Leisure centre re-opening dates and information

Following government guidance and the latest industry standards it has been necessary to review our procedures, activities and session times.

Information on some of our web pages is under review and may not be current.

Up-to-date information, guidance, session times and FAQs are now available

Coronavirus

Advice and Information

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Our swimming pool and learner pool offer a number of swimming sessions to suit everyone.

Please note: during daytime sessions schools will be swimming and have priority in the pool, the whole pool may not be available and may be roped off (it may not be suitable for non-swimmers). Please check learner pool times for children under 5.

We have a number of swimming sessions including:

  • Adult only length swim: for swimmers aged 16 and over, who wish to swim lengths only
  • Adult only lane swim: for swimmers aged 16 and over, who wish to swim in lanes for different abilities
  • Adults & families: for adults and parents with children
  • Public swimming: Everyone is welcome
  • Ladies only: For women and women with children (please note that boys must be aged 8 or under to attend)
  • Under 5's and adult swim session: for adults and parents with toddler
  • Family swim: For parents and children only

Please see swimming admissions policy for accessing the pool. 

All children 16 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult. One adult must accompany up to two children under the age of eight.

Term Times

Monday

Main pool

  • 7.15am to 8am - Adults lane swim
  • 8am to 9am - Adults only length swim
  • 9am to 3.30pm - Adults and families* (one lane in main pool 12noon - 1pm) some parts of pool unavailable due to school swimming
  • 11.30am to 12.30pm - Aquanatal (the rest of the pool will remain open for adults and families)
  • 3.30pm to 6.45pm - Public swim (4pm - 6.45pm shallow end unavailable)
  • 9.15pm to 10.15pm - Adults only lane swim

*May not be suitable for non and weak swimmers and under 5s

Learner pool

  • 12.15pm to 1pm - Under 5's and adult fun swim session 
  • 3pm to 4pm - Family swim

Tuesday

Main pool

  • 7.15am to 8am - Adults only lane swim
  • 8am to 9am - Adults only length swim
  • 9am to 9.30am - Ladies only (male lifeguard may be on duty)
  • 9am to 9.45am - Aqua blast (shallow end of pool)
  • 9.30am to 3.45pm - Adults and families* some parts of pool unavailable due to school swimming
  • 9.15pm to 10.15 pm - Adults only lane swim

 * May not be suitable for non and weak swimmers and under 5s.

Learner pool

  • 9am to 9.30am - Ladies only
  • 12pm - 12.55pm - Family swim
  • 3pm to 3.45pm - Family swim

Wednesday

Main pool

  • 7.15am to 8am - Adults lane swim
  • 8am to 9am - Adults only length swim
  • 9am to 3.30pm - Adults and families*
  • 3.30pm to 6.45pm - Public swim* (shallow end unavailable 4pm to 5pm, one lane rope in pool 5pm - 6.45pm). Some parts of the pool unavailable due to school swimming
  • 8.40pm to 9.40pm - Adults only length swim

* May not be suitable for non and weak swimmers and under 5s.

Learner pool

  • 12.10pm to 1pm - Family swim
  • 3pm to 5pm - Family swim
  • 6.15pm to 6.45pm - Family swim

Thursday

Main pool

  • 7.15am to 8am - Adults lane swim
  • 8am to 9am - Adults only length swim
  • 9am to 3.30pm - Adults and families* (12noon - 1pm one lane rope in pool)
  • 3.30pm to 6.45pm - Public swim (5.15pm - 6.45pm one lane rope in pool)

* May not be suitable for non and weak swimmers and under 5s.

Learner pool

  • 9.30am to 10.30am - Under 5's and adult fun swim session)
  • 12pm to 12.55pm - Family swim
  • 3pm to 6.45pm - Family swim

Friday

Main pool

  • 7.15am to 8am - Adults lane swim
  • 8am to 9am - Adults only length swim
  • 9am to 12pm - Adults and families* some parts of pool unavailable due to school swimming
  • 12pm to 1pm - Ladies only (male lifeguards may be on duty)
  • 1pm to 3.30pm - Adults and families* some parts of pool unavailable due to school swimming
  • 3.30pm to 6.45pm - Public swim

* May not be suitable for non and weak swimmers and under 5s.

Learner pool

  • 12pm to 1pm - Ladies only
  • 3.30pm to 6.45pm - Family swim

Saturday

Main pool

  • 7.15am to 8am - Adults only lane swim
  • 8am to 8.40am - Adults only length swim
  • 8.45am - 5pm  - closed for lessons
  • 5pm to 6pm - Family fun disability session

Learner pool

  • All day - Closed for lessons
  • 5pm to 6pm - Family fun disability session

Sunday

Main pool

  • 7.15am to 8am - Adults only lane swim
  • 8am to 11am - Adults and families
  • 11am to 1.30pm - Public swim
  • 1.35pm to 2.45pm - Adults only (max 25 swimmers)

Learner pool

  • 8am to 11am - Family Swim
  • 11am to 1.30pm - Family swim
  • 1.35pm to 2.45pm - closed

School Holidays

  • Free swimming is available during the school holidays for Dudley borough residents aged 16 and under. Registration is required. Visit www.freeswimindudley.co.uk for more information. 
  • There will be a queuing system in place outside the front of the centre for each swimming session. Please be aware there could be up to one hours wait time for entry.
  • All swimmers will have to exit the pools at the end of the different sessions.
Session types
  • Adults only / lengths session - for adults only
  • Public swim - open to all members of the public  
  • Adults / family swim - for adults and adults with families  
  • Adults and under 8’s swim - for adults with children under the age of 8 (learner pool only)

Saturday 15 February

Main pool

7.15am - 9.00am:    Adults only length swims (lane ropes in until 8am)

9.00am - 11.00am:    Adults and family swim

11.10am - 12.10pm:    Public swim

12.20pm - 1.20pm:    Adults and family swim

1.30pm - 2.30pm:    Public swim

5.00pm - 6.00pm:    Family fun disability session 

Learner pool

9.00am - 11.00am:   Adults and under 8’s Swim

11.10am - 12.10pm:    Adults and under 8’s Swim

12.20pm - 1.20pm:    Adults and under 8’s Swim

1.30pm - 2.30pm:    Adults and under 8’s Swim

5.00pm - 6.00pm:    Family fun disability session

Sunday 16 February

Main pool

7.15am - 8.00am:    Adults only length swims (lane ropes in until 8am)

8.00am - 11.00am:    Adults and family swim

11.00am - 1.30pm:    Public swim

1.35pm - 2.45pm:    Adults only length swims

Learner pool

8.00am - 11.00am:    Adults and under 8’s Swim

11.00am - 1.30pm:    Adults and under 8’s Swim

Monday 17 February

Main pool

7.15am - 9.00am:    Adults only length swims (lane ropes in until 8am)

9.00am - 11.15am:    Adults only

11.25am - 12.25pm:    Public swim 

12.35am - 1.35pm:    Adults only

1.45pm - 2.45pm:    Public swim

2.55pm - 3.55pm:    Adults and family swim

4.05pm - 5.05pm:    Adults and family swim        

5.15pm - 6.45pm:    Adults only swim

9.15pm - 10.15pm:    Adults only length swim

Learner pool 

9.00am - 11.15am:    Closed for lessons

11.25am - 12.25pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim 

12.35pm - 1.35pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim

1.45pm - 2.45pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim

2.55pm - 3.55pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim

4.05pm - 5.05pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim

5.15pm - 6.45pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim 

Tuesday 18 February

Main pool

7.15am - 9.00am:    Adults only length swims (lane ropes in until 8am)

9.00am - 11.15am:    Adults only

11.25am - 12.25pm:    Public swim 

12.35am - 1.35pm:    Adults only

1.45pm - 2.45pm:    Public swim

2.55pm - 3.55pm:    Adults and family swim

4.05pm - 5.05pm:    Adults and family swim        

5.15pm - 6.45pm:    Adults only swim

Learner pool 

9.00am - 11.15am:    Closed for lessons

11.25am - 12.25pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim 

12.35pm - 1.35pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim

1.45pm - 2.45pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim

2.55pm - 3.55pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim

4.05pm - 5.05pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim

5.15pm - 6.45pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim 

Wednesday 19 February

Main pool

7.15am - 9.00am:    Adults only length swims (lane ropes in until 8am)

9.00am - 11.15am:    Adults only

11.25am - 12.25pm:    Closed

12.35am - 1.35pm:    Adults only

1.45pm - 2.45pm:    Public swim

2.55pm - 3.55pm:    Adults and family swim

4.05pm - 5.05pm:    Adults and family swim        

5.15pm - 6.45pm:    Adults only swim

8.40pm - 9.40pm:    Adults only length swim 

Learner pool 

9.00am - 11.15am:    Closed for lessons

11.25am - 12.25pm:    Closed 

12.35pm - 1.35pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim

1.45pm - 2.45pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim

2.55pm - 3.55pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim

4.05pm - 5.05pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim

5.15pm - 6.45pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim 

Thursday 20 February

Main pool

7.15am - 9.00am:    Adults only length swims (lane ropes in until 8am)

9.00am - 11.15am:    Adults only

11.25am - 12.25pm:    Public swim 

12.35am - 1.35pm:    Adults only

1.45pm - 2.45pm:    Public swim

2.55pm - 3.55pm:    Adults and family swim

4.05pm - 5.05pm:    Adults and family swim        

5.15pm - 6.45pm:    Adults only swim

Learner pool 

9.00am - 11.15am:    Closed for lessons

11.25am - 12.25pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim 

12.35pm - 1.35pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim

1.45pm - 2.45pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim

2.55pm - 3.55pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim

4.05pm - 5.05pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim

5.15pm - 6.45pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim 

Friday 21 February

Main pool

7.15am - 9.00am:   Adults only length swims (lane ropes in until 8am)

9.00am - 11.15am:    Adults only

11.25am - 12.25pm:    Public swim       

12.35pm - 1.35pm:    Ladies only swim (male lifeguards may be on duty)

1.45pm - 2.45pm:    Public swim

2.55pm - 3.55pm:    Adult and family swim

4.05pm - 5.05pm:    Adults and family swim        

5.15pm - 6.45pm:    Adult only swim

Learner pool

9.00am - 11.15am:    Closed for lessons

11.25am - 12.25pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim

12.35pm - 1.35pm:    Ladies only (male lifeguards may be on duty)

1.45pm - 2.45pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim

2.55pm - 3.55pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim

4.05pm - 5.05pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim

5.15pm - 6.45pm:    Adults and under 8’s swim

Saturday 22 February

Both pool closed for swimming lessons

Sunday 23 February

Main pool

7.15am - 8.00am:    Adults only length swims (lane ropes in until 8am)

8.00am - 11.00am:    Adults and family swim

11.00am - 1.30pm:    Public swim

1.35pm - 2.45pm:    Adults only length swims

Learner pool

8.00am - 11.00am:    Adults and under 8’s Swim

11.00am - 1.30pm:    Adults and under 8’s Swim

Aquanatal

Aquanatal

Aquanatal sessions are available at Crystal, Dudley and Halesowen leisure centres. Check out our session times.