Swimming has many benefits, not only being a great form of exercise but also reducing impact on the joints.

Swimming sessions

Swimming pools at all South Gloucestershire Active Centres are open daily for public swimming. In addition the below over 60s sessions are offered at the following Active centres:

  • Bradley Stoke Active Lifestyle Centre BS32 9BS: Wednesday: 11:00am – 12:00noon
  • Kingswood Active Lifestyle Centre BS16 4RH: Tuesday and Thursday: 11:00am – 12:00noon (diving boards are open for use during the last 15 minutes of this session)
  • Longwell Green Active Lifestyle Centre BS15 9LA: Friday: 9:00am – 11:00am (9:30 – 11:00am: deep end only)
  • Thornbury Active Lifestyle Centre BS35 3JB: Friday: 12:00noon – 1:30pm (two lanes)

Call 0300 333 0300 or go to the Active Centres website.

Active Centre swimming pools

The following over 50s session is offered at Filton Leisure centre:

  • Filton Sports & Leisure Centre BS34 7PS: 50+ swimming Friday 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Call 01454 866686 or go to the Filton leisure centre website

Filton Leisure Centre

Please be advised that there are costs to attend these sessions.

Healthy Lifestyles Directory for older people

This directory showcases the amazing range of activities and groups in South Gloucestershire, all of which can contribute to a healthy lifestyle.

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