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The Louisa Centre pool
Laps, lessons, floats and fun - swim at our two pools and enjoy time in the water.
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.
Pool closures this month
There are no planned for December. See our future pool closures information for closures after this month.
In the event of the online timetable not being available between Saturday 18 January to Friday 24 January, you can view the Louisa Centre swimming pool timetable for week beginning 18 January 2020 (PDF, 53.5kb) .
Times for Friday 17 January 2020
Swim prices and activities
Monthly payment Standard 12 month Direct Debit contract £26.00 Standard non contract (pay monthly) £36.00 plus £20.00 joining fee Annual paid in full £312.00 Concession 12 month Direct Debit contract £17.00 Concession annual paid in full £204.00 Corporate 12 month Direct Debit contract £21.50
View our swimming pool timetable for Aqua classes details. If you attend regularly you could save with a Swim and Fitness class membership.
|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|
Family swim sessions
Age range: under 8's
Toys, rafts and floats are in the pool to create a splashing time for children to enjoy during fun sessions.
Cost: Normal admission charges apply
Age range: 0-5 years
Help your baby or toddler develop their confidence, including toys for lots of fun.
Learn to swim
From babies to adults it's never too early or late to join our Time to swim swimming programme. Prices start from £50 for 10 sessions, which includes unlimited swimming so you can practice what you learn as much as you want.
Splash into your birthday with a pool party - visit our parties page to find out more.
Pool information and facilities
- Large (25m) pool, depth 1m to 3m
- Small pool 920m), depth 0.5 to 1m
- Male and female changing rooms
- Mixed swimming changing rooms
- Hairdryers (additional charge applies)
- Lockers £.100 refundable
- Disabled changing room
- Disabled access throughout the building
- Family changing room
- Baby change
- Swim items for sale
General swimming pool admissions policy
Your family's safety is a top priority. Children under eight years must be accompanied by an adult in the water and changing rooms during public swimming sessions. You must also supervise children taking into account their swimming ability and the water depth. We operate an admissions policy to ensure a safe environment for everyone:
|Age||No of Adults (16yrs+)||Maximum number of children per supervising adult (16yrs+)|
|8||N/A||May swim unaccompanied|
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
Our pools will be temporarily closed for events on these dates. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
|Saturday 11 January 2020||Both pools||All day|
|Sunday 12 January 2020||Both pools||All day|
|Sunday 19 January 2020||Main pool only||All day|
|Monday 10 February 2020||Main pool only||9.00am until 12.00pm|
|Saturday 7 March 2020||Both pools||All day|
|Sunday 8 March 2020||Both pools||All day|
|Saturday 14 March 2020||Both pools||All day|
|Sunday 15 March 2020||Both pools||All day|
|Friday 20 March 2020||Main pool only||8.00am until 4.00pm|
|Saturday 21 March 2020||Both pools||All day|
|Sunday 22 March 2020||Both pools||All day|
|Saturday 6 June 2020||Both pools||All day|
|Sunday 7 June 2020||Both pools||All day|
|Saturday 27 June 2020||Both pools||All day|
|Sunday 28 June 2020||Both pools||All day|
|Saturday 3 October 2020||Both pools||All day|
|Sunday 11 October 2020||Main pool only||All day|
|Sunday 18 October 2020||Both pools||All day|
|Sunday 15 November 2020||Main pool only||12.00pm until 5.00pm|
|Saturday 5 December 2020||Both pools||All day|
|Sunday 6 December 2020||Both pools||All day|
- Louisa Centre
- Louisa Centre
- 03000 262 444
Our address is:
- Front Street
- County Durham
- United Kingdom
- DH9 0TE