Pool programme

Lane swimming at Derby Pools

Please see the noticeboard for pool programme updates and Bank Holiday opening times. 

COVID-19 update - swim options

For current social distancing safety, on opening our programme will be limited. This is to ensure we can provide supervised distancing for your safety while you are swimming. As we follow governing body advice, we will access and re-visit our programme in the future.  

Queen's Leisure Centre have updated their programme to include lane swimmingfamily swimming and Atlantis Splash

The sessions will need to be pre-booked in advance through online booking or by calling 01332 641444. 

Booking conditions apply, activities can be booked up to 14 days in advance. 

Please visit our pool programme page for session times and days. 

Sessions will be 40 minutes. 

Pool programme to start Mon 3 August. 

For our first stage of opening swimming sessions will include:

  • Lane swimming
  • Aqua classes 
  • This girl can - women only sessions
  • Learn to Swim (starts 27 July)

We will be introducing more swim sessions over the next few months as we review the programme.

Book a swim session online

In-line with COVID-19 requirements all activities have to be booked in advance. This ensures your safety by allowing social distancing by regulating numbers and also allows time to clean areas prior to the next session starting. 

We recommend the best way to book is by online bookings, but you can also book by telephone.

Telephone lines will open from 24 July.

Email: leisure@derby.gov.uk

Swimming Programme

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Time Session Level Location Book
8am - 12noon Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
8:30am - 1pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
9am - 2pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
2pm - 3pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
3pm - 3:45pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool Book
3:30pm - 4:30pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
Time Session Level Location Book
8am - 12noon Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
8:30am - 1pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
9am - 2pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
2pm - 3pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
3pm - 3:45pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool Book
3:30pm - 4:30pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
Time Session Level Location Book
8am - 12noon Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
8:30am - 1pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
9am - 2pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
2pm - 3pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
3pm - 3:45pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool Book
3:30pm - 4:30pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
Time Session Level Location Book
8am - 12noon Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
8:30am - 1pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
9am - 2pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
2pm - 3pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
3pm - 3:45pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool Book
3:30pm - 4:30pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
Time Session Level Location Book
8am - 12noon Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
8:30am - 1pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
9am - 2pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
2pm - 3pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
3pm - 3:45pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool Book
3:30pm - 4:30pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
Time Session Level Location Book
8am - 12noon Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
8:30am - 1pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
9am - 2pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
2pm - 3pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
3pm - 3:45pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool Book
3:30pm - 4:30pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
Time Session Level Location Book
8am - 12noon Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
8:30am - 1pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
9am - 2pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
2pm - 3pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
3pm - 3:45pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool Book
3:30pm - 4:30pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
Time Session Level Location Book
8am - 12noon Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
8:30am - 1pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
9am - 2pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
2pm - 3pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
3pm - 3:45pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool Book
3:30pm - 4:30pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
Time Session Level Location Book
8am - 12noon Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
8:30am - 1pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
9am - 2pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
2pm - 3pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
3pm - 3:45pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool Book
3:30pm - 4:30pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
Time Session Level Location Book
8am - 12noon Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
8:30am - 1pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
9am - 2pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
2pm - 3pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
3pm - 3:45pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool Book
3:30pm - 4:30pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
Time Session Level Location Book
8am - 12noon Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
8:30am - 1pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
9am - 2pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
2pm - 3pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
3pm - 3:45pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool Book
3:30pm - 4:30pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
Time Session Level Location Book
8am - 12noon Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
8:30am - 1pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
9am - 2pm Learn to Swim Family Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
2pm - 3pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
3pm - 3:45pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool Book
3:30pm - 4:30pm Atlantis Splash Run Family Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book

Under 8s policy

We operate a policy for ratio admission of children of a certain age with an adult to swim in our pools. 

Teaching Pool
1 adult with up to 2 children under 4 and 1 child aged 5 to 7 years
or
1 adult with up to 3 children aged 5 to 7 years 

Gala Pool
1 adult with up to 2 children under 8 years

Children 8 years and over can swim without adult supervision, depending on their confidence in water and swim ability. 

Swimwear policy 

For all sessions at our swimming pools, you can wear:

  • swimming trunks
  • swimming shorts
  • swimming costume
  • a bikini
  • leggings
  • lycra-based bottoms
  • lycra-based tops - short or long sleeved
  • close fitting cotton t-shirt
  • rash vest, short or long sleeved
  • Burqini/Hijood or other Islamic swimwear
  • knee-length shorts eg. board shorts.

We recommend that all jewellery and piercings are removed whilst swimming.