Smethwick Swimming Centre


  • Large Swimming Pool 30.5m x 10.5m
  • Learner Swimming Pool 20m x 9m
  • Gym
  • Dance/Fitness Studio
  • Sauna & Steam Rooms
  • Meeting Rooms
Smethwick Swimming Centre is Quest accredited. Visit our awards and     accreditations page for more information on Quest.

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 Meet the Fitness Crew

Meet Smethwick Swimming Centre’s fitness crew. Read about all of our instructors who are here to help you reach your fitness goals.

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Opening Times

Monday7am - 10:30pm 

Tuesday - Friday 6:30am - 10:00pm 

Saturday and Sunday 8am - 3.15pm



View the latest swimming and fitness timetables on SLT’s Timetables page or create your own: simply pick your favourites, enter your email and we’ll send you a personalised timetable every week.
Customer Notice: please be aware that the small pool will be closed during the Swimming Teachers Award Course, on certain November and December dates.

This means that on the Saturday dates of the course the small pool will not be open at all, but on the Sunday dates the small pool at Smethwick Swimming Centre will be open from 10am until 1pm for public swimming. It will then be closed from 1pm for the course.

Small Pool Closure Dates
Saturday 12th November
Saturday 19th November
Saturday 26th November
Saturday 3rd December

Sunday 10am-1pm Opening Dates 
Sunday 20th November
Sunday 27th November

Contact Us

Call 0300 012 0121 (option 1, option 1)
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How To Find Us & Travel Information

Travel Information

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.

Disabled Access

  • Disabled parking
  • Disabled toilet
  • Disabled Changing Rooms
  • Disabled access to studios
  • Pool hoist
  • Disabled access to fitness suite
  • Disabled access to swimming pool
  • Guide dogs welcome

History of the Building

This Grade II listed former music hall, on Thimblemill road, offers a range of leisure and fitness facilities. 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 centre's history here...

How To Find Us

Thimblemill Road,Smethwick,West Midlands,B67 5QT

Smethwick Swimming Centre

Latest News

Indoor Athletics League Round-up

Another full house at this season’s first indoor athletics league match… read more

Small Pool Timetable Changes at...

Certain swimming schedules in the small pool will be affected during the Swimming Teachers Award Course. read more

Mamma-licious sessions at Haden Hill...

Calling all mamma-licious mums or mums to be, Haden Hill’s got the perfect class for you! read more

Get involved with REACT

REACT- Retirement in Action are looking for over 65’s to participate in their study and receive a free group physical activity programme… read more

Intensive Swimming Teacher Courses

Ever thought of becoming a swimming teacher? SLT have got some intensive courses coming your way… read more

Half-Term Activities in Sandwell

Half-term is just around the corner. What have you got planned? read more

Capital FM Katy’s Fitness Journey...

With wedding day tone-up mission accomplished, Katy’s got her sights on her next goal… read more

Get your skates on in Sandwell

Roller disco sessions are taking place every weekend at Haden Hill Leisure Centre, Hadley Stadium and Tipton Sports Academy. read more

Santa Dash returns for 2016!

The festive fun run is back this December 2016 at Sandwell Valley Country Park. read more

Sandwell Raises over £4000 for Sport...

Sandwell residents have helped Sport Relief achieve a record breaking 2016! read more

Room on the Broom Halloween Trail &...

Spooky storytelling, a scary scavenger hunt and party at Haunted Haden Hill Leisure Centre this Halloween. read more

GRIT Decoded

What is GRIT? What does it involve? Is it for me? The mysteries of new fitness class GRIT are revealed… read more

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An hour of swimming burns 500 calories