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Swimming Pool

 

The swimming pool is 20 metres long and 8 metres wide, with a depth of 0.7m at the shallowest point to 1.7m in the deep end.

In addition to serving the needs of Allestree Woodlands School during term-time, the pool also provides a range of swimming and water-based activities to the local community, particularly for babies, children, young people and senior citizens.

To keep our pool as clean as possible, all swimmers are recommended to wear swimming hats.

 

Public Swimming Sessions

 

Day Times Session Type
Monday 7.00am till 8.30am Public Lane Swimming
3.30pm till 4.15pm Public Lane Swimming and Aquafit
Tuesday 7.00am till 8.30am Public Lane Swimming
3.30pm till 4.15pm Public Lane Swimming
7.30pm till 9.30pm Public Lane Swimming
Wednesday 7.00am till 8.30am Public Lane Swimming
3.30pm till 4.15pm Public Lane Swimming
Thursday 7.00am till 8.30am Public Lane Swimming
3.30pm till 4.15pm Public Lane Swimming 
8.15pm till 9.30pm Public Lane Swimming
Friday 7.00am till 8.30am Public Lane Swimming
Saturday 8.00am till 9.00am Public Lane Swimming
9.00am till 10.00am Family Splash Session

 

Public Sessions Details

 

Lane Swim

Swim at your own pace in, or alongside the dedicated swimming lanes. Aimed at adults, although supervised and competent junior lane swimmers are allowed

 

Aquafit

Add water to your workout - all the benefits of land based aerobic exercise in the pool. Easy on your joints, yet tones your muscles. Great if you need to lose weight or have limited mobility. Suitable for all ages and abilities.

 

Family Splash Session

Bring friends and family, and have fun with floats and toys in the splash session. Ideal for all ages and abilities.

 

Child Admission Policy

At the Pool, we have the following safety ratio for children aged 7 years and under during any public session.

1 responsible adult : 2 Children aged 7 years and under - Maximum

A responsible adult is defined as the child's parent/carer or a responsible person aged 16 years and over. The responsible adult must go in the water with the children in their care and must stay with them at all times.

Pool Programme is subject to change without notice | Normal Public sessions continue as normal during school holidays unless otherwise stated | Swimming Pool is closed during on all bank holidays for public sessions.

 

Swimming Pool Prices

 

Adult Swim £3.00
Adult Swim Pass (10 swims plus one free) £30.00
Junior Swim £2.50
Junior Swim Pass (10 swims plus one free) £25.00
Aquafit Session (45 minutes) £3.50
Pool Party (see section below for more information) £80.00


 

Swimming Lessons

 

We have a number of different swim schools using the pool for lessons. Contact them directly for prices, times and availability.

Swim School Contact Telephone Number Times
Lane 1 Swim School Ken  07969 439 037 Monday to Friday Afternoon/Evenings and Saturday Mornings
Derby Dolphins Swimming School Geoff  01332 550692 Friday Afternoon
Sharky’s Swimmers Anna  07773 720718 Sunday Morning/Afternoon
Different Strokes Swim School Sarah  07793 150129 Saturday Afternoon
Adult Swimming Lessons Alison  07528 950722 Various
Puddleducks Derbyshire (Baby/Pre-school) Cate  01332 605729
Waterbabies (Baby/Pre-school) Martin 01636 815567
Waterbugs (£10 per lesson)(Baby/Pre-school) Ken  07969 439 037

 

In the interest of hygiene, overshoe dispensers are located by the changing room entrances and MUST be used before entering the changing rooms or poolside.

 

Splash Party in the Pool

 

Invite up to 32 people to a pool splash party.

First hour in the pool with toys and floats, second hour for food and party games in our pre-decorated party area.

Available Fridays from 6.45pm, Saturdays from 4.30pm and Sundays from 3.30pm. 

Cost £80.00 per party. (£30 Deposit and £50 payable on the day)

Adult to Children ratio must be adhered to during splash parties - 1 Adult = 2 Children aged 7 years or younger | Deposit required at time of booking | Subject to Pool availability

 

Easter Holiday Pool Programme

 

Day Times Session Type
 

Monday 10 April 2017 12noon till 2pm Lane Swim and Family Splash Session 
Tuesday 11 April 2017 11am till 2pm Lane Swim and Family Splash Session 
Wednesday 12 April 2017 11am till 2pm Lane Swim and Family Splash Session
Thursday 13 April 2017 11am till 2pm Lane Swim and Family Splash Session 
Friday 14 April 2017 Closed
Saturday 15 April 2017 8am till 9am Lane Swim

9am till 10am Family Splash Session 
Sunday 16 April 2017 Closed
Monday 17 April 2017 Closed
Tuesday 18 April 2017 10am till 2pm Lane Swim and Family Splash Session 
Wednesday 19 April 2017 10am till 2pm Lane Swim and Family Splash Session 
Thursday 20 April 2017 10am till 2pm Lane Swim and Family Splash Session 
Friday 21 April 2017 10am till 2pm Lane Swim and Family Splash Session 



 

Family Splash Session

Bring friends and family, and have fun with floats and toys in the splash session. Ideal for all ages and abilities.

 

Lane Swim

Swim at your own pace in, or alongside the dedicated swimming lanes. Aimed at adults, although supervised and competent junior lane swimmers are allowed

 

Adult to Children ratio must be adhered to during all public sessions | Pool Programme is subject to change without notice | Normal Public sessions continue as normal during school holidays unless otherwise stated

Summer Half Term Pool Programme

 

Day Times Session Type
 

Monday 29 May 2017 Closed
Tuesday 30 May 2017 10am till 2pm Lane Swim and Family Splash Session 
Wednesday 31 May 2017 10am till 2pm Lane Swim and Family Splash Session 
Thursday 1 June 2017 10am till 2pm Lane Swim and Family Splash Session 
Friday 2 June 2017 10am till 2pm Lane Swim and Family Splash Session 



 

Family Splash Session

Bring friends and family, and have fun with floats and toys in the splash session. Ideal for all ages and abilities.

 

Lane Swim

Swim at your own pace in, or alongside the dedicated swimming lanes. Aimed at adults, although supervised and competent junior lane swimmers are allowed

 

Adult to Children ratio must be adhered to during all public sessions | Pool Programme is subject to change without notice | Normal Public sessions continue as normal during school holidays unless otherwise stated

 

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ with AED)

 

RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification is the most widely recognised lifeguard qualification in the UK. Course content will cover the lifeguard, the swimming pool, supervision, intervention, water rescues, CPR and First Aid. All course material and assessment included.

100% attendance is required for the whole course

Course 1

Day Times
 

Monday 31 July 2017 9am till 6pm  
Tuesday August 2017 9am till 6pm  
Wednesday August 2017 9am till 6pm
Thursday August 2017 9am till 6pm  
Friday August 2017 9am till 6pm
Saturday August 2017 10am till 2pm Assessment Day



Course 2

Day Times
 

Sunday 22 October 2017 12noon till 8pm  
Monday 23 October 2017 9am till 6pm  
Tuesday 24 October 2017 9am till 6pm
Wednesday 25 October 2017 9am till 6pm  
Thursday 26 October 2017 9am till 6pm
Friday 27 October 2017 9.30am till 3pm Assessment Day



Requirements: All candidates must be minimum of 16 years old and a competent swimmer. You must be able to complete the following Pre-Requisites, Jump / dive into deep water, Swim 50 metres in less than 60 seconds, Swim 100 metres continuously on front and back in deep water, Tread water for 30 seconds, Surface dive to the floor of the pool and Climb out unaided without ladder / steps. You will need to bring swimwear, tshirt and shorts to wear during the pool session and provide enough food and drinks for the duration of the day. Light refreshments available on site.

Costs: £220.00 (£60.00 payable at the time of booking, £160.00 payable 2 weeks prior to first course day)

How to book: Complete a booking form and pay deposit of £60.00 at Swimming Pool reception (Cash or Cheque only)

This course is subject to a minimal enrollment to go ahead

 

STA Level 2 Award in Swimming Teaching

 

When: Monday 10 April 2017 - Thursday 13 April 2017 - 10.30am - 6.30pm each day

Cost: £290

Please contact Anna Bentley (STA Tutor) for more information regarding this course by telephone on 07773 720 715 or by email at sharkysswimers@hotmail.co.uk

 

We regularly have external tutors run Swimming Teacher courses at Woodlands Sport and Leisure, please speak to the Deputy Sports Operations Manager for future course dates.

 

ASA Level 1 Swimming Assistant or Level 2 Swimming Teacher

 

When: Monday 10 April 2017 - Saturday 15 April 2017 - 10.00am - 4.00pm each day approx

Cost: Level 1 £250 or Level 2 £550 (L1 and L2 £750)

Please contact James Lovatt at StreamlinED for more information regarding this course by telephone on 07769 271 571 or by email at james@streamlin-ed.co.uk.

 

We regularly have external tutors run Swimming Teacher courses at Woodlands Sport and Leisure, please speak to the Deputy Sports Operations Manager for future course dates.

 

Swimming Pool Contact Details

 

Telephone: 01332 555904

Email: the.pool@woodlands.derby.sch.uk