Free swimming for young people aged 16 and under

We are delighted to share that we are now, in partnership with Oxford City Council, offering a FREE swimming membership for children and young people aged 16 and under at Barton Leisure Centre, Hinksey Heated Outdoor Pool, Ferry Leisure Centre and The Leys Pools & Leisure Centre.

The membership is available to those who live in Oxford postcodes OX1 -OX4, and can be used on general swim sessions and family swim sessions. To find out when they run, please refer to your local pool's swimming timetable:

Barton Leisure Centre, 
Waynflete Road, 

Ferry Leisure Centre
Diamond Place, 

Hinksey Outdoor Pool, (June until September)
Lake Street, 
OX1 4PZ 

Leys Pools and Leisure Centre
Blackbird Leys Road, 
Blackbird Leys, 

How to apply

To apply for your membership, there are just a few simple steps:

1. Visit your local Fusion centre - This can either be Barton Leisure Centre, Ferry Leisure Centre, Hinksey Pool or Leys Pools & Leisure Centre.

2. Be sure to bring proof of age (passport, birth certificate). You will also need a document with proof of address to prove you are living within the Oxford postcode.

3. Account set up - The team will then set up your account and upload the proof documents.

4. Booking - Once the account is set up, this will enable you to book your swim sessions via the Fusion Lifestyle app (child must have parental consent to use the app, or parent/guardians can book for the entire family) or centre website. Alternatively, you can turn up at site and book at reception.

The free membership is required for these sessions, to signup for one please speak to the reception staff. Once signed up, you can use the membership at any of the pools above and on any general swim, or family swim session.

Please note, this membership can only be used on general swims or family swims, not lane swim sessions.

See you in the pool!