Membership renews each April. There are three types of swimming memberships.
Cold Water membership for one adult. The members’ access and use of the swimming pool is restricted from 1st October until 31st May. Outside of these times the membership is equivalent to a Social Member. Applications to join as a Cold Water member can me made at any time and spaces are not currently restricted.
Single membership for one adult. Unlike the Cold Water membership the members’ access and use of the swimming pool is available all year and additionally they can register their dependent children who are under 18 as guests who can accompany them in the pool.
Joint membership for two cohabiting adults who are in a recognised (spousal type) relationship . Unlike the Cold Water membership the members’ access and use of the swimming pool is available all year and additionally they can register their children as guests who can accompany them in the pool.
The spaces allocated to Single and Joint memberships are restricted. Registered children who turn 18 may apply for Single membership and other applications are restricted to the spaces that become available each April when current members do not renew are offered to applicants via a lotter system. There is no wait list.
We do not have a wait list but run an annual lottery for the limited number of spaces that do become available each year when existing members do not renew. Any available spaces are offered first to Cold Water members who have been members for more than 12 months. Any remaining are offered randomly via a lottery to the remaining Cold Water members and members of the public who registered for the lottery in the previous year ending 31st March.
If you haven’t been offered a place by 31st May then you have been unsuccessful and will need to re-apply for the following years lottery. Applications will not be rolled forward to the next year.
We cannot respond to further enquiries regarding you lottery application due to the volume of enquiries made.