Open Water Swimming

Open water swimming

2019 Open Water Swimming Season

Our 2019 Open Water Swimming season starts on Sunday the 28th April 08:30 - 10:30, the evening swims will return from the 7th of May with the new times of 17:30 -20:30, allowing an extra hour of swimming!

There's no better feeling than swimming in the great outdoors, so come and try one of the fastest growing sports in the UK. Whether you're training for a triathlon, want to improve your technique, or just experience open water swimming, we'll help you achieve your goals.

If you haven't swam with us previously, please fill out the below form prior to your visit.

Registration for the 2019 Swim Season is not yet live, please check back in a few weeks. 


Our special sessions offer:

  • Great value, with monthly passes and discount offers
  • Different length courses for all abilities (300 metres and 500 metres)
  • Full safety cover provided by our professional water safety team
  • Regulated water quality
  • Great facilities, changing rooms, showers and wetsuit hire
  • Limited free on-site parking - users must register their registration on the tablet at reception, we can advise on other parking locations
  • Coached sessions 

Session Times

  • Monday, 5:30pm - 8:30pm (May - October)
  • Tuesday, 5:30pm - 8:30pm (May - October) - NEW for 2019!
  • Thursday, 5:30pm - 8:30pm (May - October)
  • Sunday, 8:30am - 10:30am (TBC - October)

*Reception opens half an hour before the swim session starts.


Our Open Water Swim sessions offer fantastic value and our facilities are hard to be beaten. For regular swimmers, we have some fantastic deals that make your money go further so you can swim more often.

For 2019 we have introduced a brand new season pass allowing you unlimited swims for the season. 



Non Member


Watersports Member


Non Member


Watersports Member

Single Swim£5.00£4.00£4.50£3.50
Block Pass (6 swims)£25.00£22.50£22.50£20.00
Monthly pass (unlimited)£30.00£27.50£28.00£25.50
Season Pass (unlimited)£99.00£89.00£90.00£80.00
Coaching Session£10.00£9.00£8.00£7.00


Coaching Sessions

Coaching will be available - Times and dates TBC

If you require any further information, please call us on 0161 877 7252 or email

Book online

Wetsuits, goggles and accessories

We stock a wide range of open water swim accessories:

  • Goggles
  • Noseclips
  • Earplug
  • Towels

These can be purchased from reception when you come to swim or anytime the centre is open. Alternatively you can purchase them over the phone and then pick them up when you come to swim.

Wetsuit hire

You can hire wetsuits on a 'per session' basis.  We also do weekend and season hire.  We have limited supply, so please make sure that you call and book and pay for your wetsuit before your session.

 CostDeposit required
Per session£7.00N/A
Weekend hire£40.00£100.00
Season hire£100£50.00