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Swimming pools, watersports centres and splashpools in Portsmouth are detailed in the table below, as well as schools that open their pools to the public. Contact each venue for specific details. 

Follow the link to find out more about free swimming for Portsmouth residents aged 12 years and under

Malins Road, Portsmouth, PO2 7BA.

Phone:   023 9283 2611


Opening times

  • Term time: Tuesday - Friday, 3.15pm - 7pm; and Saturday, 10am - 1pm & 2pm - 6pm
  • School holidays: Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 1pm & 2pm - 6pm

Canoe Lake, Portsmouth, PO4 9RG


Open from Easter until Autumn, 10am until 7pm every day.


  • phone:  023 9283 4180

Melville Road, Portsmouth, PO4 9TB



Opening times

  • Sunday to Friday, 8am - 10pm
  • Saturdays, 8am - 5pm (5pm - 10pm available for galas and parties)

The pool timetable is on the Eastney swimming pool website



  • 20m indoor swimming pool
  • aquazone swimming scheme
  • club use for scuba-diving and kayaking for beginners
  • pool parties and galas
  • spectators’ area

Hilsea splash pool is now closed for winter.


London Road, Portsmouth, PO2 9RP

Phone:   023 9282 8112


Hilsea Jubilee Splash Pool is not staffed - when using this facility, all children must be supervised by an adult at all times.

To keep children safe, barbeques, alcohol, smoking and dogs are not allowed on the site.

Water balloons are not allowed on the site.


Hilsea Jubilee Splash Pool features:

  • For children of eight years or under
  • Two shallow water pools (no deeper than five inches)
  • Play features and rubber safety surfacing
  • Toilets and baby change facilities
  • Picnic tables, seats and cafe
  • Free parking and admission


Opening times

Weather permitting, the splash pool opens daily 11am - 6pm from the end of May until 1 September.

Alexandra Park, Portsmouth, PO2 9QA. 


Opening times

  • Monday to Friday, 6.30am - 10pm
  • Saturday to Sunday, 8am - 10pm


  • Eight lane, 50m swimming pool
  • Teaching pool

The Mountbatten Leisure Centre is run by BH Live. 

Full information on opening times, facilities and prices are on the website. 

Marsden Road, Paulsgrove, PO6 4JB

Phone  023 9284 1555


This splash pool is managed by Portsmouth City Council. 

Aylward Street, Portsmouth, PO1 3PB.

Phone   023 9275 3237


Opening times

  • Term time: Monday - Thursday, 3.30pm - 7.15pm and Sunday, 10am - 1pm & 2pm - 5.45pm
  • School Holidays (off peak summer): Sunday - Thursday, 10am - 1pm & 2pm - 5.45pm
  • School Holidays (peak summer): Monday - Friday, 10am - 1pm & 2pm - 5.45pm

Eastern Road, Portsmouth, PO3 5LY



Information on the activities and events organised by the Portsmouth Watersports Centre is available on the Portsmouth Watersports website.

Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, PO5 3ST



The Pyramids Centre is run by BH Live. Please call the Centre direct or visit their website for more details.

Southsea splash pool is now closed for winter.


Clarence Esplanade, opposite the D-Day Museum car park.

Phone   023 9282 8112


Opening times:

  • Summer, Monday - Sunday, 10.30am -7pm (subject to weather conditions)

Schools with Swimming Facilities