Make a splash at either Havant or Waterlooville Leisure Centres. Each Centre has superb 25m swimming pools as well as a 13m splash pool. The swimming pool at Waterlooville boasts a fantastic 300 capacity seated spectator area and hosts a variety of swimming galas and events throughout the year.

With over 130 hours of public swimming time available across both swimming pools each week you can swim for fun and fitness at a time that suits you. There are also a range of pool based aqua exercise classes at both sites as well as lane swimming and ladies-only sessions.

For the children on the weekends and during the school holidays there are inflatable fun swimming sessions.


Two heated indoor swimming pools .

The main pool at Havant measures 25m x 20m and is graduated from 0.9m at the shallow end to 1.9m at the deep end.

Adjacent to the main swimming pool is a shallow area (0.5m) which is ideal for younger children.

A separate splash pool measuring 13m x 7.4m is also available which is perfect for children under eight years-old. Entry into the water is by steps and the pool graduates to 0.9m at the deep end.

There is a fully equipped changing room and pool hoist for those with additional needs.

There is a pool viewing area for the main swimming pool.


Please note to be able to use the lockers at Waterlooville Leisure Centre, you will need to purchase a padlock for £2.60 or you can bring your own one.

Two heated indoor swimming pools.

The main swimming pool measures 25m x 17m and graduates from 0.9m at the shallow end to 1.8m at the deep end.

A tiered seating area for 300 spectators makes the main swimming pool ideal for watching galas and competitions.

The splash pool is 13m x 9.5m and entry into the water is by steps and the pool graduates from 0.75m to 0.9m.

There is a pool hoist for those with additional needs for the main pool.

Please note the lockers in the changing rooms at Waterlooville Leisure Centre require a padlock to operate. Padlocks are on sale at reception or customers can bring their own.

Swimming Pool Admissions Policy

One adult is restricted to accompanying 2 children under 8. Children under 8 years will only be admitted if accompanied by a responsible adult who must supervise the children in the pool. Children under the age of 4 years must be accompanied into the pool by a responsible adult on a ratio of 1 adult to 1 child. However the ratio becomes 1 adult to 2 children in the event every child under 4 is wearing suitable buoyancy aid.

Buoyancy Aids accepted under this policy are those that fully support the child’s weight in the water and remain secure in and out of the water.
E.g. Arm Bands or Float suits. Buoyancy aides that are hand held are not considered appropriate.

Swim nappies must be worn by the very young and they are on sale at both sites.

Downloadable policy below.

General Pool Information

Both splash pools are maintained at a slightly higher temperature than the main pools making them perfect for babies and younger children.

There are no facilities for spectating when using the splash pools at Havant or Waterlooville Leisure Centre.

It is recommended that your child has their first set of injections before they start swimming - if you have any doubts, consult your midwife or doctor first.

The swimming pools at Havant and Waterlooville Leisure Centres are fully accessible to customers in wheel chairs.

Please note that the swimming pool timetable changes during Hampshire County Council school holidays for both Havant and Waterlooville Leisure Centres.

Upon purchase swimmers will be given a band to wear whist swimming. This is to show pool staff they have paid.

Children Swimming Activities

Inflatable Sessions - The giant inflatable is in the pool for a great fun session for children. On weekends and during the School Holidays (check live timetable for times). Age restrictions apply - Havant & Waterlooville 8+ yrs + to 16yrs. Only £4.00 per child. Please note this session is not included in the free public swimming received by swim school members, it is a separate charged session.

Fun Sessions - A fun sessions with light inflatables in the pool for children to play with. Available during the school holidays at Waterlooville Leisure Centre (check the live timetable for times). Only £3.60 per child.

Swimming Lessons - Expert lessons for babies, toddlers and children.

Fit Swim

A 1 hour aquatic workout with coaching support

Monday 8.00pm - 9.00pm at Waterlooville Leisure Centre

Tuesday 9.30am to 10.30am at Waterlooville Leisure Centre (term time only)

Aimed at all those who wish to include swimming in their fitness/training regime. Each session consists of a warm up, some technique drills and/or strength training and a swim warm down. The session is conducted in 4 lanes with swimmers joining a lane appropriate to their swimming ability/fitness level.

As a minimum swimmers should be capable of around 1000 metres (40 lengths) in an hour and would be looking to progress to 2000+There is opportunity to use all strokes for those who are able but a minimum of 2 strokes is required of which front crawl must be one.



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