Swimming & lessons

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Swimming at Hinckley Leisure Centre

Swimming is a great way to stay physically active, whatever your age or ability. Whether you’re lane swimming to maintain and develop your fitness, splashing around with the family or learning to swim so that you can join in the fun, we have something for you!

Enjoy a range of swimming and pool activities for you and your whole family where you can have fun and be active together.

Learn to swim with our swimming lesson programme, book a swim session from our timetable or find out about our pool.

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Take a virtual tour

Our pool facilities are well worth checking out. Want to see them before you visit? Check out our virtual tour at the link below.

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Swimming lessons

Our team follows the Swim England Learn to Swim Framework to deliver swimming lessons. We use fun and games to build water confidence from the first splash to a lifetime of loving swimming and being safe in the water.

To learn more about our swimming lessons at Hinckley Leisure Centre, click the button below.

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Casual swimming

A variety of casual swimming opportunities are available at Hinckley Leisure Centre.  

Lane swimming: £5.50 non-members / Free for members  

Just swim sessions: £5.50 non-members / Free for members  

Older adult swimming: £3.00 non members / Free for members

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Swimming memberships

We offer a range of Swim memberships that will allow you to enjoy your time in the pool – whether for fun or structured, fitness activity.

Take a look at what else is included in each membership type and learn how you can join today. 

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Family Fun

Make a splash at Hinckley Leisure Centre! 

Baby and Toddlers through to weekend Family Fun sessions. We have a splash pad and pool pod available.

Check out our timetable for details.

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Inflatable Fun

Come and have the ultimate fun on our pool inflatable!

Life jackets are mandatory in this session and the pool floor is set to its lowest depth at 180cm. Not advisable for non-swimmers.

Minimum age of 5. 1 adult to 1 child under the age of 8.

The sessions are 45 minutes long and you must arrive on time. Failure to arrive on time may result in you being turned away from session due to missing the safety briefing. Late arrivals or no shows are non refundable.

Check out our timetable for details.

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Aqua classes

We operate a number of Aquatic classes throughout the week.

  • Aquafit - A total body workout. Aquafit ensures that you use every muscle in your body by using the water as resistance. The water takes out the impact of the moves and you can work at your own level and achieve results!
  • Aqua Natal – The perfect way to exercise safely during and after pregnancy. Fun and relaxing, giving you an opportunity to make new friends and feel weightless in the water.

Take a look at our timetable to book your space.

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Pool info

We have two pools to enjoy at Hinckley Leisure Centre - our Main Pool and Teaching Pool.

Main Pool
Length: 25m
Lanes: 8

Community Pool
Length: 15m 
Lanes: 4

We also have a splash pad available, as well as a pool pod for assisted access to our main pool. 

Please note during shared lane swimming and school lessons the pool depth will be set to 0.9m.

Concession swim

Over 60's

Over 60's can swim free at the following times:

  • Tuesday - 2.45pm - 3.45pm
  • Friday - 9.30am - 10.15am
  • Sunday - 8.00am - 9.00am

Children 3 years and under

All children aged 3 and under swim free.

Disabled Customers

Please call reception on 01455 610011 for more details. 

Health Suite

Take time to completely relax and unwind in our sauna and steam rooms!

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Hinckley Swim Club

For ages 5+ and Squad training. Training sessions available Tuesday - Sunday evenings. 

For more information please visit the club's website.

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Training Courses

We offer various courses at Hinckley Leisure Centre

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Older adults

We also offer a range of classes and activities for our older adult members at Hinckley Leisure Centre.

Please visit the timetable to book onto these sessions.

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SWIMTAG is the latest, waterproof wearable technology that helps you track your swim strokes, lengths, times and calories burned. You can enter challenges and competitions to compete against other swimmers or your own personal best.

SWIMTAG is free for members. Simply sign up for SWIMTAG at reception, or via the link below.

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