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Moretonhampstead Swimming Pool, on the edge of Dartmoor, is open from May through to September and is run by volunteers. Our fabulous 25m outdoor pool is heated by air source heat pumps and solar power, so you can swim comfortably even when the sun is hiding behind the clouds.

The pool offers a grassed social area, hot and cold refreshments, and a timetable that offers a daily general swim for all, lane swimming, aqua fit sessions, swimming lessons, technique coaching, and water polo. Each season we try to introduce new opportunities for improving fitness and confidence in the water for all ages. The pool is also available for hire.

We are opening for the 2021 season on Saturday 29th May!

Telephone 01647 440276 / Email moretonpool@hotmail.com

                             

The 2021 Season

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We are running the swimming pool a little differently this year, in line with Government Covid-19 guidance and with your best interests at heart. 

A booking system and online payment service is being introduced, and restricted attendance numbers for each of our swim session numbers will be in place.

Further information will be posted here in the run up to opening the pool on Saturday 29th May 2021. 

Opening Times

2021 SEASON STARTS ON SATURDAY 29TH MAY - Please note timetable may change if current covid restrictions are lifted on 21st June

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monday

Morning Lane Swim
- 7.00 - 8.30am

Lunch Lane Swim
- 1.15 - 2.15pm

General Swim Session 3
- 2.30 - 3.30pm

General Swim Session 4
- 3.45 - 4.45pm

General Swim Session 5
- 5.00 - 6.00pm

Evening Lane Swim
- 6.30 - 8.00pm

tuesday

Lunch Lane Swim
- 1.15 - 2.15pm

General Swim Session 3
- 2.30 - 3.30pm

General Swim Session 4
- 3.45 - 4.45pm

General Swim Session 5
- 5.00 - 6.00pm

Evening Lane Swim
- 6.30 - 8.00pm

wednesday

Morning Lane Swim
- 7.00 - 8.30am

Aqua Fit
- 12.00 - 1.00pm

Lunch Lane Swim
- 1.15 - 2.15pm

General Swim Session 3
- 2.30 - 3.30pm

General Swim Session 4
- 3.45 - 4.45pm

Swimming Lessons
- 3.30 - 5.30pm

Swimming Club
- 6.00 - 8.00pm

thursday

Lunch Lane Swim
- 1.15 - 2.15pm

General Swim Session 3
- 2.30 - 3.30pm

General Swim Session 4
- 3.45 - 4.45pm

General Swim Session 5
- 5.00 - 6.00pm

Evening Lane Swim
- 6.30 - 8.00pm

friday

Morning Lane Swim
- 7.00 - 8.30am

Lunch Lane Swim
- 1.15 - 2.15pm

General Swim Session 3
- 2.30 - 3.30pm

General Swim Session 4
- 3.45 - 4.45pm

General Swim Session 5
- 5.00 - 6.00pm

saturday

Morning Lane Swim
- 9.00 - 11.00am

General Swim Session 1
- 12.00 - 1.00pm

General Swim Session 2
- 1.15 - 2.15pm

General Swim Session 3
- 2.30 - 3.30pm

General Swim Session 4
- 3.45 - 4.45pm

General Swim Session 5
- 5.00 - 6.00pm

sunday

Morning Lane Swim
- 9.00 - 11.00am

General Swim Session 1
- 12.00 - 1.00pm

General Swim Session 2
- 1.15 - 2.15pm

General Swim Session 3
- 2.30 - 3.30pm

General Swim Session 4
- 3.45 - 4.45pm

General Swim Session 5
- 5.00 - 6.00pm

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning Lane Swim 7.00 - 8.30am 7.00 - 8.30am 7.00 - 8.30am 9.00 - 11.00am 9.00 - 11.00am
Aqua Fit 12.00 - 1.00pm
Lunch Lane Swim 1.15 - 2.15pm 1.15 - 2.15pm 1.15 - 2.15pm 1.15 - 2.15pm 1.15 - 2.15pm
General Swim Session 1 12.00 - 1.00pm 12.00 - 1.00pm
General Swim Session 2 1.15 - 2.15pm 1.15 - 2.15pm
General Swim Session 3 2.30 - 3.30pm 2.30 - 3.30pm 2.30 - 3.30pm 2.30 - 3.30pm 2.30 - 3.30pm 2.30 - 3.30pm 2.30 - 3.30pm
General Swim Session 4 3.45 - 4.45pm 3.45 - 4.45pm 3.45 - 4.45pm 3.45 - 4.45pm 3.45 - 4.45pm 3.45 - 4.45pm 3.45 - 4.45pm
General Swim Session 5 5.00 - 6.00pm 5.00 - 6.00pm 5.00 - 6.00pm 5.00 - 6.00pm 5.00 - 6.00pm 5.00 - 6.00pm
Evening Lane Swim 6.30 - 8.00pm 6.30 - 8.00pm 6.30 - 8.00pm
Swimming Lessons 3.30 - 5.30pm
Swimming Club 6.00 - 8.00pm

Download a PDF of the timetable | Sessions subject to demand and may be cancelled if not well attended or due to bad weather


Ticket Prices

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UNDER 5'S FREE | JUNIORS: 5 - 18 | ADULTS: 18 + | SPECTATORS FREE

JUNIOR SINGLE SWIM

£3.00

ADULT SINGLE SWIM

£4.00

JUNIOR SEASON TICKET

£70

ADULT SEASON TICKET

£100

COUPLES SEASON TICKET

£150

FAMILY SEASON TICKET

£190


SINGLE PARENT FAMILY SEASON TICKET

£150


AQUAFIT

£5.00 per session

UNDER 10’S: Children under the age of 10 must be supervised by an adult.

FAMILY SEASON TICKETS: Family Season Ticket is defined as a two parent household with up to four children. A Single Parent Household Season Ticket is defined as a one parent household with up to four children. 


Lessons & Clubs

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AQUAFIT

Aquafit is a low impact water based exercise class that will get you moving and your muscles working. Our sessions are suitable for all ages and everyone can work to their own level in a fun and relaxed environment. 

  • Qualified instructor
  • 2021 starting date Wednesday 9th June
  • 12.00 – 1.00pm
  • £5.00 per session

SWIMMING CLUB

Swimming Club every Wednesday throughout term time for under 18s who can confidently swim lengths but want to improve their swim stamina and technique with Coach Jim. It will also introduce lifesaving techniques to the swimmers. Contact the pool for more details and cost of lessons.

  • Qualified instructor
  • Swimming Club starts on Wednesday 9th June 2021
  • Two groups
  • 6 - 7pm / 7 - 8pm
  • 7 week course


SWIMMING LESSONS

Swimming lessons every Wednesday during term time for the under 18s of all abilities with our professional swim instructor Jim. Contact the pool for more details and cost of lessons.

  • Qualified instructor
  • One to one or small group lessons
  • 2021 starting date Wednesday 9th June 
  • Half an hour each lesson
  • Lessons happen between 3.30 – 6pm
  • 7 week course

WATERPOLO

Sunset fun session of not too serious waterpolo. All welcome but best suited to confident swimmers over 12. If lane swimming is a bit too repetitive for you this is a great way to take exercise, so just turn up and give it a try!

This season waterpolo will start post June 21st due to Covid restrictions

  • Thursdays 7.30 - 9.00pm
  • Cost per session tbc

Sessions subject to demand and may be cancelled if not well attended or due to bad weather.

Private hire

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EVENT HIRE AT
MORETON POOL

Weekend hire hours are from 12 noon until 2pm, or after General Swim sessions at 6pm. It may be possible to hire the pool on other days and times depending on pool opening hours. Just ask!

Pool Hire Costs

  • 2 Hours: £100

Please click on the button to download a booking form.

Private Hire

Moreton Pool Fundraising

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Thank you to everyone who has supported the Swimming Pool Lottery over the years. Covid restrictions this past year made it impossible to collect lottery money, so the Trustees decided to replace it with a donation page on Just Giving. Far less sociable but needs must!

This season we have already raised funds to resurface the pool surround. We are intending to renovate the toilet blocks this Winter and have plans to sandblast the swimming pool and undertake essential repair works before the start of the 2022 season, so any contributions will be greatly received. You can donate HERE

Many thanks to everyone who has donated money to our community pool so far. 

Get involved

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

As a registered charity, we rely on kind types volunteering their time to keep the pool open. If you can spare as little as an hour a week it would make a huge difference. 

There are a variety of ways you can help -

  • Working in our shop (training given)
  • Life guarding (training given)
  • Selling lottery tickets
  • Helping at our pool working parties (maintenance of the pool and grounds)

For further information about the pool or volunteering your help please contact moretonpool@hotmail.com or call on 01647 440276. Thank you. 

How to find us

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Moretonhampstead Swimming Pool, Court Street, Moretonhampstead, Devon TQ13 8LG 

We're at the back of Court Street car park

Car park charges Monday to Saturday 09:00-18:00

30 mins @ £0.50  I  1 hour @ £0.70  I  3 hours @ £1.30  I  5 hours @ £2.20  I  All day @ £3.30