Life Leisure
Swimming

Our fantastic swimming pool is open to everyone at lifeLEISURE Barrow Park.

Join us for a swim

Whether you’re looking for a leisurely swim, to train for an event, enjoy our fun sessions or even learn how to swim, we’re sure you’ll love your time in our pools.

CUSTOMER NOTICE – COVID-19 CENTRE CLOSURES

Due to the current global health crisis, all lifeLEISURE facilities will remain closed from the 20th March 2020. The decision has not been made lightly and has been based on the guidance that has been supplied to us by the Government and PHE.

We are offering an extensive list of home workouts and exercise videos at our Youtube Channel

Members can also access Les Mills workouts on the following links:

https://watch.lesmillsondemand.com/at-home-workouts
https://watch.lesmillsondemand.com/free-content

We thank you for your continued support and understanding during this time, as a not for profit social enterprise company and registered charity the support from our members and customers is paramount and enables lifeLEISURE to continue to offer services to the community not only through memberships but to offer services for those individuals out in the community.

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Main Pool

25 metres long
6 lanes wide
0.9 metre to 2 metres deep
Heated to a comfortable 29.5 degrees C

Leisure Pool

Free form
Wave machine
Water slide
Pirate Cove interactive water play zone

Swimming Lessons

Everyone is welcome to our pool here at lifeLEISURE Barrow Park! No matter what age you are, we have swimming lessons available to suit both adults and children.

Our Learn to Swim programme follows the Swim England programme and frameworks, taking your child on a journey from the first splash to developing confidence and competence in the water.

Learn To Swim

Stage 1-7 Awards

Our swimming lessons follow the Swim England Learn to Swim Awards. They are designed to reward your child for their development of the essential aquatic skills they need to be confident, competent and safe in the water.

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Spring Term Swimming Lessons

14th January – 9th April

We are currently offering 14 week swimming courses for all level of swimming ability for just £77.00. All children enrolled on our term time swimming will also receive 5 free swim credits.
If you would like to sign your child up, please call reception on 01229 871146. There are limited places available, so we will be operating on a first come, first served basis.

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Duckling Awards

Parent & child 6 months – 4 years

Our Duckling Awards are designed to help toddlers enjoy learning to swim with help from their parents or guardians.

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Exterminator Fun Sessions

Are you brave enough to take on The Exterminator? See if you can make it across our impressive inflatable obstacle course without falling into the water.

Suitable for children aged 8+ years (adults are welcome to try this too.)

The Exterminator inflatable fun sessions run every Saturday from 2.30pm – 3.15pm and 3.30pm – 4.15pm. See you there!

The next 7 days...

Choose specific date
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Early Bird Swim (1 Lane)07:0008:30
Public Swim09:0010:00
50+ Swimming10:0011:00
Public Swim11:0012:00
Lunchtime Lane Swimming12:0013:00
Private Hire13:3014:30
Public Swim15:0016:30
Stockport Metro Swimming Lessons15:3016:30
Stockport Metro Swimming Club16:3018:00
Stockport Metro Swimming Lessons18:0020:30
Adult Lane Swimming20:3021:30
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Early Bird Swim (1 Lane)07:0008:30
Public Swim09:0010:00
Ladies Only Swim10:0011:00
Public Swim11:1512:00
Lunchtime Lane Swimming12:0013:00
School Swimming13:3014:30
Public Swim15:0016:30
Stockport Metro Swimming Lessons15:3016:30
Stockport Metro Swimming Club16:3018:00
Davenport Swimming Club18:1522:15
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Early Bird Swim (1 Lane)07:0008:30
Public & Adult Lane Swim09:0012:00
School Lessons (1 Lane)12:0014:00
Public Swim12:0014:00
Aqua Fit14:0015:00
Public Swim15:0016:30
Stockport Metro Swimming Lessons15:3016:30
Stockport Metro Swimming Club16:3018:00
Stockport Metro Swimming Lessons18:0020:00
Aqua Fit20:1521:00
Adult Only Swimming21:0022:00
PoolStartFinish
Early Bird Swim (1 Lane)07:0008:30
Public & Adult Lane Swim09:0010:00
50+ Swimming10:0011:00
Public Swim11:0013:00
School Swimming13:3014:30
Public Swim15:0016:30
Stockport Metro Swimming Club16:3019:00
Public Swim19:0020:30
Adult Lane Swimming20:3021:30
PoolStartFinish
Public Swim08:0009:00
Stockport Metro Swimming Lessons08:3013:30
Swim Tots Lessons09:0009:30
Swim Tots Lessons10:1010:40
Family Swim13:3016:00
Public Swim16:0017:00
Dolphins Adult Disability Swim16:0017:00
PoolStartFinish
Adult Lane Swimming08:1509:00
Public Swim09:0011:00
Family Fun Swim11:0012:00
Pool Parties Available12:1513:00
Pool Parties Available13:1514:00
Inflatable Fun Swim14:1515:00
Inflatable Fun Swim15:1516:00
Public Swim16:4518:30
Adult Only Swimming18:3019:30
PoolStartFinish
Early Bird Swim (1 Lane)07:0008:30
Public & Adult Lane Swim09:0012:00
Swim Tots Lessons09:3010:00
Baby Splash10:0010:45
PARiS Aqua12:1513:00
Home Teach - Closed Session13:3014:30
Public Swim15:0016:30
Stockport Metro Swimming Lessons15:3016:30
Stockport Metro Swimming Club16:3018:00
Aqua Fit18:1519:00
Public Swim19:0021:30
Adult Lane Swimming19:0021:30

Admissions Policy

All children under the age of 8 must be accompanied in the water by a *responsible person. *Responsible person must be 16 years or above and be a competent swimmer of 25 metres as a minimum.

Children under 4 years:
A responsible person must always be present in the water with the children. Children must wear approved floatation devices unless the ratio is 1:1 and parent is in constant contact. Children and parent to stay in the designated safe area.

Children 4-7 years:
A responsible person must always be present in the water with the children. If children are not confident swimmers, approved floatation devices must be worn, and they must stay within the designated safe area.

Children 8 years & over:
No parent supervision required provided the child can swim at least 25 metres. Children must be able to swim 25 metres minimum.

Swim test:
Lifeguards will request a swim test for children aged 8+ years who are entering deep water if they do not appear to be confident swimmers. Failure to complete the test will result in the child being asked to remain in a designated safe area or to leave the pool. In the instance a child is asked to leave the pool the duty manager will arrange for a full refund to be provided.

Pool pod:
If you have restricted mobility, we have the equipment and access to help you manoeuvre in and out of the training (main) pool and leisure pool. Our pool pod is designed to let you enter and exit the training pool with ease. If you need to use our pool pod, please inform staff at reception before the start of your session. For your safety and peace of mind one of our lifeguards will prepare the lift for your use and provide you with all the help you need to safely access the pool.

Please call us on 01229 871146 if you would like to find out more or let us know you’re on your way.

Interested? Come join us!