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!

Be sure to check our Pool Policy for ratio's in the pool and important information: Pool Policy


Pool Programmes 




Pontypool Active Living Centre 

Learner Pool and Hydroslides are currently closed.


Term Time Timetables:

View Main Pool timetable




Fairwater Leisure Centre:

This site is currently still closed. 



Cwmbran Stadium 


View Cwmbran Stadium Term Time Timetable




BRAND NEW Family Swim sessions

We're excited to bring you our new and exclusive private hire swim sessions for your family and/or extended household bubble!

You can book an hour private pool hire for your family and/or extended household (max 10 people) and have access to exclusive changing areas, all for ONLY £25 for the hour!

Click here for full details: Family Swim Sessions


Free Swimming for U17'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. 


Senior Swim Cards 

Our Senior Swim Cards are available to people over the age of 60 and would allow access to all Public & Lane Swims, plus 4 Swimming Lessons per month. These are just £15 per month and are issued on the 1st of each month.


Swimming Lessons

We are currently waiting for further guidance from the welsh government before we can start back our lesson programme.  With this in mind, we are currently holding a waiting list ready to allocate places as soon as they are available.   If you would like to add your child's details onto our waiting list, please send over their full name, date of birth and best contact telephone number to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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 competitive swimming with our partners Torfaen Dolphins & Cwmbran Otters.


We also offer our Swimming Lesson programme to be delivered through the medium of welsh. We currently have availability 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;


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

Junior Monthly Swim Card

(Unlimited Public Swimming for under 17's)



Under 1's swim for FREE

TLC - Price with a Torfaen Leisure Card