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Best Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres In Greater London

We've rounded up the best swimming pools and leisure centres in Greater London in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 81 Greater London 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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Oasis Swimming Pools

  • Holborn
  • Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

At Oasis Swimming Pool, in Oasis Sports Centre on the heart of West London swimming outside doesn’t have to be just for the summer months! As London’...

Peckham Pulse Leisure Centre

  • Peckham
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Peckham Pulse soft play zone offers an affordable and safe environment for your children to play, explore, exercise, make friends and create lasting...

Sobell Leisure Centre

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

The main draw for families at Sobell Leisure Centre is the fabulous little Sobell Safari indoor playground, but as it's for under 10s it's really han...

Archway Leisure Centre

  • Islington
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Having recently completed a £2 million Archway Leisure Centre has an extra 254 square metres of space for you to get active. Chill out on the leisure...

Hampstead Ponds

  • Highgate
  • Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Hampstead Pond offers outdoor mixed bathing for competent swimmers only. No children under 8 are permitted to swim and all under 16s must attend with...

London Aquatics Centre

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

If you have a budding Olympic athlete on your hands then where better to inspire their stroke than at the London Aquatics Centre? Here, members of th...

Park Road Leisure Centre

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

Having just gone through an £8 million redevelopment project the main pool, lido, diving pool and brand new luxurious spa are now fully open again! T...

Leyton Leisure Lagoon3.25 out of 5 starstotal reviews(4)

  • East London
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Forget your standard community pool: Leyton Leisure Lagoon is a swimming spectacular with flumes, jets and more; your water babies won’t need any per...



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Brentford Fountain Leisure Centre

  • Brentford
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Find everything you need to keep you family fit and health at Brentford Fountain Leisure Centre. This multi-purpose gym has a well-equipped fitness c...

The Spa at Beckenham

  • Beckenham
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The Spa at Beckenham is an activity centre with two swimming pools, featuring a rad inflatable Urban Dubdeck assault course! Plus a gym, multi-purpos...

Finchley Lido

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

The Finchley Lido is rather modestly named, being far from simply an outdoor swim experience. It's true that they do have a great open air swimming p...

Waltham Forest Feel Good Centre

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

Waltham Forest Feel Good Centre has everything you need to get fit and feel good all under one roof! With too many facilities to even try to list thi...

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...

Morden Park Pool

  • Morden
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Fitness and fun await you at Morden Park Pool. The main pool is 33.3m long and is ideal for ‘serious swimmers’ or those looking to work on their fitn...

Richmond Pools on the Park1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

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

If you fancy a swim with a gorgeous view of the park then go to Richmond Pools in the Park. There’s a lot on offer for families at this swimming pool...

Barnet Copthall Leisure Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Hendon
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

There are 3 pools to choose from at Barnet Copthall Leisure Centre which are the 2 separate 25m Main and Learning pools, both offering lane swimming...

David Weir Leisure Centre

  • Carshalton
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The David Weir Leisure Centre houses Rascals formerly known as Merlins Magical Kingdom which is a soft play centre for children between 2 and 10 year...

The Play Centre at Edmonton Leisure

  • Edmonton
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The Play Centre at Edmonton Leisure is a bright and colourful adventure soft play facility which offers a safe environment where your children can pl...

Pavilion Leisure Centre

  • Bromley
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Open, accessible and fun Pavilion Leisure Centre has a pool for the whole community. The walk in leisure pool is ideal for anyone with mobility issue...

West Wickham Leisure Centre

  • West Wickham
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

West Wickham LC has an excellent swimming lesson programme and over the years has taught 1000s of people to swim. The centre has 2 swimming pools, a...

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