Swimming Pool in Wimbledon

Venues Location: Wimbledon College Sports Complex, Wimbledon Collge, Edge Hill, London SW19 4NS

  • Saturday Afternoons from 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm. AUT 2024 Term starts 07/09/2024
  • Summer Crash Courses: 22 July to 16 Aug 2024, 9.00-11.00 am

Weekly Saturday Swimming Lessons in Wimbledon

Getting to the Wimbledon College's Pool:

Pool Address: Sports Complex, Wimbledon College, Edge Hill, London SW19 4NS

Wimbledon College's sport facility is conveniently situated near the A3 and the A298. Easy to get to by driving from Kingston, Morden, Raynes Park, Southfields and Putney. There is free car park access at this venue for all clients and a good disability access. If you are using public transport, the closest train, tramp and tube station is Wimbledon. There are plenty buses which have stops close to Wimbledon College. Access to the College is through the black gate next to the Church in Edge Hill if you are driving or for pedestrians, they need to use the pedestrian gate (opposite DonHead Perp's School) in Egde Hill.

Wimbledon College's Swimming Pool: Size and Depth

  • Wimbledon College has a 25 metre, 4-lane swimming pool (8.8 metres width) indoor heated swimming pool.
  • The water temperature set at 30°C throughout the year.
  • The shallow end of this pool is 1 meter deep and the maximum depth in the deep end is 2.7 meters.
  • This pool is long enough and has plenty of space for stamina training and practicing starts and turns for races for advanced level swimming lessons.
  • With maximum depth of 2.7 meter, we can teach and practice basic diving and personal survival skills in this pool in our swimming lessons.
  • We have plenty swimming teaching aids like kickboards, pull buoys, floats, and noodles for teaching swimming. No need for swimmers to bring any additional swimming equipment to our lessons but, it is O.k to bring yours.
All of our swimmers who are aged 3 years and above, male and female, must wear swimming hats for hygiene reasons. We don't lend swim caps or goggles if you forget to bring your full swim kit.

Wimbledon College Swimming pool

Changing Facilities and Showers for Swimmers

There are two spacious and separate changing rooms at this venue. We allocate one changing room to boys/men and one is for girls/ladies.changing rooms, one allocated to Male/boys and one to Female/girls. Children under age of 8 to use the changing room depending which parents is accompny them for lesson (for example, boys under the age of 8 to get changed with their mums in female changing room). No family changing room. Toilets and warm showers in both changing rooms. Male and Female changing rooms have plenty of hangers/hooks to hang clothes and bags but, no lockers. For small children, parents are advised to bring their own changing mats as there are no baby boards at this facility. No nappy bins at this facility so, parents need to take water/dirty nappies home after swimming. There is a separate toilet for people with disabilities at this facility. Swimmers are recommended to arrive swim-ready. We recommend all swimmers to take their after swim lesson showers at home. No hair dryers at this facility so, please bring wooly hats to wear for after swimming.

Observatory and Waiting area for Parents

This swimming pool has an observatory area with benches available for parents/carers and siblings to sit down and observe swimming lessons.

A foyer area with limited tables and chairs are available for parents, carers and children. There is no vending machine or cafe at this venue. Please don’t expect to be able to purchase any food or drink (hot or cold) at this venue.