Swimming

Swimming is a great all-round exercise and has huge health benefits for every member of the family.

 

Whether it's a workout with Aqua Aerobics, Hydroslide Fun with the kids or a quiet relaxing swim ... Torfaen Leisure Trust can offer you all these and more!

  

Pool Programmes 

Pontypool Active Living Centre 

CANCELLATIONS

There will be NO Public Swimming in Pontypool ALC on Saturday 2nd November due to our Annual Spooktacular. We will be back open as normal on Sunday 3rd November. 

 

Term Time Timetables:

View Main Pool timetableView Learner Pool timetableView Hydroslide timetable

 

School Holiday Timetables:

View Main Pool timetableView Learner Pool timetableView Hydroslide timetable

 

 

Fairwater Leisure Centre:

PLEASE NOTE 

There are changes to the pool programmes from the 14th October 2019. For more information regarding these changes and to view the new timetable please click here 

 

View Fairwater Term Time Timetable

 

View Fairwater School Holiday Timetable

 

 

Cwmbran Stadium 

PLEASE NOTE 

There are changes to the pool programmes from the 14th October 2019. For more information regarding these changes and to view the new timetable please click here 

 

View Cwmbran Stadium Term Time Timetable

 

View Cwmbran Stadium School Holiday Timetable

 

 

  

 

SWIM ONLY CARD

We have launched our Swim Only 3 Monthly Card, so if you spend more time in the pool than the gym then this could be perfect for you.

  • You will have unlimited access to all Public Swim sessions at Pontypool Active Living Centre, Cwmbran Stadium and Fairwater Leisure Centre, Plus ALL Lane Swimming and 14+ sessions - That's over 150 hours a week to choose from!

There is NO Direct Debit & NO Contract you just pay; £67 for a 3 month card - That's less than £23 per month

 

 

Free Swimming for U17 & O60's

Funding from the Welsh Government and Sport Wales has supported Torfaen Leisure Trust in giving young people under 17 the opportunity to swim for free during selected times throughout the school holidays. Free swimming opportunities are also available to people over the age of 60 at selected times during Term Time. These schemes encourage people to improve their swimming skills and maintain or improve their fitness levels. See the Pool programmes above for further details.

 

 

Swimming Lessons

Our Learn to Swim Academy is a seamless pathway from baby's first experience in the water to children who are competent swimmers fully equipped to continue with aquatic activities for the rest of their lives.

During every course, children will be continually assessed and working towards outcomes within the pool environment. 

We have a range of options available to get your child swimming! From Starfish at 4 months, to Stanley Pups and Seals at 3 years plus, all the way through our Nofio Academy on to competetive swimming with our partners Torfaen Dolphins & Cwmbran Otters.

 

We also offer our Swimming Lesson programme to be delivered through the medium of welsh. We are currently have availablity on these classes, to book on or get further information please contact our Team on 01633 627100 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Rydym hefyd yn cynnig ein rhaglen Gwersi Nofio trwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg.  Mae gennym leoedd ar y cyrsiau yma ar hyn o bryd, i gadw lle neu am fwy o wybodaeth cysylltwch â’n Tîm ar 01633 627100 neu e-bost This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Our Lessons run most days and evenings for a 10 week block. For further details and bookings please contact us on 01633 627100.

 

Swimming Lesson Enrolments have begun, click here for full information on how to enrol onto our swimming lessons.

We offer an extensive variety of Awards that can be purchased from Reception. 

 

 

One to One Swimming Lessons

Available at all Centres

Swimming is a vital key skill and saves lives.  We understand that everyone learns differently and that some of us need a bit more support. We can offer you the undivided attention of your swimming teacher and develop your skills at a pace thats comfortable for you, enhancing your swimming experience and building your confidence in the water.  These sessions are offered to ANY age and ability.  

All of our lessons are taught by qualified and experienced swimming instructors who will support you to get the best out of your swimming.

For more information contact the Bookings Team on 01633 627100.

 

Junior Lifesaving Classes

Junior Lifesaving Clubs are run from Fairwater Leisure Centre and Cwmbran Stadium. Lessons are available at Pontypool Active Living Centre.

We are giving children who have completed our Nofio Academy the opportunity to move on to our Lifesaving classes. These classes offer life skills and keep children safe near water.

For further information pop into the Centre or contact us on 01633 627100.

 

Adult Lessons

It's never too late to learn to swim, we offer Adult Lessons at Fairwater Leisure Centre and Pontypool Active Living Centre.

Please see below for Swimming Lesson Timetable;

 Swim

Go Swim

For those swimmers who have progressed through the Nofio Academy there are further development routes available including Rookie Lifesaving, Multi Aquatics, Mermaid and Shark Academy and FitSwim.

Torfaen Leisure Trust works closely with Torfaen Dolphins to offer a complete swimming pathway from Starfish classes (as young as 6 months) through to elite performance swimming, including a Disability Swimming Pathway .

We are currently running a FREE Club Link session where children who are at the further end of the Nofio Swim Academy to have the opportunity to book into a FREE session with the Club. 

For young people interested in a more competitive development route contact our Clubs:

Torfaen Dolphins 

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Cwmbran Otters 

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Fun Pool Activities

Besides free swimming and Nofio Swim Academy, Torfaen Leisure Trust offers a large range of activities designed to suit the needs of all ages and all swimming abilities. Some of the fabulous activities on offer include:

  • HydroSlides
  • Aqua Aerobics
  • Pool Parties
  • Paddle Boats
  • Inflatable fun (8-15yrs, must be able to swim 25m and tread water for 30 seconds)
  • Family Fun Sessions
  • Starfish, Stanley Pups and Stanley Seals
  • Over 60 Swimming

 

POOL PRICESNormal PriceLeisure CardJuniorJunior TLCSenior (60+)ConcessionEx Referral
Swim £3.90 £3.55 £2.00 £1.80 £2.90 £2.90 £2.90
Class/Activity £4.50 £4.30 £4.30 £3.30 £3.30 £3.30 £3.30
Hydroslide (PALC) £3.90 £3.55 £2.00 £1.80 N/A £2.90 N/A

 

Under 1's swim for FREE

TLC - Price with a Torfaen Leisure Card