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The Hydro

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Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Pre-booking is no longer required for gym and swim sessions.

But please continue to use our Brimhams Active app to book fitness classes or contact us to book Aquafit classes.

When you visit we politely ask you to continue to wear a face mask, use hand sanitiser and keep a safe distance.

We're open seven days a week, except bank holidays.

Opening times for the pool

  • Monday to Thursday 6.30am until 9.30pm
  • Friday 6.30am until 8pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 6.30am until 4pm

Opening times for the gym

  • Monday to Thursday 6.30am until 9.45pm
  • Friday 6.30am until 7.45pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 6.30am until 3.45pm

Facilities at The Hydro, Harrogate, include:

  • three pools: an eight-lane 25 metre short-course competition standard swimming pool; multi-purpose activity pool with moving floor, high board and springboard diving; a training pool for our learners
  • swimming lessons
  • diving lessons
  • gym - a 36-station, state-of-the-art gym offering the latest fitness equipment and classes, Kinesis studio and dance studio offering a range of workout classes. Online timetable
  • range of activities and classes
  • children's parties
  • holiday playscheme
  • changing rooms: with level access, dedicated baby-changing facilities, large family cubicles, accessible changing rooms for those with limited mobility, single-sex changing rooms with showers and lockers
  • facilities for those with disabilities: these include an induction loop, pool hoists, reserved parking, and lift
  • cafe and vending machines
  • free wi-fi
  • large free car park
  • spectator gallery and poolside viewing

We aim to keep our pools at the following temperatures:

  • the main pool and activity pool 29 degrees centigrade
  • teaching pool 31 degrees centigrade

Main pool temperatures may be lower than normal before and after competition swimming.

General swimming information


Our prices

Adult swim £5.10
Child swim (3 years plus) £2.60
Toddler (2 to 3 years) £1.30
Under 2 years free
Family ticket (two adults, two children) £13.60
Adult concession £3.70
Fun session adult £5.20
Fun session child (3 years plus) £4.20
Fun session toddler £1.30
Fun session under 2 free
Aquafit / Aqua Jog / Aqua Zumba £6.80
Shower only £3.50

Monthly membership - pools
Prices from

Early riser swim £28
Swimming plus £38
Swimming plus (couples) £68
Concession £24
Concession (couples) £45
Child £20

Monthly direct debit agreements apply

Gym memberships

Individual membership
Total £47
Senior aged 65+ £31.25
Student £31.25 (eligibility criteria applies - proof may be required)
Concession £31.25 (eligibility criteria applies - proof may be required)
Couples memberships - Total couple £84.25 / Senior couple £54.75

You can save money with our membership packages

Pay as you go fitness

Casual session £9
Casual session senior £5
Casual session student £5
Casual session concession £5

Seven day gym pass £14

Online timetable

Information on concessions

Inside The Hydro

The Hydro

Address: Jenny Field Drive

Telephone: 01423 556767

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