Harpenden Swimming Pool

Swimming Timetable

Swimming is a great way to improve fitness, tone up and burn calories. It's low-impact too so there’s less risk of injury and it’s a great addition to other training programmes.

Swim school

Learn to swim at Harpenden Swimming Pool from 6 months old to adult.


  • Adult and Child from 6 months old – 4 years old
  • Stage 1 from 4 years old
  • Stages all the way up to 11+ including Rookie lifeguarding and water polo.
  • Assessments available to book for children coming in who can swim
  • Rolling term, ongoing assessments, progress at child’s own pace.
  • Home Portal - View child’s progress, move to the next stage, and pay.
  • Direct Debits - Spread the cost to monthly payments.
  • Free swimming to all children paying for lessons.

For more details please contact our Swim Development Manager at: swim.harpenden@remove-this.1life.co.uk


Child Safety in the Swimming Pool

All children under the age of 8 must be supervised by a parent, or adult over the age of 18 at all times when in the facility.

The child’s parent or responsible adult must decide what level of supervision each child needs in the light or his/her swimming ability and the water depth and features of the swimming pool.

As a minimum, children under the age of 8 must be accompanied in the water at all times by a parent, or adult over the age of 18. One adult may accompany and fully supervise no more than two children under the age of 8 years.

Health suite

Mon - Fri: 6:30am - 10pm

Saturday: 8am - 6pm

Sunday: 8am - 8pm

Ladies only sessions:

Tuesday: 9pm - 10pm

Wednesday: 11am - 12:30pm


Party Animals

Whether it’s a splash about for the little ones in the learner pool or races and games for your older children, come and enjoy a party down at 1life at Harpenden Pool. Equipment, music and a party host will make sure your time in the pool is one not to forget and with areas available to have your food and cake! For more information contact reception on 01582 460 683 or email us at harpendenpool@remove-this.1life.co.uk


Check out the new and fun Hamsterzorb Parties. Calling all party Hamster's, come party with us! Hamster Zorb are now hosting Aqua Zorb Pool Parties at Harpenden Swimming Pool. So why not add some wow factor to your next birthday party that will have your friends talking about time and time again!

Aqua & Roller Zorbing is a unique experience that gives human hamsters the magical sensation of walking, flipping, rolling and twisting on water without getting wet.

With our parties we provide:

  • 1 hour of zorbing with 5-6 Aqua Zorbs – when the children are not in the Zorbs they will have splash time the other side of the pool, there will be floaties and balls in the pool and music playing
  • exclusive use of the pool
  • 2 x qualified zorbing instructors
  • a party area for 1 hour for you to bring birthday food and cake
  • party invites for your guests
  • music in the pool and party room.
Aqua Zorb
Aqua zorb

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Swimming Lessons

Swimming Lessons

ASA Swimming Lessons from 5 months to adults! Swimming lessons are so important and great fun too!

Zoggs Swimshop

Visit the Zoggs Swimshop for everything from goggles to swimwear to swimming equipment.

Contact details and information

Contact details

Rothamsted Park, Harpenden
Hertfordshire, AL5 2HU
t: 01582 767722

Opening times

Monday – Thursday 6:30am – 10:30pm

Friday 6:30am – 10:00pm

Saturday 8:00am – 6:00pm

Sunday 8:00am – 9:00pm

Bank Holidays 8:00am – 8:00pm

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