Adult swimming

Pool

Join us at our general swimming sessions to enjoy a swim on your own or as part of a group. There are at least 2 hours of general swimming at each pool, everyday and its great value with prices starting at £2.80 for adults and £1.60 for juniors. Find out more about prices for swimming.

We also have a number of sessions designed for those people looking for something specific. All sessions are free to members.

Lane Swimming

Enjoy a hassle free lane swim, under the direction of the lifeguard and pool side signage. Sections of the pool are roped off, usually for fast, medium and slow swimmers. If you are looking for a more detailed swim programme, check out Swim Fit activated above.

There are lane swimming sessions throughout the day at various times at each pool and prices start at just £3.80 per swim.

 Aspire membersFreedomFreedom +Non-member
Adult & JuniorsFree£3.30£2.80£3.80

Find out the times for lane swimming at your local pool.

Swim Fit

Swim Fit, developed by experts at the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA), provides a gym style workout programme for the pool. These sessions are all about getting results and helping you achieve your goal; whether that is to lose weight, tone up, improve technique or just become fitter and stronger. Swim Fit is a fun and effective way to get those results you want and because water is 800 times denser than air, you are more likely to reach your goal a lot quicker than any other workout!

Make swimming part of your weekly workout, come along to one of our hour long sessions that are now delivered by a Swim Fit Activator. Swim Fit activated is great value at just £3.80 per session and FREE for Aspire members!

There are plenty of classes to choose from with nine sessions per week across the city and at least one at each pool per week.

Swim Fit are suitable for ages 11 +. 

Prices

 Aspire membersFreedomFreedom +Non-member
Adult & JuniorsFree£3.30£2.80£3.80

 

Prime Time

 

A social swim for the over 60s with tea and coffee available. From just £2.80 per session (plus a donation for tea and coffee), can you think of a better way to spend an hour with friends?

 Aspire membersFreedomFreedom +Non-member
AdultFree£3.30£2.80£3.80

Did you know there are concessionary annual passes for over 60s? And for those aged 70 and above, you can buy an Aspire Unlimited membership. Find out more.

Ladies/Men only Swimming Sessions

Ladies only

Ladies only sessions are all about getting into the pool and relaxing amongst like minded individuals and no need to feel self–conscious or nervous. Whether you are looking to tone up, get fit or simply make friends, swimming is a fun way to do it. These sessions are fully inclusive with female lifeguards so that all faiths and religions can access them.

Ladies only sessions are available at Irlam and Cadishead Leisure Centre, Eccles Leisure Centre and Broughton Leisure Centre

Please note that the Sunday Ladies session at Eccles Leisure Centre is open to children under the age of eight, if accompanied by a female adult.

Male only

Male only sessions mean you can get in the pool and relax with your friends. There is no need to feel self–conscious or nervous as you can build up a great circle of friends. These sessions also are fully inclusive with male lifeguards so that all faiths and religions can access them.

Male only sessions are available at Broughton Leisure Centre and Eccles Leisure Centre.

Cost

 Aspire membersFreedomFreedom +Non-member
AdultFree£3.30£2.80£3.80
JuniorFree£1.60N/A£2.10
Under 3'sFreeFreeFreeFree

 

Dementia Friendly Swim

A dedicated Dementia Friendly Swim session takes place at various leisure centres across the city.

Swimming is a great way to keep fit and enhance your social, emotional and physical wellbeing! From 12:00pm to 1:00pm each week our specialist swimming teachers are in the pool to support those living with Dementia and their carers. 

The group also meets in the cafe afterwards for a "brew and a natter". 

The sessions are great value at just £2.70 per session - FREE for Aspire members and carers! There is no need to book  - just turn up!

DayVenue
Tuesdays, 10.00 - 11.00amEccles Leisure Centre
Wednesdays, 12.00 - 1.00pmBroughton Leisure Centre
Wednesdays, 12.00 - 1.00pmIrlam & Cadishead Leisure Centre
Fridays, 12.00 - 1.00pmWorsley Leisure Centre