Manchester Aquatics Centre

The centre is now closed for refurbishment until Spring 2023 however limited public swimming will remain during this time. 

Manchester Aquatics Centre is the purpose-built, state-of-the-art swimming facility, situated in the centre of Manchester (close to the Universities), that stands as a fantastic legacy to the success of the Commonwealth Games 2002. It is the only complex in the UK with two 50-metre pools as well as separate diving and leisure pools. The pool can be split to offer 25m and 23m swimming.

The centre is used as a venue for world-class swimming events and galas and the training facility of the successful regional British Paralympics Swimming Squad, whilst also offering a variety of mixed leisure activities for the local community including a fitness suite with over 70 pieces of equipment, Free Swimming for 16 & under and Over 60's, swimming sessions, Swimlife swimming lessons, health suite and a variety of fitness classes.
The centre is accessible to all on either a casual 'pay as you go' or membership package basis.

Public access may be restricted by events Facilities Available:

  • Swimming pool
  • Fitness studio
  • Workout studio
  • Health suite (sauna and steam)
  • Swimlife Swimming Lessons
  • Cafe

Who to contact

0161 641 6310 0161 641 6310
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Where to go

Booth Street East
M13 9SS
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