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Beeches Pool & Fitness Centre

The Birmingham leisure service is changing, for more information on the leisure transformation visit www.birmingham.gov.uk/leisuretransformation


Learn to swim for the summer- children’s & adults swimming lessons available.

Adult pay and play lessons & children’s ASA 12 week courses

There are still places available on the current 12 week junior ASA course discounted as the course has already started

Please contact us for more details

Beeches Pool and Fitness Centre
Beeches Road
Great Barr
B42 2HQ

Problems finding us? Get directions from google maps

Telephone: 0121 464 6296

Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 7am - 10.00pm, Saturday 8.30am - 4.30pm, Sunday 8.00am - 2.00pm

Public Transport: Bus 28, 51, 952

Free Parking: 100+ free car parking spaces including 2 disabled bays

Disabled facilities available at this site? Yes. We also have a disabled pool hoist, please contact the leisure centre for more information.

See Essential Information below for further details about facilities, courses, prices and times relevant at this leisure centre.

For more information about discounts and Passport to Leisure, please contact the leisure centre.

Other Activities & Special Events

Please see Essential Information below for prices/timetable information. To make an enquiry, please contact the leisure centre direct.

  • Children’s Parties
  • Strokes Swimming Instruction
  • Spectator Seating
  • Swimming Gala
Essential Information
  • Opening and Closing Times


    Opening Time

    Closing Time


    Monday - Friday



    Fridays: Pool Closes between 3pm – 5pm (Staff Training)







  • Opening Times Junior and Adult Pulse Point Gym



    Monday - Friday

    7.00am -10pm (junior 6pm unless in attendance with an adult)


    8.30am - 4.30pm


    8.00am - 2.00pm

    (14 to 16 year olds must bring proof of age and a letter of consent from their parents). Last ticket issued for the gym 1 hour before closing time.

    Ladies Only Gym




    9am – 10am

    Last ticket issued for the gym 1 hour before closing time

    Prices list


    Passport to Leisure Membership Price

    Adult Fitness Suite


    Passport to Leisure card holders - Monday to Friday 30% reduction between 7.00am - 5.00pm

    Saturday and Sunday 30% reduction between 1.00pm and 4.00pm

    At all other times the reduction will be 10%

    Junior Fitness Suite


    Adult Starter Programme



    Junior Starter Programme


    Full Programme
    An in depth training programme including dietary information.



    An introduction to the gym equipment, which must be completed by all new customers before using the gym.

  • Strokes for life Swimming Lessons
    Premiere First Strokes Premiere Happy Strokes First Strokes Junior Strokes
    Monday 5.00 - 5.30pm 4.00 - 6.00pm
    Wednesday 4.00 - 5.30pm
    Thursday 5.30 - 6.00pm 4.00 - 5.00pm
    Friday 5.00 - 5.30pm
    Cost £93.00 (£65.10 PTL) £87.00 (£60.90PTL) £53.00 (£37.10 PTL) £48.00 (£33.60 PTL)
    Comments 12 week courses ½ hour class slots
    For further information or to book a place please contact the leisure centre direct. We advise that you book places in advance to avoid disappointment.

    Also available

    Adult Strokes - Mondays 12 noon -12.45pm £7.20
    Baby & Toddler - Wednesday 11.30 - 12.30pm £5.10 per session

  • Aquatone Fitness Class Timetable



    Fitness Level


    Tuesday & Thursday(evenings)




    Friday (Term time only daytime)

    50+ Aquatone


    12.00 noon -12.30pm
    Free for Be active scheme

  • Please Note: Children under the age of 8 years will not be admitted unless accompanied in the water by a responsible adult aged 16 or over. Only 2 under 8s per adult.
    Swimming Timetable
    General Swimming Adults Only
    Monday 7.00am - 6.00pm 7.00am - 9.00am
    12.30pm - 1.30pm
    Tuesday 7.00am - 3.45pm 7.00am - 9.00am
    6.15pm -9.30pm 12.30pm - 1.30pm
    Wednesday 7.00am - 3.45pm 7.00am - 9.00am
    12.30pm - 1.30pm
    Thursday 7.00am - 9.30pm 7.00am - 9.00am
    12.30pm - 1.30pm
    7.30pm - 9.30pm
    Friday 7.00am - 3.00pm
    5.00pm - 9.30pm
    7.00am - 9.00am
    12.30pm - 1.30pm
    Saturday 11.00am - 3.30pm 7.30am - 9.00am
    Sunday 8.00am - 2.00pm
    • Last ticket for juniors 4 - 16 years 7pm
    • Fridays: pool closes for staff training 3pm-5pm
    • Lane swimming is available during the adult sessions Mon-Fri 7am till 9am, also Tues and Thurs evenings between 6.30pm till 7.30pm. All other times at request only, dependent on programme.
    Swimming Pool £ £ PTL
    Adult swim £4.30 £3.10
    Junior swim(4-16 years) £2.70 £1.90
    Family swim
    (Price based on 2 Adults and 3 Children)
    £11.30 £8.00
    Under 4's Free Free

    Spectator Seating

    Only allowed if you have someone swimming. No groups of children allowed.
  • All pool party organisers to supply their own food. CD player available on request.

    Please contact the leisure centre direct to make an enquiry and check availability.

    Children’s Parties (Private)




    • One hour in the pool
    • One hour in the reception area for party games and food
    • Inflatable available for hire at a cost of £28.00




    Children’s Parties (Dual)




    • One hour shared use of pool
    • One hour in the reception area for party games and food


    5.3pm – 7.30



    1pm – 3pm

    Please Note: Inflatable’s are not permitted at dual parties.
    Children under the age of 8 must not be left unattended in or out of the water. They must be accompanied at all times by a responsible adult 16 years or over. Only 2 under 8's per adult.

  • Sauna and Steam Room (no booking necessary)





    Monday & Wednesday

    Men only

    7am - 10pm

    £8.60 / PTL applies
    Minimum age 18years

    Tuesday & Thursday

    Ladies only



    8.30am - 4pm



    8.30am - 2pm

    Last ticket is sold 1½ hours before end of session
  • Baby and Toddler activities (no booking necessary) £5.10 per session

    Wednesday 11.30am - 12 noon for Parent & toddler in the water (Child age 1 year to 5 years only)

  • The price for spectating is 70 pence. Spectating is only permitted if you are accompanying someone using the pool. No groups of children (under 16yrs) allowed without an adult present.

  • The Be Active Scheme is a free scheme open to Birmingham residents. We are working in partnership with Birmingham Public Health to offer all Birmingham residents free swimming, group exercise classes and gym sessions at certain times at various leisure centres and parks. The scheme is currently ongoing.

    For more information about Be Active please visit contact your local Leisure Centre or visit http://beactivebirmingham.co.uk/

Frequently Asked Questions
    • If you wish to make a booking for yourself click on the button at the top of this page.
      If you already have a self service account you will be asked to sign in using your details.
      If you do not have a self service account you will be taken straight to the online bookings as a non member guest.
      Follow the instructions to make your booking.
      If you have the advanced booking option on your leisure card you will be able to book 8 days in advance and pay for the court/pitch when you arrive at the leisure centre
      If you do not have the advanced booking option you will only be able to book 7 days in advance and will be required to pay at the time of booking.

      If you wish to track your bookings (and take advantage of the advanced booking option if you have purchased this) you need a self service account. Sign up for one now.

    • If you wish to make a booking for someone else click on the button at the top of this page. You will need the leisure card number and postcode/surname of the person you are booking for.

      If you wish to track the bookings for the person you are acting on behalf of you must have a self service account. Sign up for one now.

    • No – you can make bookings up to 7 days in advance but must pay for the booking at the time you make it.
      If you wish to book up to 8 days in advance you will need the advanced booking option. An Advance Booking option can be added to a standard card or PTL card for an annual fee of £15. The Advance Booking option allows you to book courts and pitches an extra day in advance of other customers (8 days ahead, instead of 7).

    • Juniors aged 14 and 15 can use the fitness studio. They must bring proof of age and a letter of consent from their parent or guardian to the first session.
      Juniors can only use the fitness studio at certain times and at other times must be accompanied by an adult. Please contact the leisure centre for specific times.

      Alternatively the ICE gym, available at Kingsbury LC, Small Heath LC, Aston Villa FC, Hamstead Hall Community Learning Centre and Northfield Pool, is designed especially for children aged 8 – 16. All our instructors are professionally qualified and have undertaken additional specialist training to enable them to train children. All instructors are cleared via the Criminal Records Bureau.

      To use the gym, each child must complete a three stage induction process, where they will be shown how to use the equipment safely. The induction course. After that, kids can visit the gym as often as they like, paying for each visit separately. Alternatively, monthly membership is a available. Please check with your local centre for prices.

      If you have any queries about the ICE gym or about children’s fitness, please contact the leisure centre of your choice.

    • For all sports and leisure activities an adult charge will apply to anyone aged 16 years and above.

    • Please contact the leisure centre direct, if you haven't been able to find the information that you need.

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