The Quays Swimming and Diving Complex

Southampton, England, UNITED KINGDOM

Important Notice Please Read

Swimmers Guide is not connected with any of the facilities listed on this site in any way. We cannot tell you the pools’ opening and closing times or when Senior Aerobics classes are held; we cannot tell you about the availability or cost of swimming lessons; we cannot get you discounted admission to swim at any of them; and we cannot help you find your children’s lost goggles or bathing suits.

We can and do try to give you reliable information about the pools, their locations, their admission policies, and their single-visit or casual swimming prices. Where possible, we include hypertext links to the pools’ own official websites and Facebook pages, clickable email addresses, and links to the websites of the clubs and teams that swim there. Look to those resources within each listing for more detailed information.

The data in the site is under continual review and is revised whenever the site’s editor becomes aware of a change, but, with more than 20,000 listings, a complete, periodic review of every listing takes about seven years to complete; in many places, prices will change four or five times before we have a chance to check the pool’s official website again.

For that reason, we ask for your help: If any of the information in the listing is incorrect, out of date, or could be improved, please tell us. There is an "Edit" button on just about every line of every listing, click on the edit button to tell us what needs to be changed. (No, it's not a place for you to ask us questions. What we have in each listing is the latest news we have.)

Also, please consider checking the listings of the pools you regularly use at home or when traveling, as your knowledge may be helpful to someone else who is unfamiliar with the area and visiting for the first time. Just go to the Add a Pool section of the site, read the first page, then fill out the questionnaire.

Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
The Quays Swimming and Diving Complex
Address
27 Harbour Parade, City Centre
Southampton, England SO15 1BA
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone
(023) 8072-0900

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
£6.10, concessions £2.80. [August, 2017]
Note: Admission policies and prices shown in Swimmers Guide listings are believed to be correct as of the date(s) shown in brackets. If not correct now, please click on the "Edit" button so this listing can be fixed and the information brought current. This site works best when its users take an active role in the maintenance of the data.

Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m, 8 lanes (non-turbulent lane lines), indoors, 29°C (84°F)
Pool 2
18m x 16m, 0m - 5m adjustable depth, indoors, 29º - 30ºC (84º - 86ºF)
Diving
Two 1m and two 3m boards; 1m, 3m, 5m, 7.5m, and 10m platforms.

Location

Historical County
Hampshire
GPS
50.90064, -1.40747

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
Click on the Team Name to view its website.
Youth Swim
Click on the Team Name to view its website.
Water Polo
Click on the Team Name to view its website.
Diving
Click on the Team Name to view its website.

Facility Notes

There is also a zero-depth entry leisure pool with water features, a flume and three mini-slides for young children; its maximum depth is under one metre.
Bring your own lock. [August, 2017]

Facility Reviews

The water felt like 80° (27ºC). The building is beautiful - vaulted wood ceilings; lanes well lit with no overhead glare, lines on the bottom and walls are very clear, and the lanes are wide.
Very much a serious swimmers' pool, with diving pool serious pool,and a fun pool. Water not always that warm in the serious pool, but lane swimming always on hand which is strictly enforced. Diving and swimming clubs often take over the pool after 5 PM some weekdays during term-time so check first. Well-equipped gym!
It's a nice, big pool. The water is a bit cooler than the usual, but this helps in the workouts. There's a nice diving pool and a fun pool for the kids. There are three changing rooms: male, female and family, which is a nice idea. I've been there at 8 PM, and the lap swim lanes were almost empty. Nonetheless, there was a lot of activity around, with lessons and training, which is always nice to see.
[October, 2013]