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Public Sessions

Our facility offers a wide range of public sessions to suit all users and ability levels:


   Lane Swim 
– The pool is divided into lanes with each lane accommodating different swimming abilities.  The pool depth is usually set to 2.0m for this session with three lanes set aside for slow, medium and fast swimming. The pool depth or length will change on occasion, please be sure to check the timetable for details before attending. Please note that swimmers must be competent and safe.

Pool length during session 25m/50m (see timetable)
Pool depth during session – 2.0m
Session duration – Varying (see timetable)
Ability – Mixed (25m) / confident (50m)
Open to – All ages
Coach/teacher present – No

   Recreational Swim – An open area swimming session for swimmers of all ages and abilities with no lane ropes.  The pool depth is set at 1.2m. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Please consult the timetable for available times and days.
Pool length during session – 25m
Pool depth during session – 1.2m
Session duration – Varying (see timetable)
Ability – All
Open to – All ages
Coach/teacher present – No

   Aqua Jogging – An opportunity to increase fitness whilst placing less stress on the joints.  This is a self-taught session and as a result can prove to be a challenging workout, as well as being a highly recommended form of physiotherapy for those with joint or back problems. This session always runs in one lane alongside a Lane Swim session. Floatation belts are provided and the depth of the pool is set at 2.0m. Sessions are either 25m or 50m long so please check the timetable for details before attending.
Pool length during session – 25m/50m (see timetable)
Pool depth during session – 2.0m
Session duration – Varying (see timetable)
Ability – Mixed
Open to – All ages
Coach/teacher present – No

   Aqua Aerobics – Sessions are taught by a qualified instructor in a friendly, welcoming environment.  You don’t have to be able to swim to participate in this fun and fitness based activity. The depth is set to 1.2m and prior booking is recommended. Please consult the timetable for available times and days.
Pool length during session – 25m
Pool depth during session – 1.2m
Session duration – 45 minutes
Ability – All
Open to – All ages
Coach/teacher present – Yes

   Family Splash – An open area swimming session with a shallower depth than Recreational sessions (0.9m- 1.2m).  Various floats are available to allow for an enjoyable swimming experience for youngsters. Unfortunately this session is not available on a regular basis but does usually run throughout the school holidays, see the timetable for details. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
Pool length during session – 25m
Pool depth during session – 0.9m – 1.2m
Session duration – Varying (see timetable)
Ability – All
Open to – All ages
Coach/teacher present – No

   Adult Swimming Lessons – Coached one-hour sessions booked in five week blocks with one lesson per week.  We have beginner, intermediate and improver sessions to cater for varying abilities.  Booking is essential as classes are very popular with limited space. Please consult the Adult Swimming Lessons section for more information.
Pool length during session – 25m
Pool depth during session – 1.2m/2.0m
Session duration – 1 hour
Ability – Mixed
Open to – Adults of all ability
Coach/teacher present – Yes

 

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Children’s Swimming Lessons – These run on weekend mornings alongside regular school term times, 9am-12pm. The pool depth varies across the pool. Class duration varies depending on class level but most classes are 30 minutes long. Please see the Children’s Swimming Lessons section for more details.
Pool length during session – 25m
Pool depth during session – 0.7m – 2.0m
Session duration – Varying (see Children’s Swimming Lessons section)
Ability – All
Open to – Children of all ability
Coach/teacher present – Yes

 

For more information please visit the relevant section of the website. Otherwise feel free to contact the Swimming Pool reception on 01509 226200 or Email: swimming@lboro.ac.uk