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Our Swimming Pool is located at the Jubilee Sports Centre on Highfield Campus.  The facility is a 6 lane, 25 metre long pool, with a depth ranging from 1 to 2 metres.

Swimming sessions are available every day of the week. Each session includes lanes for Slow, Medium and Fast swimmers. (Customers wishing to participate in Adult Lane Swimming must be competent swimmers and able to swim confidently at least 25 meters unaided.) We also have a general swim lane where anyone can swim We also offer lessons for children and adults, and 1:1 sessions with a trainer to help you get the most out of your swimming.

Information on the sessions available in the pool can be seen by hovering over the session in the timetable below.

*Southampton Sport has implemented a cashless system, this means that only debit or credit cards are accepted as payment at our facilities. This has profoundly reduced queuing times and enhanced customer service*

Swimming Prices

Membership TypePrices
Student  Included in Membership
Staff Included in Membership 
Public Included in Membership
Sports Pass and Pay As You Go (PAYG) £4.99
PAYG Concession Swim (Over 60 or Disabled) £3.80
Child ( 4 - 15 years-old) £2.50
Adult Swim Pass (16 & Over) - '12 Swims for the price of 10' £49.90 (6 months expiration)
Concession Swim Pass (Disabled or over 60) - '12 Swims for the price of 10' £38 (6 months expiration)


Swim Passes

For regular swimmers there is also a '12 swims for the price of 10' swim pass option available. The swim passes can only be used for general or lane swimming sessions and are valid for 6 months from the date of purchase. Please note that the swim passes are not transferable and no refund will be issued on unused swims after the 6 month expiration date. However we can extend the length of time remaining of swim passes based on medical grounds, and we may require you to produce proof which is satisfactory to us of any of the reasons that you are relying on i.e, a doctors note. Please see the Jubilee Sports Centre reception to purchase a swim pass, proof of age identification may be required on request of purchase.

Swim passes are valid for use of the swimming pool only.

Spectators must stay in the designated areas as informed by the reception or sports staff.


Age restrictions


School Sessions

During School Sessions customers are not permitted to enter the pool changing rooms and must vacate the changing rooms before school sessions start. Customers must leave the pool 15 minutes prior to school bookings and will not be able to gain access to the changing rooms until 15 minutes after the session.


Children Swimming Lessons

The Jubilee Swimming Academy (JSA) offers a wide range of services for children from 4 years old up to 16 years old including: weekly group swimming lessons; swimming crash courses at a range of levels; and individual swimming assessments and programmes. Our lessons cater for all abilities ranging from a non-swimmer to a competitive level swimmer.

For more information check out our Jubilee Swim Academy page here.


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