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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.

Autumn Activities

Autumn Activities

Now that we are in autumn everyone is looking for things to do with the kids to celebrate this lovely colourful season. Here we have some great ideas, and they don't all involve being cooped up indoors! Get out and enjoy the cooler, fresh air and the crunchy leaves under foot - you can always return home afterwards for a hot chocolate and a snuggle

Be safe this Bonfire Night

Be safe this Bonfire Night

Be safe this Bonfire Night by making sure that you, pets and your family know and follow the very important Fireworks Code. Have fun if you are going to an event or having friends and family round at home. It includes safety rules for sparklers too! You will also be able to download our Fireworks Code poster to display if you are hosting an event.