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Swimming for Fun & Fitness


Whether swimming for fun or fitness, our pools offer a great swimming experience for every member of the family. From the thrilling Slipstream Waterslide and the giant whirling Space Bowl at Larkfield Leisure Centre, to Tonbridge Pool's heated Outdoor Pool, our swimming facilities are second to none.

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Larkfield Leisure Centre

Leisure Pool LarkfieldThere's nowhere quite like the Larkfield Leisure Pool! Waves, water cannons, the Lazy River Rapids, our Slipsteam 60m waterslide and the revolutionary Space Bowl, all make for a not-to-be-missed swimming adventure. And if you're more interested in improving your health and fitness levels, our 25 metre Fitness Pool offers the perfect solution.

The Teaching Pool is great new new and improving swimmers. Regular lessons are available throughout the week, as are Parent & Child Fun sessions in term time - Tuesdays at 11.30am-12.30pm and Fridays at 11am-12pm – no need to book, just turn up! The shallow Jungle Toddler Pool is perfect for the under 5s.

Our weekly Splasharound Sessions include everything children need to have a brilliant time in the water – a giant inflatable island, water toys, mats and noodles. Spasharound takes place on Saturday at 3-4pm and 4-5pm, and Sunday 10-11am. Tickets are available 30 minutes prior to the start of the session, standard swimming charges apply. Spaces are limited to 80 people and entry is restricted to children 4 to 15 years old, those under 10 years must have passed our Competent to Swim Test. Child Admission Policy applies.  The Inflatable is available for private hire.

Larkfield also plays host to a resident, fully-affiliated ASA Swimming Club catering for swimmers of all ages and abilities.

Swimming Prices 

  • Swimming Priority Card Adult £4.70 & Concession £3.70
  • Swimming Casual User Adult £7.20 & Concession £5.20
  • Family Priority Card £12.10 | Casual User £20.10
  • Under 3 years swim FREE
  • Leisure Pass Family £7.40

The Casual User prices include the Day Entry charge.

PLEASE NOTE: During busy periods a band system will operate and customers will be limited to a maximum 90 minute stay.

A Family Ticket covers: Priority Card - all leisure Priority Card Holders and their participating family. Accompanying Casual Users must pay the activity charge.
Casual Users - up to two adults and two children.

Tonbridge Swimming Pool

Our Fitness Pool offers regular lane swimming sessions plus Aqua Aerobics, Swim Fit and specialist sessions for the over 50s and ladies only. We run a number of term time Parent & Child Fun swim sessions during the week, as well as swimming lessons to suit all ages and abilities. Find out about Swimming Lessons.

shutterstock 91672094Look out for our Mini Splash (7 and under) sessions every Saturday from 11am to 4pm and Sunday from 10am to 4pm, with water toys galore.  In addition to our child admission ratios, 4 to 7 year olds must have passed the Competent to Swim Test. For safety reasons numbers for Mini Splash sessions are limited. Standard swimming prices apply.

The Outdoor Pool opens from April to the end of September. This superb heated pool has a water arch, beach area and a swim through channel to the indoor pools. During busy periods a band system will operate and customers will be limited to a 2 hour maximum stay.

Our VIP Swimming Session for residents with special learning needs and disabilities takes place on the last Sunday of every month. The Teaching Pool with a whole host of water toys is available from 6.30pm to 8pm and the Fitness Pool from 7pm to 8pm. Those 16 years and over can visit the Spa from 6.30 to 8pm. Standard concession price applies, each paying customer is able to bring their carer free of charge. There is also a £6.40 family rate should the whole family wish to attend. For more details contact Reception on 01732 367449.

Our facilities are ideal for the disabled with easy access, dedicated changing facilities and hoists to aid access to the Fitness Pools. Before visiting please view details of our Child Admission Policy.

Swimming Prices

  • Swimming Priority Card Adult £4.70 & Concession £3.40 | Casual User Adult £6.20 & Concession £4.60
  • Under 3s FREE
  • Family (2 adults/2 children) Priority Card £11.50 | Casual User £16.80 | Leisure Pass £6.80
  • Aqua Classes Priority Card Adult £6.60 & Concession £5.60 | Casual User Adult £8.10 & Concession £6.80
  • EXCEL Class Priority Card £5.50 | Casual User £6.60
  • VIP Swim Session (Carers go free) Priority Card £3.20 | Casual User £4.30 | VIP Session Family £6.40
  • Mini Splash* (7 years & under) - standard swimming prices apply

*4-7 year olds must have passed the Competent to Swim Test

PLEASE NOTE: There is a specator charge for the Outdoor Pool - same price as a swim. Concession charges apply to: Juniors under 16 years old, Senior Citizen (State Pension Age), Students 16 plus and in full time education and registered disabled.

Leisure Pass Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council operate a free Leisure Pass scheme for residents of the Borough who are financially disadvantaged. Find out more.