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Xcel Leisure Centre Holiday Swimming Timetable

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All sessions are subject to availability. Due to popular demand they may be full on occasion. The sessions are run on a first come first serve basis with tickets only available 15 minutes prior to a session.

Concessions: Only available for Passport to Leisure, NUS Extra or Seniors and Priority Card Holders.

Please note our parent and child pool ratios: Children under 4 and children who cannot swim must be accompanied by an adult on a 1 to 1 basis. Children who can swim aged between 4 and 8 years must be accompanied by an adult on a 2 to 1 basis. Children who can swim aged 8 and over may use the pool without an accompanying adult.

Summer Holiday Timetable

Monday

6:30am - 9:00am (Excluding Bank Holidays)Early Birds
10:00am - 11:00amPublic Swim
12:00pm - 1:00pmAdult Only
3:00pm - 4:00pmSplash Time
7:00pm - 8:00pmPublic Swim ½ pool
8:00pm - 9:00pmPublic Swim
9:00pm - 10:00pmLane Swimming Only 1

Tuesday

6:30am - 9:00amEarly Birds
9:30am - 10:00amParent & Toddler ½ pool
10:30am - 11:00amParent & Toddler ½ pool
12:00pm - 1:00pmAdult Only
1:00pm - 2:00pmSplash Time
2:30pm - 3:00pmParents & Toddler ½ pool
7:00pm - 8:00pmPublic Swim
8:00m - 9:30pmLadies Only L Only

Wednesday

6:30am - 9:00amEarly Birds
12:00pm - 1:00pmAdult Only
2:00pm - 3:00pmSplash Time
3:00pm - 4:00pmSplash Time
7:00pm - 8:00pmPublic Swim ½ pool
8:00pm - 9:00pmLane Only Swimming
9:00pm - 10:00pmLane Swimming Only 12

Thursday

6:30am - 9:00amEarly Birds
10:30pm - 11:00amParents & Toddler ½ pool
11:30pm - 12:00pmParents & Toddler ½ pool
12:00pm - 1:00pmAdult Only
2:00pm - 3:00pmSplash Time
3:00pm - 4:00pmSplash Time
7:00pm - 8:00pmLane Swimming Only 12

Friday

6:30am - 9:00amEarly Birds
10:00am - 10:30amParent & Toddler ½ pool
10:30am - 11:30amPublic Swim ½ pool
12:00pm - 1:00pmAdult Only
3:00pm - 4:00pmSplash Time
7:00pm - 8:00pmPublic Swim ½ pool
8:00pm - 9:00pmPublic Swim
9:00pm - 10:00pmLane Swimming Only 1

Saturday

8:00am - 9:00amEarly Birds
12:00pm - 1:00pmPublic Swim ½ pool
1:00pm - 2:00pmSplash Time
2:00pm - 3:00pmSplash Time
3:00pm - 4:00pmSplash Time
6:00pm - 7:00pmPublic Swim

Sunday

12:00pm - 1:00pmAdult Only
1:00pm - 2:00pmSplash Time
2:00pm - 3:00pmSplash Time
8:00pm - 9:00pmAdult Only

Timetable Guide

  • Early Birds - See Public Swim description.
  • Parent & Toddler - Under 5s in splash pool at Centre AT7 and main pool at Xcel Leisure Centre. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Public Swim - All ages. Half pool dedicated lane swimming and half pool casual swimming. For members and casual swimmers.
  • Lane Only Swimming - All ages. Choice of slow, medium and fast lane depending on speed and confidence.
  • Ladies Only - Weekday sessions for ladies aged 16 years and over, weekends all ages including children. Dedicated lane swimming.
  • Splash / Slides & Splash Time - Adults and children only. Slides, water features and floats at Centre AT7 splash pool. Floats at Xcel Leisure Centre main pool.
  • Adult Lane Swim - Over 16's only. Dedicated lane swimming. must be a confident swimmer and be able to swim continuous laps. See Public Swim description.
  • Adult Only - Over 16's only. See Public Swim description.
  • Inclusive Swim - Great session for children & adults with disabilities. Carer can aid user in the pool for free.

Table Notes (these only apply if the session has a number next to the description)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • L Only
  • P
  • S
  • ¼ pool
  • ½ pool
  • ¾ pool
  • All places are on a first come first served basis, tickets go on sale 15 minutes before.
  • On Bank Holiday, swim times may change.
  • The Foundation does not provide any floation aids during public swimming sessions. Armbands can be purchased at Reception.

This timetable was last updated on Friday 30 Jun, 2017, and is subject to change.

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