Basingstoke Aquadrome (2 miles)
With pools, flumes, fully equipped clean family changing rooms, free parking, a lively fun atmosphere and cafe, this is a great day out for any active family.
Alton Sports Centre (11 miles)
Alton Sports Centre
Sports Centre with a 25m main pool, 12.5m teaching pool and a 9m diving pool including a 34 metre flume and 3 storey soft play facility for children aged up to 8 years.
Northcroft Leisure Centre and Lido (13 miles)
Central Swimming Pool (13 miles)
Central Swimming Pool
Swimming complex with 4 separate pools (competition size, splash, teaching and diving) and a well balanced programme of lessons and sessions, including some especially for families, and toddlers.
Carnival Pool (14 miles)
25m swimming pool including flume and water features, plus teaching and beach entry pools.
The Aldershot Lido (16 miles)
The Aldershot Lido
With its flumes, diving boards and toddler paddling pool it is a great place to exhaust the children, have a picnic and soak up the sun
Coral Reef Bracknells Water World (17 miles)
Coral Reef Bracknells Water World
Fun filled leisure pool with pirate ship, 3 giant water slides, rapids, volcano and geysers. For the younger kids there are shallow waters a beach area and small slides.
Petersfield Pool (20 miles)
Outdoor heated pool with toddler pool and good disabled access features. Separate toddler paddling available in summer too.
Taro Leisure Centre (21 miles)
Taro Leisure Centre
Leisure centre offering activities for all ages, from babes to grandparents! A number of pools to enjoy, including one for toddlers, plus loads of fun activities for everyone. They have a great soft play zone too!
Riverside Pool (22 miles)
23m heated outdoor swimming pool with paddling pool. Campsite adjacent.
Guildford Lido (23 miles)
Heated 1930s lido with paddling pools for the toddlers. The rolling lawns are the ideal location for lazy summer picnics or a great place to relax and unwind with some traditional outdoor family games.
Didcot Wave Leisure Pool (23 miles)
Didcot Wave Leisure Pool
Swimming pool featuring a wave machine, giant flume ride, parent and toddler sessions and lane swimming.
Magnet Leisure Centre (24 miles)
Magnet Leisure Centre
Fun leisure pool with interactive features for the kids plus 8 lane 25 m pool for more serious swimming. Also on site is a multi level adventure play facility.
Windsor Leisure Centre (25 miles)
Windsor Leisure Centre
Aqua thrills for everyone; with Monsoon and Cyclone the two Giant Slides,Wild Water Creek, Water Cannons, interactive water diving bell and splash features plus the brand new AQUAPLATFORM with junior slide,squirtums and drench bucket.Toddlers enjoy splashing about on the Beach and sliding into the warm water...
The Rapids (26 miles)
Experience a world of water, fun and adventure for all the family! Ride The Rapids, zoom the flume, explore the pirate galleon, dodge the tipping bucket or relax in the bubble seats. There's something for everyone!
Abbey Meadow Open Air Swimming Pool (28 miles)
Abbey Meadow Open Air Swimming Pool
Seasonal pool offering an interactive water feature in the main swim area plus learner pool for kids, plus changing with showers. Tennis, mini golf and playground nearby.
Wycombe Rye Lido (28 miles)
Wycombe Rye Lido
is a popular Lido located in the centre The Rye. The 2 heated outdoor pools and changing facilities have just been refurbished. The Lido has also been expanded to include gym, exercise studios and a cafe.
The Quays Swimming and Diving Centre (29 miles)
The Quays Swimming and Diving Centre
Offering serious swimming facilities and international standard diving facilities with taster diving sessions for as young as 4 available, with a family session available too.
Havant Leisure Centre (30 miles)
Havant Leisure Centre
Leisure centre with 25m main pool, diving area, splash pool, and learner pool. Also has indoor play area, that cates for parties, and a great programme for kids during school holidays.
Hinksey Outdoor Pool (33 miles)
Hinksey Outdoor Pool
A much-loved local landmark, this heated outdoor pool has been providing family summer fun and great memories in Summer since 1934.
Large outdoor pool with fun areas for the kids. Sun-beds, play areas and refreshments make this the ideal summer destination.
Hillingdon Sports and Leisure Complex (33 miles)
Hillingdon Sports and Leisure Complex
One of the top leisure facilities in the country with 50m indoor competition pool, leisure pool, outdoor lido, sauna, steam room, 100 station gym, wide range of exercise classes, athletics stadium and track, 3G floodlit pitches, sports hall, cafe, creche, meeting rooms and much more.
Five Rivers Leisure Centre (33 miles)
Five Rivers Leisure Centre
The beach pool boats a large flume style water slide and other water play features ideal for children. Plus 25m, 8 lane pool for proper swimming, plus teaching pool.
Hampton Pool (33 miles)
Outdoor heated swimming facility with main and learner pools also offering pre-bookable classes in everything from life saving to kids' yoga. There is also a sun deck cafe.
Westgate Leisure Centre (34 miles)
Westgate Leisure Centre
A magnificient complex which contains 3 pools: main pool, leisure pool with 55m water slide and a dedicated toddlers' pool.
The Pyramids Centre (35 miles)
The Pyramids Centre
Situated on Southsea beach, the Pyramids features three fun pools, water slides and wave pool, plus large soft play area with mazes, climbing nets and ball pits. There is also two Terrace Cafes serving freshly prepared hot and cold food.
Chiltern Pools (35 miles)
Diving pool with one, three and five metre boards. Leisure pool has flumes, fountains and a water creek! Also has sporting opportunities such as the climbing wall.
Kingfisher Leisure Centre (36 miles)
Kingston Upon Thames
Kingfisher Leisure Centre
25m luxury swimming pool with a tropical feel, wave machine and beach entry, plus dedicated lane swimming times. Other pool based activities including parent and baby swim, water polo, synchronised swimming and diving.
Highworth Recreation Centre (36 miles)
Highworth Recreation Centre
Indoor or outdoor pools depending on weather, diving facilities, Wet 'n' Wild sessions and more besides including kiddies' Tap and Ballet classes!
Oasis Leisure Centre (36 miles)
Oasis Leisure Centre
Indoor Lagoon themed swimming pool with pirate ship play feature for under 8s, 3 giant water slide, wave machine, watercannon and hydroslide.
Chesham Heated Open Air Pool (36 miles)
Chesham Heated Open Air Pool
Pool open all year round: 28c April to October, with sessions include general swimming, inflatable fun sessions, aqua aerobics, aqua zumba and toddler swims.
Richmond Pools in the Park (37 miles)
Richmond Pools in the Park
Both a lido and an indoor main plus teaching pool, with swimming lessons, pool parties and lifeguard courses also available. Some toys and floats permitted too!
The Pavilions In The Park (37 miles)
The Pavilions In The Park
Leisure centre with a 25m main pool, 12.5m teaching pool plus Leisure Waters with its heated indoor and outdoor pool areas, water channels, bubble beds, waterfall geysers and jets, flume, water confidence area, Jungle soft play area and cafe.
Arundel Lido (38 miles)
offers a heated 25m outdoor pool, 5m splash pool with easy entry steps and link to main pool and large separate children's paddling pool.
Waterside Pool (38 miles)
An all-weather outdoor swim option as it also features a retractable roof for a bit of protection from the elements when required. 25m pool with varying sessions types including Family Fun.
Brentford Fountain Leisure Centre (38 miles)
Brentford Fountain Leisure Centre
The centre has a leisure pool which features a 40m slide and a 25m fitness pool. Plus squash and badmington courts and 5 a side footy courts.
Inspire Felpham (39 miles)
Leisure centre with a 25 metre x 8 Lane Main Pool, a Teaching Pool with Disabled Access, a Flume Ride, the Waterside Cafe, and Oscars Soft Play Area.
Aqua Vale Swimming and Fitness Centre (39 miles)
Morden Park Pool (40 miles)
Morden Park Pool
Competition size pool with serious diving pit and teaching pool. Diving and special features like floats are available during Wet n Wild sessions only!
Woodstock Open Air Heated Pool (41 miles)
Woodstock Open Air Heated Pool
25 meter pool (heated to 29 degrees) with separate toddlers' paddling pool plus diving board and changing with showers.
Lymington Sea Water Baths (41 miles)
Lymington Sea Water Baths
Fully life guarded, sea water baths open daily to swimmers with children's paddling pool and sandpit. Inflatable water toys for children/adults. Kayaking, paddle boarding, climbing, water zorbing and radio controlled yacht hire also available from March to November at extra cost.
Findon Swimming Pool (41 miles)
Findon Swimming Pool
Supervised, heated, outdoor pool with a waterslide open annually from May and September. Extremely limited hours!
Bicester Leisure Centre (43 miles)
Bicester Leisure Centre
offers a 15m Play 'n' Teach leisure pool with cool artwork, interactive squirter jet sprays and a giant tap feature! Plus a 25m, 6 lane pool for the more serious swimming too.
Barnet Copthall Leisure Centre (44 miles)
Barnet Copthall Leisure Centre
WIth main, learner and activity pools plus the Tom Daley Diving Academy, this is a step above and beyond the normal family swim. Parent Toddler Exclusive Sessions often held in activity pool.
Brockwell Lido (45 miles)
Full Olympic size outdoor pool with scenic surrounds and other features inside for much older types. Swimming lessons and summer holiday activity days on offer too. Lido open even in winter!
Oasis Swimming Pools (45 miles)
Oasis Swimming Pools
has 2 pools, 1 indoor pool and also a stunning outdoor pool surrounded by 2 seperate patio areas for adults and families.
Hampstead Ponds (45 miles)
Outdoor swimming facility, but no under 8s allowed! A peaceful, tot free swim environment running 3 sessions a day,
Parliament Hill Lido (45 miles)
Parliament Hill Lido
Lovely Art Deco outdoor, unheated pool, with paddling pool for under 5s, plus hot showers. Open all year (if you’re brave enough!), lovely in summer but it can get pretty chilly at other times so bring your wetsuit!
West Wight Sports Centre (45 miles)
West Wight Sports Centre
Main and learner pools with Wight's only diving boards, plus Water Survival Course, summer holiday dry side activities. In the 70s cool local parents dug this pool by hand!
Splashpoint (46 miles)
With a main pool being 33 metres long and learner pool, diving boards, flume, sauna, steam room, sunbeds and, in the summer months, an outdoor Paddling Pool! One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do in Sussex with kids.
Kings Cross Bathing Pond (46 miles)
Kings Cross Bathing Pond
The UK's first manmade freshwater bathing pond is now open! Filtered and purified by plants and totally chemical free it's perfect for adventurers with sensitive skin and comes with lockers, loos and changing facilities. Book up to 2 weeks ahead!
Thanks for all the great things to do and Water Parks near Popley with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.
Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed
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