Smethwick Swimming Centre,
About the building...
This Grade II listed former music hall, on Thimblemill road, offers a range of leisure and fitness facilities. Its gym boasts the lastest resistance equipment and CV equipment with inbuilt TV screens and iPod docks. The centre has two swimming pools, recently refurbished pool changing rooms with coin retain lockers charged at 20p and hairdryers, a dance studio and sauna and steam rooms. A small seating area is available in main reception foyer with a selection of vending snacks and drinks machines. There are limited parking spaces at front of building with additional parking at rear of building a short walk from the main entrance. Disabled parking spaces and bike racks are also available. Our qualified staff are there to help please speak to a member of the team to help you get the most out of your visit with us.
The centre's two pools host a range of activities including; swimming lessons, public swimming, family swimming, parent and toddler sessions and Aqua Fit. Our swimming pools typically are run at 29'c for large pools and 30'c for small learner pools.
Large Pool: 30.5m x 10.5m
Smethwick Swimming Centre is managed by charitable organisation Sandwell Leisure Trust which also runs seven other leisure centres and a golf course on behalf of Sandwell Council.
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Find out more about the history of this 1930s art deco style building, a popular venue with historians and location for ghost hunts. You can download and read the centres history
Thimblemill Road,Smethwick,West Midlands,B67 5QT
You can access travel information and plan cycling, public transport, walking and car sharing journeys to the centre by using the Travelwise West Midlands website. The Network West Midlands website has information on tickets, travel cards and concessionary travel.
0300 012 0121
Please use the activity search facility at top right of this page for activity times and prices.
Building Opening Times
Monday - Friday 6.30am - 10.00pm
Saturday & Sunday 8am - 3.15pm
Disabled changing rooms
Disabled access to the fitness suite
Disabled access to swimming pool
Disabled access to the studios
Guide dogs welcome
Quest accreditation is a national quality scheme for the leisure industry. It defines industry standards in facility operations, staffing, customer service and service development and review as recommended by the British Quality Foundation.
Continuous improvement is a high priority for SLT which is why we continue to use Quest as a proven model of quality assurance. Accredited facilities including Sports Development are also benchmarked with other leading leisure operators nationally.
Please check with the centre for specific programme and facility opening times.