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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. 

The Louisa Centre pool timetable


Laps, lessons, floats and fun - swim at our two pools and enjoy time in the water at The Louisa Centre.

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 Thursday 11 August 2022

Day
Time
Activity
Pool
Thursday
7.00am - 10.00am
Lane swim
Main pool
Thursday
8.00am - 10.00am
Adult swim
Main pool
Thursday
10.00am - 11.00am
Aqua fit
Main pool
Thursday
10.00am - 3.00pm
General swim
Small pool
Thursday
11.00am - 4.00pm
General swim
Main pool
Thursday
4.00pm - 6.00pm
Learn to swim
Main pool
Thursday
4.00pm - 7.00pm
Learn to swim
Small pool
Thursday
4.00pm - 6.00pm
Swimming club
Main pool
Thursday
6.00pm - 9.00pm
Adult swim
Main pool
Thursday
6.00pm - 9.00pm
Lane swim
Main pool
Friday
5.30am - 7.30am
Swimming club
Main pool
Friday
8.00am - 10.30am
Adult swim
Main pool
Friday
8.00am - 10.30am
Lane swim
Main pool
Friday
9.30am - 10.30am
Learn to swim
Main pool
Friday
10.00am - 1.00pm
General swim
Small pool
Friday
10.30am - 11.30am
Aqua jog
Main pool
Friday
10.30am - 11.30am
Disability swim
Main pool
Friday
11.30am - 1.00pm
General swim
Main pool
Friday
1.30pm - 3.30pm
Inflatable session
Main pool
Friday
4.00pm - 7.00pm
Learn to swim
Small pool
Friday
4.00pm - 7.00pm
Swimming club
Main pool
Friday
7.00pm - 9.00pm
General swim
Main pool
Saturday
6.00am - 8.00am
Swimming club
Main pool
Saturday
8.00am - 9.00am
Masters sessions
Main pool
Saturday
8.30am - 12.00pm
Learn to swim
Small pool
Saturday
9.00am - 2.30pm
General swim
Main pool
Saturday
9.00am - 12.00pm
Learn to swim
Main pool
Saturday
12.00pm - 3.00pm
General swim
Small pool
Saturday
2.30pm - 4.30pm
Swimming club
Main pool
Saturday
3.00pm - 4.00pm
Splashtots
Small pool
Saturday
4.00pm - 5.00pm
Swimming club
Small pool
Sunday
8.00am - 2.30pm
General swim
Main pool
Sunday
8.00am - 12.00pm
Learn to swim
Small pool
Sunday
12.00pm - 3.00pm
General swim
Small pool
Sunday
3.00pm - 4.00pm
Fun session
Main pool
Sunday
3.00pm - 4.00pm
Splashability
Small pool
Monday
5.30am - 7.30am
Swimming club
Main pool
Monday
8.00am - 10.00am
Adult swim
Main pool
Monday
8.00am - 10.00am
Lane swim
Main pool
Monday
9.00am - 10.00am
Learn to swim
Main pool
Monday
9.00am - 11.00am
Learn to swim
Small pool
Monday
10.00am - 11.00am
Aqua fit
Main pool
Monday
11.00am - 1.00pm
General swim
Main pool
Monday
11.00am - 1.00pm
General swim
Small pool
Monday
1.30pm - 3.30pm
Inflatable session
Main pool
Monday
4.00pm - 7.00pm
Learn to swim
Small pool
Monday
4.00pm - 6.30pm
Swimming club
Main pool
Monday
6.30pm - 9.00pm
General swim
Main pool
Monday
8.00pm - 9.00pm
Staff training
Main pool
Tuesday
5.30am - 7.30am
Swimming club
Main pool
Tuesday
8.00am - 11.00am
Adult swim
Main pool
Tuesday
8.00am - 11.00am
Lane swim
Main pool
Tuesday
10.00am - 3.00pm
General swim
Small pool
Tuesday
11.00am - 2.30pm
General swim
Main pool
Tuesday
2.30pm - 3.30pm
Splashability
Main pool
Tuesday
4.00pm - 7.00pm
Learn to swim
Small pool
Tuesday
4.00pm - 5.00pm
Swimming club
Main pool
Tuesday
5.00pm - 6.30pm
General swim
Main pool
Tuesday
6.30pm - 7.00pm
Tidal
Main pool
Tuesday
7.00pm - 8.00pm
General swim
Main pool
Tuesday
8.00pm - 9.00pm
Swimming club
Main pool
Wednesday
7.00am - 10.30am
Adult swim
Main pool
Wednesday
8.00am - 10.30am
Lane swim
Main pool
Wednesday
9.00am - 10.00am
Learn to swim
Small pool
Wednesday
10.00am - 1.00pm
General swim
Small pool
Wednesday
10.00am - 10.30am
Learn to swim
Main pool
Wednesday
10.30am - 11.30am
Aqua jog
Main pool
Wednesday
11.30am - 1.00pm
General swim
Main pool
Wednesday
1.30pm - 3.30pm
Fun session
Main pool
Wednesday
4.00pm - 6.00pm
Learn to swim
Small pool
Wednesday
4.00pm - 6.30pm
Swimming club
Main pool
Wednesday
6.00pm - 7.00pm
General swim
Small pool
Wednesday
7.00pm - 8.00pm
Swimming club
Main pool
Wednesday
7.00pm - 8.00pm
Swimming club
Small pool

Extra sessions 

Extra sessions have been added to the timetable during the school holidays.

Every week the following sessions will be available:

  • Monday - Adult Swim, 4.00pm to 6.30pm, until Monday 22 August
  • Tuesday - Adult Swim and Lane Swim, 7.00pm to 9.00pm, until Tuesday 30 August
  • Wednesday - Adult Swim, 4.00pm to 6.30pm, until Wednesday 31 August
  • Wednesday - General Swim, 6.30pm to 9.00pm, until Wednesday 31 August
  • Friday - Adult Swim, 4.00pm to 6.30pm, until Friday 26 August
  • Friday - General Swim, 6.30pm to 9:00pm, until Friday 26 August
  • Friday - General Swim, 7.00pm to 9.00pm, Friday 2 September only
  • Saturday - General Swim, 8.00am to 9.00am, until Saturday 27 August
  • Saturday - Fun Session, 3.00pm to 4.00pm, until Saturday 3 September

Swim prices and activities

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

View our swimming pool timetable for Aqua classes details. If you attend regularly you could save with a Swim and Fitness class membership

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 (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 £1.00 refundable
  • Disabled changing room
  • Disabled access throughout the building
  • Family changing room
  • Cafe
  • Baby change
  • Swim items for sale

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

Contact us
Louisa Centre
03000 262 444
Our address is:
  • Front Street
  • Stanley
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH9 0TE