Can children swim for free in Birmingham?

Can children swim for free in Birmingham?

The national free swimming initiative for under-16s and over-60s may have been scrapped but Birmingham residents of all ages can still take the plunge free of charge – thanks to an award winning Birmingham City Council/NHS partnership.

How long is Newbold Comyn swimming pool?


Length 25m
Width 13m
Shallow end 1m

How many leisure Centres are there in Birmingham?

We’ve rounded up the best swimming pools and leisure centres in Birmingham in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 32 Birmingham swimming pools and leisure centres to pick from.

How do I cancel my Birmingham leisure membership?

You can cancel your membership contract in the cooling off period, which is before the first payment is taken from your bank account. You must give at least 28 days notice, in writing, to cancel your contract.

How can I swim for free in Birmingham?

Be Active Memberships

The award winning scheme offers a range of free activities for all Birmingham residents to enjoy. Activities include 1 hour of swimming and 1 hour gym sessions at certain times during the day. To become a member of be active you will need two forms of ID with your name and address on.

How much is swimming in Birmingham?

Birmingham Leisure Trust’s Erdington Baths has great facilities including a 25 metre pool with a smaller pool for the little ones.

Erdington Baths, Birmingham.

Price Passport to Leisure
Adult swim £5.10 £3.10
Junior swim (4-16yrs) £3.20 £1.90
Family swim (2 adults and 3 children) £13.65 £8.00
Under 4s Free Free

Is parking free at Newbold Comyn?

Parking: Free parking. Main car parks at the end of Newbold Terrace East. Smaller car park off Radford Road.

Can you swim in the River Leam?

River Leam, near Victoria Park, Leamington Spa
If you don’t mind driving down to Leamington Spa to enjoy nature’s watery offerings, wild swimmers can access the River Leam by Victoria Park. You’ll often see kids splashing about, along with canoeists, fishermen and rowboats.

Do you have to book to go to Mount Wise swimming pool?

Mount Wise Swimming Pools will be reopening on Monday 2 May. Its 25m main swimming pool will have a maximum capacity of 20 people for lane swimming, as well as its feature pool and paddling pool with a maximum capacity of 24 people. All sessions have to be booked in advance and paid online or via the app.

Where is the swimming pool for the Commonwealth Games 2022?

The Sandwell Aquatics Centre
The Sandwell Aquatics Centre is the only brand-new venue for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. It houses a swimming and diving competition pool and this venue will host more medal events than any other venue.

What does freezing membership mean?

Freezing the membership allows the member to keep their current rate and return without having to sign up again at a different rate. If the annual fee is scheduled within the freeze period, the member will still be held liable for this charge on the scheduled date.

What is be active Birmingham?

Be Active scheme
The award winning scheme offers a diverse range of free activities for all Birmingham residents to enjoy. Activities include swimming, group exercise classes and gym sessions at certain times during the day. To become a member of be active you will need two forms of ID with your name and address on.

Can disabled people get free swimming?

If you are registered disabled, you and your carer can swim for free during off peak times. Just bring proof to your local leisure centre.

How long is Moseley Road Baths?


Length 21m
Width 10m
Shallow end 1m

What is a leisure card Birmingham?

A Passport To Leisure (PTL) card gives you up to 20% off most activities at our council-run leisure centres, Wellbeing Centres and swimming pools. The card also gives you discounts at some museums, theatres and other attractions in Birmingham.

Are there toilets at Newbold Comyn?

The car parking here is free which is a bonus, unfortunately the leisure centre is now closed for modernisation therefore no toilet facilities at the moment. After your walk there is a pub/restaurant called the Newbold Comyn Arms which is great for a drink or coffee.

Can you swim at Ragley Hall?

If you are training for a triathlon, distance swim, or just want to come along and swim in the beautiful lake at Ragley Hall, you can come along and swim in a lifeguarded open water environment.

Can you swim in Symonds Yat?

Follow signs to Symonds Yat West. Follow road 1.5km into village and bear L down steep lane, 100m after Paddocks Hotel, to Ye Olde Ferrie Inn (01600 890 232). Place Categories: River Swims and Wild Swim. Place Tags: dive, paddle, swim and wildswimming.

Is Mount Wise Free?

Fun In The Sun at Mount Wise Swimming Pools!
The facility has fantastic views across the Tamar River into Cornwall and entry is free!

Is the Tinside Lido heated?

The Lido is not heated. At a cost of £3.4 million, the facility was renovated and re-opened to the public in 2005, after it closed in 1992.

Where is the swimming pool for the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham?

Sandwell Aquatics Centre

Location Smethwick, B67 7EP
Operator Sandwell Leisure Trust
Capacity 5,000 (1,000 post Commonwealth Games)
Broke ground January 2020

How warm is the Commonwealth Games pool?

Our pool temperature for the teaching pool is 30 degrees centigrade and the air temperature is 31 degrees centigrade, we are reviewing this to ensure an enjoyable experience for everyone.

What is a freezing fee?

Tuition freeze is a government policy restricting the ability of administrators of post-secondary educational facilities (i.e. colleges and universities) to increase tuition fees for students.

Can I bring a friend to everyone active?

Yes. You need to be registered with us to make a booking so if you haven’t already done so visit the Join Today section and register for your free EveryoneActive Card. Once you have registered you can make bookings as a casual member.

How do I get a Birmingham leisure Card?

You can apply online or make an appointment at your local leisure centre to complete an application form. If you apply online, we’ll email you a temporary membership number. Please make an appointment at your local centre to collect your card.