Gateshead has a variety of excellent swimming pools, each offering facilities and sessions to suit a range of needs. Whether you're a family looking for a fun day out, lessons, or a lane to train in, then we have a pool to suit you.
Children under 4 years swim free at all of our pools.
Children's swimming lessons
Pre-school swimming lessons are available for children from 0 – 4 years where they will be taught water confidence and basic movement skills in a safe and fun environment.
Children will progress through eight awards giving them the foundation skills they require to learn to swim.
Children 4 years + will work their way through progressive stages which will teach them competence and confidence in the water, safe swimming, and enjoyment in the water.
How to enrol
To enrol, please call your local lesiure centre or register your interest online.
Register your interest in enrolling