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CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY PERIOD NOTICE

The Centre will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day with the following revised opening times:

Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve 8.30am-3pm, Wednesday 27 - Friday 29 December 6.30am-10.30pm, Saturday 30 December 8.30am-10pm.

Pool Opening Times: Christmas Eve 9am-1pm, Wednesday 27 December 9am-4pm (11am-3pm), Thursday 28 December and Friday 29 December 9am-6pm (11am-3pm), Saturday 30 December 9am-3pm (11am-3pm), Sunday 31 December 9am-2pm (9am-2pm). Learner Pool times are in brackets.

Start swimming at our swimming pool in Middleton.

Middleton swimming pool has a six lane 25-metre pool and a 13-metre small pool.  It also features spectator seating for 150 people,  male/female changing facilities and additional family changing areas. 

We have a timetable of classes designed for either fitness or fun designed for all ages and for those with disabilities. 

We offer:

  • lane swimming for those looking for fitness
  • swimability for those with disabilities (carers and family welcomed)
  • primetime for over 50s (with or without dryside activities)
  • aqua tots for babies 3 months and over
  • aqua fun with floats and inflatables
  • children parties 
  • classes including aqua aerobics, aqua jog and deep water workout

Swimming Lessons for children & adults with our Swim Academy

Swimming lessons are available for children and adults.  All of our teachers are members of the swimming teachers association to ensure you get the best tuition.  If you sign up, we also offer free access to the swimming pool to practise during public sessions.

Children must be three years or older.

Swimming costs for members & non-members

  • Adult - £2.65 with L4L EXTRA card, £4.40 with L4L card, or £4.90 without our card
  • Children - Under 5’s go free!  Under 16s is £1.35 with L4L EXTRA card, £2.25 with L4L card and £2.50 without a card.

Find out more about our swimming costs. 

Find out if you are eligible for the Your Link4Life Extra Card

Contact Us about the pool today! 01706 926 000

The pool hoist at Middleton Arena is currently unavailable. If you require to use this equipment to access the pool please use our other facilities at Heywood Sports Village and Rochdale Leisure Centre. Please refer to their specific pool timetables for opening times of the pools.

Pool Timetable

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Call for pool access

0161 662 4000

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Pool Opening Times

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