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A useful guide to local swimming pools in Coventry!

  • 11th July 2013
  • Author: thebestofcoventry .
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By Paul Jones

We all know the dangers of swimming unsupervised outdoors in reservoirs, lakes and canals etc, fortunately here in Coventry there is a choice of swimming pools to help you enjoy the summer in a safe and fun way.

A firm favourite is Coventry Swimming baths at the Coventry Sports & Leisure Centre in the city centre.

With a 25 meter and 50 meter Olympic swimming this is largest swimming facility in Coventry, that offers 'fast lanes' for the more serious swimmer and has a section for the leisure swimmer just looking for a casual fun swim.

For those with a sense of adventure and want to make a splash there is a diving section within the main pool consisting of 1 meter, 3 meter and 5 meter diving boards.

For a truly fun way to keep cool the Coventry Sports & Leisure Centre 'Splash Pool' is perfect for the youngsters.

Featuring slides, rapids, fountains and a bubble bath the Splash Pool is always popular during the school holidays!

For parents and toddlers there is a teaching pool that is used mainly for lessons but is open most weekends for everybody with babies and young children to use.

Coventry Baths Timetables & Prices - Click Here!

Coventry Sports & Leisure Centre, Fairfax Street, CV1 5RY

The 'old' Livingston Baths now Foleshill Sports and Leisure Centre have two swimming pools catering for both fitness and fun swimming.

The recently refurbished swimming baths in Foleshill offer ladies only swimming sessions, swim and aqua fit programmes, inflatable fun for kids alongside splash and swim parties both pools are wheelchair accessible too.

Each pool has separate changing rooms with separate changing facilities for men, women and people with disabilities. Remember to take a £1.00 coin with you for the locker, which is returned after you have finished with the locker.

For Foleshill Swimming pool Timetables - Click Here

Foleshill Sports and Leisure Centre, Livingstone Road, Foleshill, CV6 5AR

Adult only swimming can be found at Tile Hill Wood Leisure Centre on Tuesday and Thursday evenings between 7.00pm and 8.00pm

For general opening times - Click Here!

Tile Hill Wood Leisure Centre, Nutbrook Ave, Tile Hill, CV4 9PW

Located in the south west of Coventry the Xcel Leisure Centre (formerly known as the Midland Sports Centre) has a 25 meter, 6 Lane 'state-of-the-art' Swimming Pool using the latest filter and purification system that ensures the cleanest and safest water in Coventry!

With a host modern facilities including disabled pool lift and even the depth of pool floor can be adjusted the Xcel Leisure Centre offers weekly splash and family aqua fun.

For pool times and admission prices - Click Here.

Xcel Leisure Centre, Mitchell Avenue, CV4 8DY

For outdoor water fun in Coventry the 'Splash & Play' at the War Memorial Park is the perfect choice for children up to 12 years old.

With 36 water jets and 4 other water features including the 'drencher' this is a great place for the kids to cool off during the school holidays in a safe environment.

Find the opening times for the Splash & Play - Click Here

Splash & Play, War Memorial Park, Kenilworth Road, CV3 6PT

All the above swimming baths are accessible by public transport.

For bus times and bus routes around Coventry - Click Here!

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