Wyndley Leisure Centre (8 miles)
Wyndley Leisure Centre
Swimming facilities with diving pool and 1, 3 and 5m diving boards. There are also plenty of options of younger children including a playroom and kiddies' gym programme.
Walsall Gala Baths (9 miles)
Walsall Gala Baths
Competition style pool, 5 metre and 3 metre diving boards, 1 metre spring board, brine pool and children's gym.
Kingstanding Leisure Centre (10 miles)
Kingstanding Leisure Centre
The water flumes and wave machine are a big hit with kids of all ages and the leisure pool provides fun for all the family.
Wolverhampton Swimming Centre (13 miles)
Wolverhampton Swimming Centre
Leisure waters with parasol, air geyser, lagoon burst and bubble area; 2 water slides; lazy river and wave machine.
Hood Park Outdoor Pool (15 miles)
Ashby de la Zouch
Cocks Moors Woods (18 miles)
Cocks Moors Woods
Leisure pool features a wave machine, a 50 metre flume, interactive water features, baby pool and beach entry. Soft play facility and other sporting opportunities also available.
Tudor Grange Sports Centre (19 miles)
Tudor Grange Sports Centre
Standard swimming and teaching facility also with separate diving pool equipped with 1 and 3m springboards and a 5m platform. There are more sporting opportunities besides.
Crystal Leisure Centre (21 miles)
Crystal Leisure Centre
Waves, Rapids, Slides, Waterfalls, Fansprays and many other water features included, plus normalised swimming facilities and lessons too.
The Alton Towers Waterpark (22 miles)
The Alton Towers Waterpark
Boasting hundreds of fantastic interactive water features, from lazy rivers and crazy cannons to the sensational speed of the Master Blaster water rollercoaster, this Caribbean lagoon offers gallons of excitement for kids of all ages, and is open all year round.
Coventry Sports and Leisure Centre (23 miles)
Coventry Sports and Leisure Centre
We are an indoor centre which provides a wide range of activities specifically suited to families - we have two swimming pools (one with flume ride and features), a large sports hall for ball games and racquet sports, a soft play area called Jungle Junction and crÃÂ¨che facilities.
Wyre Forest Glades (27 miles)
Wyre Forest Glades
Leisure pool with wave machine and 2 flumes. There is also a soft play facility on site. A great idea for family days out with the kids.
Leicester Leys Leisure Centre (27 miles)
Leicester Leys Leisure Centre
Facilities include a fun leisure pool with wave machine, two exciting flume rides, children's interactive activity pool plus a dedicated toddler and baby pool.
Severn Centre (29 miles)
Solar panel heated outdoor pool with toddler pools.
Waterworld Stoke (29 miles)
Stoke on Trent
Experience the thrills and spills of the UK's 1st indoor water rollercoaster; plummet through the thunder and lightening in the black hole; speed through the thundering waters of the superflume; turn your world upside down and plunge into the deep blue water of the space bowl!
Dimensions (30 miles)
Stoke On Trent
A tropical water paradise with Dino the 65 metre dragon slide, plus rapids, fountains, spas, whirlpool, cascade pools and lots more!
Droitwich Spa Lido (32 miles)
Droitwich Spa Lido
Heated outdoor swimming pool with a beach area at one end and an integrated fountain, with a dedicated wet-play area besides the main pool.
Beechdale Swimming Centre (33 miles)
Beechdale Swimming Centre
Offering teaching, flume and middle pools plus standard lane swim facilities. Also home to a great indoor play zone.
Congleton Paddling Pool (37 miles)
Congleton Paddling Pool
An outdoor pool for paddling and wading designed for under 11s and open in the summer months with an attendant and toilet facilities. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Worcester Swimming Pool (38 miles)
Worcester Swimming Pool
Child friendly swimming facilities with diving and kids' fun pools. Diving area has 1 and 3m springboards and a 5m platform.
The Quarry Swimming and Fitness Centre (40 miles)
The Quarry Swimming and Fitness Centre
One of the biggest in the county at 33 metres long and has 6 lanes, 3 diving boards, a 50 metre flume and spectator gallery. The outdoor padding pool is available from June until September and is free to use.
Nantwich Outdoor Brine Pool (40 miles)
Nantwich Outdoor Brine Pool
Warmed outdoor brine pool. The outdoor pool is open for the summer season on May - October. Also has indoor pool with teaching pool. The building is currently undergoing a refurbishment with new changing rooms, fitness suite and aerobics studio being built.
Harborough Leisure Centre (41 miles)
Harborough Leisure Centre
Great standard swimming pool but the Tiger Pool comes complete with Octopus slide and interactive water features, waterfalls, squirty fish, water dams and tipping bucket, making it suitable for the whole family.
Water Meadows (41 miles)
Leisure Lagoon features include Wave Machine; 50m Twister Flume; Geysers and Water Cannons; plus Falling Rapids Ride and Fast Drop Flume!
Queens Park Sports Centre (41 miles)
Queens Park Sports Centre
Ride the hipper dipper waterslide 185ft long (bigger than your average flume). Plus 33m pool with diving area for 1, 3 and 5m boards. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do in Derbyshire with kids
South Shropshire Leisure Centre (44 miles)
Teme Ludlow (44 miles)
Swimming facility with diving pool and boards, leisure pools, plus 65m Flume Slide is open at weekends and in school holidays.
Malvern Splash (45 miles)
Features a main pool and a teaching pool with leisure facilities including a beach, flume and wave machine!
Hathersage Open Air Heated Pool (45 miles)
Hathersage Open Air Heated Pool
Uniquely warm water for family swimming throughout the season from March to September. Playground and tennis facilities available.
Woodgreen Leisure Pool (47 miles)
Woodgreen Leisure Pool
50m outdoor swimming pool with flume and outdoor aquasplash area with fun interactive water play.
Millhouses Park (48 miles)
13 hectares of Green Flag Award Winning parkland with Splash! Water Play plus large play park, riverside, woodland and plenty of space to run around.
Corby International Swimming Diving Pool (49 miles)
Corby International Swimming Diving Pool
Feeling adventurous? Enjoy the aquatube flume, Pirate Ship Fun Pool and four springboards (1 to 3m) with a 5m diving platform, as well as many other facilities. Creche also available.
Danes Camp Leisure Centre (50 miles)
Danes Camp Leisure Centre
Facilities include a leisure pool with beach entry, adventure soft play, sports hall, pre school activities, climbing wall and roller skating.
Ponds Forge (51 miles)
Come down and make a splash at Ponds Forge leisure pool! Whizz through the 2 flumes, float along the lazy river or jump through the big waves. There is also a smaller fun pool, for parent and toddler swimming!
Harpers at Grantham Meres (51 miles)
Harpers at Grantham Meres
- offers 4 swimming pools: an 8 lane 25m pool, a learner pool, 2 fun pools, a flume and a Jacuzzi. Other sporting opportunities available.
Towcester Centre for Leisure (52 miles)
Towcester Centre for Leisure
Their family sessions are fun packed with waves, flume rides, inflatables, floats and music. For the parent and toddler sessions they have baby waves and pool toys for a fun toddler friendly swim.
The Lido (53 miles)
Set in safe, secure and well maintained grounds overlooking the countryside this environmentally friendly 25m pool of crystal clear water has a water slide at the deep end.
Leisure at Cheltenham (54 miles)
Leisure at Cheltenham
Facilities include 3 pools, 2 sports halls, racquet sports, coached courses, athletics track, gymnastics, trampolining, soft play and drop in gymnastics sessions, free parking and free swimming for children when accompanied. Fully accessible with family and disabled changing spaces.
Hyde Leisure Pool (54 miles)
Hyde Leisure Pool
Features include slide, wave machine and lazy river style area, plus water cannons, geysers and bubble pool as well as standard swimming facilities.
Aquatic Playground (55 miles)
Children here can play in amongst the interesting jets, Silly Showers and other interactive wet play features during summer: great idea if you are looking for summer family days out in Northamptonshire.
Wrexham Waterworld (55 miles)
acilities include learner and function pools, a 65 metre slide, which is great for the family, as well a relaxing bubble pool and rapids river ride for the more adventurous. Plus lessons and more.
Sandford Parks Lido (55 miles)
Sandford Parks Lido
Simply a children's paradise, with slides, a children's pool and a paddling pool. The 50 metre pool is also an ideal place to train, two lanes are reserved most days. Open spring through autumn.
Rotherham Leisure Complex (56 miles)
Rotherham Leisure Complex
Leisure pool with shallow entry and aqua flume water slide plus standard swimming pool and a smaller parent child pool.
Sandy Lane Aqua Park (56 miles)
Sandy Lane Aqua Park
Includes 10 pieces of water equipment operated by sensory touch pads. These are in place in the summer months and are replaced by play equipment in the winter period.
Stamford Leisure Pool (57 miles)
Stamford Leisure Pool
Leisure pool with flume and wave machine, plus 25 metre pool for swimming development and exercise.
Manchester Aquatics Centre (57 miles)
Manchester Aquatics Centre
The fantastic venue purpose built for the Commonwealth Games. There are special family sessions which offer a calm and enjoyable environment to develop skills and confidence in.
Northgate Arena (57 miles)
has a beach type effect swimming pools which has small slides for the younger visitor and a full size flume for the more adventurous, plus loads more sport facilities. Great idea if you are looking for family days out in Cheshire.
Maltby Swimming Centre (58 miles)
Maltby Swimming Centre
Standard swimming facilities plus diving pool with 1m and 3m springboards and a 5m platform.
Hereford Leisure Pool (58 miles)
Hereford Leisure Pool
- has a wave machine and water slide, a 'beach' area and various water features and a whirlpool, as well as the usual leisure pool
Splash Leisure Pool (58 miles)
Splash Leisure Pool
25 metre pool - Beach pool with water features - including jacuzzi - Flume - Teaching pool - Creche - Cravings Cafe
Swan Pool and Leisure Centre (59 miles)
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