Pool programmes

The pool programmes show the available lanes or areas of the pools at each time of day.

Bank holiday opening hours are 8am to 4pm.

Customer notice

Sport & Fitness Centre Closures

Our Borough Sport and Fitness Centres are now all closed until further notice due to COVID-19. If you have any queries, please email us at: leisure@richmond.gov.uk

Pool Programmes

Changes to pool programmes

Events such as staff training and school swimming galas can mean that sections of both the main and teaching pool may be closed to the public. We give as much notice of this as we can, and apologise for any inconvenience this causes.

Closing dates:

  • Wednesday 11 March 2020, Pools closed from 12 noon to 6pm for Primary Schools' Finals
  • Saturday 18 April 2020, the whole centre will close at 5.30pm for essential staff training


Admission to the pool will be granted under the following conditions:

  • Last admission to the pool will be 30 minutes before closing time
  • Spectators must use the viewing gallery and are not allowed on poolside
  • Pushchairs are not permitted in the changing rooms

Refer to our child admission policy (pdf, 113 KB) to find out more.

Pool rules

To help us make your visit as safe and enjoyable as possible, please note that the following are not permitted:

  • Alcohol and illegal substances
  • Glass or sharp objects
  • Smoking
  • Balls or inflatables
  • Running on poolside
  • Sunbathing/sitting around poolside

Please also remember that:

  • Under eights must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times when in the water
  • Lifeguard's instructions must always be adhered to

Violence or abusive language towards staff or other users will not be tolerated and management reserves the right to have anyone removed from the premises who does not comply with the rules.

Updated: 10 March 2020