John Charles Centre for Sport



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Swim Timetables

Remember you no longer have to book in advance for your swim session. You can just turn up for your desired session, but we would advise to arrive 15 minutes before your session as they will be filled on a first come first served basis

Opens in new windowJohn Charles Aquatics Centre Swim Timetable Monday 20th February - Sunday 2nd April 2023(PDF,115KB)

Opens in new windowJohn Charles Aquatics Centre Easter Holiday Swim Timetable Monday 3rd April - Sunday 16th April 2023(PDF,155KB)

For session descriptions click here

Fitness Timetable

Opens in new windowJohn Charles Fitness Timetable January 2022(PDF, 726KB)

Please not that when booking a tennis court/session the time shown is 1 hour. This includes 50 mins on court and 10 mins change time. 


  • Hospitali​​ty

    Hospitality and Events at John Charles Centre for Sport

  • Opening Hours

    Mon - Fri
    07:00 - 22:00
    08:00 - 16:00
    08:00 - 16:00
    Please note juniors are required to attend the gym 13:00-16:00, outside these times the gym may be unmanned meaning juniors cannot attend

    Mon - Fri
    07:15 - 22:00
    08:00 - 16:00
    08:00 - 16:00
    Mon and Wed: 17:00 - 19:00 Outdoor track with flood lights available for casual users. Customers should check availability due to possible bookings.
    Bowls and Athletics Centre
    10:00 - 17:30
    10:00 - 21:30
    16:00 - 21:00
    16:00 - 21:30
    10:00- 12:00
    *Please note that advance bookings/events will be considered outside of these opening times
    Mon - Fri
    Sat and Sun
    09:00 - 21:00
    09:00 - 17:00
  • Facilities

    • 68 station gym
    • 50m and 25m swimming pool
    • 3m, 5m, 7.5m, 10m diving platforms
    • 1m and 3m springboards
    • Diving pool
    • Grandstand and Parkside hospitality suites
    • Dug out bar
    • Cafe
    • Meeting rooms for hire
    • Floodlit playing areas with fitted catching net and kickboards
    • 10 3rd generation astro pitches
    • 8 rink indoor bowls hall
    • 50 metre 6 lane indoor straight track for sprint and hurdle training and strength and conditioning work
    • Indoor throwing cage for discus, hammer and shot
    • Outdoor Athletics track
    • Facilities for all jumping disciplines
    • Javelin throwing area
    • WiFi (free)
  • Accessibility

    • Level entrance with automatic doors
    • Induction loop
    • Lift access to all floors
    • Accessible changing and shower facility
    • Transfer hoist
    • Gym (equipment includes ergometer bike and dual assisted pulley machine)
    • Pool hoist
    • Tactile signage
    • Level access to tennis courts
    • Tennis wheelchairs
  • Local Transport

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