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Welcome to Withington Baths

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  • We are OPEN from 6.30am - 10.00pm Monday - Friday (pool closes at 9.30pm) and 9.00am - 5.00pm Saturday - Sunday
  • Children's Swimming Lessons -  due to demand, we will be introducing additional after-school swimming classes, AND a Saturday class from 12:00 - 12:30. Please call Reception on 0161 478 1181 for further information.
  • Studio 2 has been completely RENOVATED and with the ceiling now exposed, underfloor heating and luxury vinyl floor tiles, it is the perfect space for our holistic classes.
  • Our gym has been completely RENOVATED and installed with BRAND NEW EQUIPMENT AND NEW FLOORING.
  • Our café area is now OPEN - pop in for a coffee, a hot chocolate or a tea from our super-duper new machine, and charge your devices while you wait, or surf the internet with our free wifi.
  • Our changing facilities are much improved, with a good lick of paint all round, shower curtains for privacy, racks for holding your toiletries and free hairdying facilities. We think that the little things sometimes can make a very big difference.
  • The roof is slowly, but surely, being fixed and the gardens are now regularly tended - no more litter and weeds, but plenty of flowers and regularly cut grass. Our pool shower area is now regularly deep cleaned and cleaning of our pool, gym and communal areas are now done daily.
  • Our SENSORY GARDEN, built in collaboration with Southway Housing and Old Moat Greenies, which we launched in June 2016, is now a haven, where you can sit and relax, thanks to ongoing maintenance and planting.
  • Pool Parties - A party for children, with a difference! We're taking bookings now - get in touch on 0161 478 1181 - and give your children a splashing good time! Details here.
  • We are now offering Personal Training Sessions - £30.00 per session (one hour) or a block of six sessions for £150.00. Personal Training Sessions should be booked, and paid for in advance, at Reception. We also run a MONTHLY COMPETITION for two lucky winners to win a PT session each - simpy fill in a competition card at Reception.

We are super delighted to report that ALL of our staff are all fully qualified as Lifeguards. This is very important to us as your safety in our centre is paramount. We are very proud of all staff! Do give them a pat on the back when you see them :)

Thank you for your continued support and we very much look forward to welcoming you as a member and user of Withington Baths & Leisure Centre.


“I would like to say a MASSIVE THANK YOU to you and your team… We attended your centre for a swim, your team were extremely helpful both on the telephone before we arrived and on our arrival. This continued as the young lady on reception helped with the wheel chair and guided us to the disabled changing room. My niece is disabled and water is an amazing soother for her and helps with her physio, so to find this little swimming haven is amazing . We did not know your baths existed before today, but will now make this our preferred swimming venue.” - Tracy

“Special, special place - well done to everyone for saving it!” - Steve

“I love Withington Baths because I like to swim in the historic pool. Everyone is so friendly and I meet many local people there who have been coming for years. It is very much a community baths and I embrace this.” - Amanda

“I love the pool. The colours of the tiles and light coming in from above are just so good when you swim!” - Anna

“Friendly staff, heritage treasure and our kids love it!.” - Gavin



Throughout the school holidays, the following timetable changes will apply.. All other times are as on the timetable:

  • Mon-Thurs 10.00am-10.45am Swim Camp stages 1-3
  • Mon-Thurs 11.00am-11.45am Swim Camp stages 4-7 in week 1 and stages 1-3 in weeks 2-5
  • Mon-Fri 12.00pm-1.00pm Adults Only
  • Mon-Thurs 1.00pm-1.45pm Swim Camp stages 1-3
  • Mon-Fri 2.00pm-3.30pm Family Fun Swim

We are currently seeking people from our local community to join our newly formed Community Advisory Group, to work with the Trustees and Staff from Withington Baths, to move us forward to the next stage of our development. Please note these positions are voluntary. Further information can be found by clicking on the image above.


Make sure your children are water confident this summer, with our four day swim camps, running between 31st July - 1st September, for Stages 1-3 and 4-7. Places are limited, so to make a booking (£25 for the four day course), please call Reception on 0161 478 1181.


We are delighted to announce that we are now offering the following new classes for our members and visitors:

Wednesday 8pm - 9pm : Women's Self Defence
Thursday 1pm - 1.45pm : Silver Circuits (Over 65s)
Thursday 7pm - 8pm : Pilates
Saturday 9.30am - 10.30am : Family Martial Arts

PILATES with Holly Shanahan : New Block of Physio-Led Pilates classes starts Friday am 21st April. 6 weeks at either Beginner or Intermediate Level. Please pre-book, taster sessions available. Email hollyshanahan@rocketmail.com for more info. FB page HSPLP.


We now offer free fitness assessments to all our members. During these assessments we will measure blood pressure levels, body composition, muscular endurance, cardiovascular fitness and flexibility. Members who are interested should contact the reception to be booked in with one of our personal trainers.


Did you know if you that if you have a valid LWB Membership Card, you can benefit from some amazing offers from local, independent businesses. Just click here, to find out what additional, exclusive benefits you can get as a member of our community run leisure facility. Bet no other gyms are offering benefits like these!


Come & say hello in lots of languages at our new Tuesday morning languages class with Babel Babies. Bambinos (from walking age to age five, along with younger siblings) at 11am - 11.30am then babies (newborn to walking) at 11.45 - 12.15pm. Cost £5.00 per child or £6.00 for two siblings, payable in advance for remainder of the term. Book two full terms in advance for a 10% discount. Bookings only to be taken online at www.babelbabies.com.

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