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Best Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres In Southend On Sea

We've rounded up the best swimming pools and leisure centres in Southend On Sea in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 64 Southend On Sea swimming pools and leisure centres to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the swimming pools and leisure centres we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Sheerness Swimming Pool4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Sheerness
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Sheerness Swimming Pool offer a fun packed day for the whole family on Saturdays and Sundays. Inflatable fun session in the pool and our very own ind...

Strand Leisure Pool

  • Gillingham
  • Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

At Strand Leisure Pool and Park you can ride the historic miniature railway around the park - a great way to start so you can see what's on offer and...

Blackwater Leisure Centre

  • Maldon
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Going to a new gym can be a little bit nerve-wracking, but the facilities and staff at Blackwater Leisure Centre will make you feel welcome! The pool...

Splashes Leisure Centre

  • Gillingham
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Make a splash at Splashes Leisure Centre! Take to the waves in the indoor fun pool and ride the flume! Weekly inflatable splash sessions are availabl...

Swallows Leisure Centre

  • Sittingbourne
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Here at the Swallows Leisure Centre we have lots of activities aimed at children. They have a swimming pool with features including flume, waves, pir...

Cascades

  • Gravesend
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

After a workout, or just for fun, a visit to Cascades is sure to keep the whole family happy. The beach style leisure pool is built so that children...

Faversham Swimming Pool

  • Faversham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Faversham Swimming Pools offers all-year-round swimming with the added summer-time bonus of three fantastic outdoor pools; 33 metre pool with diving...

Larkfield Leisure Centre

  • Aylesford
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The exciting fun leisure pool at Larkfield Leisure Centre has it all! The revolutionary Space Bowl which drops you into a plunge pool and the thrilli...



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Polar Adventure and Pool

  • Maidstone
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Polar Adventure and Pool is the ideal rainy day activity afternoon. This three-storey soft play climbing zone and huge ice-hill slide is a great spac...

Maidstone Leisure Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Maidstone
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Have hours of water-filled fun in one of Maidstone Leisure Centre’s five swimming pools. Ride the waves in the fun pool, get active in the fitness po...

Herons Leisure Pool

  • Herne Bay
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Heron's Leisure Pool offers a varied swimming programme for all ages in their 25m pool from the serious fitness swimmer to Family Fun Time, with thei...

Hornchurch Sports Centre

  • Hornchurch
  • Indoor
  • Sports Centres

The Hornchurch Sports Centre has recently been refurbished and is now offering fun swims, swimming lessons, diving and other exciting activities in i...

Braintree Swimming & Fitness1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Braintree
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Splish and splash around in this super, interactive water haven. Braintree swimming centre invites you for a day of indoor fun splashing around with...

Kingsmead Leisure Centre

  • Canterbury
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Kingsmead Leisure Centre offers 1m, 3m and 5m diving boards to the public; general swimming is catered for in the centre's three pools, including a b...

Becontree Heath Leisure Centre

  • Dagenham
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Dagenham Swimming Pool now known as Becontree Heath Leisure Centre offers a 1m springboard. The spectacular 25 metres by 25 metres swimming pool has...

Flumes, Treasure Island and Activities at White Oak Leisure Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Swanley
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

White Oak Leisure Centre offers a fantastic range of aquatic and dry fun for an active kid's day out plus there's plenty of soft play fun to be had a...

Colchester Leisure World4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Colchester
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Fitness and fun make the perfect combination for an afternoon at Colchester Leisure World. The fitness pool is 25m long with six lanes for slow, medi...

Fullwell Cross Swimming Pool

  • Ilford
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Fulwell Cross Swimming Pool has 1m and 3m springboards and a 5m platform in its diving pool along with standard and learning pools. There is also a f...

Ashford Leisure Trust5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Ashford
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Ashford Leisure Trust's facilities include: a leisure pool with flumes and raging river, 25m main pool, teaching pool, fully equipped gym, group fitn...

Wet n Wild at Waterfront Leisure Centre3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Woolwich
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

New to the Waterfront Leisure Centre: Wet & Wild sessions! These are a chance for children and families to swim together and make a splash with a...

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