Swimming


Public Swim

Public Swim

Our public swimming sessions are something the entire family can do and can also be done individually. There are many health related reasons to swim. It’s low-Impact, burns calories, improves balance and coordination and much more. Exercising in water can offer many health benefits and can provide you with a full body workout!


£4 adult (free to members)


Available at:
Bilston – Bert Williams and Central


SEND Children's Swimming Lesson

SEND Children's Swimming Lesson

Our Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND) group lessons are suitable for parents/carers who want their child to learn to swim. Our experienced teachers will help your child achieve the Swim England Alpha and Water Safety Awards. There will be a maximum of 4 students per lessons. Parents/carers are encouraged to be in the pool with the child.


A Yo! Active profile is required: Sign up here


Available at:
Bilston – Bert Williams


Family Fun Sessions

Lane Swimming

Swim lengths in our slow, medium or fast lanes during our lane swim sessions. These sessions are for swimmers aged 16 and above who want to swim continually at a consistent pace.


£4 adult (free to members)


Available at:
Bilston – Bert Williams and Central


1-2-1 Swimming Lesson

1-2-1 Swimming Lesson

Our 1-2-1 swimming lessons are available for adults and children of all swimming abilities. Whether you are a non-swimmer, weak swimmer or someone that wants to improve their swimming technique, one of our experienced and qualified teachers will be happy to help you achieve your swimming goal. Lessons can be booked via our website, or you can pop into our centre and a member of staff will be happy to assist you.


Available at:
Bilston – Bert Williams


Family Fun Sessions

Family Fun Swim

Enjoy our family fun swimming session in the pool with floats and toys.


Duration: 1 hour

No booking required

Child with Yo! Active membership - Free
Child without Yo! Active membership - £2
Adult Member - Free
Adult with a child who is under 8 with Yo! Active membership - Free
Adult without child with Yo! Active membership - £4

Sunday: 3pm-4pm

Please note that all children must be accompanied by an adult for these sessions.


Available at:
Bilston – Bert Williams


SEND Adult's Swimming Lessons

SEND Adult's Swimming Lessons

Our Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND) adult group lessons are suitable for anyone 16+ who want to learn to swim. Our experienced teachers will help you achieve the Swim England Alpha and Water Safety Awards. There will be a maximum of 4 students per lessons. Carers will be encouraged to be in the pool with the Adult taking part in the lesson.


Each participant needs to be booked into this session with their own profile.

Adult - £4 (free to members)

Every Saturday 4pm-5pm


Available at:
Bilston-Bert Williams


SEND Family Swim Session

SEND Family Swim Session

These sessions are for families with children who have Special Educational Needs or Disabilities. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer at all times in the pool.


Duration: 60 mins

Call 01902 551010

Child with Yo! Active membership - Free
Child without Yo! Active membership - £2
Adult Member - Free
Adult with a child who is under 8 with Yo! Active membership - Free
Carer’s free if SEND child or under 25 young person has a Yo! Active membership


Available at:
Bilston-Bert Williams and Central


Tots Swimming Session

Tots Swimming Session

A swimming session for parents and tots to get their child used to the water. For children aged 0 – 3 years old. This session is not led by an instructor.


Duration: 60 mins

No booking required

Mondays 11am - 12pm
Wednesdays 10:30am-11:30am
Fridays 12pm-1pm

Child with Yo! Active membership - Free
Child without Yo! Active membership - £2
Adult Member - Free
Adult with a child who is under 8 with Yo! Active membership - Free


Available at:
Bilston – Bert Williams


Adult Structured Lesson

Adult Structured Lesson

Our adult structured swimming lessons are suitable for people aged 16 years and above. Whether you want to be a swimmer, be a better swimmer or be a master swimmer, one of our experienced and qualified teachers will be happy to help you achieve your swimming goal. Lessons can be booked via our website, or you can pop into our centre and a member of staff will be happy to assist you. Adult swimming lessons must be booked in advance.


Price
£5.50 per 1 hour session
£4.20 per 45-minute session

For more information, please contact 01902 551010 or speak to one of our customer service assistants to book your space today!


Available at:
Bilston – Bert Williams


Bilston-Bert Williams Swim Times

Members and pay as you go users can attend any public or lane swim session without booking. Pool-based classes, adult swimming lessons and family sessions must be booked in advance. Children’s swimming lessons are for children who are part of our swim school.

Sessions are available during the times where the colour bars are visible.

Main Pool

Bilston Main Pool Timetable

Studio Pool

Bilston Studio Pool Timetable

Central Swim Times

Members and pay as you go users can attend any public or lane swim session without booking. Pool-based classes, adult swimming lessons and family sessions must be booked in advance. Children’s swimming lessons are for children who are part of our swim school.

Pool Closure Dates

Sessions are available during the times where the colour bars are visible.

Central Swimming Timetable

 

Free public swim sessions for 8-15 year-olds

Adult Swimming Lessons:

Our adult swimming lessons are available for 16 years and above. We offer lessons for non and weak swimmers, and those wanting to improve their swimming technique. Adult swimming lessons must be booked in advance.

Dates & Times:

Bilston – Bert Williams

  • Monday: 12:45pm – 1:45pm (Main pool): 1 hour session
  • Tuesday: 12:00pm – 1:00pm (Studio pool): 1 hour session
  • Tuesday: 6:45pm – 7:30pm (Studio Pool): 45-minute session
  • Wednesday: 1:00pm - 2:00pm (Main Pool): 1 hour session
  • Wednesday: 2:00pm - 3:00pm (Main Pool): 1 hour session
  • Thursday: 6:45pm – 7:30pm (Studio pool): 45-minute session
  • Friday: 11:30am – 12:30pm (Main Pool): 1 hour session

Prices:

£5.50 per 1 hour session
£4.20 per 45-minute session

For more information, please contact 01902 551010 or speak to one of our customer service assistants to book your space today!


Children's Swimming Lessons

Interested in registering your child for swimming lessons?

Our Bilston - Bert Williams swim school is now open with limited availability. For information, please call 01902 551010 or visit our Centre.

Our swimming lessons waiting is currently closed at Central. The waiting list will be reviewed again in December 2023.


Manage lessons on Home Portal:

What is Home Portal?

Our online Home Portal is for parents of children who are in our Swim Academy. The portal allows parents to access information about their child's swimming lessons, as well as making payments for their lessons.

What can I do on Home Portal?

  • Manage account and update details
  • Make payment for lessons
  • Track lesson progress
  • View assessment information

Register on Home Portal

All parents with registered email addresses will have received an email to set up their Home Portal account. If you would like to set up an account but no longer have your registration email, please speak to a member of our reception team who will be able to help.

 

SWIMTAG

SWIMTAG

SWIMTAG bands are available for all customers to use free of charge at Bilston – Bert Williams and Central. SWIMTAG provides you with a unique view of your swim, you can breakdown each individual length and split, or view your grouped training sets

The system tracks the number of lengths you complete, split times, stroke type and stroke rate. You can then keep track of key swim statistics such as average pace, distance per stroke, calorie burn and rest percentage.

To use a SWIMTAG band when you’re next in centre, just speak to our reception team. You can sign up for an online SWIMTAG account to monitor your progress after your first swim by using the button below.

Sign up for a SWIMTAG Account


 

YO! Active U16

YO! Active U16

Parents and guardians can sign their children up to access free swimming sessions as part of Yo! Active at the city's WV Active leisure centres.

Wolverhampton children aged under 16 will receive FREE access to swimming if they are registered with a WV Active account and have a YO! Active subscription.

Which sessions are free?

  • Public Swim
  • Family Fun Swim
  • SEND Swim
  • Tots Swim

Children under eight must always be accompanied by an adult when using our facilities and an adult must be in the pool during the swimming sessions. Children under eight get one free adult place when accessing the above swimming sessions.


Available at:
Bilston – Bert Williams

Available at:
Central