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The leisure centre payment system will be unavailable on Monday 1 August between 3.30pm and 5.30pm to allow for an upgrade. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. 

Woodhouse Close pool timetable


Woodhouse Close pool information, including timetables (school term time and holidays) and what's available in our pool.

Free swimming and Splashability sessions are available for children and young people aged 18 and under.

Apply for a free under 19s Thrive Card in advance of your first session.

Please be aware that some of our swim sessions have an age limit and our supervision ratios apply.   

 

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You will need to book online in advance for an aqua class. Bookings can be made up to seven days in advance.

Swimming timetable

See our timetable below for the week ahead. You can filter by activity or pool, and you can select another date in the future. To print the timetable for a day, select the 'Print this page' button at the bottom of the page. 

The timetable is subject to change, and swim times may be disrupted due to activity set up.

 

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Times for Monday 8 August 2022

Day
Time
Activity
Pool
Monday
7.00am - 9.00am
Staff training
Main pool
Monday
9.00am - 9.45am
Aqua fit
Aqua pool
Monday
9.00am - 12.00pm
General swim
Main pool
Monday
9.00am - 1.00pm
Lane swim
Main pool
Monday
9.00am - 10.00am
Learn to swim
Small pool
Monday
10.00am - 12.00pm
General swim
Small pool
Monday
10.00am - 12.00pm
Learn to swim
Aqua pool
Monday
1.00pm - 2.00pm
Fun session
Main pool
Monday
1.00pm - 2.00pm
Fun session
Small pool
Monday
2.00pm - 3.00pm
Fun session
Main pool
Monday
2.00pm - 3.00pm
Fun session
Small pool
Monday
3.00pm - 6.30pm
Lane swim
Main pool
Monday
3.30pm - 7.00pm
Learn to swim
Small pool
Monday
4.00pm - 6.30pm
Learn to swim
Aqua pool
Monday
4.00pm - 7.00pm
Learn to swim
Main pool
Monday
6.45pm - 7.15pm
Aqua cycle
Aqua pool
Monday
7.00pm - 9.00pm
Swimming club
Main pool
Monday
7.30pm - 8.00pm
Aqua cycle
Aqua pool
Tuesday
6.15am - 8.00am
Swimming club
Main pool
Tuesday
7.00am - 10.00am
Lane swim
Main pool
Tuesday
9.00am - 9.45am
Aqua fit
Aqua pool
Tuesday
9.00am - 10.00am
Learn to swim
Main pool
Tuesday
9.00am - 10.00am
Learn to swim
Small pool
Tuesday
10.00am - 11.00am
General swim
Main pool
Tuesday
10.00am - 12.00pm
General swim
Small pool
Tuesday
10.00am - 12.00pm
Learn to swim
Aqua pool
Tuesday
11.00am - 12.00pm
Staff training
Main pool
Tuesday
12.00pm - 1.00pm
Lane swim
Main pool
Tuesday
1.00pm - 2.00pm
Fun session
Main pool
Tuesday
1.00pm - 2.00pm
Fun session
Small pool
Tuesday
2.00pm - 3.00pm
Fun session
Main pool
Tuesday
2.00pm - 3.00pm
Fun session
Small pool
Tuesday
3.00pm - 5.00pm
Lane swim
Main pool
Tuesday
3.30pm - 7.00pm
Learn to swim
Small pool
Tuesday
4.00pm - 7.00pm
Learn to swim
Aqua pool
Tuesday
4.00pm - 5.00pm
Learn to swim
Main pool
Tuesday
5.00pm - 7.00pm
Swimming club
Main pool
Tuesday
7.00pm - 8.00pm
Lane swim
Main pool
Tuesday
8.00pm - 9.00pm
Staff training
Main pool
Wednesday
7.00am - 10.00am
Lane swim
Main pool
Wednesday
9.00am - 9.45am
Aqua fit
Aqua pool
Wednesday
9.00am - 10.00am
Learn to swim
Small pool
Wednesday
10.00am - 12.00pm
General swim
Main pool
Wednesday
10.00am - 12.00pm
General swim
Small pool
Wednesday
10.00am - 12.00pm
Learn to swim
Aqua pool
Wednesday
12.00pm - 1.00pm
Lane swim
Main pool
Wednesday
1.00pm - 2.00pm
Fun session
Main pool
Wednesday
1.00pm - 2.00pm
Fun session
Small pool
Wednesday
2.00pm - 3.00pm
Fun session
Main pool
Wednesday
2.00pm - 3.00pm
Fun session
Small pool
Wednesday
3.00pm - 4.00pm
Lane swim
Main pool
Wednesday
3.30pm - 7.00pm
Learn to swim
Small pool
Wednesday
4.00pm - 7.00pm
Learn to swim
Aqua pool
Wednesday
4.00pm - 5.00pm
Learn to swim
Main pool
Wednesday
5.00pm - 9.00pm
Swimming club
Main pool
Thursday
7.00am - 10.00am
Lane swim
Main pool
Thursday
9.00am - 10.00am
Learn to swim
Small pool
Thursday
10.00am - 11.00am
General swim
Main pool
Thursday
10.00am - 12.00pm
General swim
Small pool
Thursday
10.00am - 12.00pm
Learn to swim
Aqua pool
Thursday
11.00am - 12.00pm
Splashability
Main pool
Thursday
12.00pm - 12.45pm
Aqua fit
Aqua pool
Thursday
12.00pm - 1.00pm
Lane swim
Main pool
Thursday
1.00pm - 2.00pm
Fun session
Main pool
Thursday
1.00pm - 2.00pm
Fun session
Small pool
Thursday
2.00pm - 3.00pm
Fun session
Main pool
Thursday
2.00pm - 3.00pm
Fun session
Small pool
Thursday
3.00pm - 4.00pm
Lane swim
Main pool
Thursday
3.00pm - 6.00pm
Learn to swim
Main pool
Thursday
3.30pm - 7.00pm
Learn to swim
Small pool
Thursday
5.00pm - 6.00pm
Lane swim
Main pool
Thursday
5.00pm - 7.00pm
Learn to swim
Aqua pool
Thursday
6.00pm - 9.00pm
Swimming club
Main pool
Friday
6.15am - 8.00am
Swimming club
Main pool
Friday
7.00am - 1.00pm
Lane swim
Main pool
Friday
8.00am - 12.00pm
General swim
Main pool
Friday
9.00am - 12.30pm
Learn to swim
Small pool
Friday
10.00am - 12.00pm
Learn to swim
Aqua pool
Friday
1.00pm - 2.00pm
Fun session
Main pool
Friday
1.00pm - 2.00pm
Fun session
Small pool
Friday
2.00pm - 3.00pm
Fun session
Main pool
Friday
2.00pm - 3.00pm
Fun session
Small pool
Friday
3.00pm - 4.00pm
Lane swim
Main pool
Friday
3.00pm - 6.00pm
Learn to swim
Small pool
Friday
4.00pm - 6.00pm
General swim
Main pool
Friday
4.00pm - 8.00pm
Learn to swim
Aqua pool
Friday
4.00pm - 8.00pm
Learn to swim
Main pool
Friday
6.00pm - 7.00pm
General swim
Small pool
Friday
6.00pm - 7.00pm
Lane swim
Main pool
Saturday
7.00am - 10.00am
Lane swim
Main pool
Saturday
7.00am - 9.00am
Swimming club
Main pool
Saturday
8.00am - 3.30pm
Learn to swim
Small pool
Saturday
9.00am - 10.00am
Learn to swim
Aqua pool
Saturday
10.00am - 12.00pm
General swim
Main pool
Saturday
10.00am - 1.00pm
Learn to swim
Main pool
Saturday
12.00pm - 1.00pm
Lane swim
Main pool
Saturday
1.00pm - 2.00pm
Fun session
Main pool
Saturday
1.00pm - 2.30pm
Learn to swim
Aqua pool
Saturday
2.00pm - 3.00pm
General swim
Main pool
Sunday
8.00am - 10.00am
Lane swim
Main pool
Sunday
8.30am - 12.30pm
General swim
Small pool
Sunday
9.00am - 9.30am
Learn to swim
Aqua pool
Sunday
10.00am - 12.00pm
General swim
Main pool
Sunday
10.00am - 12.00pm
Learn to swim
Main pool
Sunday
12.00pm - 1.00pm
Lane swim
Main pool
Sunday
1.00pm - 3.00pm
General swim
Main pool
Sunday
1.00pm - 3.30pm
Learn to swim
Small pool

Pool closures

View planned pool closures

Swim prices and activities

Save on every swim and aqua class, when you have a thrive card. Call in or contact us for more information

Swimming

General swim sessions are open to all ages and abilities, great for families to create their own fun.  

GroupPrice
Non thrive card holder£4.20
thrive card holder£3.80
Concession£2.80
Under 18sFree - during the holidays
Family / group swim (up to four people)£11.00

Aqua classes

Visit our leisure system to book a class or activity online or to find out the latest timetable information. For more information about our aqua classes, see our Exercise classes page.

ClassPrice
Aqua classes (30 minutes) - non thrive card holder / thrive card holder / concession£4.20 / £3.20 / £2.70
Aqua classes (45 minutes) - non thrive card holder / thrive card holder / concession£5.50 / £4.50 / £3.60
Aqua classes (60 minutes) - non thrive card holder / thrive card holder / concession£6.50 / £5.50 / £4.20

Memberships

If you are interested in becoming a member, see our Leisure centre memberships or swim memberships page for more information.

 

Pool information and facilities

  • large (25 metre) pool, depth 1m to 2m
  • small pool, depth 0.5m - 1m
  • male and female changing rooms (with hairdryers)
  • lockers - £1.00 refundable 
  • disabled changing room (ground floor) 
  • baby change 
  • swim items for sale from high street brands Adidas and Speedo 

General swimming pool admissions policy

We operate an admissions policy to ensure a safe environment for everyone. Children under 8 years should be accompanied by an adult and you must also supervise children taking into account their swimming ability and the water depth.

Age   Pool DepthNo of Adults (16yrs+)     Maximum number of children per supervising adult (16yrs+)            
0-3 yearsOver 1m11
4-7 yearsOver 1m12


The following will be refused entry to the pool (or possibly to the whole building at the discretion of the Operations Manager on duty);

  • Any child who is, or appears to be, under the age of 8 years who is, or appears to be, unaccompanied by a responsible person 16 years or over.
  • Any child under the age of 8 years who is accompanied only by someone who is or appears to be under 16 years.
  • Any child under the age of 8 years who is accompanied by someone deemed not to be a responsible person
  • Those who are, or are suspected to be, under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Persons barred from the pool/building for previous misdemeanours
  • Anyone deemed unfit to swim for health reasons
  • Anyone without an adequate and decent swim wear
  • Anyone who is abusive / violent on arrival
  • Any person at the discretion of the operations /duty officer or the aquatics coordinator
  • Anyone without a valid swim ticket or membership

Future pool closure

The pool will be closed on the following dates and times:

DateTime of closurePool
Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 MayAll dayBoth pools

 

Contact us
Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex
03000 261 322
Our address is:
  • Woodhouse Lane
  • Bishop Auckland
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DL14 6JX