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

The swimming pool is open for member lane swimming.

Sessions must be booked in advance via our app and online portal. Read more about how to book.

Due to COVID-19 guidelines, capacity will be restricted at first, so lane swimming will only be available to those with a University of Stirling Sport membership. Find out how to sign up for a membership.

Swimming pool timetable

Monday

Monday timetable
  TimePool LengthPool DepthAvailable Lanes
Lane

6.30am - 7:30am

25m 1.2m Min 6

10.30am - 2.30pm

25m 1.2m Min 6

6.30pm - 10.00pm

25m 1.2m Min 6

Please note the following dates and alterations: 

Where possible, lane swimming sessions are now bookable at 20 minute intervals to accommodate a larger number of swimmers in the pool.

Tuesday

Tuesday timetable
  TimePool LengthPool DepthAvailable Lanes
Lane 10.30am - 2.30pm 50m 2m Min 3
8.30pm - 10.00pm 50m 2m Min 3

 Please note the following dates and alterations: 

Where possible, lane swimming sessions are now bookable at 20 minute intervals to accommodate a larger number of swimmers in the pool.

Wednesday

Wednesday timetable
  TimePool LengthPool DepthAvailable Lanes
Lane 10.30am - 3.30pm 25m 1.2m Min 6
6.30pm - 10.00pm 25m 1.2m Min 6

 Please note the following dates and alterations:

Where possible, lane swimming sessions are now bookable at 20 minute intervals to accommodate a larger number of swimmers in the pool.

Thursday

Thursday timetable
  TimePool LengthPool DepthAvailable Lanes
Lane 10.30am - 2.30pm 50m 1.2m Min 6
8.30pm - 10.00pm 50m 1.2m Min 6

 Please note the following dates and alterations:

Where possible, lane swimming sessions are now bookable at 20 minute intervals to accommodate a larger number of swimmers in the pool.

Friday

Friday timetable
  TimePool LengthPool DepthAvailable Lanes
Lane

6.30am - 7.30am

25m

1.2m

Min 6

10.30am - 1.00pm

25m

1.2m

Min 6

8.10pm - 10.00pm

25m

1.2m

Min 6

 Please note the following dates and alterations: 

Where possible, lane swimming sessions are now bookable at 20 minute intervals to accommodate a larger number of swimmers in the pool.

Saturday

 

Saturday timetable
  TimePool LengthPool DepthAvailable Lanes
Lane

 

12.50pm - 2.30pm

25m

1.2m

Min 6

3.30pm - 8.00pm

25m

1.2m

Min 6

 Please note the following dates and alterations: 

Where possible, lane swimming sessions are now bookable at 20 minute intervals to accommodate a larger number of swimmers in the pool.

 

Sunday

Sunday timetable
  TimePool LengthPool DepthAvailable Lanes
Lane 6.30am - 10.00am 25m 1.2m Min 6
3.30pm - 5.30pm 25m 1.2m Min 6

 Please note the following dates and alterations:

Where possible, lane swimming sessions are now bookable at 20 minute intervals to accommodate a larger number of swimmers in the pool.

Using the swimming pool

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

  • All sessions must be booked in advance via our app or online portal. Find out how to book your session. If you are unsure about using the app or online portal please contact us on 01786 466900.
  • The time of your booking includes changing time before and after your time in the pool.
  • The changing rooms will be available from the start time of your booking.

On arrival

  • Entry will be via the new building's main entrance (accessed from the main road).
  • Your membership card will grant you access to the building at the start time of your session.
  • 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.
  • Please come 'swim ready' to maximise your time in the water.
  • To accommodate our thorough cleaning regime, and to protect your belongings, users will be allocated a changing cubicle on arrival which will then be locked for the duration of the session.
  • Only a limited number of showers will be available.

Other information

  • All 25m member sessions will take place in the bottom tank, nearest the changing rooms.
  • Timetable will be subject to change to reflect any further changes in government guidance.

Contact the National Swimming Academy