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Swimming Pool

Swimming is a great way to have fun and get healthy, whatever your age or level of ability. Here at Fulwood Leisure Centre you have access to a great range of sessions, which means that when it comes to developing your skills, teaching your child or just having fun, there’s never been a better time to take the plunge.

If you’re improving your swimming technique, or introducing your little one to the pool, you’re in great hands. We’re one of the UK’s largest providers of swimming lessons and courses, with expert guidance from qualified swimming instructors. We also work closely with the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) to provide lessons for both adults and children, from 3 years+.

Here at Fulwood Leisure Centre we also have

  • Accessible changing area
  • Pool hoist available
  • Viewing areas for both pools
  • Open and private showers available




Fun Swim


We believe that swimming should be fun and exciting for all the family. That’s why you’ll find a wide range of fun swim sessions. There’s something to make swimming fun for kids of all ages – and mum and dad too.

With lots of holiday activities too there’s never been a better time to head to our pool and take a dip.

On Saturdays at 2pm we have a 50 minute fun session with floats and inflatable for ages 8 to 16 years. No need to book just turn up and enjoy the fun!


  • Adults - £3.90
  • Children - £2.25 (5 - 16 years)
  • Children - free (0 - 4 years)   

Please note children under the age of 8 years are not allowed onto the inflatable during the fun swim. Under 5s must be supervised on a 1:1 basis. 5-7 year olds must be supervised on a 1:2 basis and in the shallow end only.

Swim for Fitness


If you’re looking for a low-impact way to get fit and healthy, swimming could be the perfect choice. Whatever your fitness levels, age or level of ability, you’re sure to find a session for you in our pool.

Our Swim for Fitness sessions take place in slow, medium and fast lanes, so you can take things at your own pace. If you’re looking for tips and extra motivation, our qualified coaches are on hand to discuss your training and technique.

The Better Swim School


Swimming is a vital life skill that everyone should have, whatever their age. Whether you’ve never been swimming before, or you’d just like to improve your technique, Better offers swimming lessons for all ages and abilities, at affordable prices.

Our Swim School is the largest provider or swimming lessons across the UK, helping over 100,000 people across the UK learn to love the water. We work with National Governing Bodies to deliver our lessons and courses, which means all our teachers are professional, passionate and pupil-focused.

Our experienced, qualified teachers follow the ASA's National Learn to Swim Teaching Plan, so you’ll be in safe hands in the water.


Adult and Infant Swimming Lessons


Fulwood Leisure Centre are offering a new parent and baby swimming lesson that will focus on promoting early water confidence in a fun and friendly environment taught by experienced instructors who are undergoing additional training to become parent and child specialist teachers. 

What age can my child attend:


3 months – 4 years


Teaching a child to swim has many benefits which include:

  • Growing their confidence
  • Improve your child basic motor skills
  • A way to keep active and healthy
  • Fun and enjoyable

Session details:





3 months - 2 years

From Tuesday 11th July 2017

9.30am – 10.00am

Direct debit of £17.99

2 -4 years

From Tuesday 11th July 2017

10.00am – 10.30am

Direct debit of £17.99


How to book:

To book onto a session please contact reception from Thursday 6th July: 01772 428930 where our front of house team will assist you with your booking. 

Please note: all spaces are subject to availability and allocated on a first come first served basis. Payment is required at the time of booking so please have your payment card at the ready

Swim Doctor

Need Some Help with your Swimming Technique?

Here at Better, our Swim Doctors can help you reach your swimming goals with advice on how to improve your technique and fitness level, as well as providing tips on how to stay motivated. With pool inductions, one-on-one consultations and fitness based swimming sessions available, everything you need to get started is right here.

What and when are the sessions are available:






Technique Clinic


5.00pm – 5.45pm

10 (maximum)

West View

Fitness Clinic


7.15pm – 8.00pm

10 (maximum)


Technique Clinics – are designed to help people improve on their swimming stroke and efficiency. They provide advice for those who attend and are a valuable session to help any swimmer, of any ability to get better

Fitness Clinics – these motivational sessions are delivered by our Swim Doctor and focus on helping participants improve their swimming fitness ability. If you need swimming encouragement - look no further!

How do I book?

Contact reception on:

  • West View: 01772 428860
  • Fulwood: 01772 428930

Book online



All session prices include the use of an adult swim session at the time of attending


Non members: pay as you go


Members: All in Better Health & Fitness, Student, or concessionary paying a monthly direct debit or annual membership


Better Swim only Members


Better Gym Only Members


Non Members: passport to leisure card holders