Brightlingsea Open Air Swimming Pool

Brightlingsea open air swimming pool

Please contact Brightlingsea Sports Centre on 01206 304946 regarding all matters concerning the swimming pool.

Have fun with all the family at the only outdoor swimming pool in Tendring! We have sun loungers available for hire, a tuck shop on site, a pool plus a smaller pool for the toddlers. There are also showers, changing rooms and toilets available. Season tickets can be purchased from Brightlingsea Sports Centre, just a short walk away. Membership options are available; alternatively you can pay on a 'pay as you go' basis. Parking is available outside.

Opening hours - during the open season

Saturday 15 July  to Sunday 10 September at 10am to 6pm  -  excluding Wednesdays which is 12pm to 7.30pm (adults only 6pm - 7.30pm)

Final day of the season will be Sunday 10 September

All opening times are weather dependant

Season Ticket Prices

Season tickets must be purchased from Brightlingsea Sports Centre (01206 304 946). Please note that you will need to supply a passport size photo to purchase a season ticket.

Adult £48.00

Junior/Senior Citizen £36.00

Family £84.00 (max 1 adult & 2 children)

Pay & Play Prices

Adult £4.00

Junior/senior citizen £3.00

Spectator £3.00

Families (up to 2 adults & 2 children) £10.00

Sunbed hire charge £2.00

Supervision conditions

One adult (aged over 16 years) to two children under 8 years. Exceptions may apply at manager's discretion.

Contact details

Promenade Way

Telephone: 01206 304946

Please note:

  • Weather dependent facility, subject to closure during inclement weather. Please check with the swimming pool before starting out.
  • During peak times maximum numbers will apply (pool maximum capacity 300), so during exceptional hot weather please contact before visiting.

You could also visit our other swimming centres in the district:

Clacton Leisure Centre

Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles

Frinton & Walton Swimming Pool


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Last updated on: 20/06/2017 - 12:18