Swimming at your leisure centres

We operate five swimming pools in North Lincolnshire and offer a wide range of swimming sessions.

  • Ancholme Leisure Centre – five lane, 25 metre pool with separate teaching pool.
  • Axholme North Leisure Centre – four lane, 25 metre pool opened 3 January 2019.
  • Baysgarth Leisure Centre – four lane, 20 metre pool.
  • Riddings Pool – six lane, 25 metre pool.
  • The Pods – eight lane, 25 metre pool with separate teaching pool.

Swimming is great fun at any age. Whether you want to learn to swim, improve your technique, get fit or just have fun, we’re sure you’ll find a session you enjoy.

Check out our centre pool timetables below and give swimming a try.

Our pools are also available to hire during advertised times for children’s parties, galas and swimming events. If you would like further details or to book, please contact the centres directly and ask to speak to the Duty Manager.

You can view prices for swimming and activities on our current prices webpage

Lane swim sessions can be booked online (find the lane swim sessions under classes) No advance bookings are taken for casual swim or family swim sessions.

Swimming for children with additional needs

Axholme North Leisure Centre has a SEN swim 4pm to 6pm on Fridays. The sessions have to be booked in advance by calling 01724 291900 (choose the Axholme North Leisure Centre option). There is a pool hoist available and also a Changing Places facility.

Water based activities are great fun especially for young children. However water is hazardous and careful supervision is essential.

The following rules are in place to help us maintain safety:

  • A responsible adult aged 17 and over must accompany every child under the age of four-years-old.
  • A responsible adult aged 17 and over must accompany children aged between four and seven years inclusive, with no more than two children to every adult.
  • Children aged eight and over can swim unaccompanied.

What type of swimming sessions are available?

As a quick guide the following types of session are available:

  • Adult and child: Session designed specifically for pre-school children and parents. All sessions must be booked in advance as places are limited.
  • Adult and toddler casual swim: Casual swim for adults and toddlers
  • Adult lessons: For adults who would like to learn how to swim or improve their swimming technique
  • Adult swim: Casual swim session for adults
  • ADHC swimming lesson: Swimming lesson for children with disabilities
  • Casual swim: An unprogrammed swimming session that is open to all users (unless age group stated)
  • Energize: A programmed holiday activity for children aged between five and 16 years
  • Family casual swim: A session specifically for families. All children must be accompanied in the pool by an adult
  • Family funsplash: A family only session with floats in the pool
  • Funsplash: Fun pool session with toys and floats
  • Lanes: A session for serious swimmers
  • Private hire: Pool hired for private booking
  • Reserved for parties: Pool available to hire for parties
  • Schools: Pool closed for school swimming lessons
  • Snaps club: Swimming lesson for children with disabilities
  • Summer Daze: Free casual swimming session for children aged 16 years and under.
  • Summer Daze families only: Family casual session where children aged 16 years and under can swim for free. Children must be accompanied in the pool by an adult.
  • Swimlincs Minis: Swimming lessons for children aged four months to three years and their parent or guardian.
  • Swimlincs pre-school: Swimming lesson programme for children aged three to four years.
  • Swimlincs: Swimming lessons for children aged four years plus and covers non-swimmers through to advanced levels.
  • Training lane: A session designed for serious swimmers where the use of training paddles and fins is permitted, in addition to kickboards and pullbuoys.
  • Wobstacle Wipeout: Action packed fun on the giant inflatable obstacle course. Suitable for children aged eight to 15 years