Sheerness Swimming Pool (10 miles)
Sheerness Swimming Pool
Kids' inflatable fun session at the Sheerness swimming pool every Saturday and Sunday from 1pm till 3pm. Great fun for the whole family.
Blackwater Leisure Centre (12 miles)
Blackwater Leisure Centre
- boasts a superb leisure pool, incorporating the challenging Jungle River ride, a fun flume ride, lazy river ride, a safe swimming area for children and novelty bubble pool. We also have a separate Baby Pool for our youngest visitors, plus a 4 lane, 25 meter pool for all fitness and fun swimming.
Strand Leisure Pool (12 miles)
Strand Leisure Pool
Open late May to early September, this nice outdoor pool boasts England's largest lazy river, as well as having crazy golf and a miniature railway!
Medway Park (12 miles)
25-metre six-lane swimming pool - a segregated shallow section - a warm water teaching pool - a diving pool plus multi-use sports hall
Splashes Leisure Centre (13 miles)
Splashes Leisure Centre
Splashes Leisure Pool offers an indoor pool with wave machine, a flume and toddlers' pool. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Kent
Cascades (14 miles)
offers a great swimming pool and learner pool plus weekend access to their flume slide and wave machine!
Swallows Leisure Centre (16 miles)
Swallows Leisure Centre
We are a leisure centre with a swimming pool with features including flume, waves, pirate ship and giant inflatable slide. We have gym, 6 court sports hall for activities such as badminton, football and basketball. We also have a brand new adventure world soft play area.
Woodup Pool (16 miles)
A very basic salt water bathing pool with an area of sand at one end. Open May to September. It should be noted they do not have lifeguards. Currently undergoing changes, call before going.
Belhus Park Leisure Centre (17 miles)
Belhus Park Leisure Centre
There is a 25m swimming pool with water slide, as well as a teaching pool to cater for the extensive Aquatics swimming lesson programme. Also a sports hall, aerobics, mini gymnastics, sunbed, childminding facility and 11 bay floodlit golf driving range.
Hornchurch Sports Centre (19 miles)
Hornchurch Sports Centre
1, 3 and 5 metre diving boards. The site also offers fun swims, swimming lessons, diving and other exciting activities in its two pools, as well as other sporting opportunities.
Larkfield Leisure Centre (19 miles)
Larkfield Leisure Centre
From our great fun swimming pools with lazy river rapids, waves, water cannons and animal themed toddler pool, to soft play adventure or something a little more sporty you'ÂÂÂÂre bound to find something to suit you and your family!
Fairfield Pool and Leisure Complex (20 miles)
Faversham Swimming Pool (20 miles)
Faversham Swimming Pool
All-year-round swimming with the added summer-time bonus of three fantastic outdoor pools; 33 metre pool with diving boards (1m and 3m springboard and a 5m platform), a paddling pool and a wild water rapids pool which are all available from May to September.
Maidstone Leisure Centre (21 miles)
Maidstone Leisure Centre
One of the best indoor attractions in Kent. With diving boards, flumes, wave machine, giant inflatable, polar adventure play area and a great cafe, we have all you need for a great family day out.
Polar Adventure and Pool (21 miles)
Polar Adventure and Pool
Three story snow themed soft play climbing zone and the Ice Hill slides for children aged up to 12. Plus make a splash in the Fun Pool with rapids, waves, interactive water features for toddlers
Dagenham Swimming Pool (21 miles)
Braintree Swimming Centre (22 miles)
Braintree Swimming Centre
Facility includes a great family fun orientated pool, with slide and interactive equipment. Children must be under 8 years to use this pool and acompanied by a parent or an adult.
Belvedere Splash Park (22 miles)
Belvedere Splash Park
Belvedere Splash Park is the largest free access public wet play park in the United Kingdom. Children can paddle in a lagoon surrounding a desert island and play on a huge safety surfaced "beach" equipped with water sprinklers, showers, bubble jets and sprays.
White Oak Leisure Centre (23 miles)
White Oak Leisure Centre
Diving facilities, 3 genuinely exciting flumes, and the standard main and teaching pools. But so much more: Treasure Island soft play area, creche, martial arts facility and healthy snack cafe.
Brightlingsea Open Air Pool (24 miles)
Brightlingsea Open Air Pool
Two pools, one a 15m paddling pool, and the second a 50m main pool. The season runs from the end of May through to the beginning of September.
Fullwell Cross Swimming Pool (24 miles)
Fullwell Cross Swimming Pool
1m and 3m springboards and 5m platform (limited public access, see Opening Times). Swimming pool and other facilities. Handily near a library for some quiet time afterwards.
Herons Leisure Pool (25 miles)
Herons Leisure Pool
The pool offers a varied swimming programme for all ages including Family Fun Time, with their fantastic inflatables, amazing Water Walkers and of course the Giant Flume!
Wet n Wild at Waterfront Leisure Centre (25 miles)
Wet n Wild at Waterfront Leisure Centre
The leisure pool has a 65m snake slide, wave machine, waterfall, volcano, water jets and five lane waterslide! Standard swimming facilities also available.
Colchester Leisure World (26 miles)
Colchester Leisure World
16 family fun features including two thrilling flumes, river rapids, crazy river, waves, geysers, still more slides and family spa pools! Also has standard swimming facilities.
Kingsmead Lesiure Centre (27 miles)
Kingsmead Lesiure Centre
offers 1m, 3m and 5m diving boards to the public. The centre also boasts a creche facility, multi-purpose sports hall, solarium and family cafe.
Leyton Leisure Lagoon (28 miles)
Leyton Leisure Lagoon
The shape of the pool and exciting activities such as flip n fun, water walkers, water scooters and flume wet play sessions, makes this a great family destination.
Waltham Forest Pool and Track (28 miles)
Waltham Forest Pool and Track
Main pool, teaching pool, and diving pool with 1m and 3m springboards and 5m platform. Learning creche and indoor play area also on site.
Pavilion Leisure Centre (29 miles)
Pavilion Leisure Centre
Swimming pool with waterfall, wave machine, slides and beach area. Great idea for kids day out in Kent.
Tonbridge Swimming Pool (30 miles)
Tonbridge Swimming Pool
Whether swimming for fun or fitness, Tonbridge Swimming Pool offers a host of opportunities for all the family. The Games Hut, just 5 minutes walk away has an 18 hole Crazy Golf Course, bouncy castle, tennis, bowls and huge park complete with a sandpit.
London Fields Lido (30 miles)
Ashford Leisure Trust (30 miles)
Ashford Leisure Trust
A fully equipped leisure facility offering kids funcamps and exciting courses throughout the school holidays. Facilities include: a leisure pool with flumes and raging river, 25m main pool, teaching pool, fully equipped gym, group fitness classes. Health Spa, 8 court sports hall, crèche, spacious cafeteria and Toddler fun sessions.
West Wickham Leisure Centre (31 miles)
West Wickham Leisure Centre
As well as offering adult and junior swimming lessons and adult lane swimming they offer a varied swimming programme including aquafit, Kids Splash and Swim Zone. There are also diving facilities with a 1m springboard!
Tunbridge Wells Sports Centre (33 miles)
Tunbridge Wells Sports Centre
aside from the swimming and diving, facilities include four indoor tennis courts, three pools, three glass-backed squash courts, two sports halls, and a cafe. There is also a creche and nursery.
Brockwell Lido (33 miles)
The heated Olympic size 50 metre outdoor pool is surrounded by a superb Grade II listed art deco building also housing a state-of-the-art gym and studios.
Park Road Leisure Centre (33 miles)
Park Road Leisure Centre
Features a main pool, learner pool and outdoor lido, with swimming and diving lessons available.
Oasis Swimming Pools (33 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.
Archway Leisure Centre (33 miles)
Archway Leisure Centre
Free form leisure pool with a sloping beach. The water is kept at a tropical 30 degrees. There is a flume, two spa pools, a river run, water jets and a wave machine.
The Priory Lido (34 miles)
The Priory Lido
Heated outdoor main and teaching pools, with tennis and basketball courts adjacent.
Parliament Hill Lido (34 miles)
Parliament Hill Lido
A 60 x 27 metre uncovered, unheated swimming pool at Parliament Hill, near the adults' swimming ponds.
Tenterden Leisure Centre (34 miles)
Tenterden Leisure Centre
For fantastic family fun days out visit Tenterden Leisure Centre with giant flume, waves, giant inflatable, floats, toys and a themed pirate beach are with jets, sprays, rapids and ship wrecked pirate ship.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Water Parks near Southend 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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