Feature Packed Leisure Pools

Our feature packed leisure swimming pools at Ponds Forge and Hillsborough Leisure Centre are the perfect place to spend a relaxing and fun time with family or friends. Take a look at our swimming admissions policy.

Fun leisure swimming sessions are also available at other SIV Venues.

The Beach Leisure Pool at Hillsborough Leisure Centre

- Wave Pool – Ride the waves in the main wave pool. Be prepared and listen out for the siren!
- Slide and Flume - Speed down our two slides or for babies and younger children two smaller slides are available.
- Pirate Ship – Climb aboard the pirate ship with water cannons and tipping buckets before hopping on the slide and making a splash in the main wave pool.
- Baby Pool - Perfect for parents with babies or toddlers our shallow baby pool also features a small slide.

Opening Times

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday - Sunday 8:00am - 4:30pm 

Surf City Leisure Pool at Ponds Forge

- 2 Flumes - Sit up for a gentle ride down the slide or lay down for super speed. Our 2 covered flumes scale from the top of the building, wind outside and land in their very own splash pool.
- Wave Pool - Enjoy a leisurely swim in the main pool or simply have fun splashing around, but listen out for the siren which sees the calm water turn into waves.
- Lazy River - Our lazy river circles the main pool, hop on a float and enjoy a calm, leisurely ride.
- Family Pool - Ideal for parents with toddlers our smaller fun pool has lots of fun features such as colourful floats, a dolphin slide, a geyser and other water features.  

Opening Times

Saturday - Sunday. Morning session: 10:30am - 1:30pm or Afternoon session: 2:15pm - 5:15pm.


Leisure Swim
lifeCARD Adult £4.65 /Junior £2.60 
Fitness Unlimited Member Adult £3.45 or FREE to Access All Area or Gym and Swim Members / Junior Members FREE
Non Members Adult £7.65 / Junior £4.10

Family Leisure Swim (2 adult and 1 child or 1 adult and 2 children)
lifeCARD £8.65
Fitness Unlimited Members £6.45
Non Members £11.65

Family Leisure Swim (2 adult and 3 children)
lifeCARD £14.55
Fitness Unlimited Members £10.85
Non Members £17.55