FREE SWIMMING FOR YOUNG CROYDON RESIDENTS

Children and young people can keep cool and get active this summer with free swimming sessions at Croydon’s five Better Leisure Centres.

If you are 16 or under and live in the borough of Croydon, you can enjoy free access to Swim for All sessions between 24th July and 2nd September.

Croydon residents can access this offer during public 'Swim for All' sessions at the following Better lesiure centres: 

Waddon Leisure Centre

Purley Leisure Centre

New Addington Leisure Centre

Thornton Heath Leisure Centre

South Norwood Leisure Centre

 

SIGN UP NOW

Your Better Junior Free Swim Pay & Play membership is now available online.  

Please click on the link and follow the sign up instructions outlined below.

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Free public swimming sessions will be available across all five swimming pools in Croydon from Wednesday 24th July 2019.

Please check your local Better Leisure Centre's Pool Timetable for information on available Swim for All sessions.

SIGN UP INSTRUCTIONS

Please use the below steps to sign up to your Better Junior Free Swim membership.

  1. Click on the Sign Up Now icon located below and above.
  2. Enter your location and select your preferred leisure centre
  3. Select junior and under choose your plan select Pay&Play
  4. Select Better Junior Free Swim.
  5. Having selected your Better Junior Free Swim you will be directed to complete your registration and to pay for the £2 membership card.
  6. After registration is complete you will shortly receive an email confirming your membership number. The email will also contain other useful information in relation to your Better Junior Free Swim Pay & Play membership.
  7. Once you have received your membership number, visit your local Better leisure centre in Croydon to collect a printed membership card.

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SWIM SAFETY RULES

  • Under 8’s and non-swimmers under 16 must be accompanied by a competent adult swimmer
  • No more than two under 8’s or non-swimmers under 16 to each competent adult swimmer
  • The competent adult swimmer must actively supervise under 8’s and non-swimmers under 16
  • Under 8’s and all non-swimmers must remain in shallow water
  • We strongly recommend under 8’s and all non-swimmers use armbands and/or an appropriate buoyancy aid.

Advice to adult non-swimmers

  • It is recommended that non-swimmers over the age of 16 are accompanied in the water by a competent adult swimmer