Summer holiday pool timetable

Summer holidays in Darlington runs from Monday 25 July - Friday 2 September.

On bank holidays the pool will be open for family swimming 10am - 4pm.

Term time timetable

The Dolphin Centre is celebrating 40 years this year, see information on upcoming events

Poolside will be celebrating 40 years of The Dolphin Centre on Friday 2nd September, with a pool party 11am - 3pm, including a live DJ and games, plus prize giveaways throughout the day. Normal admission policy applies. 

Monday

  • 6:30-7:30 bookable 25metre lane swimming 
  • 7:45-8:45 bookable 25 metre lane swimming
  • 9:00-18:30 casual / family swim - no pre-booking available.
    • Toddler Pool 9:00-16:00
    • Diving Boards 10:00-16:30
    • Slides 10:00-15:30
    • 25 Metre lanes available 9:00-18:30
    • Main pool only 17:00-18:30
  • 18:30-19:30 Masters

Tuesday 

  • 6:30-7:30 bookable 25metre lane swimming 
  • 7:45-8:45 bookable 25 metre lane swimming
  • 9:00-17:00 casual / family swim - no pre-booking available.
    • Toddler Pool 9:00-16:00
    • Diving Boards 10:00-16:30
    • Slides 10:00-15:30
    • 25 Metre lanes available 9:00-17:00

Wednesday

  • 6:30-7:30 bookable 25metre lane swimming 
  • 7:45-8:45 bookable 25 metre lane swimming
  • 9:00-18:30 casual / family swim - no pre-booking available.
    • Toddler Pool 9:00-16:00
    • Diving Boards 10:00-16:30
    • Slides 10:00-15:30
    • non-bookable 25 Metre lanes 9:00-18:30
    • Main pool only 17:00-18:30
  • 18:30-19:30 bookable 25 metre lane swimming

Thursday

  • 6:30-7:30 bookable 25metre lane swimming 
  • 7:45-8:45 bookable 25 metre lane swimming
  • 9:00-18:30 casual / family swim - no pre-booking available.
    • Toddler Pool 9:00-16:00
    • Diving Boards 10:00-16:30
    • Slides 10:00-15:30
    • 25 Metre lanes available 9:00-18:30
    • Main pool only 17:00-18:30
  • 18:30-19:30 Masters & bookable 25 metre lane swimming

Friday

  • 6:30-7:30 bookable 25metre lane swimming 
  • 7:45-8:45 bookable 25 metre lane swimming
  • 9:00-18:30 casual / family swim - no pre-booking available.
    • Toddler Pool 9:00-16:00
    • Diving Boards 10:00-16:30
    • Slides 10:00-15:30
    • 25 Metre lanes available 9:00-18:30
    • Main pool only 17:00-18:30
  • 18:30-19:30 bookable 25 metre lane swimming

Saturday

  • 8:00-16:00 casual / family swim - no pre-booking available.
    • Toddler Pool 8:00-16:00
    • Diving Boards 09:30-16:00
    • Slides 09:30-15:30
    • 25 Metre lanes available 8:00-16:00

Sunday

  • 8:00-16:00 casual / family swim - no pre-booking available.
    • Toddler Pool 8:00-16:00
    • Diving Boards 09:30-16:00
    • Slides 09:30-15:30
    • 25 Metre lanes available 9:00-16:00

Booking procedure

We have introduced a booking system for our lane swimming. 

Bookings can be made from 9am, 9 days in advance of activity. 

You can book online. with your Dolphin Centre Card.

Online bookings

Alternatively you can call 01325 406000.

All bookings must be booked and paid for in advanced.

Normal prices apply.