Swimming at Flitwick Leisure Centre
Lifestyles swimming pools are designed to ensure that whatever your aim is: improving your health, your swimming technique, or just having fun time with the family, at Flitwick Leisure Centre you can do this in a safe, enjoyable and friendly environment.
Swimming offers many health and fitness benefits as 30 minutes of steady paced lane swimming burns over 200 calories – well over 400 in an hour. As the water takes your weight, swimming can be great for those who want low impact exercise such as pregnant women, those who have mobility problems, or who want to protect their joints. Swimming is also great for your heart and your lungs. Because you are using your whole body your heart has to pump blood hard to your arms and legs, helping circulation too.
With early morning swimming, swim in retirement, aquafun, relax & swim and aquatone, swimming@lifestyles is a great way to form friendships and be healthy.
The Big Splash Swimming Offers
The pool programme for our 25m pools and teaching pools are designed so that you will meet like-minded people throughout the day. If you need to brush up on your swimming technique or want your children to learn swimming as a life skill, AquaEd swimming lessons are available. Whether you’re preparing for your summer holidays or want to swim competitively, our swimming lesson programme can help. Flitwick has a successful competitive swimming club- Flitwick Dolphins, which feeds into the district’s Swim Squad.
Flitwick Leisure Centre Pool Timetable
Download the Flitwick Leisure Centre Pool Timetable
Flitwick Leisure Centre has a wide range of programmed sessions for all sectors of the community as well as extensive general public swimming. Further details of the programme can be obtained through Splashpath.com (also available as a free iPhone app download, below) or by downloading the timetable using the link above.
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The school holiday programme will come into effect on the following dates:
- Week commencing 26th May 2014
- Week commencing 28th July 2014 - Week commencing 25th August 2014
(25.8.14 Bank Holiday will operate on a separate timetable - please speak to reception)
- Week commencing 27th October 2014
- Week commencing 22nd December 2014 - Week commencing 4th January 2015
(Ring reception for timetable as Aqua Classes will not be running)
- Week commencing 16th February 2015
AquaEd Swim School
AquaEd is Stevenage Leisure’s successful swimming lesson scheme, teaching thousands of children and adults to swim each week following the Amateur Swimming Association’s National Plan for Teaching Swimming (NPTS).
AquaEd offers a new approach to swimming with the emphasis being on fun and enjoyment. Our teachers spend time interacting with your child to make sure they get the most from each lesson they attend. We reward every effort made no matter how small.
Contact 0300 300 8045 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on our AquaEd Swim School. Alternatvely download the AquaEd leaflet for an introduction to AquaEd incorporating the National Plan for Teaching Swimming.
Access to our swimming pools is a priority so if you are bringing small children or have a disability you can use our pool and changing facilities with ease.
If you have a disability or lack mobility, we have superb accessibility for you.
- A hoist for entry into and out of the pool
- Specially equipped changing areas
- Designated Toilets
If you require extra help please ask a member of staff who will be happy to help you during your visit.
Special Needs (open session)
These sessions run on a Saturday between 16.00 and 17.00 and are for people with special needs and their carers. If you would like more information, please contact reception on 0300 300 8045.