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The Louisa Centre pool


Laps, lessons, floats and fun - swim at our two pools and enjoy time in the water.

Swimming timetable

See our timetable below for the week ahead. You can filter by activity or pool, and you can select another date in the future. To print the timetable for a day, select the 'Print this page' button at the bottom of the page. 

The timetable is subject to change, and swim times may be disrupted due to activity set up.

Pool closures this month

There are no planned for December. See our future pool closures information for closures after this month.

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Times for Friday 13 December 2019

Day
Time
Activity
Pool
Friday
5.30am - 7.30am
Performance Academy
Main pool
Friday
8.00am - 10.00am
General swim
Main pool
Friday
10.00am - 11.00am
Over 50's swim
Main pool
Friday
11.00am - 12.00pm
Disability swim
Main pool
Friday
11.00am - 12.00pm
Gentle aqua
Main pool
Friday
12.00pm - 4.00pm
General swim
Main pool
Friday
12.00pm - 1.00pm
General swim
Small pool
Friday
3.30pm - 6.30pm
Learn to swim
Small pool
Friday
4.30pm - 6.30pm
Performance Academy
Main pool
Saturday
6.00am - 10.00am
Performance Academy
Main pool
Saturday
8.00am - 10.00am
Lane swim
Main pool
Saturday
10.00am - 3.45pm
General swim
Main pool
Saturday
12.00pm - 2.30pm
General swim
Small pool
Saturday
2.45pm - 3.45pm
Fun session
Small pool
Sunday
8.00am - 4.00pm
General swim
Main pool
Sunday
8.00am - 12.00pm
Swimming Club
Main pool
Sunday
9.00am - 3.00pm
General swim
Small pool
Monday
5.30am - 7.30am
Performance Academy
Main pool
Monday
8.00am - 10.00am
General swim
Main pool
Monday
9.30am - 10.30am
Little Ducklings
Small pool
Monday
10.30am - 1.00pm
General swim
Small pool
Monday
11.00am - 3.00pm
School swim
Main pool
Monday
2.30pm - 3.30pm
General swim
Small pool
Monday
3.30pm - 6.30pm
Learn to swim
Small pool
Monday
4.00pm - 6.30pm
Performance Academy
Main pool
Monday
6.30pm - 7.30pm
General swim
Small pool
Monday
6.30pm - 7.30pm
Ladies swim
Main pool
Monday
7.30pm - 8.30pm
General swim
Main pool
Tuesday
5.30am - 7.30am
Performance Academy
Main pool
Tuesday
8.00am - 11.00am
General swim
Main pool
Tuesday
9.30am - 11.30am
Learn to swim
Small pool
Tuesday
10.00am - 11.00am
Over 50's swim
Main pool
Tuesday
11.00am - 12.00pm
Aqua fit
Main pool
Tuesday
11.30am - 3.30pm
General swim
Small pool
Tuesday
12.30pm - 6.30pm
General swim
Main pool
Tuesday
1.00pm - 3.30pm
School swim
Main pool
Tuesday
3.30pm - 6.30pm
Learn to swim
Small pool
Tuesday
6.30pm - 7.30pm
General swim
Small pool
Tuesday
6.30pm - 7.00pm
Tidal
Main pool
Tuesday
7.00pm - 8.00pm
General swim
Main pool
Tuesday
8.00pm - 9.00pm
Masters swim
Main pool
Wednesday
7.15am - 10.00am
General swim
Main pool
Wednesday
12.00pm - 1.00pm
General swim
Small pool
Wednesday
12.00pm - 1.00pm
Gentle aqua
Main pool
Wednesday
1.00pm - 2.00pm
Gentle aqua
Main pool
Wednesday
2.30pm - 3.30pm
Little Ducklings
Small pool
Wednesday
3.30pm - 6.30pm
Learn to swim
Small pool
Wednesday
4.00pm - 6.30pm
Performance Academy
Main pool
Wednesday
6.30pm - 8.00pm
Adult swim
Main pool
Wednesday
6.30pm - 7.30pm
General swim
Small pool
Thursday
7.15am - 10.00am
General swim
Main pool
Thursday
10.00am - 11.00am
Aqua fit
Main pool
Thursday
11.00am - 4.00pm
General swim
Main pool
Thursday
12.00pm - 1.00pm
General swim
Small pool
Thursday
3.00pm - 3.30pm
General swim
Small pool
Thursday
4.00pm - 6.00pm
Performance Academy
Main pool
Thursday
6.00pm - 8.00pm
General swim
Main pool
Thursday
6.30pm - 7.30pm
General swim
Small pool
Thursday
8.00pm - 9.00pm
Masters swim
Main pool

Swim prices and activities

 Monthly payment
Standard 12 month Direct Debit contract£26.00
Standard non contract (pay monthly)£36.00 plus £20.00 joining fee
Annual paid in full£312.00
Concession 12 month Direct Debit contract£17.00
Concession annual paid in full£204.00
Corporate 12 month Direct Debit contract£21.50

Membership includes:

  • Free 1:1 personal programme
  • Free sauna and steam where available
  • £1 swimming Freeman's Quay, Spennymoor, Newton Aycliffe and Teesdale leisure centres
  • Discounted group exercise classes at Freeman's Quay, Spennymoor, Newton Aycliffe, Shildon- Sunnydale and Teesdale leisure centres

Aqua classes

View our swimming pool timetable for Aqua classes details. If you attend regularly you could save with a Swim and Fitness class membership

ClassPrice
Aqua classes (30 Minutes) - non thrive card holder / thrive card holder / concession£4.20 / £3.20 / £2.70
Aqua classes (45 minutes) - non thrive card holder / thrive card holder / concession £5.50 / £4.50 / £3.60
Aqua classes (60 minutes) - non thrive card holder / thrive card holder / concession£6.50 / £5.50 / £4.20

Family swim sessions

Fun session

Age range: under 8's

Toys, rafts and floats are in the pool to create a splashing time for children to enjoy during fun sessions.

Cost: Normal admission charges apply

Little Ducklings

Age range: 0-5 years

Help your baby or toddler develop their confidence, including toys for lots of fun.

Cost: £4.00

Learn to swim 

From babies to adults it's never too early or late to join our Time to swim swimming programme. Prices start from £50 for 10 sessions, which includes unlimited swimming so you can practice what you learn as much as you want.

Children's parties

Splash into your birthday with a pool party - visit our parties page to find out more.

Pool information and facilities

  • Large (25m) pool, depth 1m to 3m
  • Small pool 920m), depth 0.5 to 1m
  • Male and female changing rooms
  • Mixed swimming changing rooms
  • Hairdryers (additional charge applies)
  • Lockers £.100 refundable
  • Disabled changing room
  • Disabled access throughout the building
  • Family changing room
  • Cafe
  • Baby change
  • Swim items for sale

General swimming pool admissions policy

Your family's safety is a top priority. Children under eight years must be accompanied by an adult in the water and changing rooms during public swimming sessions. You must also supervise children taking into account their swimming ability and the water depth. We operate an admissions policy to ensure a safe environment for everyone:
 

Age   No of Adults (16yrs+)     Maximum number of children per supervising adult (16yrs+)            
0-311
4-712
8N/AMay swim unaccompanied


The following will be refused entry to the pool (or possibly to the whole building at the discretion of the Operations Manager on duty);

  • Any child who is, or appears to be, under the age of 8 years who is, or appears to be, unaccompanied by a responsible person 16 years or over.
  • Any child under the age of 8 years who is accompanied only by someone who is or appears to be under 16 years.
  • Any child under the age of 8 years who is accompanied by someone deemed not to be a responsible person
  • Those who are, or are suspected to be, under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Persons barred from the pool/building for previous misdemeanours
  • Anyone deemed unfit to swim for health reasons
  • Anyone without an adequate and decent swim wear
  • Anyone who is abusive / violent on arrival
  • Any person at the discretion of the operations /duty officer or the aquatics coordinator
  • Anyone without a valid swim ticket or membership

Future pool closures

Our pools will be temporarily closed for events on these dates. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Date

Area

Time closed

Saturday 11 January 2020Both poolsAll day
Sunday 12 January 2020Both poolsAll day
Sunday 19 January 2020Main pool onlyAll day
Monday 10 February 2020Main pool only9.00am until 12.00pm
Saturday 7 March 2020Both poolsAll day
Sunday 8 March 2020Both poolsAll day
Saturday 14 March 2020Both poolsAll day
Sunday 15 March 2020Both poolsAll day
Friday 20 March 2020Main pool only8.00am until 4.00pm
Saturday 21 March 2020Both poolsAll day
Sunday 22 March 2020Both poolsAll day
Saturday 6 June 2020Both poolsAll day
Sunday 7 June 2020Both poolsAll day
Saturday 27 June 2020Both poolsAll day
Sunday 28 June 2020Both poolsAll day
Saturday 3 October 2020Both poolsAll day
Sunday 11 October 2020Main pool onlyAll day
Sunday 18 October 2020Both poolsAll day
Sunday 15 November 2020Main pool only12.00pm until 5.00pm
Saturday 5 December 2020Both poolsAll day
Sunday 6 December 2020Both poolsAll day
Contact us
Louisa Centre
03000 262 444
Our address is:
  • Front Street
  • Stanley
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH9 0TE
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