Family swimming

The London Aquatics Centre is the perfect place to go for a family swim. We have lots of facilities to make swimming fun for everyone.

The 50m long Training Pool, known as the 'hidden pool' during London 2012, is split into two 25m pools with the floor raised to a safe and shallow depth perfectly suited to children and less able swimmers.

We have plenty of family and unisex changing rooms, a dedicated buggy parking and a family locker room. 

Price for a swim start from £4.95 for adults and £2.50 for children aged three and above. Plus, children aged under three are able to swim for free.

Swim safety rules apply.

Swim for Families

Bring the whole family along to one of our Swim for Family sessions, ideal for splashing around and having some fun. We have a wide range of floats and equipment available.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult and swim safety rules apply. Children aged under three can swim for free.


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Swim for All

Located in the Training Pool, our Swim for All sessions provide a general swim session for anyone looking to just enjoy the water in an open, un-laned environment.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult and swim safety rules apply. Children aged under three swim for free.


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Inflatable Aqua Splash

Try your luck leaping over the high jump, scaling the floating pyramid, and jumping through the hoops like a dolphin. It’s not just fun for the kids, adults love having a go too!

Our inflatable obstacle course is available in the Training Pool as a 20 metre wipe-out course 'Aqua Splash' and in the Competition Pool as a 40 metre long 'Extreme Aqua Splash' course.

Aqua Splash and Extreme Aqua Splash sessions are available at weekends and during most school holidays. 

Children must be aged at five years plus for Aqua Splash and eight years plus for Extreme Aqua Splash as well as be able to competently swim 100 meters.

Tickets for children cost £5.00 and for adults £7.50.

Tickets go on-sale approximately three weeks in advance but this may vary slightly. These sessions sell-out quickly so we recommend booking in advance.


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Adult Swim (off-peak) £4.95
Child Swim (off-peak) £2.50
Adult Swim (peak) £5.20
Child Swim (peak) £2.90
Under 3s FREE
Adult Aqua Splash & Extreme Aqua Splash £7.50
Child Aqua Splash & Extreme Aqua Splash £5.00




  • Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm
  • Saturday 1pm - 10.30pm
  • Monday - Friday: 6am - 9am and 5pm - 10.30pm
  • Saturday: 6am-1pm
  • Sunday: All-day


Please be aware of our swim safety rules before purchasing your tickets

Please Note - Online Ticketing is Non Refundable once purchased, so please ensure you attend can attend when booking.

Pool Programme


Venue details


  • Adapted for wheelchairs

    Adapted for wheelchairs

  • Disabled toilet

    Disabled toilet

  • Accessible Parking

    Accessible Parking

  • Poolside hoist

    Poolside hoist

  • Ramp Access

    Ramp Access

  • Accessible Changing

    Accessible Changing

  • Lift


  • Poolside Facilities

    Poolside Facilities

Find us

  • Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
  • London
  • E20 2AQ
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