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Swimming Timetable September 2018

Changes occur to the swimming timetable. Please contact Reception on Tel 028 9446 4131 before setting off.

Swimming Pools

You are sure to make a splash in our swimming pools. The water mushroom and small slide in the Minor Pool create lots of fun for younger children. The 25m Main Pool is the perfect venue for a relaxing swim.

Swimming Lessons

Flippers Swim School is a swim lessons programme at Antrim Forum for swimmers aged 5 and over.

The aim is not only to teach your child the basics of swimming, but to help them progress through the various levels of the Swimming Teacher's Association Swim Teaching Plan (Octopus to Shark). Swimmers can enter at any level of the programme, depending on their ability.


All times below are during term time:

 Tadpole Club

Learn through fun for babies and children up to 4 years. Taken by a swimming instructor. (No enrolment required)

For new swimmers age 5+

Able to swim 5m front crawl and backstroke without swim aids(width of small pool)

Able to swim 15m front crawl and backstroke, 5m breaststroke and tread water without swim aids.

Able to swim 25m front crawl and backstroke (1 length of large pool) 20m breaststroke and tread water.

Seals Swim Club
Able to swim 50m of three recognised strokes (2 lengths of large pool)

Monday 4.30pm - 5.30pm.

Survive and Save
Should be a strong swimmer using front crawl, breaststroke and lifesaver kick.

National Pool Lifesaving Qualification, for those interested in working within the Leisure Industry. Register now to ensure your place on the next course.


Adult Lessons

Would you like to learn how to swim and preferred a more tailored programme?

Why not book an individual lesson with one of our instructors?

Or why not join up with a friend or partner and book a time that suits your busy lifestyle?

Private swimming tuition is available at all our swimming pools at a cost of £13* per session payable direct to the teacher. Contact the relevant centre for further details.

*Does not include cost of a swim which if a non-member must be paid at reception before entry

To register contact Antrim Forum Reception Tel: 028 9446 4131

Frequently Asked Questions:


1. Are there any restrictions on use of the pool?

Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult (16+) in the water at all times. Children must NOT be left alone for any reason. It is the responsibility of the adult in the water to ensure the safety of the children in their care. The following restrictions also apply:

Minor Pool

Main Pool

One adult must accompany

- 3 children aged 4-7
- 2 children under 4

One adult must accompany

- 2 children aged 4-7
- 1 child under 4

There are fully trained lifeguards in the pool area at all times and they may intervene to prevent any activity which they deem a risk to the wellbeing of pool users.

2. Can I hire the swimming pool for a private event?

Depending on individual requirements this service may be available. Please contact the Assistant Manager for further information

3. Can I buy swimming equipment?

Equipment such as armbands, googles, swimming cap, ear plugs, disposable nappies and shampoo are available to purchase from Reception. 

You May Also be Interested In Our Other Swimming Pools:
Sixmile Leisure Centre - Swimming

Valley Leisure Centre - Swimming