Learn more about our range of indoor and outdoor pools and swimming facilities, ideal for social swimming, intensive training and play time with the kids.

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Swimming Pool & Spa facilities

Swimming is one of the most effective (and enjoyable!) ways to exercise your body and improve your fitness. Regular swimming has not only been proven to increase cardiovascular fitness and build muscle, but it will leave you feeling slimmer, stronger, more flexible, and less stressed.

Here at David Lloyd Clubs we offer a wide range of facilities and services for the whole family, whether you're a beginner or a high level swimmer. With both indoor and outdoor pools at the majority of our clubs, you can look forward to swimming all year round, regardless of the weather. Our swimming pools are suitable for both intensive training and relaxing play-time for the kids. Plus, with special shallow, splash pools at most clubs and trained lifeguards on constant watch during family swim sessions, allow your kids to enjoy the water with complete peace of mind.

Once you’re out of the pool, head to our well-equipped gyms, or relax in our state-of-the-art spas, complete with sauna, steam-room and whirlpools.

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Indoor & Outdoor Pools

One of the joys of swimming at David Lloyd Clubs is that we have the perfect pool for every season!

Our heated indoor pools mean that you don’t have to put your training on hold over the winter, whether you’re after a relaxing dip, an energising workout or some fun play-time with the little ones in the splash pool.

During the warmer months, make the most of the sunny weather with our outdoor pools. Relax and cool down with a quick dip, enjoy an invigorating training session or sit back and relax on one of our sun loungers, soak up the rays and watch the kids play in the splash pool.

The majority of our pools are at least 20m in length and with a number of special adult only swim times as well as family swim times, you’ll find a time to enjoy our pools for whatever purpose or activity you like.

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Swimming Lessons for Kids

Swimming is an incredible way to stay healthy and fit and we offer professional and fun swimming lessons and classes for all ages and levels.

The benefits of swimming for children are well-documented, so it's a good idea to ensure your child is comfortable and confident in the water from an early age. Here at David Lloyd Clubs, we offer a highly-accredited Swim Stars programme. Endorsed by the Amateur Swimming Association and taught by our very own expert coaches, lessons are tailored to suit children of all ages and abilities.

Classes are divided into stages and designed to suit your child’s ability - as they learn and improve they will move through the different levels. Our programme begins with basic skills, buoyancy and balance, before moving on to breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly.

You can join your kids in the water when they’re just starting out (ages 18-36 months) and watch as they progress and grow in confidence.

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Swimming is a great activity to enjoy as a family. From helping the little ones to feel comfortable in the water when they’re young, to splashing around outdoors in the summer sunshine, there are plenty of ways to enjoy time in the pool together at David Lloyd Clubs.

With dedicated kids and family swimming pools and family swim sessions timetabled throughout the week, there’s plenty of space for families looking to have fun and splash around, or for older kids to enjoy a few lengths together. We also offer baby swimming lessons, designed to help the little ones feel at ease in the water.

We also provide plenty of inflatables and floatation devices to help kids on their way, while all family swim sessions are overseen by a qualified lifeguard to give you extra peace of mind.

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Adult swimming lessons & coaching

As an adult, whether you’re a seasoned swimmer looking to perfect your technique, or a total beginner keen to be more comfortable in the water, our expert swim coaching can help you achieve your goals.

Looking for individual attention and a focused programme? One-to-one coaching and adult swimming lessons are the way to go. Keen on feeling part of a community and enjoying the spirit of a swimming group? Join one of our coach-led swimming clubs, where you’ll get the guidance you need while making new friends. And for the serious swimmers, our expert personal trainers can help you with workouts and gym sessions that can complement your swim training.

If you’re keen on trying something fun, new and different in the pool, we offer a number of aqua classes. Fun and energising, these incorporate aerobic exercises while using the water as resistance for an extra push. Some classes make use of various buoyancy aids, while others simply rely on your body and the water.

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If it’s quiet time in the water that you’re looking for, our dedicated adult-only swim times could be exactly what you need. Head to the pool early to kickstart your day, or wind down after work with a serene swim session. With poolside spa facilities available too, it’s the ideal way to relax your mind and body.

And if it’s serious training sessions to perfect your stroke you’ve got in mind, you’ll find individual training lanes which will help keep you on the path to progress. Our lanes are designed for swimmers of all abilities, with fast, medium and slow paced lanes to allow everyone to feel comfortable at their own speed.

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Sauna & Spa

After you’ve finished in the pool, why not head to the spa to unwind after your workout and enjoy some much deserved ‘me’ time? You’ll find a sauna, steam room and whirlpools at the majority of our clubs, where you can escape the world and spend a few hours relaxing and rejuvenating. Soak sore and tired muscles in a warm whirlpool, sweat out toxins and stress in a hot sauna, or just relax and breathe on one of our heated beds.

Perfect for a post-swim relaxation session, or some quiet time while the kids enjoy their swimming lessons, our spas are all high-quality and built to provide you with a calming escape from the stresses of everyday life.

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What to expect at a David Lloyd Clubs swimming pool

If you’re new to swimming or you're keen to get back to a regular routine, our friendly team are always available to make you feel comfortable and confident in the pool.

Whenever you come to use the pool, remember to bring a towel, flip flops and comfortable swimwear. It's also a good idea to bring swimming goggles and a swim cap if you want to get the most from your swimming experience.

We also know that having a spacious, inviting and well-equipped space to change can make the world of difference to your club experience. At all of our clubs you'll find secure lockers, benches, showers and vanity areas so you can comfortably get ready before or after a swim. Plus, our spacious family changing rooms help to give you more space to get yourself and the kids ready for the water.

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What to expect at David Lloyd Clubs Swimming Pools

With a range of pools and a variety of swimming activities, you're certain to find something you love. Whether it's a fun family day out or an intense cardio workout, there's something to suit everyone at David Lloyd Clubs.
  • Indoor pools
  • Outdoor pools
  • Splash pools
  • Expert coaches
  • Swimming lessons
  • Swimming classes
  • Spa
  • Whirlpools
  • Spacious changing rooms, including family changing rooms
  • Secure lockers