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Public swimming times

There is no need to book for casual swimming. To find out when public swimming is available click the link below or call our recorded daily timetable on 01473 433655.

Sometimes special events, such as galas, are held at the pool which can affect our normal timetable and result in one or more of the pools closing for some or part of the day. The sauna/steam room also closes in the event of galas. These changes will be shown on the daily timetables above.

Pay per visit prices and swimming memberships

If you want to swim regularly, more than once a week for example, our monthly memberships offer the best value for money. You can also pay per visit.


Swimming lessons
Aqua fitness classes
Profiles gym including opening times
25m Competition Pool
Teaching Pool (slightly warmer)
Leisure Pool with beach area
Sauna/steam room
Wave machine every 20 minutes
Inflatable slide (programmed) - currently unavailable, apologies for any disappointment.

Freddy the Frog slide
Mushroom fountain shower
Spectator seating
Vending with range of drinks and snacks
Children's parties

Admissions policy

Children under the age of 8 years must be supervised by a responsible adult over the age of 16. One adult can only supervise two under 8's at any one time. The adult must accompany the child/children in the water at all times.

We recommend that non-swimmers over 8 years old are also supervised.

There is no minimum age at which you can bring babies into the water, although we do recommend they have had their first immunisation injections.

Pool Safety

Please see our Pool Safety Guide for must see safety advice before visiting our pools.


There is one conveniently located car park next to the facility:

For alternative car parks, please visit www.ipswich.gov.uk/parking.


  • Entrance via ramps through automatic doors;
  • Lowered desk and induction sound loop at reception;
  • Dedicated disabled changing room with electric hoist, chairs, and beds which can all be taken into the water via hoist;
  • Four disabled/family changing cubicles;
  • Appropriate toilet and lowered shower facilities;
  • Pools accessed via ramps, with beach entry to Leisure Pool;
  • Hoist available into Competition Pool;
  • Two wheelchairs available that can be taken into the water;
  • Passenger lift access to first floor.

If you require assistance or would like to use some of the specialised equipment listed above please ask at reception.

Find out about organised activities for people with disabilities.

Contact us

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