Swimming sessions and term-time swimming timetable at Castle Leisure Centre

Swim sessions we offer

  • Lane swimming
  • Family swim (children must be accompanied by an adult)
  • Adults only swim
  • Ladies only swim
  • Fun swim (floats and fun in the main pool, no age limit but ideal for children aged between 8-12 that can swim 100m)

We also offer swimming lessons and school-holiday swimming courses

Check availability and book a swim session

Book online 

Book by phone on 0161 253 7000

Swimming timetable

Swimming timetable during term time

Please note: All sessions take place in the main pool unless otherwise stated.

** The pool may have lessons or shared with another activity.

  • Monday
  • Main Pool
    • Lane swim - 6.30am to 7.30am (Adults only)
    • Lane swim - 7.45am to 8.45am
    • Lane swim - 9.00am to 10.00am**
    • Lane swim - 10.15am to 11.45am**
    • Lane swim - 12.00pm to 1.00pm (Adults only)
    • Lane swim - 1.15pm to 2.15pm**
    • Family swim/General swim - 4.00pm to 5.00pm
    • Lane swim - 5.00pm to 6.00pm**
    • Lane swim - 6.15pm to 7.15pm**
    • Lane swim - 9.00pm to 10.00pm (Adults only)
  • Teaching Pool
    • Family swim/General swim - 9.15am to 11.30am(Teaching pool)
    • Family swim/General swim - 1.00pm to 2.00pm (Teaching pool)
    • Family swim/General swim - 4.15pm to 5.15pm (Teaching pool)
    • Family swim/General swim - 6.15pm to 7.15pm (Teaching pool)
  • Tuesday
  • Main Pool
    • Lane swim - 6.30am to 7.30am (Adults only)
    • Lane swim - 7.45am to 8.45am
    • Lane swim - 9.00am to 10.00am**
    • Lane swim - 10.15am to 11.45am (Ladies only) **
    • Lane swim - 12.00pm to 1.00pm (Adults only)
    • Lane swim - 1.15pm to 2.15pm**
    • Lane Swim - 6.30pm - 7.30pm**
  • Teaching Pool
    • Family swim/General swim - 9.15am to 11.45am (Teaching pool)
    • Family swim/General swim - 1.00pm to 3.00pm (Teaching pool)
    • Family swim/General swim - 4.00pm to 5.45pm (Teaching pool)
    • Family swim/General swim - 5.30pm to 7.00pm (Teaching pool)
  • Wednesday
  • Main pool
    • Lane swim - 6.30am to 7.30am (Adults only)
    • Lane swim - 7.45am to 8.45am
    • Lane swim - 9.00am to 10.00am**
    • Lane swim - 10.15am to 11.45am**
    • Lane swim - 12.00pm to 1.00pm (Adults only)
    • Lane swim - 1.15pm to 2.15pm**
  • Teaching Pool
    • Family swim /General swim - 9.00am to 11.45am (Teaching pool)
    • Family swim /General swim - 1.00pm to 3.00pm (Teaching pool)
  • Thursday
  • Main pool
    • Lane swim - 6.30am to 7.30am (Adults only)
    • Lane swim - 7.45am to 8.45am
    • Lane swim - 9.00am to 10.00am**
    • Lane swim - 10.15am to 11.45am**
    • Lane swim - 12.00pm to 1.00pm (Adults only)
    • Lane swim - 1.15pm to 2.15pm**
    • Family swim/General swim - 4.00pm to 5.00pm
    • Lane swim - 7.45pm to 8.45pm (Ladies only)
    • Lane swim - 9.00pm to 10.00pm
  • Teaching Pool
    • Family swim/General swim - 9.15am to 10.45am (Teaching pool)
    • Family swim/General swim - 1.00pm to 3.00pm (Teaching pool)
  • Friday
  • Main pool
    • Lane swim - 6.30am to 7.30am (Adults only)
    • Lane swim - 7.45am to 8.45am
    • Lane swim - 9.00am to 10.00am**
    • Lane swim - 10.15am to 11.45am**
    • Lane swim - 12.00pm to 1.00pm (Adults only)
    • Family swim/General swim - 4.00pm to 5.00pm
    • Lane swim - 5.30pm to 6.30pm
    • Lane swim - 6.45pm to 7.45pm
  • Teaching Pool
    • Family swim/General swim - 4.00pm to 5.30pm (Teaching pool)
    • Family swim/General swim - 5.30pm to 7.00pm (Teaching pool)
  • Saturday
  • Main pool
    • Lane swim - 8.00am to 9.00am**
    • Lane swim - 9.00am to 10.00am**
    • Family swim/General swim - 10.00am to 11.00am**
    • Family swim/General swim - 11.00am to 12.00am**
    • Lane swim - 12.00pm to 1.00pm**
    • Family swim/General swim - 12.00pm to 1.00pm **
    • Family swim/General swim - 1.00pm to 2.00pm**
    • Family swim/General swim - 2.00pm to 3.00pm**
  • Teaching Pool
    • Family swim/General swim - 10.00am to 11.00am (Teaching pool)
    • Family swim/General swim - 11.00am to 12.00pm (Teaching pool)
    • Family swim/General swim - 12.00pm to 1.00pm (Teaching pool)
    • Family swim/General swim - 1.00pm to 2.00pm (Teaching pool)                        
    • Family swim/General swim - 2.00pm to 3.30pm (Teaching pool)                     
  • Sunday
  • Main pool
    • Lane swim - 8.00am to 9.00am**
    • Lane swim - 9.00am to 10.00am**
    • Family swim/General swim - 10.00am to 11.00am**
    • Family swim/General swim - 11.00am to 12.00am**
    • Lane swim - 12.00pm to 1.00pm**
    • Family swim/General swim - 12.00pm to 1.00pm **
    • Family swim/General swim - 1.00pm to 2.00pm**
  • Teaching Pool
    • Family swim/General swim - 9.00am to 10.00am (Teaching pool)
    • Family swim/General swim - 10.00am to 11.00am (Teaching pool)
    • Family swim/General swim - 11.00am to 12.00pm (Teaching pool)
    • Family swim/General swim - 12.00pm to 1.00pm (Teaching pool)
    • Family swim/General swim - 1.00pm to 2.00pm (Teaching pool)                        
    • Family swim/General swim - 2.00pm to 3.00pm (Teaching pool)

Please note: All sessions are correct at the time of publishing, please check our booking page for session availability and to book.

About the pool at Castle Leisure Centre

  • Main pool: Water depth 1.2m to 2m and 25m length, 12.5m wide.
  • Main pool temp: circa 28c
  • Boom pool: Water depth 0.9m and 8m length, 12.5m wide.
  • Boom pool temp: circa 28c
  • Teaching pool: Water depth 0.75m to 0.9m and 17m length, 8m wide.
  • Teaching pool temp: circa 30c
  • Diving pool: Water depth 3.9m and 13m length, 13m wide
  • Diving pool temp: circa 28c

Contact for Castle Leisure Centre