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.

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

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Indoor Athletics League 2016/17

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