Hawthorn Swimming Pool

Hawthorn Swimming Pool
Hawthorn Swimming Pool 

As a result of significant health and safety issues being identified, Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has been forced to close Hawthorn Swimming Pool to the public with immediate effect.

For more information view the Hawthorn swimming pool press release |

HawthornSwimming Pool is a large pool which hosts public swimming, along with organised swimming classes and groups such as Aqua Babies and Over 50s. There is also a sauna and steam room. 

Hawthorn Pool is also a very popular venue for birthday party bookings which are held in the pool with a large inflatable and then afterwards in the viewing gallery which runs alongside the pool and offers a great view for all the parents not taking the plunge!. It is advised that party bookings are made well in advance.

Hawthorn Swimming Pool
School Lane, Hawthorn, Pontypridd CF37 5AL

Telephone: 01443 841231

Car Parking Facilities: Hawthorn Pool shares car park facilities with Hawthorn School and therefore spaces are limited during the day. A number of disabled parking spaces are available.

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Opening Times

Public Opening Times - Hawthorn Swimming Pool
 Day Morning Afternoon Evening
 Monday 8:00am - 8:50am (Adults Only) 13:00pm - 13:40pm (Adults Only) *4:00pm - 6:00pm    8:30pm - 9:30pm (Ladies Only)
 Tuesday 8:00am - 8:50am (Adults Only) 13:00pm - 13:40pm (Adults Only) 4:00pm - 9:20pm (Adults Only last hour)
 Wednesday 8:00am - 8:50am (Adults Only) 13:00pm - 13:40pm (Adults Only) *4:00pm - 9:20pm (Adults Only last hour)
 Thursday 8:00am - 8:50am (Adults Only) 13:00pm - 13:40pm (Adults Only) 4:30pm - 8:20pm
 Friday 8:00am - 8:50am (Adults Only) 13:00pm - 13:40pm (Adults Only) *4:00pm - 6:00pm
 Saturday Closed for Public Swimming All Day     Open for Clubs, Swimming Lessons and Pool Parties Only & Under 5's Session** 
 Sunday

8:30am - 13:00pm

Club use 13:45pm - 15:00pm

15:00pm - 16:30pm Public Swim

4.30 - 5:30pm  Aqua Aerobics
5:30pm - 9:00pm (Adults Only last 2 hours)

Please see the Swimming Pool page for full timetable |

In addition to the above timetable during School Holidays the following applies;

We are also open for public swimming during the following times 11.00am - 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 4.30pm. It is during these times that those eligible for a Free swim can do so. (5.30pm when accompanied by an adult)

(Apart from Thursdays when the morning session is only 11.00am - 12.00pm.) 

Customers not qualifying for a free swim can still visit the pool during these times and normal charges apply. Those who do qualify must bring their More Card to enter for a free swim.

Please contact the pool for specific day information on 01443 841231.

* Limited pool access available due to swimming lessons taking place in the shallow end

**Hawthorn Pool is open on Saturday for pool parties, swimming clubs/ lessons and Under 5's session only. Please see New at Hawthorn Pool page for more details regarding Under 5's session.

Forthcoming Bank Holidays

Opening times are normally 9.30am - 4.00pm (Last Entry 3.30pm) More information will be provided here following confirmation nearer to the Bank Holiday 

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