Welcome to Cirencester Open Air Swimming Pool

We are open until Sunday 11th September

Cirencester Open Air Swimming Pool
A gem in the capital of the Cotswolds
Family Days Out
Come along with your family for a fun filled day out.
Aqua Aerobics
Get the fitness benefits of Aqua Aerobics. 3 Sessions per week
Fitness Swims
Lane Swimming available throughout the week to improve your swimming technique and fitness
Special Events
Swim under the stars or watch the dawn arrive
Pool Parties
Hire the pool in the evening for your special event or party

The swimming pool is located on the edge of Cirencester Park in the heart of the Cotswolds in this historic Roman town (known as 'Corinium'). Originally opened in 1869, the pool is fed by natural spring water, heated to an average temperature of 27°C. Together with a children's paddling pool and sunbathing patio, our pool offers you a wonderful swimming experience in a fantastic location.
We provide a broad range of swimming activities including:

  • Aqua Aerobics - Fun exercise sessions with music and "encouragement" from our resident aqua aerobics' instructor and the rest of the pool team! Pre-booking required
  • Drop in Swims - Every weekday afternoon from 3pm to 5pm and from 10:15 to 5pm on Saturdays and Sundays, Just turn up and swim, no pre-booking required. Main pool and Toddler's pool open, no lane swimming.
  • Fitness Swims - For people who want to improve their fitness and swimming technique. Fast, medium and slow lanes are available. Pre-booking required
  • General Swims – This is for everyone.  It’s for Families and people who want open pool or lane swimming. Both the Toddler (depth 0.75 cm) and main pools are available for all and swimming lanes can be requested.
  • Inclusive Swims - For people with 'specific requirements' and those who find it difficult swimming with large groups of people.

For more details on planning your visit, go to our Visitor and Help Page 
Cirencester Open Air Swimming Pool is a UK registered charity, operated and managed entirely by volunteers in their spare time.

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Latest News

  • Wed 25 May 2022

    Jubilee Day Celebrations Day - 3rd June 10.15-5 pm

    There will be a Fun Day at the pool to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee on 3rd June.The fun day will include water games, a Tombola and Aqua Aerobics as well as swimming in our beautiful heated pool.

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  • Wed 25 May 2022

    Tombola Prizes wanted

    We need Tombola prizes for our Jubilee Fun day on June 3rd

    We would be really grateful for suitable Tombola prizes, but no alcohol please.If you would like to donate a prize, they can be brought to

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