Swimming Pools In St Ives And West Cornwall

Fabulous Swimming Pools In St Ives and West Cornwall

Discover Where To Swim in St Ives & West Cornwall

Okay, we all know you can swim in the sea. But not all of us are either that brave, that strong or that hardy against the cold!

We do have some lovely swimming pools down here in St Ives and across the region.

St Ives Leisure Centre

St Ives Leisure Centre has 2 swimming pools. The big one is 25m long and usually about 29 degrees. It has lane swimming and various aqua sports during the day plus school lessons during term time. The small pool is very shallow (adults have to crouch!) and is warmer at 31 degrees. It has a slide and water toys.

Prices For Non-Member Swimming

Adult Swim: £6.85
Child Swim: £4.75 (under 4’s go free)
Parking: Yes – council car park pay and display
Location: Trenwith the Burrows St Ives TR26 1HB

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The Quarter Deck Swimming Pool

Ayr Holiday Park in St Ives has a new swimming pool that visitors can use. It is open daily and they advise you to book in advance, especially during the holidays.

There is a unisex changing room with free lockers and showers.

Prices for non-holiday park residents:

Adult Swim: £5.00
Child Swim: £5.00
Parking: Yes
Location: Ayr Holiday Park, Alexandra Rd, St Ives TR26 1EJ

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St Ives Harbour Hotel Swimming Pool

St Ives Harbour Hotel has a lovely swimming pool in its “Harspa”. You need to be a member of the spa to use the swimming pool.

Individual membership £60 per month
2 Person membership £110 per month

Both are cancellable with one months’ notice. You can get a years membership which is a bit cheaper, but you can't cancel it within the year to get a refund.

Adult Swim: Free with membership
Parking: No
Location: The Terrace, Saint Ives TR26 2BN

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Tregenna Castle Swimming Pool

Tregenna Castle has 2 swimming pools. An indoor one which is quite small and heated to 29 degrees, and an outdoor one heated to 26 degrees. The outdoor one is only open May to September and is not open to non-residents.

Non hotel residents can use the indoor swimming pools out of school holidays (Cornwall council term dates apply). Swimming sessions are restricted to one hour.

Adult Swim: £8.00
Child Swim: £5.00 (under 3’s go free)
Parking: Yes, plenty of parking by the hotel
Location: Trelyon Ave, Carbis Bay, Saint Ives TR26 2DE

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Carbis Bay Hotel Swimming Pool

Carbis Bay Hotel has a lovely outdoor heated swimming pool. If you are using the SPA you can use the pool. Otherwise it is just for hotel guests.

Adult Swim: free with CSpa day pass
Child Swim: not available
Parking: Yes
Location: Carbis Bay, Saint Ives TR26 2NP

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Una Spa Swimming Pool

Una Spa St Ives is a gorgeous holiday resort/spa/restaurant behind Carbis Bay down Laity Lane.

They have a lovely 15m indoor pool with a jacuzzi and sauna, and an even nicer heated outdoor pool.

You can pay to join as a member and use of the pool comes with the membership

Day rates to use the facilities:

  • Adult (16+) £27.50
  • Child 12-15yrs £13.75
  • Child 5-11yrs £8.25
  • 4yrs and under FREE
  • Una do often have special offers on where you can get a treatment or a meal with a free swim thrown in. This works out at good value for money.

    Parking: Yes
    Location: Little Trevarrack, Laity Ln, Carbis Bay, Saint Ives TR26 3HW

    Una Spa Swimming Pool >>

    Hayle Outdoor Swimming Pool

    My Mum and Dad live in Hayle and they LOVE the outdoor swimming pool. It is only open May to September and is really popular with locals during the school holidays. It is solar heated an gets to between 22 and 25 degrees, so not the warmest!

    It is opening this year on the 25th May for half term. It will then be open weekends only until Saturday 22 June when daily opening will resume for the summer season until Sunday 8 September 2024.

    You need to book a session which runs from 11:00 – 13:00, 13:30- 15:30 and 16:00- 18:00

    Adult Swim: £3.50
    Child Swim: £3.50 (under 3s go free)
    Parking: Yes
    Location: King George V Memorial Walk Hayle TR27 4BL

    Hayle Open Air Swimming Pool >>

    Penzance Leisure Centre

    Penzance Leisure Centre has a 25m swimming pool and a learner pool. On a Saturday and during the holidays they do a floats fun session for confident kids.

    Parking: Yes
    Location: St Clare, Penzance, TR18 3QW

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    Wheal Rodney Swimming Pool

    Wheal Rodney is a holiday park near Marazion. The swimming pool is a small, private one that is usually lovely and warm. Non-residents can use the swimming pool – no membership is needed.

    Adult Swim: £4.60
    Child Swim: £3.50
    Parking: Yes
    Location: Gwallon Ln, Marazion TR17 0HL

    Wheal Rodney Swimming Pool >>

    Jubilee Open Air Swimming Pool

    The Jubilee Open Air Swimming Pool is the jewel in the crown for Penzance. It is an art deco lido that has been refurbished to a beautiful standard. Currently it closed for Winter, but in Spring 2019 it will be opened all year round (they are getting heating!).

    Adult Swim In Main Pool: £7.00
    Child Swim In Main Pool: £5.50 (under 4’s go free)
    Adult Swim In Geothermal Pool: £14.50
    Child Swim In Geothermal Pool: £12.50

    There are discount for being TR residents and Penzance residents.

    Parking: There is parking on the prom, or in one of the local council car parks.
    Location: Battery Rd, Penzance TR18 4FF

    Jubilee Open Air Swimming Pool >>

    Gwel An Mor Swimming Pool

    Gwel an Mor has an indoor swimming pool that opens to non-residents. They do ask that you ring before you turn up just in case they are too busy. You don’t need membership to use the pool.

    Adult Swim: £15.00
    Child Swim: £10.00 (under 4’s go free)
    Parking: Yes
    Location: Feadon Lane, Portreath TR16 4PE

    Gwel an Mor Swimming Pool >>

    Carn Brea Leisure Centre

    Carn Brea is a huge, recently refurbished leisure centre just outside Redruth. It has a very good, large swimming pool and a learner pool. They have inflatable sessions during the school holidays which are fun.

    Adult Swim: £7.00
    Child Swim: £5.25 (I think under 4’s go free)
    Parking: Yes
    Location: Station Rd, Pool, Redruth TR15 3QS

    Carn Brea Leisure Centre >>

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