Birmingham City Council

Linden Road Instruction Pool

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Overview

We are open and operating normally, thank you for your patience during our recent maintenance work.

Linden Road Instruction Pool
Linden Road
Bournville
Birmingham
B30 IJR

Telephone Number: 0121 464 4500
Email:linden.road.pool@birmingham.gov.uk

Public Transport: Bus: 11c, 27. Train Station: Bournville

Parking: Parking with separate disabled parking area (please telephone centre to open barrier)

Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 8.45am - 9pm, Sat 7.45am - 5pm, Sun 8.15am - 4pm

Disabled facilities available at this site? Yes

Pay and play (just turn up on the day)

  • 50+ Swimming
  • Aquatone

Other Activities/Services

See Essential Information below for prices/timetables information. To make an enquiry, please contact the leisure centre direct.

  • Function Rooms for Hire
  • Strokes Swimming Instruction

Our instruction pool offers offers swimming lessons for all ages and abilities.

Essential Information
  • Opening and Closing Times

    Day

    Opening Time

    Closing Time

    Monday - Friday

    8.45am

    9.00pm

    Saturday

    7.45am

    5.00pm

    Sunday

    8.15am

    4.00pm


  • Parent & Baby
    Price

    £4.80 per session (PTL £3.40) pay and play
    £18.00 course fee & £2.90 per session (PTL £12.60 & £2.10 )

    Course Details 12 week course ½ hour sessions
    Monday 11.00am - 11.30am (term time only)
    Wednesday 3.00pm – 3.30pm
    Thursday 11.30am-12.00pm (term time only)
    Saturday 12.30pm - 1.00pm & 3.30pm - 4.00pm

    Junior Strokes
    Price £48.00 (PTL member £33.60)
    Course Details 12 week course ½ hour sessions
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 4.15pm - 7.45pm
    Thursday & Friday 4.15pm - 6.45pm
    Saturday 8.00 - 5.00pm
    Sunday 8.30 - 4.00pm

    Junior Coaching
    Price £53.00 (PTL 37.10)
    Course Details 12 week course 1 hour sessions
    Monday 7.15pm - 8.15pm
    Tuesday & Wednesday 6.15pm - 7.15pm
    Thursday 7.00pm - 8.00pm
    Saturday 4.00pm – 5.00pm
    Sunday 10.00am – 11.00am

    Adults Strokes
    Day Times Level / Ability
    Monday 9.30am -10.00am (term time only)

    8.15pm - 9.15pm
    Beginners

    Masters 10 lengths min
    Tuesday 12 noon – 12.30pm (term time only)

    7.30pm - 8.10pm
    Intermediate

    Beginners & Intermediate
    Wednesday 7.45pm - 8.45pm LADIES ONLY
    (only available as 12 week course)
    Beginners & Intermediate
    Thursday

    10am - 10.30am (term time only)

    8.00pm - 9.00pm

    Beginners

    Masters & Intermediate

    Friday 3.00pm - 3.30pm Beginners
    Sunday 11.00am – 11.30am

    11.30am – 12 noon
    Beginners

    Intermediate
    Price £53.00 (PTL member £37.10)
    £6.90 per session (PTL member £4.90)
    Course Details 12 week course

    First Strokes (3-5 years)
    Price £53.00 (PTL member £37.10)
    Course Details 12 week course ½ hour sessions
    Monday 12 noon – 12.30pm
    12.30pm – 1.00pm
    Tuesday 3.30pm – 4.00pm
    Wednesday

    12 noon - 12.30pm
    12.30pm - 1.00pm
    3.30pm – 4.00pm

    Thursday 12 noon – 12.30pm
    3.30pm – 4.00pm
    Friday 12 noon – 12.30pm
    12.30pm – 1.00pm
    3.30pm – 4.00pm
    Saturday 1.30pm – 2.00pm
    2.00pm – 2.30pm
    2.30pm – 3.00pm
    Sunday 2.30pm – 3.00pm
    3.00pm – 3.30pm
    3.30pm – 4.00pm

    One to one courses - children and adults - Please ask at reception for availability and price

    We advise that you contact the leisure centre in advance to book a place to avoid disappointment.


  • Aerobics Fitness Class Timetable

    Day

    Class

    Fitness Level

    Time

    Price

    Monday

    Aquafit

    All levels, Adults

    10.00am - 10.50am

    £49.50 for 12 week course
    or £5.60 per session

    Tuesday

    Aquafit

    All levels, Adults

    8.15pm - 9.05pm

  • Adults Only

    Day

    Time

    Price

    Tuesday Cadbury Staff Only (general swim)

    12.30pm - 1.30pm

    £4.10

    Thursday Cadbury Staff Only (general swim)

    12.30pm - 1.30pm

    £4.10

    50+ General Swim

    10.30am - 11.30am

    £2.50
  • Other Activities

    Activity

    Day

    Time

    Price

    Details

    Premier Strokes Classes

    Fridays and Saturdays

    Fri 4.15pm - 6.15pm Sat 9.00am - 11.30am

    12 week course £80.00 ½ hour sessions

    Max of 6 children per group

    One To One

    School Holiday Intensive Course Mon-Fri

    9.00am - 12.00pm

    5 day course £72.50
    ½ hour sessions

    Teacher in the water

    Junior Special Needs

    Sundays

    12.00pm - 4.00pm

    12 week course £80.00 ½ hour sessions PTL applies

    Must be able bodied, max of 4 per group

    Junior Masters

    Mondays

    7.30pm - 8.30pm

    £49.5012 week course
    1 hour per week

    Jnr Master is a level up from Jnr Coaching

    Ladies Only Swimming Lessons

    Wednesday

    7.45pm - 8.45pm

    12 week course £54.00 1 hour session per week

    Beginners and Intermediate

    Junior Swim Fit

    Thursdays

    7.00pm - 8.00pm

    £49.50 12 week course 1 hour per week

    Fitness swimming

    Rookie Lifesaver

    Fridays

    7.00pm - 9.00pm

    £49.50 12 week course 1 hour per week

    More Details on RLSS web site

  • Swimming Parties Bookings cost £65 and are run between the following times:

    Saturdays: 5.00pm - 6.30pm
    Sundays 4.00pm - 5.30pm

    Bookings can be made for a maximum of 30 children. A booking includes 45 minutes in the water, 45 minutes in the room (including drying time) and you will need to supply your own food. Toys, floats, music, games and lifeguards are all supplied.

    Please note: 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.

  • Sports Clubs

    Club

    Contact Details (if run by a 3rd party organisation

    Day

    Times

    Club Information

    Cadbury Pensioners

    Norma Blaine


    Wednesday

    12.30pm - 1.30pm

    Must have worked for Cadburys and be a pensioner.
    Just turn up and speak with Norma, who will take your details.

    Halesowen Divers

    Ron Plant

    Thursdays

    8.00pm - 9.00pm

    Sub Aqua club

  • Activities for Disabled

    Activity

    Day

    Times

    Information

    Price

    One To One

    School Holiday Intensive Course Monday - Friday

    9.00am - 12.00pm

    5 day course £60 ½ hour sessions

    Teacher in the water

    Junior Special Needs

    Sundays

    12.00pm - 4.00pm

    12 week course £73.50 ½ hour sessions PTL applies

    Must be able bodied, max of 4 per group

  • We have rooms for hire which can be used for such activities as health checks, meetings and coffee mornings at a cost of £10 per hour. Rooms can accommodate up to 12 adults around a table or 20 adults around the out side.

    Rooms are available between Monday and Friday 9.00am - 8.00pm.

Frequently Asked Questions
    • Yes, we have a range of swimming equipment such as goggles and swimming caps you can purchase at the Leisure Centre

    • We are an instruction only pool, unfortunately we do not do general swimming.

    • Yes we do, in the contractor’s car park behind the church. There is a short walk from the car park to the pool entrance. If you require disabled parking, please call the pool on arrival for the barriers to be lifted. We have 2 disabled parking bays.

    • Yes they do. Apart from a full shut down at Christmas for two weeks and two weeks during the Easter break.

    • Our site is wheel chair friendly, with changing facilities for disabled people. There is a hoist into and out of the pool, but unfortunately there are no shower facilities at present.

    • 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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