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Free Swimming in Hackney

If you're a Hackney resident and aged under 18 or over 60, you can enjoy free swimming at selected locations with a pay and play membership card. Swimming sessions include access to a number of the main and teaching pools, as well as splash deck, flumes and toddler water in the brand new Britannia Leisure Centre.  

Find your nearest pool

Britannia Leisure Centre

Pitfield Street

N1 5FT

Main pool and teaching pool 

Clissold Leisure Centre

63 Clissold Road

N16 9EX

Main pool, teaching pool and toddlers water

King's Hall Leisure Centre

39 Lower Clapton Road

E5 0NU

Main pool and teaching pool

How to purchase a Pay and Play membership

Customers can purchase the play and play membership card online or via the Better UK App. Prices are: 

Under 16’s or concessionary customers can purchase the card for £1.35. This lasts for 1 year and will give free swimming and up to a 30% discount of any other activities in hackney Centres.

Over 16 or non concession the card price is £39.70 for 1 year. 

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Disabled and Carer Access

Disabled customers and registered careers can also swim for free by purchasing a pay and play membership card in any of the above centres. This membership will need to be purchased in centre so head to your nearest centre! 

Careers can access the centres for free when attending to support the person they care for, however they can also swim for anytime with the pay and play card without the person they care for.

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