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
  • 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

Outdoor Pool

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

Monday to Friday schedule
Time Lane
7.15 to 8am Lane Swimming (adult only)
8.15 to 9am Lane Swimming (adult only)
9.15 to 10am Over 60's Lane Swimming only
10.15 to 11am* General Lane Swimming
11.15 to 12noon General Lane Swimming
12.15 to 1pm General Lane Swimming
1.15 to 2pm General Lane Swimming
2 to 3.15 Closed for deep cleaning
3.15 to 4pm General Lane Swimming
4.15 to 5pm General Lane Swimming
5.15 to 6pm General Lane Swimming

6.15 to 7pm

Lane Swimming (adult only)
7.15 to 8pm** Lane Swimming (adult only)
8.15 to 9pm*** Lane Swimming (adult only)

* No swimming available  - Aqua class will take place on Thursdays.

** No swimming available – Aqua class will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

*** No session available on Mondays.

Saturday and Sunday schedule
Time Lane
7.15 to 8am* Lane Swimming (adult only)
8.15 to 9am Lane Swimming (adult only)
9.15 to 10am General Lane Swimming
10.15 to 11am General Lane Swimming
11.15 to 12noon General Lane Swimming
12.15 to 1pm General Lane Swimming
1.15 to 2pm General Lane Swimming
2 to 3.15 Closed for deep cleaning
3.15 to 4pm General Lane Swimming
4.15 to 5pm General Lane Swimming
5.15 to 6pm General Lane Swimming

* No session on available on Saturdays.

Main pool

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

Monday to Friday schedule
Time Lane
7 to 7.45am  Lane Swimming (adult only)
8 to 8.45am Lane Swimming (adult only)
9 to 9.45am  Over 60's Lane Swimming only
10 to 10.45am  General Lane Swimming
11 to 11.45am General Lane Swimming
12noon to 12.45pm General Lane Swimming
1 to 1.45pm    General Lane Swimming
1.45 to 3pm  Closed for deep cleaning
3 to 3.45pm General Lane Swimming
4 to 4.45pm General Lane Swimming
5 to 5.45pm General Lane Swimming

6 to 6.45pm

 General Lane Swimming  
7 to 7.45pm Lane Swimming (adult only)
8 to 8.45pm* Lane Swimming (adult only)

   * No session available on Mondays

Saturday and Sunday schedule
Time Lane

7 to 7.45am* 

Lane Swimming (adult only)
8 to 8.45am  Lane Swimming (adult only)
9 to 9.45am General Lane Swimming only

10 to 10.45am

General Lane Swimming
11 to 11.45am General Lane Swimming
12noon to 12.45pm General Lane Swimming
1 to 1.45pm General Lane Swimming
1.45 to 3pm Closed for deep cleaning
3 to 3.45pm General Lane Swimming

* No session on available on Saturdays.    

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, Wednesday and Friday schedule
Time Lane

9.45 to 10.30am

General Swimming
10.4 to 11.30am General Swimming
11.45 to 12.30pm General Swimming

12.45 to 1.30pm

General Swimming
1.30 to 2.45pm Closed
2.45 to 3.30pm General Swimming
3.45 to 4.30pm General Swimming
4.45 to 5.30pm General Swimming
5.30pm Closed
Tuesday and Thursday schedule
Time Lane
11.45 to 12.30pm General Swimming

12.45 to 1.30pm

General Swimming
1.30 to 2.45pm Closed
2.45 to 3.30pm General Swimming
3.45 to 4.30pm General Swimming
4.45 to 5.30pm General Swimming
5.30pm Closed

 

Saturday and Sunday schedule
Time Lane
9.45 to 10.30am General Swimming
10.45 to 11.30am General Swimming
11.45 to 12.30pm General Swimming

12.45 to 1.30pm

General Swimming
1.30 to 2.45pm Closed
2.45 to 3.30pm General Swimming
3.45 to 4.30pm General Swimming
4.45 to 5.30pm General Swimming
5.30pm Closed

Gym

Before you book and attend a gym session, you must have completed an induction. If you haven't, please contact us at leisure@richmond.gov.uk.

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: 15 September 2020