Swimming

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Swimming is an excellent way to move your body, get fit and feel great. Public swimming pools in South Cambs offer swimming lessons, swimming clubs, group activities and can even host swimming events/parties.

This activity is good for wellbeing because

  • swimming has many mental and physical health benefits;
  • being weightless in water is good for people who have health or mobility issues;
  • it’s fun!

How to contact

Where to go

Cambridge Belfry Hotel & Spa
Back Lane
Great Cambourne
Cambourne
Cambridge
UK

Girton College
Huntingdon Road
Girton
Cambridge
UK

Hauxton Community Swimming Pool
Hauxton Primary School
Jopling Way
Hauxton
Cambridge
UK

Impington Sports Centre
New Road
Impington
Cambridge
UK

Holiday Inn Cambridge
an IHG Hotel
Bridge Road
Impington
Cambridge
UK

Melbourn Sports Centre
Melbourn
Royston
UK

Milton Country Park
Cambridge Road
Milton
Cambridge
UK

Bryony's Swimming Academy
Over
Cambridgeshire
UK

Anglian Leisure Sawston
New Road
Sawston
Cambridge
UK

Public swimming pools:

Impington Sports Centre has an indoor pool. As well as leisure swimming and lane swimming, there are aqua-fit exercise classes and you can hire the pool for parties. There is also a poolside café –  more information here.

Melbourn Sports Centre has an indoor pool – more information & timetable here.

Anglian Leisure Sawston has an indoor pool – more information & timetable here.

Community swimming pools:

Hauxton Community Swimming Pool is available to local residents in the summer months (it is an open air pool). There’s an annual membership fee and some eligibility criteria – find out more on this link.

Private swimming pools for hire:

Girton College (part of the University of Cambridge) has excellent sports facilities including an indoor swimming pool that can be hired outside of term time for events, parties and swimming lessons.  Find out more here.

Spirit Health Club at the Holiday Inn in Impington has a pool, gym and other facilities that aren’t just for hotel residents – find out more find out more here.

The Cambridge Belfry hotel in Cambourne has a swimming pool you can use if you book a spa day or if you join as a health club member. More information here.

Swimming lessons:

Elite Swimming Academy offer private swimming lessons for adults and children at a number of private indoor pools in South Cambridgeshire. Find out more here.

Bryony’s Swimming Academy offers small group swimming lessons to adults and children in Over. Find out more here.

Open water swimming:

There are a number of places you can try open water swimming in South Cambs, but a good place to start is with an organised group. Bookable sessions are available for open water swimming at Milton Country Park. To find out more, check when sessions are running and book a session visit the Milton Country Park website.

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There is a charge for swimming pool admission, pool hire and open water swimming sessions.

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