UNDER 17s SWIM FOR FREE DURING SCHOOL HOLIDAYS AND OVER 60s SWIM FOR FREE ALL YEAR ROUND!

Free Swimming is available for under 17s during any 'Swim for All' session at Better leisure centres across Manchester during school holidays.

If you're aged 60+, you can swim for free all year round in 'Swim for All' sessions.

 

HOW TO REGISTER FOR FREE SWIMMING

 

  • To be eligible for free swimming you must be aged 16 or under, 60 or over and live in Manchester.
  • Proof of age and residency is therefore required at the time of registration. Proof of age could include a bus pass, passport, birth certicate

  • Proof of residency could include a utility bill, such as your family’s Council Tax bill.

If you can provide all of this then all you need to do is apply for your free MCRactive card. You can apply online using the link below or if you prefer, you can apply in person at any of our leisure centres.

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WHAT SESSIONS ARE INCLUDED

As part of either scheme you can access our public swimming sessions titled 'Swim for All' on our pool timetables. This is school holidays only for Juniors but all year round for ages 60+

At Manchester Aquatics Centre free swimming for Juniors during school holidays is available from 9am to 12noon only.

You can check below for the times that 'Swim for All' sessions run.

Swimming lessons, water workout sessions and other instructor-led sessions are not included.

WHICH POOLS CAN I SWIM FOR FREE IN

Free Swimming sessions take place at various Better Leisure centres across Manchester. The links below will take you to the timetable page for the centres listed.

Arcadia Library & Leisure Centre VIEW TIMETABLE
   
 Manchester Aquatics Centre VIEW TIMETABLE
   
 Abraham Moss VIEW TIMETABLE
   
Moss Side (reopens late 2018) VIEW TIMETABLE
   
North City VIEW TIMETABLE
   
East Manchester Leisure Centre VIEW TIMETABLE
   
Hough End Leisure Centre VIEW TIMETABLE
   
Wythenshawe Forum VIEW TIMETABLE

 

Holiday Activities

We have a whole host of activities going on to keep children entertained during the school holidays. From swimming to football to karate. Take a look and give something new a go!