Our Pools

Our Pools

Our three swimming pools are great places for anyone to swim regardless of what type of session you are looking for. If you want adult lane swimming for fitness, a fun swim with the family or lessons, we have a pool and a timetable to accommodate all needs

Our three pools are at Pendle Leisure Centre in Colne, West Craven Sports Centre in Barnoldswick and Pendle Wavelengths in Nelson, all with so much to offer whatever you want from your time in the water

All three of our pools have designated adult-swimming sessions for those who want to do some lengths in a calm, focussed environment – with ‘Early Bird’ sessions for those who want to get up extra early for a morning dip


Swimming is also a perfect pastime to spend as a family, either simply swimming, playing games and having fun in the pools or challenging each other on the giant inflatables.

Both West Craven Sports Centre in Barnoldswick and Pendle Leisure Centre in Colne have brilliant learner pools, where little ones or learning adults can get accustomed to the water, build confidence and experience that magical moment when they realise they are swimming and nobody is holding on! The learner pools have lots of fun toys and floats too, so the little ones can play as they become accustomed to life in the water

At Pendle Wavelengths in Nelson, there’s the added bonus of a roof-high water slide and waves which together provide endless hours of fun… enjoy the 130ft long slide with its twists and turns before landing in the plunge pool at the end - then listen for the ‘Jaws’ music and get ready to ride the waves!

We provide lessons for all ages and abilities via the STA Learn To Swim Programme. All of our instructors are qualified professionals who pride themselves on making the sessions fun and rewarding, so learning to swim is enjoyable and progress is structured. Find out more information on the swimming lessons we offer here