Jarrow Community Pool


Jarrow Community Pool has a 25 metre, four lane pool with suitable water depths for competitive swimmers' dive starts. 

The pool also has a moveable floor, meaning the depth of the water can be adjusted to cater for varying age groups and abilities.

Schools have use of the pool during school hours in term-time. Outside of these hours the pool is available for public use, swimming lessons and regular bookings from swimming clubs, as well as community groups such as Scouts and Guides.

Aqua fit classes also takes place here. For more information visit our Fitness classes page. 

Getting here

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How to get here

By car

Jarrow Community Pool is located adjacent to the B1516, approximately 0.8 miles from Jarrow Town Centre. 

We have free on site car parking.

By local bus services

Bus numbers 5, 26 and 9.  There are bus stops at York Avenue.

By Metro

The nearest Metro station is Jarrow followed by a 17 minute walk (approximately).


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


View the swimming pool timetable:


Swim prices
AgeNon memberGet Active Discount CardGet Active Plus Discount Card
Under 5s£1.2555pn/a
Junior (up to 18 yrs)£3£1.25n/a
Adult (18 yrs+)£3.80£3£3
Family (2 adults and up to 4 children)£18.35£14.70£14.70


Lifeguard course

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) courses are available at Jarrow Community Pool.

The NPLQ is the most awarded lifeguard qualification in the UK and is an internationally recognised qualification which can be an entry into the leisure industry.

For more information, visit Jarrow Community Pool reception or email STCLearntoSwim@southtyneside.gov.uk.

For more information about the qualification, visit the RLSS website.


Find out about leisure memberships.

Swimming lessons

Booking swimming lessons

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.


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£3.35£3.35n/a
Spectator (must be accompanied by a paying customer)FREEFREEFREE

Community groups

Jarrow Community Pool is available for regular bookings from community groups, such as Scouts and Guides, (subject to availability).

How to book

To enquire or to make a booking please contact Richard Chastney on (0191) 424 7996 or email richard.chastney@southtyneside.gov.uk