from non swimmers and nervous swimmers to those that want to build water confidence. These sessions help develop swimming skills and technique.

We run beginners and stroke development lessons for adults:

  • Wednesday evenings
  • Thursday afternoons

For further information on Swim England Learn to Swim Programme visit their website

Benefits of joining our swimming lessons;

  • Learn to swim in a safe environment with fully trained staff.
  • Swimming lessons run 7 days a week, for 50 weeks of the year – join at any time.
  • Track your progress via our online home portal.
  • Free swimming in public sessions (subject to availability).
  • Free swim hat for each stage.

Home Portal

The home portal will be going live on Monday 5th July when you will be able to view the current status of your child’s progress.

Before you can access the portal you will need to activate your child’s account by logging on below and following the instructions on the screen and validate the data. You will need to know your membership number.

Further information on the home portal can be found here

Should you wish to cancel your swimming lessons, please complete the following form and a member of the team will be in touch shortly.