Yearsley Pool facilities and admissions

Yearsley Pool facilities:

  • 50 yard (45.7 metre) 6 lane swimming pool
  • balcony and spectator area
  • specially designed changing room for people with disabilities
  • easy access steps or hoist into pool
  • disabled car par parking
  • automatic door
  • flat access into building
  • low level reception desk

For further details about accessibility, see the access guide on the DisabledGo website.

Admissions policy

  • babies under 6 months are discouraged from swimming. Babies should wear a recognised swim nappy at all times. (Please note that swim nappies are available to purchase from Reception). Please always allow at least 1 hour after eating before bathing
  • children under the age of 8 years must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times in the pool (see allowed adult to child ratios below)
  • the recommended ratio for children under the age of 4 years is: 1 responsible adult to 1 child. Children under 5 should ideally be accompanied on a 1:1 basis regardless of swimming ability
  • the maximum allowed ratio for children up to the age of 8 years who are weak or non-swimmers is: 1 responsible adult to 2 children
  • children over the age of 8 years and under 16 years of age who are weak or non-swimmers must be accompanied by a responsible adult, who should be in close contact with their children at all times
  • a responsible person may only bring children under the age of 8 years of the opposite gender into the changing rooms, shower or toilet areas
  • weak or non-swimmers who are 16 years and over will be allowed into the pool unaccompanied but are restricted to shallow water only
  • it is recommended that all weak or non-swimmers wear appropriate swimming aids to approved standards. (Please note that approved swimming aids are available to purchase from Reception)
  • anyone under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be refused entry into the pool
  • carers supporting a disabled person will not be charged to enter the pool
  • the minimum age of entry for Women's Swim and Aquafit is 16 years (or 14 years when accompanied by an adult)

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