Whitworth Swimming Pool

General Covid Rules

  • All sessions will need to be booked in advance.
  • Please come with your swim wear on under your clothes to reduce the time in the changing rooms.
  • There will be no shower facility, again to reduce the time in the changing rooms to allow social distancing and numbers of customers to a minimum in the changing rooms at any one time.
  • Track and trace is in operation, so we will need your contact details upon booking. We also have the government track and trace scanner system in place.
  • On arrival you will have your temperature taken to ensure no risk to staff and other customers. If over 38 degree Celsius, you will be refused entry.
  • You will be required to wear a face mask until you are changed for swimming.
  • All spectators will be required to wear face masks at all times.
  • Only 1 spectator per swimmer.
  • You will be required to sanitise your hands on arrival. Hand sanitisers are placed around the building for your use.
  • Lockers will be available and will have been disinfected.
  • After each session, changing room and equipment will be cleaned in readiness for the next session.
  • Please social distance while on the premises and respect others.
  • Please don't come too early as you may be asked to wait outside until changing rooms are clear.
  • If you need to cancel a session please let us know. Due to limited numbers we would like to fill all slots.
  • If you need to cancel a session please let us know. Due to limited numbers we would like to fill all slots.


Public Lane Adult Swimming

  • You must follow all general rules.
  • Members inc. in membership, non member £4.20
  • Max 20 People per session.
  • This is done in lengths not widths.
  • There will be 1 slow lane and 1 fast lane - Max of 10 in each.
  • No congregating at the end of the lanes. If you need to overtake, please ensure a safe distance.

Lesson Swimming

  • You must follow all general rules.
  • Max 6 People per lesson.
  • Teachers will wear a mask.

Aquafit and Tai Chi

  • You must follow all general rules.
  • Members inc in membership, non member £5
  • Max 20 People per lesson.
  • Teachers will wear a mask.
  • You will be required to leave the pool once the session is over to allow the next session to commence.

Family Fun Swimming

  • You must follow all general rules.
  • £15 per family pod max 6 peopl.e
  • The Pool will be split into 4 segments.
  • Maximum of 6 family members in each segment.
  • 2 of the segments will be in deep water, so all swimmers in these segments must be able to swim a minimum of 2 lengths competently. (if you do book a deep water segment and the pool staff deem any of the swimmers unsuitable they will be required to leave the pool without refund).
  • Learner Pool can be made available on request.
  • Floats and toys will be available if required and disinfected after use.