Pools on the Park timetable

User guide

Visiting the Pools on the Park pools

What to know before your arrive to Pools on the Park:

  • Only those who have pre-booked a swim session may visit the outdoor, main or teaching pool
  • Please do not access the building via the main reception
  • From Thursday 24 September 2020, all of our Sports and Fitness Centres will be operating NHS Test and Trace, as per Government legislation. When visiting our centres, we encourage you to scan the NHS QR code and you will be asked to provide your name and contact details so you can be notified if you have been exposed to the virus
  • Access the outdoor pool externally by walking around the left side of the building (left of Café)
  • Arrive "beach ready" and wearing your swimming costume
  • The changing rooms and internal shower facilities will be closed Outdoor toilets and outdoor poolside shower available for use
  • You may only use the Outdoor pool and cannot swim in the Training or Main pools
  • 45 minute swim session followed by 15 minutes to change and vacate the site
  • Water temperatures in our pools are as follows:
    • Outdoor Pool - 24 degrees
    • Teaching Pool - 31 degrees
    • Main Pool - 28 degrees

Outdoor Pool

Only those who have pre-booked a swim session may visit the outdoor pool.

Monday to Friday Winter Programme - valid from 1 October 2020 (pdf, 96 kb).

Saturday and Sunday Winter Programme - valid from 1 October 2020 (pdf, 101 kb).

Teaching Pool 

Only those who have pre-booked a swim session may visit the Teaching pool.

The teaching pool will be divided into thirds and a maximum of 5 family members may book a third of the pool per session.

Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied in the water at all times by a responsible adult and can only swim in the Teaching pool. 

You may only use the Teaching pool and cannot swim in the Main or Outdoor pools.

Monday to Friday Winter Programme - valid from 1 October 2020 (pdf, 88 kb).

Saturday and Sunday Winter Programme - valid from 1 October 2020 (pdf. 94 kb).

Gym

You need to have completed a Pre-Exercise Questionnaire and attended an induction session prior to booking any gym session. Please email leisure@richmond.gov.uk if you would like to book an induction.

Only those who have pre-booked a gym session may visit the centre. Please access the building via the main reception and arrive dressed appropriately for your gym session. The changing rooms, lockers and internal shower facilities will be closed. Only toilets facilities will be available for use.

Each session allows for 50 minutes of workout time, followed by 10 minutes for customers to clean/wipe down the equipment they have used, and then to leave the building. You will not be permitted to use the pools as part of this session time.

Monday to Friday timetable

  • 6.30 to 7.30am
  • 7.30 to 8.30am
  • 8.30 to 9.30am
  • 9.30 to 10.30am
  • 10.30 to 11.30am
  • 11.30 to 12.30pm
  • 12.30 to 1.30pm
  • 1.30 to 2.30pm
  • 2.30 to 3.30pm - Closed for deep cleaning
  • 3.30 to 4.30pm
  • 4.30 to 5.30pm
  • 5.30 to 6.30pm
  • 6.30 to 7.30pm
  • 7.30 to 8.30pm
  • 8.30 to 9.30pm

Saturday and Sunday timetable

  • 7.30 to 8.30am
  • 8.30 to 9.30am
  • 9.30 to 10.30am
  • 10.30 to 11.30am
  • 11.30 to 12.30pm
  • 12.30 to 1.30pm
  • 1.30 to 2.30pm
  • 2.30 to 3.30pm - Closed for deep cleaning
  • 3.30 to 4.30pm
  • 4.30 to 5.30pm
  • 5.30 to 6.30pm
  • 6.30 to 7.30pm
  • 7.30 to 8.30pm

Pools on the Park Studio

Only those who have pre-booked a class may visit the centre. Access the building via the external studio entrance doors (follow service road on right hand side of building - directional signs will be in place). 

Arrive dressed appropriately for your class. The changing rooms, lockers and internal shower facilities will be closed. Only toilets facilities will be available for use 

Each class will include time for  customers to clean/wipe down any equipment they have used  and then to leave the building. You will not be permitted to use the pools or gym during your visit.

Provisional class timetable

View our new Studio class programme - valid from 14 September 2020.

Updated: 7 October 2020