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 £4 for adults and £2.20 for juniors.

We also have a number of sessions designed for those looking for something specific. All swim sessions are FREE for members.

Lane Swim

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.

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

  • Adults and Juniors – FREE for Members | £4 for Non-members

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 your technique or just become fitter and stronger. Swim Fit is a fun and effective way to get those results you want!

Swim Fit sessions are suitable for ages 11 years +.

  • FREE for Members | £4.00 for Non-members

Prime Time

A social swim for over 60s. A great way to spend an hour with friends! Price includes a hot drink.

  • FREE for Members | £4.00 for Non-members

Ladies/Men Only Swimming

Ladies only

Ladies only sessions are all about getting in the pool and relaxing amongst like-minded individuals with 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 Broughton, Eccles and Irlam & Cadishead Leisure Centres. The Sunday sessions at Eccles is open to children under the age of 8 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 are also fully inclusive with male lifeguards so that all faiths and religions can access them.

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

  • FREE for Members | £4.00 for Non-members (Adult) | £2.20.00 for Non-members (Junior)

Dementia Friendly Swimming

A dedicated 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 12-1pm each week, our specialist swimming teachers are in the pool to support those living with dementia and their carers.  The group also meet in the cafe afterwards for a ‘brew and a natter’.

Sessions are great value at just £2.80 per session and FREE for members and carers. No need to book just turn up!

Sessions are held at:

  • Eccles Leisure Centre | Tuesdays | 10.00am – 11.00am
  • Broughton Leisure Centre | Wednesdays | 12.00pm – 1.00pm
  • Irlam & Cadishead Leisure Centre | Wednesdays | 12.00pm – 1.00pm
  • Worsley Leisure Centre | Fridays | 12.00pm – 1.00pm