Swimming Pool - Hawthorn Swimming Pool

Hawthorn Swimming Pool 

Hawthorn Swimming Pool

Pool Facilities

Changing Facilities

  • Baby Changing Facilities Available
  • Disabled Changing Facilities Available
  • Hairdryers are available in male and female changing rooms at a cost of 20 pence.
  • 4 Cubicles per changing room along with benched area
  • Those 8 years and over must change in their respective changing room

Disabled Access

  • Entrance to swimming pool is suitable for wheelchair access.
  • Automatic doors
  • Pool Hoist Available

Pool Depth

Pool Depth / Temperature
Size Depth Temperature
25 Metres Long  x 8.5 Metres Wide 0.91 - 1.82 Metres 87°F - 90°F
30°C - 32°C

Facility Timetable

Pool timetable
Day Session Times
Monday Early Bird Swim* 8:00am - 8:50am
Lunchtime Swim* 1:00pm - 1:40pm
Public Swimming 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Pontypridd Swimming Club 6:00pm - 8.30pm
Ladies Only 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Tuesday Early Bird Swim* 8:00am - 8:50am
Lunchtime Swim* 1:00pm - 1:40pm
Public Swimming 4:00pm - 8:20pm
Adults Only* 8:20pm - 9:20pm
Wednesday Early Bird Swim* 8:00am - 8:50am
Aqua Babies Open Session 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lunchtime Swim* 1:00pm - 1:40pm
Public Swimming 4:00pm - 8:20pm
Adults Only* 8:20pm - 9:20pm
Thursday Early Bird Swim* 8:00am - 8:50am
Over 50's Swim 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lunchtime Swim* 1:00pm - 1:40pm
Public Swimming 4:30pm - 8:20pm
Friday Early Bird Swim* 8:00am - 8:50am
Lunchtime Swim* 1:00pm - 1:40pm
  Public Swim 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Pontypridd Swimming Club 6:00pm - 9.30pm 
Saturday Pontypridd Swimming Club 9:00am - 10.00am
Junior Learn to Swim Lessons 10:00am - 1:00pm
Under 5's Session  1:00pm - 1:45pm
Adult Beginner Lesson 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Adult Improver Lesson 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Pool Party Slot 2:30pm - 3.30pm
Ysgol Evan James PTA Swimming Club 3:30pm - 4.30pm
Open for Swimming Lessons, Club use and Pool Parties only
(Closed for General Public Swimming)***
View further information on Pool Party details, times and prices
Sunday Adults Only* 8:30am - 9:00am
Public Swimming 9:00am - 1:00pm
Taff Ely Turtles**** 1:45pm - 3:00pm
Public Swimming    3:00pm - 4:30pm
Aqua Aerobics 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Family Night Public Swimming 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Adults Only* 7:00pm - 8:00pm
New Lane Swimming Session (4 Lanes) 8:00pm - 9:00pm

*Early Bird Swimming and Lunchtime Swimming are Adults Only sessions.

**Aqua Babies will no longer be a teacher led session due to lack of attendance. However this period will now be an open session to those age birth to pre-school with a number of toys and floats available. Entry charge will be in line with standard swimming rates.  

***Pool Parties Available - View further information on Party details, times and prices  For bookings and available times of swimming lessons / pool parties on a Saturday, please contact the Pool direct on 01443 841231.

****Taff Ely Turtles - to arrange an appointment and for further information please contact Mike on 01443 405743

Pool Prices

Hawthorn Swimming Pool Prices
Activity Adult Level 1  Adult Level 2  Adult Level 3  Child (level 2)  Under 5yrs 
Swimming £2.90  £1.85  £1.45  £1.85 N/A
Lunchtime Swim £2.00 £1.80 £1.45 N/A N/A
Sauna & Swim  £3.50  £2.05 £1.45 N/A N/A
Aqua Aerobics £3.40 £2.70 £2.00 N/A N/A
Swimming Lessons £4.65 £3.70 £2.70 £38.50 - 10 week course  £38.50 - 10 week course

Swimming Enrolments

Next Swimming Enrolments for new customers for Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday Lessons will be on Saturday 7th December 2013 at 9.00am. Places are given on a first come first serve basis depending on spaces available.

Pontypridd Swimming Club

Pontypridd Swimming Club train at Hawthorn Pool every Monday, Friday and Saturday. Times are as follows:

Pontypridd Swimming Club Timetable
 Day Time
 Monday  6.30pm - 8.30pm
 Friday  6.30pm - 9.30pm
 Saturday  9.00am - 10.00am

Pontypridd Swimming Club have a trial system for new members. This trial takes place on the first Friday of every month. Please contact Pontypridd Swimming Club to confirm this as it is subject to change.

Pool Admission Policy

Any child under 8 using the pool MUST be accompanied as follows:

  • Any child under 5 years of age must be accompanied by an adult on a 1 to 1 basis.
  • An adult can supervise 2 children simutaneously, providing that both children are between the ages of 5 and 8 years old. An adult is defined as someone of 16 years or older.

If you find yourself unable to bring your children due to the above policy please see if our new Under 5 Session is of interest to you.

Swimming Pool Health and Safety

For information on pool health and safety please visit our Pool Health and Safety Page.|

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