Swimming pool: recreational swimming and lessons

Our excellent swimming facilities are available to the public for recreational and lane swimming. We also offer swimming lessons for children and adults.

National Swimming Academy's pool

Swimming pool

Open to members and non-members, sessions are available in blocks with entry allowed at any point up to 45 minutes before the end of the session.

Under 16s can attend both lane and recreational sessions pending guidelines as outlined below*.

Recreational swimming will recommence from Sunday 12 September.

Access for under 16s

*children under four years old must be supervised at all times on a ratio of one adult to one child. The ratio can increase to one adult to two children aged 4-12 years old, pending one of the children can swim, support themselves or easily touch the pool floor with head above surface. 

Under 16s can only attend lane swimming if able to confidently swim 50m unaided.

Swimming pool timetable

Please note changes to the swimming pool timetable will be uploaded to the website as soon as possible but there may be a time delay before they are published. For the latest times and alterations please check the University of Stirling Sport app.

Monday

Monday timetable
  TimePool LengthPool DepthAvailable Lanes
Lane

10.45am - 2.15pm

25m 1.2m Min 3

7.15pm - 10pm

25m 1.2m

Min 3

Recreational

10.45pm - 12.30pm

25m 1.2m  

7.15pm - 10pm

25m 1.2m  

Please note the following dates and alterations: 

  DateTimePool LengthPool DepthAvailable Lanes
Lane          
Recreational          

Tuesday

Tuesday timetable
  TimePool LengthPool DepthAvailable Lanes
Lane 6am - 8am 25m 1.2m/2m Min 3
10am - 12.30pm 25m 1.2m Min 3
6pm - 10pm 50m 2m Min 2
Recreational 10am - 12pm 25m 1.2m  

Please note the following dates and alterations:

  DateTimeAlteration
Lane      
Recreational

26 October 

10am - 12pm  UNAVAILABLE 

Wednesday

Wednesday timetable
  TimePool LengthPool DepthAvailable Lanes
Lane 10.45am - 3.30pm 25m 1.2m Min 3
7.15pm - 8pm 25m 1.2m Min 3
Recreational 10.45am - 12pm 25m 1.2m  
2.15pm - 3.30pm 25m 1.2m  

Please note the following dates and alterations:

  DateTimeAlteration
Lane      
Recreational 27 October 10am - 12pm  UNAVAILABLE 

Thursday

Thursday timetable
  TimePool LengthPool DepthAvailable Lanes
Lane 6am - 8am 25m 1.2m/2m Min 3
10am - 12:30pm 25m 1.2m Min 3
6pm - 10pm 50m 2m Min 2
Recreational 10am - 12pm 25m 1.2m  

Please note the following dates and alterations:

  DateTimeAlteration
Lane 28 October  6am - 8am UNAVAILABLE 
10am - 12.30pm UNAVAILABLE
6pm - 10pm 25m length, 6 lanes available
Recreational 28 October 10am - 12pm UNAVAILABLE

Friday

Friday timetable
  TimePool LengthPool DepthAvailable Lanes
Lane

6am - 8am

50m

2m

Min 2

10am - 11.30am

50m

2m

Min 3

12.15pm - 3:30pm

25m

1.2m

Min 2

Please note the following dates and alterations: 

  DateTimePool LengthPool DepthAvailable Lanes
Lane          
Recreational          

Saturday

Saturday timetable
  TimePool LengthPool DepthAvailable Lanes
Lane

 

2pm - 4pm

50m

2m

Min 3

Please note the following dates and alterations: 

  DateTimePool LengthPool DepthAvailable Lanes
Lane          
Recreational          

 

Sunday

Sunday timetable
  TimePool LengthPool DepthAvailable Lanes
Lane 6am - 7am 50m 2m Min 3
8am - 10am 50m 2m Min 3
10.45am - 2.30pm 25m 1.2m Min 3
Recreational 10.45am - 2.30pm 25m 1.2m Min 3

Please note the following dates and alterations:

  DateTimeAlteration
Lane 10 October  10.45am - 1pm  UNAVAILABLE 
Lane 31 October  10.45am - 1pm  UNAVAILABLE 
Lane 14 November 10.45am - 1pm UNAVAILABLE

 

Pool prices

Swimming pool prices
CategoryCost
Student member Free
Student non-member £4.00
Member Free
Children (under 4) Free
Children (aged 4-15) £3.70
Non-member (Concession*) £4.30
Non-member £5.50
Family (Two adults and two children) £15.00

 *Concessions include 60+, accessible users and non-member Staff

Using the swimming pool

Things you need to know before you visit the swimming pool.

On arrival

  • Entry will be via the new building's main entrance (accessed from the main road).
  • Your student, staff or community membership card will grant you access to the building via the main reception gates.
  • If you have not received your student card yet, please report to reception for the team to record your attendance.
  • If you have lost your membership card, please report to reception on your first visit back and we will provide a replacement free of charge. Please note any further replacement cards will incur a charge.

Other information

  • Timetable will be subject to change to reflect any alterations.

Contact the National Swimming Academy