Free swims for pregnant women

This is a fantastic opportunity to maintain your fitness and relax during your pregnancy at all council pools. The pass is available for the duration of your pregnancy.

How to apply

  • You will need to take your proof of address (eg: bank statement, household bill) and  maternity prescription exemption card with you to your local centre - this proves your eligibility for the scheme.
  • You will also need a form of identification e.g. passport, driving licence.
  • You will need to complete a short application form at the centre
  • Have your picture taken - when you hand in your completed application a member of staff may take your photo on site to use for future recognition.

Free swims are available at the following pools:

Terms and conditions for free swimming for pregnant women

  • Free swims do not extend to aqua fitness classes or lessons.
  • You can receive free swims during family swim times, but must pay for any family members you bring with you.
  • Photographs will only be used for identification purposes and will not be shared with any third parties.

Post natal exercise

A range of post natal activities are available at our sports and leisure centres to maintain and improve your fitness. Please visit the exercise classes at leisure centres page to see a list of all group exercise timetables.

Further help

If you have any questions regarding free swims for pregnant women please call your local centre.