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Swimming Pools

All you need to know about our pools, lessons and activities at Leisure World Colchester.

Leisure Pool


Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 May - The Rapids will be closed due to maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.  

Fitness & Teaching Pool


From Friday 3 May 2019 The Teaching and Fitness Pool will be closed between 1.30pm - 2.30pm due to swimming lessons

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.






Fitness Pool


National Pool Lifeguard Exams - lane availability in the Fitness Pool may be restricted at certain times between 9.00am and 12.00pm

Water Polo Club - restricted lane availability in the Fitness Pool on Tuesday Evenings


Private Hires


*Please note on the following dates there will be no access to the Leisure Pool including to and from Aqua Springs via the Leisure Pool changing areas - apologies for any inconvenience.

 1 May 6.30pm – 8.00pm

 12 June 6.30pm – 8.00pm

26 June 6.30pm – 8.00pm






The Leisure Pool

A firm family favourite all year round! The 13 metre iconic flumes are one of Colchester’s most well known landmarks and provide hours of water-based fun for all of the family.

The Leisure Pool is not bookable.

You can also hire the Leisure Pool for a birthday party.

The Fitness Pool

25 metres long with 6 lanes that are competition standard. During the public swim you can choose your lane – slow, medium or fast.

The Teaching Pool

Ideal for adults and children who are making their first waves. There is also a Spectator Lounge so that friends and family can watch lessons in comfort.

You can also hire the Pool for a birthday party.

Swim School

Comprehensive swimming lessons for adults and children of all ages. You can also book a place on our teaching courses.

Water Fitness Classes

A great way to exercise whilst protecting your joints. Check times, book online and find out about any changes to our Water Fitness Classes.

Zoggs Shop

Located in the Welcome Zone at Leisure World Colchester, the shop stocks the official Zoggs swimwear and accessories.

Browse through a high quality range of swimming goggles, training aids, swimwear and water confidence products available for adults and children.

You can also shop Zoggs swimwear online, by clicking the banner below. 


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