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Best Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres In York

We've rounded up the best swimming pools and leisure centres in York in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 28 York 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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Knaresborough Pool

  • Harrogate
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Knaresborough Pool arguably ranks as the local children's favourite with the emphasis very much on family and fun with its hot water bubble pool and...

The Hydro

  • Harrogate
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

A good local pool is worth its weight in gold, especially if you have children! The Hydro is Harrogate has three pools altogether, which means there’...

Helmsley Open Air Swimming Pool

  • Helmsley
  • Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Helmsley Open Air Swimming Pool offers a warm swim in the open air. The pool, together with the Recreation Ground, is currently in the early stages o...

Eccleshill Pool

  • Bradford
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Whether you're taking lessons, doing lengths, practicing diving or just whooshing down the water slide, you're sure to make a big splash at Eccleshil...

Dewsbury Sports Centre

  • Dewsbury
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Dewsbury Sports Centre, run by Kirklees Active Leisure (KAL), is located a 5 minute walk away from Dewsbury Bus Station and 10 minute's walk from Dew...

Shipley Pool

  • Shipley
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Shipley Pool, as the district's flagship pool, hosts a huge range of swimming lessons and has recently been recognised by the Amateur Swimming Associ...

Ilkley Pool and Lido

  • Ilkley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Lidos

There is a heated 25m x 11m indoor pool on offer here which is open all year round, plus a picturesque outdoor pool and cafe which is open from May t...

Richard Dunn Sports Centre

  • Bradford
  • Indoor
  • Activity Centres

Richard Dunn Sports Centre's Jungle Adventure Pool features include a 25m leisure pool with Cobra black hole waterslide and Zambezee tyre ride! Thril...



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The Dome Doncaster2.5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Doncaster
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The Dome provides an excellent range of sports, leisure and fitness facilities to cater for all interests and abilities, from the beginner and recrea...

The Pods

  • Scunthorpe
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The Pods offer an eight lane, 25 metre swimming pool with teaching pool and family fun sessions for a simple splash about or some fun skill developme...

Metrodome Leisure Complex

  • Barnsley
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The Metrodome Leisure is home to an array of leisure facilities designed to entertain the whole family right in the heart of Barnsley. As well as the...

The Leisure Centre Keighley4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Keighley
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The Leisure Centre, Keighley is the largest sports facility in the north of the district, and comprises a sports centre, leisure pool, SHOKK Junior F...

Woodford Leisure Centre

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

Multi functional leisure facility from every kind of dry sports activity you can think of, to the only lesiure pool in the area, the Pirates' Paradis...

Alpamare Water Park

  • Scarborough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Water Parks

Looking for a fun-filled day out with the family? Look no further than Alpamare Water Park in Scarborough with its fast and furious range of slides....

Middlesbrough Sports Village

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

If sports are your thing, Middlesbrough Sports Village is the place to go! Nothing will stop you from staying active and having fun, even the tempera...

Halifax Swimming Pool

  • Halifax
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Halifax Swimming Pool offers a 25 metre swimming pool, with separate teaching pool and diving facilities: 1m Springboard, 3m Springboard and 5m Platf...

Huddersfield Leisure Centre Splash Park

  • Huddersfield
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

For a splashtastic day out, look no further than Huddersfield Leisure Centre Splash Park. Whether sliding or swimming, there’s plenty to keep little...

Maltby Swimming Centre

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Maltby Swimming Centre offers a 25m competition pool; diving pool with movable floor, 1m and 3m springboards and 5m platform with lessons available t...

Rotherham Leisure Complex

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Rotherham Leisure Complex offers a leisure pool with shallow entry and aqua flume water slide plus standard swimming pool and a smaller parent child...

Rainbow Leisure Centre

  • Middlesbrough
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Rainbow Leisure Centre is the home of active families in Coulby Newham. Get your sweat on in a modern 6-court sports hall, where you can practice bad...

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