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We’re good to go with aquatics activities!

We are pleased to let you know that we have been busy preparing our swimming pools for a safe return. Here you will find information on available aquatic activities.

Swim Memberships

Are you a keen swimmer and a regular visitor to our pools?  Sign up our swim-only memberships to gain unlimited access to our public swim sessions.  You can also take advantage of the E:Active Full package and also have the option of enjoying access to our gyms and classes.

For more information on how to join click here

Family Swims

Family bubble swims are available at weekends at Auchenharvie Leisure Centre, Portal, Vikingar and Garnock pools.

 

Family Swim FAQs

How do family ‘bubble’ swims work?

You will be able to safely enjoy the benefits of family swimming, with the pools being sectioned off into family ‘bubbles’ (dependent on pool size and depth), with each family having their own exclusive area. Families must be people from the same household bubble, with a maximum of 6 per ‘bubble’.

Do we need to bring our own buoyancy aids?

You will need to bring your own buoyancy aids as no armbands will be available to borrow. Families can bring their own swimming toys (no balls) but they must be washed before entering the pool.

What areas are sectioned off in the pools for family ‘bubble’ swimming?

The main pools will allow for full laned areas, whilst the teaching pool sections are better suited for pre-school aged children and/or non-swimmers.

How long is a family ‘bubble’ session and how do you book it?

Sessions must be pre-booked by contacting the reception of the site you are wishing to visit. There you will be guided as to which is the best area to be booked and what is available for your chosen time. Bookings last for 40 minutes in the pool with normal pool rules and bather adult: child ratios applying.

How much does a family ‘bubble’ session cost?

The cost per session is £7.50 per family. Family ‘bubble’ sessions take place at weekends only just now as we gradually introduce more activities into the pool programmes.

Are there any instructions I need to know prior to arrival for my family ‘bubble’ session?

Arrive with your family no more than 5 minutes before your booked session and ‘swim ready’ with only essential personal items, as there will be limited access to changing and locker facilities.

Please sanitise your hands on arrival, wear masks and follow the one-way system in operation to get through reception and to the pool changing area. The protection, safety and well-being of our staff and customers is paramount therefore physical distancing must be observed at all times.

Learn to Swim with KA Leisure

Our Learn to Swim Programme will return to the following venues from Monday 2nd November –

  • Auchenharvie
  • The Portal
  • Vikingar!

More information is available at https://kaleisure.com/covid-portal/return-to-learn-to-swim/ 

KA Leisure is a provider of the Scottish Swimming Learn to Swim Framework. This offers alignment to new national standards so that you can be assured of a high quality, structured and progressive swim teaching programme, whatever your age or swimming experience.

For more information click here 

Swimming Pool Timetables

Starting 2nd November 2020.

Auchenharvie Leisure Centre

Saltcoats Road, Stevenston KA20 3JR
Tel: 01294 605126

A traditional swimming pool boasting a 6 lane 25m pool for serious swimmers and a teaching pool for beginners or younger swimmers. 

All public sessions at max capacity of 18. All web bookable up to 7 days in advance. Can be booked over the phone at reception, again 7 days in advance. Open to all, members and casual users.

DayActivityTime
MondayPublic Pre book7am - 8am
Closed for cleaning8am - 9am
Public Pre book9am - 9.40am
Public Pre book10am - 10.40am
Public Pre book11am - 11.40am
Public Pre book12noon - 12.40pm
Closed for cleaning1pm - 3.30pm
Learn to Swim3.30pm - 6.30pm
NAASC6.30pm - 8.30pm
TuesdayPublic Pre book7am - 8am
Closed for cleaning8am - 9am
Public Pre book9am - 9.40am
Public Pre book10am - 10.40am
Public Pre book11am - 11.40am
Public Pre book12noon - 12.40pm
Closed for cleaning1pm - 3.30pm
Learn to Swim3.30pm - 6.30pm
NAASC6pm - 7pm
Public Pre book7.15pm - 8.00pm
WednesdayPublic Pre book7am - 8am
Closed for cleaning8am - 9am
Public Pre book9am - 9.40am
Public Pre book10am - 10.40am
Public Pre book11am - 11.40am
Public Pre book12noon - 12.40pm
Closed for cleaning1pm - 3.30pm
Learn to Swim3.30pm - 6.00pm
Public Pre book6.30pm - 7.10pm
Public Pre book7.30pm-8.10pm
ThursdayPublic Pre book7am - 8am
Closed for cleaning8am - 9am
Public Pre book9am - 9.40am
Public Pre book10am - 10.40am
Public Pre book11am - 11.40am
Public Pre book12noon - 12.40pm
Closed for cleaning1pm - 3.30pm
Learn to Swim3.30pm - 6.30pm
Public Pre book7pm - 7.40pm
FridayPublic Pre book7am - 8am
Closed for cleaning8am - 9am
Public Pre book9am - 9.40am
Public Pre book10am - 10.40am
Public Pre book11am - 11.40am
Public Pre book12noon - 12.40pm
Closed for cleaning1pm - 3.00pm
Learn to Swim3.00pm - 5.00pm
NAASC5pm - 6.30pm
SaturdayNAASC7am -9am
Public Pre book9.10am - 9.50am
Learn to Swim10.15am - 12.45am
Public Pre book family swim1pm-1.40pm
Swim Club2pm-4.00pm
SundayPublic Pre book9am - 9.40am
Public Pre book10am - 10.40am
Public Pre book family swim11am - 11.40am
Public Pre book family swim12noon - 12.40pm
Public Pre book1pm-1.40pm
NAASC2.00pm - 4.00pm

Garnock Community Campus

Beith Road, Glengarnock
Tel: 01505  682685 – Select Option 2

25m x 6 lane swimming pool and a teaching/warm up pool with changing facilities and spectator seating.

DayActivityTime
MondayPublic Pre book6pm - 6.40pm
Public Pre book7pm - 7.40pm
Public Pre book8pm - 8.40pm
TuesdayPublic Pre book6pm - 6.40pm
Public Pre book7pm - 7.40pm
Public Pre book8pm - 8.40pm
WednesdayPublic Pre book6pm - 6.40pm
NAASC7.30pm - 9.00pm
ThursdayPublic Pre book6pm - 6.40pm
Public Pre book7pm - 7.40pm
Public Pre book8pm - 8.40pm
FridayPublic Pre book6pm - 7.40pm
SaturdayNAASC8.15am - 9.45am
Public Pre book10am - 10.40am
Public Pre book11am - 11.40am
Public Pre book family swim12pm - 12.40pm
Public Pre book family swim1pm - 1.40pm
Public Pre book family swim2pm - 2.40pm
SundayPublic Pre book9am - 9.40am
Public Pre book10am - 10.40am
Public Pre book family swim11am - 11.40am
Public Pre book family swim12pm - 12.40pm
Public Pre book family swim1pm - 1.40pm
Public Pre book family swim2pm - 2.40pm

Portal

66 High Street, Irvine KA12 0AZ
Tel: 01294 310060

25m x 6 lane swimming pool and a teaching/warm up pool with changing facilities and spectator seating.

This initial pool programme will be subject to change as further aquatic activities are phased in.

All public swimming is run in pre-booked sessions of 40-minute duration throughout the day. Early morning swim session is 60-minute duration.

DayActivityTimePool
MondayPublic Pre book lanes7am - 8ammain pool
Closed for cleaning8am - 9am
Public Pre book lanes9am - 9.40ammain pool
Public Pre book lanes10am - 10.40ammain pool
Public pre book lanes11am - 11.40ammain pool
Public Pre book lanes12pm - 12.40pmmain pool
Closed for cleaning1pm - 3pm
Learn to Swim3pm - 8pmboth pools
TuesdayNAASC6am - 7ammain pool
Closed for cleaning7am - 7.30am
Public Pre book lanes7.30am - 8.30ammain pool
Closed for cleaning8.30am - 9.00am
Public Pre book lanes9am - 9.40ammain pool
Public Pre book lanes10am - 10.40ammain pool
Public Pre book lanes11am - 11.40ammain pool
Public Pre book lanes12pm - 12.40pmmain pool
Closed for cleaning1pm - 3pm
Learn to Swim3pm - 8pmteaching pool
Learn to Swim3pm - 6pmmain pool
NAASC6.30pm - 8pmmain pool
WednesdayPublic Pre book lanes7am - 8ammain pool
Closed for cleaning8am - 9am
Public Pre book lanes9am - 9.40ammain pool
Public Pre book lanes10am - 10.40ammain pool
Public Pre book lanes11am - 11.40ammain pool
Public Pre book lanes12pm - 12.40pmmain pool
Closed for cleaning1pm - 3pm
Learn to Swim3pm - 8pmteaching pool
Learn to Swim3pm - 6pmmain pool
Public Pre book lanes6.20pm - 7pmmain pool
Public Pre book lanes7.20pm - 8pmmain pool
ThursdayPublic Pre book lanes7am - 8ammain pool
Closed for cleaning8am - 9am
Public Pre book lanes9am - 9.40ammain pool
Public Pre book lanes10am - 10.40ammain pool
Public Pre book lanes11am - 11.40ammain pool
Public Pre book lanes12noon - 12.40pmmain pool
Closed for cleaning1pm - 3pm
Learn to Swim3pm - 8pmteaching pool
Learn to Swim3pm - 6pmmain pool
NAASC6.30pm - 9pmmain pool
FridayPublic Pre book lanes7am - 8ammain pool
Closed for cleaning8am - 9am
Public Pre book lanes9am - 9.40ammain pool
Public Pre book lanes10am - 10.40ammain pool
Public Pre book lanes11am - 11.40ammain pool
Public Pre book lanes12noon - 12.40pmmain pool
Closed for cleaning1pm - 3pmteaching pool
Closed for cleaning1pm - 5pmmain pool
Learn to Swim3pm - 6pmteaching pool
NAASC5pm - 6.30pmmain pool
Public Pre book lanes7pm - 7.40pmmain pool
Public Pre book lanes8pm - 8.40pmmain pool
SaturdayNAASC8.00am - 9.30ammain pool
Learn to Swim8.00am - 10.00amteaching pool
Public Pre book lanes10am - 10.40ammain pool
Public Pre book family swim11am - 11.40amboth pools
Public Pre book family swim12pm - 12.40pmboth pools
Public Pre book family swim1pm - 1.40pmboth pools
SundayPublic Pre book lanes9am - 9.40ammain pool
Public Pre book lanes10am - 10.40ammain pool
Public Pre book family swim10am - 10.40amteaching pool
Public Pre book family swim11am - 11.40amboth pools
Public Pre book family swim12pm - 12.40pmboth pools
Public Pre book family swim1pm - 1.40pmteaching pool
Public Pre book family swim2pm - 2.40pmteaching pool
Public Pre book family swim3pm - 3.40pmteaching pool
Club use1pm - 3pmmain pool
Synchro club3.30pm - 4.30pmmain pool

Vikingar!

40 Greenock Road, Largs KA30 8QL
Tel: 01475 689777

A 4 lane 25m pool and a teaching pool for beginners or younger swimmers.

DayActivityTime
MondayPublic Pre book lane swimming0700-0740
Public pre-book lane swimming0800-0840
Public pre-book lane swimming0900-0940
Public pre-book lane swimming1000-1040
Public pre-book lane swimming1100-1140
Public pre-book lane swimming1200-1240
Public pre-book lane swimming1300-1340
Closed for cleaning1400-1530
Learn to Swim1530-1730
NAASC1745-2030
Tuesday
Public Pre book lane swimming1100-1140
Public Pre book lane swimming1200-1240
Public Pre book lane swimming1300-1340
Public Pre book lane swimming1400-1440
Learn to Swim1530-1900
Public Pre book lane swimming1930-2010
WednesdayPublic Pre book lane swimming0700-0740
Public Pre book lane swimming0800-0840
Public Pre book lane swimming0900-0940
Public Pre book lane swimming1000-1040
Public Pre book lane swimming1100-1140
Public Pre book lane swimming1200-1240
Public Pre book lane swimming1300-1340
Closed for cleaning1400-1530
Learn To Swim1530-1730
NAASC1745-1945
Public Pre book lane swimming2000-2040
ThursdayNAASC0600-0730
Public Pre book lane swimming0800-0840
Public Pre book lane swimming0900-0940
Public Pre book lane swimming1000-1040
Public Pre book lane swimming1100-1140
Public Pre book lane swimming1200-1240
Public Pre book lane swimming1300-1340
Closed for cleaning1400-1530
Learn To Swim1530-1730
Public Pre book Family/group sessions1800-1840
Public Pre book lane swimming1900-1940
Public Pre book lane swimming2000-2040
FridayPublic Pre book lane swimming0700-0740
Public Pre book lane swimming0800-0840
Public Pre book lane swimming0900-0940
Public Pre book lane swimming1000-1040
Public Pre book lane swimming1100-1140
Public Pre book lane swimming1200-1240
Public Pre book lane swimming1300-1340
Closed for Cleaning1400-1600
NAASC1600-1700
Public Pre book Family/group sessions1715-1800
Public Pre book Family/group sessions1815-1900
Public Pre book lane swimming1915-1955
Saturday
Public Pre book lane swimming1000-1040
Public Pre book lane swimming1100-1140
Public Pre book family swim1200-1240
Public Pre book family swim1300-1340
Public Pre book family swim1400-1440
SundayPublic Pre book lane swimming1000-1040
Public Pre book lane swimming1100-1140
Public Pre book family swim1200-1240
Public Pre book family swim1300-1340
Public Pre book family swim1400-1440

Swim

Standard Adult
Standard Juvenile
Access Plus
£3.20
£2.20
£1.50

Under 5 Swim

Standard Juvenile
£0.00

Young Scot Swim

All
£1.50

Swim Family (2+2/1+3)

Standard Adult
Access Plus
£9.00
£5.00

Day Activity
(swim, skate, skate hire)

Standard Adult
Standard Juvenile
£6.00
£4.75

Pool Hire (per hour)

Standard Adult
£100.00

Pool Hire with Inflatables (per hour)

Standard Adult
£150.00

Sauna

Standard Adult
Access Plus All
£3.20
£1.50

 

Swimming Pool Child Admission Policy Purpose

The purpose of the Child Admission Policy is to safeguard a group of pool users who are most at risk i.e. young children.
 It is not intended to stop children having fun and enjoying swimming, nor is it intended to make life difficult for parents/carers.
 The following is designed to be applied under normal circumstances and may be adjusted to accommodate periods of high bather loads e.g. during Aqua Fun sessions.

  • All children under the age of 8 years old must be accompanied in the water at all times during unprogrammed sessions by a responsible adult of at least 16 years of age. We recommend that children over 8 who are weak or non-swimmers be accompanied by an adult.
  • All children under the age of 8 years old must be accompanied on an adult supervision ratio of 1 adult to a maximum of 2 children.
  • Children who are weak or non-swimmers must wear armbands or other approved buoyancy aids while in the water.
  • Weak and non-swimmers should remain within standing depth and remain in designated non-swimmer areas.

Bather ratio in operation:
Under 3 years – one adult : one child
4 – 7 years – one adult : two children
8 years+ – allowed to swim on their own