When the sun is out swimming pools are the places to be during the summer holidays, there can be no better experience than, going swimming!
Cardiff council have a policy of ensuring that school children get every opportunity to learn to swim by making entrance FREE during school holidays, that include half term by the way! As long as you have not reached you 17th birthday and you swim between 10.00am to 4.00pm
It is also an excellent sport for adults, Cardiff Swimming Development do their best to provide an opportunity to learn to swim.
Contact the Swimming Development Team for further details and to find a course suitable for you: 02920 662106
Swimming Pools – Eastern Leisure Centre 02920 796616
Swimming Pools – Fairwater Leisure Centre 02920 552210
Swimming Pools – Llanishen Leisure Centre 02920 762411
Swimming Pools – Maindy Swimming Pool 02920 529230
Swimming Pools – Pentwyn Leisure Centre 02920 549211
Swimming Pools – Splott Swimming Pool 02920 462548
Swimming Pools – Western Leisure Centre 02920 593592
If you are 60 and over and swim outside school holidays then you can also benefit from free swimming in Council swimming pools
The free swimming project is the first of its kind in Europe with the aim of improving the health of the nation.
It’s the Welsh Government that now invests £3.5m in the Free Swimming initiative. It is managed by Sport Wales and partnered by local authorities who deliver it.
Cardiff International Pool
Part of the international sports village this brand new pool does not fall into the free swim category.
Brilliant pool though so well worth the money. It features a 50m Olympic pool with spectator seating for 1000.
The leisure pool has water slides and a lazy river, changing facilities are kept clean with good showers and lockers that take a pound coin. You can use the coin to dry yourself off in the infra red heating booths.
There are fitness facilities that include a 110 station gym and health suite.
There is a Crèche and a Café Bar and the car park is free.
Ask about fitness and personal training.
Cardiff International Pool- Contact details
International Sports Village Cardiff Bay
Olympian Drive Grangetown Cardiff
Swimming pools as part of the International Sports Village website