Pool Timetable (School Holidays)

The Dolphin Centre follow Darlington school holiday dates. School Holiday Dates

February Half Term - We will be operating our holiday pool programme from Monday 12th February - Friday 23rd February.

As previously communicated, works are ongoing on the toddler pool area and walkway. This will mean the slides and showers in the toddler pool area will continue to be out of use during this period.  The toddler pool and new features will be available for customers to enjoy Spring 2024.

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Customer Notice

We have scheduled in a photographer on Tuesday 20th February, 9am-1pm who will be taking images across the building. If you do not wish to be in the images please inform the photographer on the day or let a member of staff know.

School Holiday Timetable 2024

Customer notice: our pool hoist for the main pool is currently out of order, if you require a hoist to access the pool we have 2 accessible sessions, please see timetable below for information. 

FAQ's

25m lane swimming

For our 6:30am session locker bands will not be chargeable and available from the basket on entry to the changing village.

We recommend customers book online but can turn up if a space is available during reception opening times.

Bookable 25m Lanes

Day

Times

 

Monday

06:30-07:30

07:45-8:45

 

Tuesday

06:30-07:30

07:45-8:45

 

Wednesday

06:30-07:30

07:45-8:45

19:30-20:30

Thursday

06:30-07:30

07:45-8:45

19:30-20:30

Friday

06:30-07:30

07:45-8:45

19:30-20:30

Saturday

08:00-08:45

 

 

Sunday

08:00-08:45

 

 

 

25m Casual Lanes 

Lane swimming is available during casual swimming times (non bookable) as detailed below:

Day

Times

Monday

09:00-19:30

Tuesday

09:00-16:30

Wednesday

09:00-19:30

Thursday

09:00-19:30

Friday

09:00-19:30

Saturday

09:00-16:00

Sunday

09:00-16:00

Masters

  • Monday 19:30-20:30 (8 lanes)
  • Wednesday 06:30-07:30 (2 lanes)
  • Thursday 19:30-20:30 (4 lanes)

Family Swimming 

  • Monday 09:00-19:30 (Diving boards 10:00-15:00 & 16:30-19:00)
  • Tuesday 09:00-16:30 (Diving boards 10:00-15:00)
  • Wednesday 09:00-19:30 (Diving boards 10:00-15:00 & 16:30-19:00)
  • Thursday 09:00-19:30 (Diving boards 10:00-15:00 & 16:30-19:00)
  • Friday 09:00-19:30 (Diving boards 10:00-15:00 & 16:30-19:00)
  • Saturday 09:00 - 16:00 (Diving boards 10:00-15:00)
  • Sunday 09:00 - 16:00(Diving boards 10:00-15:00)

Accessible Session

Customer notice: our pool hoist for the main pool is currently out of order due to the refurbishment works, if you require a hoist to access the pool we have 2 accessible sessions in the training pool:

  • Thursday 12:00-13:00 (cancelled Thursday 15th February)
  • Saturday 13:00-14:00

Diving boards

  • Monday 10:00-15:00 & 16:30-19:00
  • Tuesday 10:00-15:00
  • Wednesday 10:00-15:00 & 16:30-19:00
  • Thursday 10:00-15:00 & 16:30-19:00
  • Friday 10:00-15:00 & 16:30-19:00
  • Saturday 10:00-15:00
  • Sunday 10:00-15:00

Toddler Pool & Slides

As previously communicated the toddler pool will remain closed for refurbishment in this area which will mean the slides will continue to be out of use during this period.  The toddler pool and new features will be available for customers to enjoy Spring 2024.

Fitness Classes 

GP Swimfit

  • Tuesday 08:00-09:00 (training pool)

Aqua Aerobics

Aqua Aerobics will take place in the training pool during school holidays. 

  • Monday 12:10-12:55
  • Tuesday 12:10-12:55
  • Wednesday 12:10-12:55
  • Thursday 12:10-12:55 (cancelled Thursday 22nd February)
  • Friday 12:10-12:55

Booking procedure 

  • Bookings can be made from 9am, 9 days in advance of activity. 
  • You can book lane swimming online with your Dolphin Centre Card.
  • Alternatively you can call 01325 406000.
  • All bookings must be booked and paid for in advanced.

Online bookings