Have a look behind the scenes of one of the UK's most established and successful aquatics centres. See where medal winning sports people train and exercise.
At Ponds Forge International Sports Centre we offer tours of our world class facility which include a talk on our history and our current activities and may provide the opportunity to observe elite sports people in training.
For tours with a set agenda, tailor your visit to suit your specific requirements and find out about sports development, community provision, elite training, Customer Service, HR, Marketing and more. Inform us of your requirements prior to booking.
Photos may be taken during the tour but the photographer must register their intentions at reception.
Tours can be booked Mon-Fri and last for approx 1 hour but can be tailored according to your requirements. Tours include a full building tour (see areas below) and an information pack per person
- Competition Pool Hall & Diving Pit
- Leisure Pool
- International Hall
- Gym including Spin Studio, Kinesis Studio, Members Spa
- Changing Facilities inc Changing Places Changing Room
- Trampoline & Dry Dive Atrium
- Meeting Rooms
- Reception /Memberships Office / Speedo Store
- foodetc. Cafe & Speedo Heritage Wall
- Group Fitness Studios
- Underwater Viewing
- Plant Room
There is no restriction on minimum or maximum numbers for tours however groups of over 20 participants will be separated.
We are accessible for both wheelchair and pushchair users and have facilites to cater for both groups.
If your group want/need catering then we have the foodetc. Cafe which can provide everything from quick snacks to healthy meals. Food can be pre-ordered if you inform us of your requirements prior to booking and will be charged separately.
To experience the facilities first hand, your group can book an activity either before or after the tour. Prices are available here. Inform us of your requirements prior to booking.
Prices & Package
£50.00 for groups of up to 10 people
£5.00 per person over 10 attendees
If you are interested in booking a tour of Ponds Forge please complete an online enquiry form or send a letter of interest to:
Ponds Forge International Sports Centre
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