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Sunderland Aquatic Centre

  • Sunderland
  • Indoor
  • All Ages
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres, Sports Centres, Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Attraction Information

Don’t let the weather stop your little ones from running around and blowing off steam! Take them to Sunderland Aquatic Centre for a huge selection of all-weather facilities, including a 50-metre Olympic pool, diving pool, gym and the kids’ favourite - a three-tier soft play area. 

The play area is designed for kids under 8 and features designated spaces especially for babies and tots. With lots of climbing, sliding and diving involved, your cheeky monkeys will be busy for a while, so you’re welcome to enjoy a cuppa at the on-site café while they play. 

Here’s something else to get the kids excited - a pool full of huge inflatables! Every weekend, children (8+) and adults alike are invited to explore Atlantis Adventure - the region’s biggest mega inflatable. 

  • Amazing three-level soft play
  • Inflatable fun swim every weekend
  • Olympic & diving pools

Opening hours

Leisure Centre
Monday to Friday 05:30 - 21:00
Saturday to Sunday 07:00 - 21:00
Please check for specific activity times, as these are subject to change.

Soft Play 
Monday to Sunday 09:00 – 19:00
Bank Holidays 09:00 – 16:00

Reduced opening hours during the Christmas period. Please check the attraction's official website for details.


General Admission
Swimming (3+) from £3.20

Soft Play (min 60 minute session)
Under 12 months: Free
1 - 3 years: £2.70
4+ years: £3.20
Accompanying Adults: Free

Travel & Contact Information


Stadium Park, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR5 1SU, England

Phone number

0191 514 4300



Click here to visit Sunderland Aquatic Centre's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Sunderland Aquatic Centre has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Yes, Sunderland Aquatic Centre is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Kids must be 12 years or younger to play in the soft play area. All children must be supervised and accompanied by an adult over 18 years at all times. 
For more terms and conditions, please visit the attraction's website.

Yes, Sunderland Aquatic Centre have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Sunderland Aquatic Centre has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Additional information


Kids must remove their shoes before entering the soft play structure and socks must be worn at all times. 

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