We offer both free swimming sessions and free swimming lessons for young people aged 16 and under and living in the city.
Free swimming sessions
Are you a parent or guardian of a child aged 16 and under living in Oxford city who enjoys swimming and going to the swimming pool? Did you know that Oxford City Council offers up to 50 hours of free swimming each week. All you have to do is subscribe your children for free swimming sessions now at your local leisure centre.
- Barton Leisure Centre, Waynflete Road, Barton, Oxford, OX3 8GA
- Leys Pools and Leisure Centre, Blackbird Leys Road, Blackbird Leys, Oxford, OX4 6JL
- Ferry Leisure Centre, Diamond Place, Summertown, Oxford, OX2 7DP
- Hinksey Outdoor Pool, Lake Street, Oxford, OX1 4PZ (April until September)
Please download our Free Swimming Sessions leaflet which contains further information and our terms and conditions.
Please check our pool timetables on our Leisure Centres websites for details of the free swimming sessions and for actual times and dates.
Free swimming lessons
Are you a parent or guardian of a school child aged 5 to 16 living in Oxford city who wants to improve their swimming and social skills? If you receive eligible benefits you can apply for one term of lessons at one of three Oxford City Council swimming pools.
You can apply for your course of free lessons by downloading our Free Swimming Lessons leaflet which contains an application form and details of benefits eligible for free swimming lessons credit.