Public Swimming

Both of our pools are open to the public daily

Swimming Prices

University of York 2014

Good news – you don’t have to be a member to use the pools! Both of our swimming pools are open to the public, just check our timetable for availability.

YorkCard holders can enjoy a discount when swimming at York Sport – get yours from any Explore library. The York Card is £6 for adult residents and FREE to children and young people up to the age of 18.

10 For 8 Swim Cards

Did you know that you can get 10 swims for the price of 8 simply by paying in advance? Get your 10 for 8 card at reception today!

Category Price
Adult £5.10
Adult (with YorkCard) £4.35
Concession £3.85
Concession (with YorkCard) £3.10
Family Swim (2 adults & 2 children) £12.75
Children under 4 FREE

Concession rates apply to Children under 16, Students, University of York staff and Over 60’s.


  • Swimming Pool Regulations and Hygiene

    Children aged 8 years and over may attend public swimming unaccompanied.

    Children under 8 years must be accompanied in all public swimming sessions.

    One responsible person aged 16 or over may supervise two children aged between 4 and 7 years; or one child under 4.

    We please ask that all parents take their children to the toilet before entering the pool.

    We also ask that all members and non-members shower before entering the pool to help maintain the pool standards for all users.

    The temperature of the main pool is 29 degrees celsius, and the training pool is between 30-31 degrees celsius