Information for Schools

Information for Schools

School Swimming at Gayton Pool

Please find below some information that you may find useful, however, Lynn Palmer Pool Manager will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have. Contact her on 074321 33929 or email: [email protected]

The new pool is a purpose-built teaching pool, dimensions are 17.25m x 9m x 0.9m x 1.2m. We have separate changing facilities for males and females and both rooms have their own toilet facilities, showers are on poolside for your use before and after swimming. There is disabled access to the pool with a hoist and a separate disabled changing room. Please note no shower gels / shampoos or any type of cosmetics can be used poolside.

Benefits to your school

You will have the sole use of the pool. Fully qualified ASA teachers and NPLQ Qualified lifeguards. They all attend regular training which is provided by the pool.

Transfer from Other pools

Schools already contracted to the City Council for swimming will be released from the contract to change to Gayton Pool if they wish to transfer

Swimming Supervision and Tuition

Qualified Swimming Teacher. Qualified Lifeguard on-site whenever the pool is in use.


30 children can be accommodated in the pool at any one time.


Can be taught in Lanes swimming lengths

Advanced swimmers

May be taught as a training session in lanes.

Lesson plans will be taken from the A.S.A. National Plan for Teaching Swimming. This covers all of the requirements of the National Curriculum.

School Staff are welcome to visit the pool, see a lesson if they wish, and discuss health and safety requirements. Copies of the NOP and Risk Assessments are available.

Water time at the pool

Should you require half hours or whole hours, we will be happy to discuss your requirements.

The programme for the pool

If you are in school the pool is open.

Please contact us for the availability of pool time and pricing for the options you require.


Please contact us for availability of pool time and pricing for the options you require.

Pool data

Pool length: 25m
Pool width: 9m
Shallow end: 0.9m
Deep end: 3.3m
Pool area: 225m2
Movable floor: no

Pool facilities

Car park
Swim England Learn to Swim Kids
Swim England Learn to Swim Adults

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Gayton Swimming Pool is operated by Gayton Pool Limited a Company limited by guarantee No. 7296091, associated with Lonsdale Swimming and Sports Trust Limited a Company limited by Guarantee No. 5871671. reg. Charity no. 1120352. Registered Office of both: Sterne House, Lodge Lane, Derby DE1 3WD.