Swimming is a great form of all-around exercise. It's ideal if you want to be more active and stay healthy, whatever your age or ability. 

Regular swimming can reduce the risk of chronic illnesses, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and stroke. It can also boost your mood and keep your weight under control. 

Places to Swim  

There are a range of local leisure centre you can swim at including:

Swimming Lessons 

If you cannot swim, it's never too late to learn.

Barnsley Premier Leisure Centre offer swimming lessons suitable for all ages and levels. Find out more about BPL's swimming lessons for all the family.


Swimming Clubs  

Why not try competitive swimming? It's a great way to keep fit, take part in gala's and make new friends. 

  • Borough of Barnsley Swimming Club established in 1990 trains at all four of Barnsley’s Leisure Centres and all coaches and poolside staff are CRB checked and fully qualified.