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Your family's safety - supervising children


Your family's safety is a top priority.

Our leisure centres have reopened. Gyms and fitness classes will be available at first and you must pre-book your visit. See Leisure centres re-opening information for full details.

Most of our swimming pools are due to open from Monday 10 August but we are still looking at how we can safely restart swimming lessons. See Swimming pools re-opening information for full details.

We operate an admissions policy to ensure a safe environment for everyone. Normally our policy is that children under eight years must be accompanied by an adult. We have temporarily changed this so that children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. This is to help children from breaking social distancing rules. You must also supervise children taking into account their swimming ability and the water depth.

Pool typeChildren's ageNumber of adults
Pools below 1m depth0-15One adult per two children
All other pools
(Please note that this includes Freeman's Quay Leisure Centre's small pool due to its adjustable floor.)
0-3One adult per child
4-15One adult per two children
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