Swimming

We have a 33-metre swimming pool and a 12m teaching pool perfect for our swimming lessons, which are available for ages 4 months or older.

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). Inflatable fun sessions are for ages 8 and over.

Public swimming sessions are available throughout the week in both the learner and main pools. Walk-ins are available, however we advise customers book in advance to secure their session. Members and leisure card holders can book up to 8 days in advance and non members 48 hours before their session.

Pool rules apply to all visitors, please review the latest version on poolside. 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
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
07:00-08:30
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
08:30-09:00
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
09:00-09:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
09:30-11:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
09:30-11:30
School Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
09:30-11:30
School Swimming
Boom Pool
09:30-11:30
Swim School
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
11:30-12:25
Aqua Aerobics
Boom Pool
11:30-13:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
13:00-14:30
School Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
13:00-14:30
School Swimming
Boom Pool
13:00-14:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
13:00-14:30
Swim School
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
14:30-15:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
14:30-15:30
Public Swimming
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
15:30-17:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
1
15:30-17:30
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
15:30-18:00
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
15:30-18:00
Swim School
Boom Pool
15:30-18:30
Swim School
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
17:30-18:00
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
18:00-18:30
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
18:00-18:30
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
18:05-19:00
Aqua Aerobics
Boom Pool
18:30-19:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
19:00-19:30
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
19:00-20:00
Club or School Use
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
1
19:00-20:00
Lifesaving Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
19:00-20:00
Synchronized Swimming Club
Boom Pool
19:30-21:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
20:00-21:00
Lifesaving Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
20:00-21:00
Lifesaving Club
Boom Pool
21:00-22:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
21:00-22:00
Scuba Diving Club
Boom Pool
06:00-07:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
4
06:00-07:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
2
07:00-08:30
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
08:30-09:00
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
09:00-10:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
09:30-11:30
Swim School
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
10:00-11:30
School Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
10:00-11:30
School Swimming
Boom Pool
10:00-11:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
11:30-12:25
Aqua Aerobics
Boom Pool
11:30-13:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
13:00-14:00
Swim School
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
13:00-14:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
13:00-14:30
School Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
13:00-14:30
School Swimming
Boom Pool
14:30-15:30
Public Swimming
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
14:30-15:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
15:30-18:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
1
15:30-18:00
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
15:30-18:00
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
15:30-18:00
Swim School
Boom Pool
15:30-18:00
Swim School
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
18:00-18:30
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
1
18:00-18:30
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
18:00-19:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
18:30-19:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
19:00-20:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
19:00-20:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
19:00-20:00
Swim School
Boom Pool
20:00-21:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
20:00-21:00
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
21:00-22:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
06:00-07:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
07:00-08:30
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
08:30-09:00
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
09:00-13:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
09:30-11:30
Swim School
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
11:30-12:25
Aqua Aerobics
Boom Pool
13:00-13:30
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
1
13:00-13:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
5
13:30-14:00
Swim School
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
13:30-15:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
14:00-15:00
Swim School
Boom Pool
14:30-15:30
Public Swimming
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
15:30-18:00
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
15:30-18:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
1
15:30-18:00
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
16:00-17:30
Swim School
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
18:00-18:15
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
18:15-19:15
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
19:15-20:15
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
4
19:15-20:15
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
2
20:15-22:00
Canoe Club
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
06:00-07:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
4
06:00-07:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
2
07:00-08:30
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
08:30-09:00
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
09:00-09:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
09:30-11:00
School Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
09:30-11:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
09:30-11:00
School Swimming
Boom Pool
09:30-12:00
Swim School
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
11:00-11:30
Swim School
Boom Pool
11:00-13:00
Staff Training
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
11:30-13:00
Staff Training
Boom Pool
12:00-13:00
Staff Training
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
13:00-14:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
13:00-14:30
School Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
13:00-14:30
School Swimming
Boom Pool
13:00-14:30
Swim School
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
14:30-15:25
Aqua Aerobics
Boom Pool
14:30-15:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
15:30-17:00
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
15:30-17:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
1
15:30-17:00
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
15:30-18:00
Swim School
Boom Pool
16:00-19:00
Swim School
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
17:00-18:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
17:00-18:00
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
18:00-18:15
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
18:00-18:15
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
18:15-21:15
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
21:15-22:00
Adult Twilight Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
07:00-08:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
4
07:00-08:00
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
2
08:00-08:30
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
08:00-10:00
Swim School
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
08:30-09:00
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
09:00-12:30
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
09:00-12:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
1
09:00-12:30
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
09:00-14:00
Swim School
Boom Pool
10:00-12:00
Public Swimming
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
12:00-13:00
Swim School
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
12:30-12:45
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
12:30-13:00
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
13:00-14:00
Inflatable Session
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
13:00-14:00
Fun Float Session
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
14:00-14:30
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
14:30-15:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
14:30-16:30
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
15:00-16:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
1
15:00-17:00
Synchronized Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
15:00-17:00
Synchronized Swimming Club
Boom Pool
16:30-17:15
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
17:15-18:15
Party Hire
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
18:15-19:00
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
07:00-08:30
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
08:30-09:00
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
08:30-09:30
Swim School
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
09:00-11:00
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
09:00-11:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
09:00-11:30
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
09:30-11:30
Public Swimming
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
11:00-11:30
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
11:30-12:30
Swim School
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
11:30-12:30
Barracuda Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
12:30-13:00
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
12:30-14:00
Swim School
Boom Pool
12:30-14:30
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
13:00-14:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
13:00-15:00
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
14:00-15:00
Family Swimming
Boom Pool
14:30-15:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
15:00-15:30
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
15:30-16:30
Party Hire
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
16:30-17:00
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
17:00-18:00
Party Hire
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
18:00-18:15
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
18:15-20:15
Swimming Club
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
20:15-21:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
6
06:00-08:00
Centre Closed
Indoor Pool (33.0m)
08:00-09:00
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
09:00-11:00
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
09:00-11:00
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
09:00-11:00
Swim Crash Courses
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
1
09:00-11:30
Swim Crash Courses
Boom Pool
09:00-11:30
Swim School
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
11:00-11:30
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
11:30-13:00
Inflatable Session
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
11:30-13:00
Waterwalkerz
Boom Pool
12:30-13:30
Swim School
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
13:00-13:30
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
13:30-14:30
Public Swimming
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
13:30-15:30
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
13:30-15:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
15:30-17:30
Public Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
15:30-17:30
Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
1
15:30-17:30
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
3
15:30-18:00
Swim School
Teaching Pool (12.0m)
15:30-18:00
Swim School
Boom Pool
17:30-18:00
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
18:00-18:30
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
2
18:00-18:30
Swim School
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
4
18:30-19:30
Adult Lane Swimming
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
6
19:30-20:00
Pool Closed
Indoor Pool (25.0m)
20:00-22:00
Centre Closed
Indoor Pool (33.0m)

 

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, alternatively you can register your interest using the form below;

 

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.

May Crash Course

Book onto our May crash courses, these run over five days and each class is 30 minutes.

Monday 27th – Friday 31st May

  • Pre-school
  • Stage 1 and 2
  • Stage 3 and 4
  • Stage 5

Classes run between 9am – 11am and cost £60 for the 5 days

Half Term Inflatables

Enjoy our half term inflatables over the holidays.

  • Inflatables with water walkers: Monday 27th and Friday 31st May at 11.30am – 1.00pm

Bank Holiday Monday session will include lunch, child meal deal box (sandwich, drink and three snacks) and adult meal deal (toastie or panni with a Costa coffee or hot chocolate).

  • Inflatables: Tuesday 28th and Thursday 30th at 11.30am – 12.30pm

New Water Safety Course

Book your child onto our NEW 6 week water safety courses. These courses are ideal for those stage 5 and above or children who can confidently swim at least 25 metres unaided.
 
What does the course cover?
▪️ Sea safety – do’s and don’ts
▪️ Beach flags – definitions
▪️ Rip tides – how to spot them
▪️ Pool safety – dos and don’ts
▪️ Snorkelling – how to guide
▪️ Diving – how to guide
 
Course 1:
5th June – 10th July, every Wednesday evening
6.30pm – 7.00pm
£69
 

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

Adult Swimming Lessons

Thursday’s at 2.30pm for beginners/non-swimmers in the boom pool. All lessons will run at the swimmers individual pace in a social and friendly environment.

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.

To book a space, please speak to a member of the reception team, email furzefieldswimschool@inspireall.com or call 01707 850500.

Swim School Offer

Pre-order for after your swimming lesson, chicken, fish or veggie nuggets (oven baked) for just £3.95!

This offer is available to our swim school members Monday – Friday between 3.00pm – 6.00pm.

Home Portal

The home portal 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.

 

Should you wish to cancel your swimming lessons, please complete the following form and a member of the team will be in touch shortly. Please note that a minimum of 14 days notice is required before the next direct debit is due to be collected, in order to process a cancellation request.