swimmingBetter, in partnership with the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, continues to support swimming for residents. Take advantage of a host of swimming opportunities at your local pool with the offers listed below, available to Better leisure centre members. If you are not a member, simply find your find your local Leisure Centre and sign up online, or just have a look at the open swimming timetables.

For information on other opportunities in Tower Hamlets see our find a sport or activity section.

Free Swimming

All Tower Hamlets residents can swim for free at the borough’s pools on Fridays from 9am until close. On Saturdays families can also swim for free after midday. Available to all prepaid and pay & play Better members.

Find out what's on.

Kids for a Quid

This great value 'kids for a quid' special offer runs from Monday to Saturday. You can get fit, pick up skills, meet friends or just have fun – you'll still be quids-in!

Free swimming for under-16s

Tower Hamlets continues to make swimming accessible for under-16s from Monday to Saturday before 10am (school holidays) and on Saturdays before 10am (term time) all during public swim sessions.

Women and girls swimming programme

Tower Hamlets' women and girls are encouraged to swim with more than 12 single-sex swimming sessions taking place every week for only £1.05 per session.

Find out more.

Swimming for over-60s

Residents aged 60 and above can swim for only £1 during all off peak public sessions.

For information on swimming facilities in Tower Hamlets see our leisure facilities page.