Free swimming sessions
We offer many free swimming sessions for all children and young people aged under 17 and who live in Oxford. These sessions vary throughout the week and to find out when they run, please refer to your local pool's swimming timetable:
- Barton Leisure Centre, Waynflete Road, Barton, Oxford, OX3 8GA
- Ferry Leisure Centre, Diamond Place, Summertown, Oxford, OX2 7DP
- Hinksey Outdoor Pool, Lake Street, Oxford, OX1 4PZ (April until September)
- Leys Pools and Leisure Centre, Blackbird Leys Road, Blackbird Leys, Oxford, OX4 6JL
A free swim card is required for these sessions and to get one, please speak to the reception staff at your local pool. Once signed up, you can use the card at any of the pools above and on any of the advertised free swimming sessions.
Free swimming lessons
If you receive eligible benefits you can apply for one term of lessons at one of three Oxford City Council swimming pools. You can apply for your course of free lessons by downloading our Free Swimming Lessons leaflet which contains an application form and details of benefits eligible for free swimming lessons credit.
If you have any questions, please email us: [email protected]