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Hitchin Swimming Centre

We offer a variety of facilities including indoor and outdoor pools, Cafe, kinetika@Archers Health Club, Pool parties and soft play parties. Two of our four pools are outdoors and have been a popular summer venue since 1938. Indoors the 25m eight lane pool is ideal for competition and training whilst the learner pool proves popular with toddlers and beginners. The aim is to provide you an enjoyable high quality service at all times.


7am Off Peak charges apply Monday to Friday 9 am - 5 pm. Peak charges are all other times and school holidays. We offer activity sessions which include Water Babies/Toddlers (tern time only for £3.40. Aquasplash £4.70. 50+ Aquaspalsh £2.40 and 50+ leisure for £1.20. We also offer value tickets, deals on family admission, memberships and lower prices for students, unemployed, senior citizen and disabled. Please contact leisure centre for more information.


The Centre is set within a 3-acre site on Butts Close Common which itself is central to Hitchin and is a few minutes walk from the busy town centre. By RAil, Hitchin Station, is approximately 5 minute taxi ride away. Bus numbers 90, 94, 99, 97, 100, 101 all stop outside the centre.

Advent Calendar Competition

Advent Calendar Competition

This year we are bringing back our Advent Calendar Competition on our Facebook page! Each day from 1st - 24th December we will be running a task on the page and picking someone to win a prize bundle. With prizes from Our Little Globe, Stuck on You, Thermapen, Scentco UK, ToucanBox, HamaBeads, Orchard Toys, Pip Ahoy, Gotrovo and more, don't miss it!

Christmas Activities

Christmas Activities

If you are looking for ideas to keep the children busy throughout the Christmas holidays, or the kids want some ideas and inspiration for cards and gifts them take a look at our Winter KidsZone. Jam packed full of fun ideas that everyone can get involved in! Activities for indoors and out - some are messy, some are not! What are you waiting for?!?!