Family swimming

Family swim

COVID-19 Update -  Nov 2021

Moorways StadiumSpringwood Leisure CentreQueen's Leisure Centre and Derby Arena are now open for activities as outlined in the government's Covid-19 Recovery Roadmap. 

For more recent Covid-19 facility user updates and customer user information, please visit our Leisure Covid-19 Updates web page. 

Remember to book your activities in advance, (up to 14 days) by calling the centre, booking online or by using the Derby Active App

Our pool programme offers plenty of opportunities to swim as a family whether it's for fun, relaxation or to keep fit. 

Family swimming

Public swim 

Use this session to swim at your own pace with or without your family. You will be able to swim up and down the pool or around the outside. This session is ideal for swimmers of all ages and abilities. 

Family Splash 

Come along with your friends or family to enjoy the pool through a fun and easy going session with floats and pool toys. The pool is fully open to you so you can you can play and swim at whatever depth that suits you. 

Adult and Child swim

As a baby, your child can start learning the fundamentals of swimming. Adults with children under 5 years, can come along to our fun Adult and Child sessions. There are toys and floats for the children to enjoy, which helps build their confidence in water.

Atlantis Splash Run

Come and play on our ATLANTIS SPLASH RUN. This amazing new inflatable stretches the length of the Gala pool, with giant obstacles for you to climb, scramble over and thrill seeking slides. The fun is for everyone 5+ years, challenge each other to complete the Atlantis course.

In accordance with new COVID rules the number of users per session has been reduced and all users must follow social distancing rules. Participants must arrive promptly for their session and ‘beach ready’. The Session will operate with a straight run of the course. Every session includes a full safety briefing and buoyancy jacket fitting.

Please be aware there will be no slide during the session for the foreseeable future.

For sessions visit the pool programme. 

Book an Atlantis Splash Run Party!

For everyone's safety please read the Atlantis terms and conditions

  • All users must wear a buoyancy jacket.
  • All users maintain social distancing at all times on the poolside and on the inflatable
  • All users must queue on the designated markers around the outside wall.
  • All Parents to immediately follow children under 8 onto the inflatable.
  • All jewellery and goggles must be removed.
  • Do not dive or jump off the top of the slide.
  • Only two users at a time on the slide.
  • Feet first on the slides only, do not go headfirst.
  • No diving permitted.
  • Session will be paused halfway through to be washed down with pool water.
  • Users must follow all instructions from the lifeguards.
  • Not following the lifeguard instructions will result in you being removed from the session.
  • No spectators are allowed on pool side.
  • No photography is permitted.

 

Under 8s Pool 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  child aged 5 to 7 years
or
1 adult with up to 3 children aged 5 to 7 years 

Gala Pool and Family 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

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