Pool closure

On Thursday 30 May 2024, the main pool will open at 7am (rather than 6am) for maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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Join us for some frosty fun with our fabulous £5 Skate Session and members go absolutely free!

Whether you’re a complete beginner or an ice professional, you’ll love this fun session for all ages.

We’ll have our resident DJ in the house, with tunes from 2019, and you’ll get a chance to meet Pops the Penguin.

Learn the basics or improve your technique with our free group lessons.

Sunday 16 June, 2.30pm to 4.30pm

You can book online or book via the app.

The session is just £5 for non-members and absolutely free for members.

  • Skate hire is included in the price
  • You need to keep a record of your booking to show upon entry
  • If you want to use a locker, you will need a 50p coin to release the key (the 50p is non-refundable)


  • You should wear clothing that is easy to move in but not too loose
  • No scarves or hats are allowed on the ice pad
  • We recommend that you wear long socks for comfort and that you wear gloves when skating

Skating aids

  • You can hire a penguin or snowman skating aid from skate hire for 30 minutes at a cost of £3.80
  • To use a penguin, to your chin you must be between 0.8m and 1.2m tall
  • To use a snowman, you must be over 1.2 metres tall and up to 14 years old
  • Skating aids are subject to availability and distributed on a first-come-first-served basis. During busy sessions, there may be a wait until a skating aid becomes available

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