Haven Point

Overview

May Bank Holiday opening times

For opening times on Monday 27 May 2024, see:

May Bank Holiday opening times

Swimming Galas in South Tyneside

Haven Point will be hosting a number of swimming galas throughout 2024.

For Haven Point gala dates see, Haven Point swimming gala.

Haven Point is our state of the art leisure facility at South Shields seafront, boasting:

  • a 25 metre competition pool and 18 metre teaching pool, both with adjustable floors for varying age groups and abilities
  • leisure waters with slides, sprays, bubble spa and water play
  • a sauna and steam room
  • an 86 station gym
  • two dance studios offering a variety of fitness classes
  • coffee lounge, cafe, outdoor terrace, two multi-purpose rooms, amphitheatre and a roof top viewing gallery 

Haven Point is proud to be part of the Leisurewatch scheme. This provides training and support to our staff to help them recognise concerning behaviour and act to stop it, making our public spaces safer for all of us.

All Haven Point facilities have lockers where members can store their belongings. These lockers require a £1 coin that will be returned.

Haven Point gym
Haven Point gym
Haven Point gym
Haven Point leisure waters
Haven Point main pool

 

Getting here

May Bank Holiday opening times

For opening times on Monday 27 May 2024, see:

May Bank Holiday opening times

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Haven Point leisure centre
Pier Parade,
South Shields,
Tyne and Wear,
NE33 2JS

Phone: 0191 424 7800
Email: haven.point@southtyneside.gov.uk

How to get here

By car

Haven Point is located on the A183 approximately 0.2 miles from South Shields Town Centre.

There is ample car parking available nearby at Pier Parade (car parking)Pierhead (car parking) and Harbour Drive South (car parking).

By local bus services

Bus number E1 stops outside of Haven Point. 

For those who are not on this bus route, you can get a bus to South Shields Town Centre, followed by a 10 minute walk (along King Street, then onto Ocean Road, which will lead you to Pier Parade).

By metro

The nearest Metro station is South Shields followed by a 10 minute walk.

Gym

May Bank Holiday opening times

For opening times on Monday 27 May 2024, see:

May Bank Holiday opening times

 

Opening times
Monday6.15am to 9pm
Tuesday6.15am to 9pm
Wednesday6.15am to 9pm
Thursday6.15am to 9pm
Friday6.15am to 9pm
Saturday7.15am to 5pm
Sunday7.15am to 5pm

Gym at Haven Point

Haven Point has a fantastic, state of the art fitness suite featuring 86 stations.

Our cardiovascular machines such as treadmills, cross trainers, cycles and steppers, along with resistance weight training equipment and a fitness rig, cater to users of all fitness levels.

You must be aged 14 or over to use the gym.

For information about using the gyms at our leisure centres, see Gyms.

Prices

Adult: 

  • Non member - £8.40
  • Get Active discount card holder - £6.60
  • Get Active Plus discount card holder: £3.40

Junior: 

  • Non member - £5.85
  • Get Active discount card holder - £3.90

Join

Find out about leisure memberships.

Swimming

May Bank Holiday opening times

For opening times on Monday 27 May 2024, see:

May Bank Holiday opening times

Swimming Galas in South Tyneside

Haven Point will be hosting a number of swimming galas throughout 2024.

For Haven Point gala dates see, Haven Point swimming gala.

Spring half term pool timetables

View the Haven Point pool timetable for the Spring half term holiday (Monday 27 May to Sunday 2 June 2024):

Main pool timetable

Learner pool timetable

Leisure waters timetable

How to book

You no longer need to book to use our swimming pools. 

Timetables

View the swimming pool timetables:

Our pools

There are three pools available at Haven Point:

  • Main pool
  • Learner pool
  • Leisure waters

Main pool

The main pool is 25 metres in length and has 8 lanes.

Leisure waters

The Haven Point leisure waters include slides, sprays, a bubble spa and water play.

The leisure waters are open.

For information about swimming at our leisure centres, see Swimming.

Prices

Swim prices
AgeNon memberGet Active Discount CardGet Active Plus Discount Card
Under 5s£1.4060pn/a
Junior (up to 18 yrs) / OAP£4.50£3£2.05
Adult (18 yrs+)£6.30£4.90£2.05
Family (2 adults and up to 4 children)£21.80£16.60£10.65
Spectator (must be accompanied by a paying customer)FreeFreeFree

Swimming lessons

Swim lessons
ActivityNon memberGet Active Discount Card*Get Active Plus Discount Card*
Swimming lessons£7.15£5.50£5.50
Crash course£7.35£6n/a
Badges and certificates£3.40£3.40n/a
Spectator (must be accompanied by a paying customer)FreeFreeFree

If you would like to read about the different types of swimming lessons that are available; see swimming lesson stages before completing the application form.

Please make sure you have read our important information on swimming lessons before applying.

Pool hire (currently unavailable)

If you would like to hire any of our swimming pools, please ask at reception for details.

Join

Find out about leisure memberships.

Fitness classes

May Bank Holiday opening times

For opening times on Monday 27 May 2024, see:

May Bank Holiday opening times

Book fitness classes

You must book before attending a class. You can book online or by contacting a centre.

Book a fitness class

Types of classes

For information about the classes available, visit our fitness classes page. 

Join

Find out about leisure memberships.

Cafe

May Bank Holiday opening times

For opening times on Monday 27 May 2024, see:

May Bank Holiday opening times

 

Haven Point's Cafe is open 7 days a week and offers a selection of healthy food and snacks, along with a range of hot and cold drinks.

Opening times

Monday to Friday, 9am to 7pm

Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 5pm

Drinks menu

  • Traditional tea - £1.40 cup / £2 pot for one / £3 pot for two
  • Special tea - £1.50 cup / £2.30 pot for one / £3.30 pot for two
  • Filter coffee - £1.40 small / £1.60 regular / £1.75 large
  • Americano - £1.60 small / £1.80 regular / £2.10 large
  • Cappuccino - £1.75 small / £2 regular / £2.30 large
  • Cafe latte - £1.75 small / £2 regular / £2.30 large
  • Mocha - £1.85 small / £2.10 regular / £2.40 large
  • Espresso - £1.50 one shot/ £1.70 two shots
  • Syrup shots 30p each
  • Hot chocolate - £1.50 small / £1.75 regular / £2 large
  • Fruit juice carton - 80p
  • Plain or flavoured water - £1
  • Bottled pop - £1.20

Light bites

  • Soup of the day served with a bread roll - £2.80
  • Pasta with a meat or vegetarian sauce served with a fresh salad garnish - £3.95
  • Jacket potato (tuna, cheese, baked beans, coleslaw, cheese savoury, cottage cheese) served with a fresh side salad - £3.75 for one filling / £4.45 for two fillings / 70p extra filling
  • Panini/wraps various fillings served with a fresh side salad - £3.50
  • Sandwiches/toasted sandwiches various fillings - £2.20
  • Bacon/sausage sandwich served with tomato ketchup or brown sauce - £2.20
  • Teacakes toasted with jam and butter - £1.20
  • Toast two slices with jam and butter - £1
  • Cakes/biscuits/pastries - from 80p
  • Fresh fruit - 35p

Children's menu

  • Kids pasta with a meat or vegetarian sauce served with a fresh salad garnish and a drink - £2.70
  • Kids jacket potato (tuna, cheese, baked beans, coleslaw, cheese savoury, cottage cheese) served with a fresh salad garnish and a drink - £2.70 for one filling / £2.90 for two fillings / 20p extra filling
  • Kids lunch box ( ham, cheese or tuna sandwich, a piece of fruit, crisps and a drink) - £2.70

Specials

Look out for any specials.

Meeting rooms

May Bank Holiday opening times

For opening times on Monday 27 May 2024, see:

May Bank Holiday opening times

Please contact Haven Point for more information.

Call 0191 424 7800, or email haven.point@southtyneside.gov.uk.

Sauna and steam room

May Bank Holiday opening times

For opening times on Monday 27 May 2024, see:

May Bank Holiday opening times

You no longer need to book to use our sauna and steam room.

Before entering the saunas and steam room, you will need to collect a wristband from reception - these are not transferable.

Plunge showers are available.

Prices

Sauna and steam room prices
Activity    Non memberGet Active Discount CardGet Active Plus Discount Card

Sauna and steam room 

(includes swim session) Adult

£8.10£6.80£5.40

Sauna and steam room 

(includes swim session) Junior

£8.10£5.40n/a

Customer notice

The sauna and steam room will be closed between 3pm and 3.30pm each day for cleaning.

Sauna and steam room opening hours
DayStart timeEnd time
Monday7.30am7.45pm
Tuesday7.30am9pm
Wednesday7.30am5.30pm
7.45pm9pm
Thursday9am9pm
Friday7.30am9pm
Saturday9.30am5pm
Sunday8.30am4.30pm