Fitness swimming

Male swimmer swimming for fitness

COVID-19 update - swim options

For current social distancing safety, we are operating with a reduced programme. This is to ensure we can provide supervised distancing for your safety while you are swimming.

As we follow governing body advice, and the Government's guidance on activities available in the tier system, our programme will be regularly reviewed.

For up to date advice on activities available please visit Derby Active COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information.

Sessions at Queen's Leisure Centre 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. 

If you're looking to get fit through swimming, whether it's at your own pace or with a more structured session, there are plenty of opportunities in our pool programme.

Fitness sessions 

Please see the terms and conditions on booking these sessions -find out more here.

Lane swim

This is a fantastic session for competent swimmers who want to build-up their swimming skill, whether you are training for your next triathlon or just trying to get in shape.

You must be confident and able to swim in deep water for a prolonged period.

Lane Swim Etiquette

To ensure everyone enjoys their swim, your cooperation is appreciated .

  • Lane capacity - Lane capacity and speed will be indicated on the lane sign, check the lane is not full before entering.
  • Lane Flow - You may be asked by the Lifeguard to change lane when swimming, this is to assist in the flow of swimmers to ensure everyone enjoys their swim.
  • Entering  the pool - When entering the pool lane, wait for a distanced gap between yourself and others.
  • Social distancing - Follow social distancing rules whilst swimming, on pool side and around the centre.   
  • Overtaking - To allow someone to overtake you, stop at the end of a lane and face away from them whilst they pass.
  • Resting - To rest climb out of the pool and use the designated seating area, please do not rest in the water.      
  • If you need any help or have a questions please ask the Lifeguard.

 

Aqua Jog

Effective formats to encourage all fitness levels to use water to improve stamina, style and muscle tone. Learn to use different pool shapes to the max interspersing simple jog type movement with other sports related exercise.  Investigate intervals versus steady state and the benefits of adding both drag and buoyant equipment.

Aqua Fit

Aerobics in the water. Easy on your joints yet tones your muscles. Great if you need to lose weight or have limited mobility. Weights available - ask the instructor.

Aqua Circuits

This style of Aqua Aerobics offers optimal training opportunities for all fitness levels, encouraging gym and land enthusiasts to the pool. The energetic cardio, endurance and power stations and interval sets will challenge and motivate exercisers. Learn a “user friendly” eclectic mix of circuit stations and HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training).

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7am - 7:45am Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
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Time Session Level Location Book
7am - 7:45am Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
7:45am - 8:30am Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
9am - 9:45am Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
12:30pm - 1:15pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
1:30pm - 2:15pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
7:30pm - 8:15pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
Time Session Level Location Book
7am - 7:45am Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
7:45am - 8:30am Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
9am - 9:45am Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
12:30pm - 1:15pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
1:30pm - 2:15pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
7:30pm - 8:15pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
Time Session Level Location Book
7am - 7:45am Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
7:45am - 8:30am Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
9am - 9:45am Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
12:30pm - 1:15pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
1:30pm - 2:15pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
7:30pm - 8:15pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
Time Session Level Location Book
7am - 7:45am Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
7:45am - 8:30am Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
9am - 9:45am Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
12:30pm - 1:15pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
1:30pm - 2:15pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool Book
7:30pm - 8:15pm Lane Swim Fitness Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
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