After successfully hosting the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games swimming and diving events at the new Sandwell Aquatics Centre in Smethwick, we are now ready to move onto the next phase of the project.

The facility has been transformed into a state of the art local leisure centre for Sandwell and the region and is now open to the public.

Sandwell Aquatics Centre in numbers:

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50 Metre

Olympic-size swimming pool

10 Metre

Competitive dive tower

25 Metre

Dive pool

Spectator Seats

for competitive meets


The centre also boasts the following facility mix:

  • A community swimming pool
  • Three 150sqm activity studios
  • Two 4-court sports halls
  • 108-station gym
  • 25-station ladies-only gym
  • Indoor cycling studio
  • Changing village for up to 800
  • Dry diving centre with mini floor trampolines
  • Sauna/steam room
  • New football pitch and changing facilities
  • New urban park and children's play area
  • Parking for up to 300 vehicles
  • Café

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Pool layouts

Click each pool below to view the layout, including information about sizes, lanes and steps.

Variable 1
12.5 x 25m
Variable 2
12.5 x 25m
Fixed main pool 10 x lanes
25 x 25m

Competition Pool 10x lanes

50 x 25m
Studio Pool
20 x 10m

Centre Information

Contact Details

Londonderry Lane, Smethwick, West Midlands B67 7EW

Call: 0300 012 0121

For questions about membership, classes and swimming lessons:
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For enquiries about bookings, events, feedback or other general enquiries, email

Opening Times

Monday - Friday: 06:30 - 22:00
Saturday - Sunday: 07:00 - 16:00

Please check the timetable for activity times.

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Disabled Access Disabled Access

Our staff are here to support all users of this facility; please let us know if you need help. The centre includes the following facilities:

  • Disabled parking and drop off points close to main entrance.
  • Lift facility to first floor for gym and dance studio.
  • Disabled toilets and changing areas, the centre is also a Changing Places facility.
  • Pool hoist, handrails and steps for easy access to swimming pools.
  • Hearing loop facility.
  • Guide dogs are welcome.

Our timetables are available in large print and easy read. You can ask for these at reception.

Our gym staff and Sandwell Council's Adults Services staff will be glad to help during your visit.

Disabled Access Travel Information

You can access travel information and plan cycling, public transport and walking to the centre by using the Transport for West Midlands website.

The Transport for West Midlands website also has information on tickets, travel cards and concessionary travel.

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