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Opening hours

Opening times for week commencing July 06, 2020 Next >

10m pool

Temporarily closed

* Different parts of the building may have slightly different opening times throughout the day. Please check before you visit.

20m pool

Temporarily closed


Temporarily closed


Temporarily closed

The Turkish Health Suite is currently closed until further notice as part of the companies COVID 19 delay and mitigate stage action plan.

33m Pool Opening Times

Temporarily closed

Nb: these are our opening times and not a comprehensive guide to all pool opening times. For all swimming times please go to our time table section and select the day and check the specific pools available. https://www.better.org.uk/leisure-centre/carlisle/the-pools/timetable The gym is open from the opening times shown in the table to 9pm on weekdays and 4.00pm on weekends. The 'closes' section in the table refers to the 33m pool. For the 10m, 20m pool and Turkish Health Suite please see specific timetables and activity guides.

Our facilities


  • Adapted for wheelchairs
    Adapted for wheelchairs
  • Disabled toilet
    Disabled toilet
  • Accessible Parking
    Accessible Parking
  • Poolside hoist
    Poolside hoist
  • Accessible Changing
    Accessible Changing
  • Lift
  • Poolside Facilities
    Poolside Facilities


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The pools swimming and health centre

The Pools Swimming and Health Centre location and directions
The Pools Swimming and Health Centre The Pools Swimming and Health Centre
James Street
By bus By bus
City Centre
By train, tube & tram By train, tube & tram
Carlisle Train Station
By bike By bike
Bike storage available
Storage for 6 bikes available
By car By car
Car parking available
60 total spaces available
4 disabled spaces available
Parking type: Free