Exercising as a family is essential! and so is having fun!

We have the following family swimming sessions available, which are open for all families to practice skills or simply enjoy the water. Newton Abbot Leisure Centre hosts a learner and main pool and Dawlish Leisure Centre host a main pool only. Our learner pool is for families with under 8 year olds. 

Fun swims 

Come and play with our floats and toys in the pool. If you wish to bring along any small children's toys, please check with reception first that the item is suitable.

Fun swims are 60 minute sessions. Please view our Newton Abbot Leisure Centre or Dawlish Leisure Pool Timetables for session times or download our Teignbridge Leisure app. We recommend arriving 5 minutes prior to the session start time for us to take payment, receive your wristband and for you to get into the changing rooms, store you items in the lockers provided and get ready for your swim - Please shower before entering the pool.  

General swims + lane 

Use the pool to splash and play or practice your swimming. A lane will be available if requested by swimmers. There are no floats and toys available during this session. 

Aqua Tots

Our Aqua Tots session is perfect for parents and their little ones as an instructor will be present if you have any questions or would like tips on swimming or improving your little ones overall swimming ability. 

Parent and Tot

Come along and introduce your toddler to the water. Swimming can also be a great opportunity for you to spend quality time with your child, meaning you can both enjoy these benefits together.

Swim session availability

To see when our fun swims and general swims + lane sessions are available, please visit your centre pool timetables you wish to book or download our Teignbridge Leisure App:

Sessions are included in the Jam Packed Adult, Junior and Aquacize memberships or you can pay as you go. Go all inclusive with a Jam Packed Adult and Junior Membership

Booking your session

Sessions are open for on the day walk in bookings only. Sessions are currently unavailable online or to book in advance. Adults (16+) will be charged the Adult Swim (16+) price for fun swims and general swims + lane and children will be charged 

Visit our price list for sessions costs

Here's what you need to know about our family swim sessions:

  • Sessions are booked on a first-come, first-served basis and are available to both members and non-members.  
  • We recommend arriving a few minutes before the session start time to receive a full hour in the pool. 
  • Sessions are charged per session and at the time of booking.
  • Please remove footwear before entering the changing rooms. 
  • No footwear on the poolside. Please use the lockers provided.
  • No masks, fins or snorkels in the public sessions.
  • Changing rooms, showers and lockers are available. 
  • Please shower before entering the pool. 
  • Supervision of children: A responsible adult 16+ may bring 2children under the age of 8 but only 1 of those children can be under the age of 5. The adult must be in the water with the children at all times.

Pool locations

Newton Abbot Leisure Centre

Highweek Road
Newton Abbot
TQ12 2SH

Tel: 01626 215660

Dawlish Leisure Centre

Sandy Lane

01626 215637

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