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Best Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres In Southampton

We've rounded up the best swimming pools and leisure centres in Southampton in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 32 Southampton 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.

Find your perfect day out

The Quays Swimming and Diving Centre

  • Southampton
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Facilities for diving at the Quays are some of the best in the south of England. There are two 1m and two 3m springboards and 1m, 3m, 5m, 7.5m and 10...

The Rapids

  • Romsey
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

A nice, invigorating swim is the perfect thing to set you up for the day, however there’s much more to The Rapids than swimming lanes! Families can h...

Waterside Pool

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

Waterside Pool may look like a normal pool, however it has a secret weapon that’s initiated by the sun! Situated next to the boating lake and the bea...

West Wight Sports Centre

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

At West Wight Sports Centre there's a warm and welcoming 12m learner pool for kids and beginners, plus an excellent 25m 6 lane swimming pool with the...

The Pyramids Centre

  • Portsmouth
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Your children certainly won’t be disappointed if you tell them you’re off to The Pyramids Centre.  Who doesn’t love an indoor pool with fun flumes, a...

Havant Leisure Centre

  • Havant
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Havant Leisure Centre has one of the best 25m (82ft) swimming pools in the area, plus a 13m (42ft 7) splash pool, and a diving pit. There is also an...

Two Riversmeet Leisure Complex

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

Two Riversmeet Leisure Complex is a hub for outdoor activity. Take a dip in their 25-metre main swimming pool or smaller training pool. If you’re nif...

Verwood Hub Community & Leisure

  • Verwood
  • Indoor
  • Sports Centres

Run, watch or relax at the Verwood Hub Leisure Centre, and find something to keep your family entertained this week. At the centre’s Potterne Park yo...



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Five Rivers Health & Wellbeing Centre

  • Salisbury
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Let the kids go wild and keep active with the variety of sports on offer at Five Rivers Leisure Centre! The beach pool has crashing, splashing waves...

Andover Leisure Centre

  • Andover
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Inside Andover Leisure Centre you will find the Merlin's Kingdom medieval magic themed adventure play area! It's made up from 3 levels with a nice ra...

Littledown Centre

  • Bournemouth
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Set in 47 acres of parkland with its own high ropes adventure complex, a well-equipped gym, pool and refurbished spa area Littledown Centre is a luxu...

Petersfield Pool

  • Petersfield
  • Outdoor
  • Lidos

Petersfield Pool is heated, is approx. 25m long and has a springboard and 3m deep end. Public swimming takes place every day during the high season....

Taro Leisure Centre

  • Petersfield
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Taro Leisure Centre is a great all weather location to take the kids for some active fun, with a range of junior courses, school holiday activities,...

Alton Sports Centre

  • Alton
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Alton Sports Centre has 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 chil...

QE Leisure Centre

  • Wimborne Minster
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Getting fit doesn't necessarily mean no fun, especially at QE Leisure Centre. Do lanes or simply splash around in their 25m swimming pool. Scale the...

Westgate Leisure Centre

  • Chichester
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

You won’t be out of your depth at Westgate Leisure Centre, Chichester. Go swimming with your family and let your kids splash around to their heart's...

Basingstoke Aquadrome

  • Basingstoke
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Get fit as a family at Basingstoke Aquadrome. All children love the water, however swimming up and down can get a little bit boring for them! Add in...

The Dolphin Swimming Pool

  • Poole
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

It’s time for the whole family to get active at The Dolphin leisure centre. Along with three swimming pools the centre has a wide range of water acti...

Blandford Leisure Centre

  • Blandford Forum
  • Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Hours spent splashing around in water are a favourite family pastime. Dive on in, soak those toes and allow your little ones to get lost in the world...

Arun Leisure Centre

  • Bognor Regis
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Arun Leisure Centre is a leisure centre that offers a great place to enjoy some swimming and play. Facilities Include a 25 metre x 8 Lane Main Pool,...

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