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Lodge Hill Swimming Pool


Free Public Open Swim Sessions

Swim session for children with disabilities 

Available for Public Hire

Address: 3 Canford Heath Road, Poole BH17 9NG

Telephone: 01202 261306


The swimming pool is ideally suited to learner swimmers and those who wish to build their confidence in the water. It has hoists and a pool ramp so it is fully accessible for people with limited mobility or disabilities.

  • 12m x 8m, Depth 1m - 1.6m
  • Pool temperature is 30c +
  • Changing rooms with toilet and shower
  • First aid facilities
  • Free parking  

Multi sensory sound and light system.  

A fun, interactive system with lights, shapes, images and sound for children and young people with disabilities. A relaxing environment is created to develop motor and sensory skills making this a unique and enhanced swim experience for users.  There is no additional charge for the use of the equipment.   


Open Public Swim Sessions:

For Over 60s - Silver Plus swim session (free of charge)
Tuesdays 09:00-10:00. Numbers are limited, get there early.  First come, first served basis.

Swim session for children with disabilities

  • Sunday mornings, 10:00-12:00 noon. Numbers are limited.

  • Please pay in advance (undated vouchers can be bought in blocks) by contacting Children, Young People and Learning on 01202 714700.

  • You are unable to pay on arrival at Lodge Hill Swimming Pool as only lifeguards are in attendance.

  • You can ask for a registration form if you have not used the service before.

  • Please book your space by contacting The Junction Sport and Leisure Centre, Broadstone, on Tel: 01202 777766.

Available for public hire

You can make a block booking for a minimum of 10 weeks if you have the relevant Lifeguard and Swimming qualifications, as well as Public Liability Insurance.

The pool is also available for hire during the evenings, from 7pm at a discounted rate.

The following groups hire the swimming pool and run a variety classes on a weekly basis. If you are interested in swimming with one of these groups please contact them directly.


Swimming classes for babies toddlers and children up to age 5.
Contact: Jane Bozic 01202 674676  or email: dorset@puddleducks.com www.puddleducks.com/franchisees/5

Kingfisher School of Swimming 2

Classes for children age 3 and up. Beginners through to advanced.
Contact: Jayne Blunt 07854 763217 or email: jayneblunt@hotmail.co.uk

SOS Swim School

Classes for any age children from beginners to advanced. Adult lessons and exercise classes for over 50's with poor mobility from September 09 - to be confirmed.
Contact: Donna Graham 07944 422893 or www.sosswimschool.co.uk 


Classes for children age 4 and up. Beginners through to advanced incorporating lifesaving skills. Contact: Allison Wilkinson 07824 876439 or email: aquanauts.alli@hotmail.co.uk

Individuality Swimming and Fitness

Offering small group swimming lessons (no more than 5). Parent and baby classes from 6 weeks and pre school lessons.                                        Contact Kristin 07900 058395 www.individualityswimmingandfitness.co.uk 

Swalings Ltd

Various swimming lessons available from babies to senior citizens, groups or one to one lessons. Contact: Alex Miccoli 08452 20 26 26 (Direct Line) or email: alex@newforest.swalings.com

Simon Middleton

Classes for children age 3 and up. Beginners through to advanced.  Tel: 07879 664544  or email: Sidimid1@yahoo.co.uk

Poole Shorts Breaks

Short Breaks Activities
Short Breaks Activities

Occasional school holiday activities. For details call: Children, Young People and Learning on 01202 714700.


Please make sure you check out the organisation or coach by asking the following:

  •  What are your qualifications?
  •  What level of public liability do you / does your club have?
  •  What first aid qualification / cover is there?
  •  Are coaches / volunteers CRB checked? (if they are working with under 18s or vulnerable adults)
  • Is the club accredited by its National Governing Body?   

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30-32 Northmead Drive
BH17 7RP


01202 261306