Free Swimming

Free Swimming

Ceredigion County Council, in partnership with the Welsh Government, provide Free Swimming for Children and Young people aged 16 & under, Older People over 60 years of age and for past and present members of the Armed Forces.

There are 3 Ceredigion County Council pools in Ceredigion which participate in the Free Swim Initiative:

Free Swimming for under 16s

Free swimming during School Holidays

Ceredigion Actif currently offer FREE swimming sessions for under 16's throughout all School Holidays.

For the FREE swim session times, take a look at the Pool Holiday Opening Times which are published prior to each School holiday.

Free Swimming during Term Time

Aberystwyth - Plascrug Swimming Pool offer Free Swim on Saturday 11.00 - 13.00 during Term Time.

Free Swimming for over 60s

Ceredigion Actif currently offer FREE swimming to people over 60yrs during Term Time only and at a reduced rate of £2.60 during School Holidays.

FREE Swimming for over 60s during Term Time are as follows:

Lampeter Swimming Pool

  • Monday - 11.30 - 12.30
  • Wednesday - 11.30 - 12.30

Plascrug Swimming Pool

All Public Swim sessions shown in the Opening Times are included in the FREE swim initiative.

Tregaron Swimming Pool

All Public Swim sessions shown in the Opening Times are included in the FREE swim initiative.

Free Swimming for past and present members of the Armed Forces

Ceredigion County Council have agreed to offer free swimming to veterans and serving personnel of the Armed Forces during public sessions at their local swimming pools.

Anyone who wants to take advantage of the scheme must be in possession of an MOD Defence Privilege Card, and the scheme will not apply to spouses / partners or family members.

Llandysul, Cardigan and Aberaeron Voluntary Run Swimming Pools also participate in the above schemes; please visit their websites for more information:

Pool Entry Policy

This policy is aimed at providing a safe and enjoyable environment at all times.

Under 8 Swim Policy

To access the over 60's Free Swim, proof of age will be required.