Customer notice: Coronavirus latest update

Due to the latest Government restrictions all of our Leisure Centres and Telford Ice Rink remain closed until further notice. Any customers who pay on a quarterly or annual cash basis will have their membership extended to compensate for the closure and will membership direct debits remain froze during this time. We are delighted that Horsehay Village Golf Centre, Telford Ski and Snowboard Centre will re-open under Government guidance from Monday 29 March 2021. Membership direct debits for these services will resume from this date.

If you are not ready to return just yet though, that’s not a problem. Please refreeze your membership.

I’m sure you can appreciate the situation we find ourselves in is constantly changing but we will keep you informed about our plans to re-open under Government guidance. Please make sure you are following us on Facebook and signed up to our email list to receive the latest news.

Whilst our facilities are closed we are delivering an online facebook fitness class programme, download the fitness class timetable.

If you have any further questions regarding your membership please do not hesitate to get in touch in with us at leisure@telford.gov.uk.

View our Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs for more information.

Thank you and stay safe.

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Swimming

When it comes to swimming, we’ve got everything you need to suit all ages with our four swimming pools, a range of aqua classes and our Swim4Life lesson programme (we use the latest technology to allow you to check your child’s progress online via the home portal).

We offer a variety of public session’s across our four swimming pools from early morning swim, lunchtime lengths to inflatable fun sessions. We also offer a wide range of aqua classes to suit every need and ability. As well as the more traditional aqua fit classes, we provide aqua circuit, aqua jog and even the ultimate aqua dance experience in the Zumba pool party!

So whether it’s a swim, fun session or aqua class you want, we’ve got swimming covered. The great news is that as part of our aspirations fitness memberships you get public swimming included along with full use of our 7 gyms and over 120 fitness classes per week across our centres. If it’s just swimming you want we even offer a swim only membership (Swim4It) so come on and take the plunge.

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Swimming is the perfect activity for people of all ages and abilities, it's cost-effective, and has a wide range of both physical and psychological benefits.

The most obvious advantage to swimming is that it's a great form of exercise. Around 30 minutes of steady, paced lane swimming can burn over 200 calories, and brings the same benefits as 45 minutes of land-based exercise; the pressure and resistance of the water makes your body work harder. As well as burning calories, swimming is great for toning up as it works the muscles all over your body. And as the water takes your weight, it is a perfect method of low-impact exercise that is ideal for people with mobility problems, and those who just wish to protect their joints.

Swimming can also improve your overall health. It's an ideal workout for your heart and circulation, as you are using your whole body to swim; therefore your heart has to pump blood harder than it normally would to your arms and legs. Additionally, length swimming is great for your lungs as it forces you to breathe in a deeper, more rhythmic fashion.

Telford and Wrekin Leisure Services host the 4 biggest swimming pools within Telford. All our pools are 25 metres long and are great for improving fitness through swimming as well as enjoying your leisure time.

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Abraham Darby Sports and Leisure Centre Newport Swimming Pool Oakengates Leisure Centre Wellington Civic and Leisure Centre

We offer swimming memberships that allow members unlimited use of our public sessions across our 4 swimming pools from just £24.50 per month.

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