Come and swim in our wonderful open air pool.
You can book in advance or pay on the gate if space is available

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 the 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 range of different swimming activities.

  • Aqua Aerobics - Fun exercise sessions with music and "encouragement" from our resident aqua aerobics' instructor and the rest of the pool team! Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Pre-booking required.
  • Drop-in Swims - Every weekday afternoon from 3pm to 5pm (7pm Tuesday & Thursday) and from 10:15 to 5pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Just turn up and swim, no pre-booking required. Main and Toddler's pools both open. A swimming lane can be requested
  • 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, Families and individuals. Both the Toddler (depth 0.75 cm) and main pools are available, a swimming lane 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 information and Help Pages 
Cirencester Open Air Swimming Pool is operated and managed entirely by volunteers in their spare time.

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Upcoming Swim Sessions

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Full Moon Swim

Full Moon Swim

Enjoy the experience of a swim under a full moon (weather permitting) while supporting your community swimming pool.

The aim of the Moon Swim is for a quiet, contemplative swimming at an unusual time and hopefully, you will be treated to a gorgeous night sky.

Tuck Shop will be open for drinks and snacks

The money raised from this event will go towards our charity fundraising

Numbers are limited to 80 people

Event Information

Date Wednesday, 13th July, 2022 9:30 pm
End Date Wednesday, 13th July, 2022 11:00 pm
Available Places 0

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price Available Places
Adult £10.00 0

Sorry, this session is now full.

Latest News

  • Fri 1 Jul 2022

    Tribute to an Inspirational lady

    People have been paying tribute to Jane Leo, our chair who sadly passed away last month. Read Tribute to Jane Here

    Jane Leo

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  • Mon 20 Jun 2022

    Pool Swims Change Tuesdays and Thursdays

    As from 21st June, the Tuesday and Thursday 5pm & 6pm Swims are replaced by a 2 hour extension to the 3pm drop in swims. The drop in swims on Tuesday and Thursday will run from 3pm to 7pm on these

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National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

Cirencester Open Air Swimming Pool is hosting NPLQ course for new lifeguards between the 1st & 5th August.  See NPLQ attachment for details and prerequisites. Click on Book to register (external website)

Event Information

Date Monday, 1st August, 2022 8:30 am
End Date Friday, 5th August, 2022 5:00 pm
Price £260.00
Attachment NPLQ.pdf

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