Where to go swimming outdoors and indoors in Oxfordshire

All the places to go swimming outdoors and indoors in Oxfordshire

Lidos and indoor public swimming pools in Oxfordshire.

Whether you’re looking for alternative ways to get fit, family-friendly fun or a body of water to lounge around next to as temperatures reach 30°C across the county, take your pick from the outdoor and indoor public swimming pools in Oxfordshire - because there’s nothing quite like taking a dip in the pool to cool down.

Outdoor swimming

The Abbey Meadows Outdoor Pool is an open-air swimming pool in Abingdon. The venue also offers heated outdoor pools, crazy golf and a play area. The newly renovated pool is heated to make every swim an enjoyable experience, whatever the weather. The centre offers both lane swimming and ‘swim for all’ sessions, ensuring there’s a swim session for all ages and abilities for fun and fitness.

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Located in the heart of Banbury, the Banbury Open Air Pool (also known as The Banbury Lido or Woodgreen Lido) at Woodgreen Leisure Centre is a 50m outdoor swimming pool with an aqua-splash area and slide. The pool is co-located with the Woodgreen Leisure Centre that offers an indoor bowling hall, 50 station gym and 2 fitness studios.

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A much-loved local landmark, this outdoor swimming facility in Oxfordshire has been providing summer fun and great memories since it opened back in 1934. This excellent Lido/Outdoor Pool for swimming and group exercise activities is brought to you by Oxford City Council. Get the Hinksey Summer Pass and go swimming as often as you like.

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Set in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, The Lido Chipping Norton has two fully-heated outdoor pools: a 25m swimming pool and a toddlers’ paddling pool. It also has a café and a large, tree-lined lawn, making it perfect for families looking for an afternoon’s outdoor fun. Whether seeking sport, leisure or fun with friends, The Lido has something for everyone.

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Riverside Pool, Wallingford

Riverside Park and Pools in Wallingford, South Oxfordshire, offer a heated outdoor pool ideal for a family day out with a Splash Park for children.

Located in the heart of Banbury, Woodgreen Leisure Centre offers a 50m outdoor swimming pool in Oxfordshire with an aqua-splash area and slide. Go swim-ready, although not essential as the changing rooms are fully open with no restrictions. But booking in advance remains is required for all lane swimming sessions.

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Woodstock Open Air Pool is a heated outdoor lido in the heart of West Oxfordshire and a short walk from Blenheim Palace. There is also a separate paddling pool for toddlers. It is open during the summer months (April to September), whatever the weather. The pool is surrounded by a large grassed area, ideal for relaxing and picnics on a sunny day.

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Indoor swimming

There is a 17-metre pool in this centre that sits in the heart of Berinsfield, close to Wallingford, Abingdon, Oxford, Dorchester, Benson and Didcot.

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Whether you're looking for high energy group exercise classes, workouts in our gym, casual swims in our pool or a game of table tennis.

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If the brand new gym isn't your thing, don't worry. The centre has a 25m Swimming Pool a 25m Swimming Pool.

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The centre has a wide range of activities and facilities to suit everyone, including a 6-lane 25-metre swimming pool and a separate learner pool.

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This modern dual-use site shared with Chipping Norton School offers a great range of facilities which includes a 25-metre swimming pool.

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This extremely popular leisure centre boasts a wave machine, indoor flume ride and beach area, making it a great venue for a family visit.

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The centre provides facilities to cater for all, including an air-conditioned gym with Technogym equipment and a 25m indoor swimming pool.

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Make a splash in one of two swimming pools. The main pool is 25 metres with has 6 lanes, and there’s a teaching pool which accommodates all swimming courses and one-to-one swimming sessions.

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This local community entre offers a range of facilities, including a 25m swimming pool, only a short drive from Reading, Marlow, Shiplake, Sonning Common, Nettlebed, Peppard, Wargrave and Wallingford.

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Located in the heart of Kidlington, this community centre offers a 25m swimming pool, amongst other things.

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Brought to you by Oxford City Council, Leys Pools & Leisure Centre has some fantastic swimming facilities on offer.

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Located in the heart of Banbury, Spiceball Leisure Centre is a modern facility offering an impressive 25m swimming pool.

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Situated on the edge of the small market town in Thame, the centre boasts a 25m swimming pool with sessions for fitness and fun, as well as a toddler pool.

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This centre has something for everyone, including an air-conditioned gym with Technogym equipment and an indoor 25-metre swimming pool.

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This leisure centre in Abingdon offers a variety of facilities, including an 8-lane swimming pool and a teaching pool.

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Located in the heart of Witney, the centre has a wide range of activities and facilities to suit everyone, including a 6-lane 25-metre swimming pool and a separate teaching pool.

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