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Swimming at Dronfield Sports Centre

There are two pools at Dronfield sports Centre:


A main swimming Pool, 25m x 8.5m; Water depth 1m-2m 

A small pool 8.5m x 6m; Water depth 0.5m-0.75m

 Both pools are open seven days a week and cater for a wide range of activities including:

  • Casual swimming

  • School swimming

  • Women only sessions

  • Adults only 

  • Lane swimming

  • Aquacise

  • Aquafun

  • Swimming lessons. 


The small pool is used extensively for swimming instruction at various levels. Additional classes also take place in the main pool using one or more lanes or occasionally the boom which sections off either the shallow end or the deep end width ways. 

The temperature of the pools is normally set between 29 and 31 degrees.

You can find out what session is on when across all three of our centres through our swimming session finder, or take a look at a copy of our timetable below. Please be aware that during School Holidays the programme may change slightly for Kids activities, we advise you to contact us before attending to check the daily timetable.

Bank Holiday Opening: On Bank Holidays the Sports Centre will be Closed. Over the Bank Holiday weekend there may be some change to the regular opening times of the Centre as well, for the most up to date information visit our Facebook Page.

When programmed to take place on a Bank Holiday the Swimming Lesson programme will move to Morning Lessons, you received separate information regarding your Swimming Lesson time on these occasions.


Take a look at our admissions policy.

Lane Swimming at Dronfield Sports Centre

Contact Details

  • Dronfield Sports Centre
  • Civic Centre, Dronfield, S18 1PD
  • Location
  • Telephone 01246 217217