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Hampton Pool - 365 days of outdoor swimming in heated water High Street, Hampton, Middlesex, TW12 2ST
t: 020 8255 1116

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Opening Times

 

Both pools are closed at all other times.

Click here to see the whole week's timetable

See ‘Notices Affecting Opening Times’ below for any breaking information that may be affecting today’s pool opening times.

All children under 8 MUST be accompanied by an adult IN THE WATER (within easy reach) at all times. No more than two under 8s to each adult.

Weak and non-swimmers must stay in the shallow end with an adult and not go past the point marked on poolside. We highly recommend weak and non-swimmers wear approved buoyancy devices.

Read the full Rules & Regulations here...

In and around the swimming pools:

  • All children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult in the water (at arm’s length) at all times. No more than two under 8s to each adult.
  • Weak and non-swimmers must stay in the shallow end with an adult and not go past the point marked on poolside. We highly recommend weak and non-swimmers wear approved buoyancy devices.
  • No lane/edge crawling (weak and non-swimmers using a lane or the wall to make their way into the deeper area of the pool).
  • Appropriate swimwear must be worn and babies must wear swim nappies.
  • No T-shirts, mermaid fins or other articles of clothing that may restrict movement (exceptions will be made for those with a medical condition or whose religious beliefs require them to cover more of their body).
  • Weak and non-swimmers, or anyone dependent on a floatation device, can go beyond the shallow end (as marked on poolside).
  • No diving from anywhere other than the deep end (as indicated).
  • No backward diving from the poolside.
  • No hanging on the lane ropes.
  • No bombing; No ducking; No somersaults; No going on shoulders; No gymnastics; No acrobatics.
  • No running and diving or running and jumping.
  • No boisterous behaviour; No swearing; No bullying; No pushing or throwing others into the pool; No ‘playing dead’.
  • No petting.
  • No eating, drinking or chewing gum in the pool.
  • No snorkels or masks (competitive swimmers may use a training snorkel at the discretion of the management/lifeguard when lane swimming).
  • No underwater swimming or hyperventilation
  • Flippers in lane swimming are ONLY ALLOWED AT QUIET TIMES (Flippers/fins and hand paddles can only be used with the permission of the lifeguard during lane swimming sessions; No flippers/fins in the general swim area.)
  • Slides can only be used when there is a Lifeguard designated to supervise that specific area. Feet first only down the slides.

Within Hampton Pool grounds:

  • Do not bring any glass or breakable containers on site.
  • No photography without the permission of the manager.
  • No smoking, including e-cigarettes, anywhere on site.
  • No playing of amplified music or making noise that the management deem inappropriate.
  • Anyone under the influence of alcohol or drugs are not allowed to use the facility.

 

Gym & Fitness Studio

 

Click here to see the whole week’s
Gym & Fitness Studio class timetable

During February half term Aqua will be as follows:

Monday 17:
Late Aqua 10:45-11:30 only
Wednesday 19:
Early Aqua 09:45-10:30; Late Aqua 10:45-11:30
Friday 21:
Early Aqua 09:45-10:30; Late Aqua 10:45-11:30

Our water is warm
all year around

Welcome to the heated water of our open air pools. Hampton Pool, known as “South West London’s best kept secret” is situated next to Royal Bushy Park. Our main pool is 36 metres long and we also have a learner pool dedicated to children and their parents.

The Sunday Times described us as “one of Britain’s coolest, biggest, hippest pools”.

The water in our pools is heated throughout the year. We provide for the community 365 days of outdoor swimming, yes, you can even have a swim on Christmas Day! more...

Our pools are monitored by a team of professional lifeguards, providing a safe environment for swimmers of all ages and abilities.

The main pool is split in half at all times to allow for lane swimming on one side and family swimming and fun on the other.

Spend a day with us swimming and lazing in the sunshine, remember it’s cheaper and warmer than a family trip to the seaside. Customers even tell us that a day at Hampton Pool is like being on holiday!

We also offer limited free parking.

We'd love to hear what you think. Please click here to fill in our online customer survey. Thank you

If you would like to make a compliment, complaint or simply comment on our service then please complete this online form and we will get in touch with you. Thank you.

We'd love to hear what you think. Please click here to fill in our online comment form. Thank you

Notices Affecting Opening Times

Latest News

Easter Holiday Crash Courses 2020

SPACES  AVAILABLE FOR STAGES 1, 2, 3, 4 AND 5
Week 1: Tuesday 6 to Friday 9 April 2020 (4 days)
Week 2: Tuesday 14 to Friday 17 April 2020 (4 days)

Course Ability Times Cost week 1 Cost week 2
Stage 1 Non swimmers 09:00 £48.00£48.00
Stage 2 Paddling a short distance with face in water without aids 09:30 £48.00 £48.00
Stage 3 5m on front and back 10:00 £48.00 £48.00
Stage 4  10m frontcrawl (with correct breathing technique) 09:00; 09:30 £44.00 £44.00

Stages 5/6

10m front crawl and back stroke (correct technique) 10:00 £44.00 £44.00

 

Please contact reception on 020 8255 1116 for more specific information on each course and to book your place. 

Book early to secure your place and avoid disappointment!

Summer Half Term Crash Courses 2020

26 May to 29 May 2020 (4 days)

Course Ability Times Days Cost Class size
Stage 1 Non swimmers 09:00; 09:30;
10:00
Tuesday to Friday £48.00 4
Stage 2 Paddling a short distance with face in water without aids 09:00; 09:30;
10:00
Tuesdayto Friday £48.00 4
Stage 3 5m on front and back 09:00; 09:30;
10:00
Tuesday to Friday £48.00 4
Stage 4 10m frontcrawl (with one side breathing) and backstroke 09:00; 09:30 Tuesday to Friday £44.00 5
Stages 5/6 10m front crawl and backstroke (FC and BS with proper technique; breast/fly kick) 10:00 Tuesday to Friday £44.00 6

Please contact reception on 020 8255 1116 for more specific information on each course and to book your place.

Book early to secure your place and avoid disappointment!

Our Spring Moonlight Dip is already booking! Very few spaces left

It’s time to book your spring Moonlight Dip, don’t forget that numbers are limited:

  • Good Friday 10 April 2020! Booking 

Advanced booking is necessary. Ask at reception or call 020 8255 1116.

Book fitness classes on our new phone app

• Book classes in advance
• Check upcoming classes
• Check previous class attendance

Booking app screens

Click here for instructions on how to download
and use the app

Learn2 online swimming lesson portal

We are now using a system called ‘Learn2’, which allows swimming lessons to be delivered more effectively through electronic registration and assessment procedures. As part of this new IT system, our Swim Instructors are now using tablets on poolside to record attendance and also update your children’s progress. Read more here...

If you have already registerred, you can access the Learn2 Lesson Portal here to get started!

Click here to access the Learn2 Lesson Portal

Please call 020 8255 1116 if you need assistance with the Learn2 online portal

Would you like to see improvements to the pool buildings?

If you would like to know more about Hampton Pool Trust's development plans, the answers to some frequently asked questions, and the opportunity to join the Trust, please go to the development area of their website.

Training Courses

Course dates for 2020 STA AWARD 7/8, 14/15 AND 22 MARCH

Our next set of courses are available to book for 2020: Please see Training courses and call us on 8255 1116 to book.

Please call 020 8255 1116 to book your place on any of these courses.

STA Award beginner teachers
7th, 8th, 14th, 15th and 22nd March 2020
The STA Award course is for 16 and above and costs £350.00. This course now includes the pool rescue and child protection element of the qualification.

Please call 020 8255 1116 to book your place on any of these courses.

NPLQ 2020

Please call 020 8255 1116 for any of the following NPLQ courses:
6 - 10 April, 22 - 27 June, 29 June - 3 July, 13 - 17 July, 20 - 24 July. See Training Courses for all other dates in 2020.

Special Notices

Storm closure procedures

In the event of thunder storms we will have to ask you to leave the water immediately. An 'all clear' to re-enter the water will be given once there has been a 20 minute lapse between thunder rolls.

Unfortunately, we cannot offer refunds for lost swimming time.

 

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Help us raise funds whilst
you shop!

donate to Hampton Pool Trust, the charity securing the future of Hampton Pool when you shop at Amazon

Hampton Pool Trust is now registered with Amazon Smile. Amazon will donate 0.5% of all eligible purchases back to Hampton Pool Trust, so when you go online to do your Christmas shopping, please log in to Amazon via smile.amazon.co.uk and search for Hampton Pool Trust. It costs you nothing, but will help us to raise vital funds for the pool. Thank you!

Our next Moonlight Dip is

Friday 10 April

Click here for more details

Chair hoist gives access to the pool for all

Access for all with our chair hoist

Hampton Pool as a mechanical chair hoist. This will allow access to the pool for customers with walking difficulties.

If you need to use the chair hoist please don’t hesitate to ask a member of staff. There is a weight limit of 22 stone/140kgs.

Thanks go to Emily Morris and everyone who supported her efforts that raised the money to buy the hoist.

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