Tag: swimming

Free Swim Tuesdays

This Summer, South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture is running fantastic free swimming sessions for under 16s. Kids can enjoy free swimming on Tuesdays, in an effort to keep youngsters occupied in the holidays and of course beat the cost of living crisis. The initiative is part of its ‘Festival of Fitness’, which runs until August […]

Blantyre Pool Now Open

After 19 months of being closed, Blantyre Swimming Pool is now back open again! The large pool opened earlier today, Wednesday 10th November 2021. The sauna is open too, though the steam room is still closed. After such a long time, it’s great to be back swimming locally!

Update – Blantyre Pool Opening

South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture have issued an update about the opening of the pool and its back to opening next week. The pool was initially due to open on Wednesday coming, but slipped until the following Monday. Now, a latest message this morning brings opening back to the earlier Wednesday. A spokesperson said., “More […]

Free Swimming Lessons

South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture have free swimming lessons running in October. If you’re prepared to head over to Larkhall Leisure Centre, whilst waiting for repairs at Blantyre’s pool to be completed, then Larkhall Leisure centre is hosting lessons with a swim teacher course: Saturday 2nd, 9th, 23rd & 30th October – sessions at 1-2pm […]

Active Age Card Concerns

Concerns Can anybody verify if South Lanarkshire Council intend to cancel free swimming for over 60’s? Or if there are other plans in place to safeguard against introducing costs? We’ve received a message this week from a concerned reader, who writes, ‘I’m writing to register my disappointment at the decision by South Lanarkshire Council to […]