Smethwick Swimming Centre

About Us

Smethwick Swimming Centre offers something extra special. The Grade II listed building which was once a Music Hall playing host to the likes of The Beatles and The Rolling Stones is steeped in history and offers that unique touch to your workout. With two separate gyms to chose from, home to highly qualified gym instructors to advise you whatever your goals, around 30 group fitness classes per week including Indoor Cycling and two pools including a learner pool, this Centre ticks all the boxes. Some classes take place below the Centre in the basement, one example of how Smethwick will make your workout unlike anywhere else you have tried. Loved by the local community, a warm welcome is awaiting you at Smethwick Swimming Centre.

Smethwick Swimming Centre is Quest accredited. Visit our awards and accreditations page for more information on Quest.


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Swimming Pool Depths

  • Large Pool - 0.96m x 2.6m
  • Teaching Pool - 0.88m x 1.4m

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.

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Smethwick Swimming Centre

Thimblemill Road, Smethwick, West Midlands B67 5QT

Call: 0300 012 0121 (Press 1, Press 4, Press 1)


Travel Information

You can access travel information and plan cycling, public transport, and walking to the centre by using the Network West Midlands website.

The Network West Midlands website also 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 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

Opening Times

Monday to Friday 06:30 – 22:00
Saturday & Sunday 08:00 – 16:00 

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NEW: First Aid for Families’ training sessions
NEW: First Aid for Families’ training sessions

Adults and children have the opportunity to learn the fundamental skills that could help save a life.

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Pursuit of excellence pays dividends for SLT
Pursuit of excellence pays dividends for SLT

Smethwick and Langley Swimming Centres, which are managed by Sandwell Leisure Trust (SLT), have both achieved ‘Excellent’ – the highest possible accreditation – in Sport England’s Quest Prime scheme.

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