Days Out Oxford

Swimming Pools & Splash Parks


Abbey Meadows Family Water Park

Provides a safe environment for youngsters to enjoy water fun on a hot day. Parents can relax at the side and watch the screaming and the giggling as the kids run around the spray fountains. With the play area alongside it makes a day of fun that will keep the kids busy. FREE!

Abingdon, OX14 3JE

Abbey Meadows Outdoor Pool

Newly refurbished heated outdoor pool suitable for all ages.

Abingdon, OX14 3JE

Barton Leisure Centre

Barton Leisure Centre is a treasured local leisure facility with great facilities, including a large gym plus a four lane swimming pool and offers a wide range of group exercise classes.

For families – family membership, family fun swim sessions, junior gym and junior table tennis. Our Swim School teaches all levels and ages from newborns upwards and is certified by Swim England.

Open Monday to Fridays 6.15am-10.00pm, and Saturdays and Sundays 8.00am-8.30pm.

Waynflete Road, Oxford, OX3 8GA

0344 893 3222

Cotswold Country Park and Beach

A wonderful day out on a gently shelving sandy beach and swimming lagoon. There’s also an adventure playground, volleyball court, BBQ stations, picnic areas and restaurants. Enjoy Water Walkers, pedaloes, rowing boats and electric boats, or head to North Lake for pay and play watersports.

Spratsgate Lane, Shorncote, Cirencester, GL7 6DF

01285 868096

Cutteslowe Park

Three children’s play areas, splash feature (open summer only), miniature golf, football and cricket pitches, aviary, outdoor tennis courts, skate park, miniature railway and cafe.

The park is open all day, every day. The railway is open on the first, third, and occasional fifth Sunday of each month from April to October, and also on Bank Holidays, and on Wednesdays during the summer school holidays.

Elsfield Way, Oxford, OX2 8NP

01865 249811

Ferry Leisure Centre

We’ve got some fantastic facilities on offer including swimming, an excellent gym & fitness equipment, indoor courts, squash, basketball, café and a extensive programme of exercise classes.

For families – family membership, family fun swim sessions and junior gym. Our Swim School teaches all levels and ages from newborns upwards and is certified by Swim England.

Open Monday to Fridays 6.00am-10.00pm, Saturdays 7.00am-8.00pm, and Sundays 8.30am-8.30pm. Bank holidays 7.00am-8.00pm.

Diamond Place, Summertown, Oxford, OX2 7DP

0344 893 3222

Hinksey Outdoor Pool

Welcome to Hinksey Heated Outdoor Pool. We’ve got some fantastic facilities including excellent lido/outdoor pool for swimming and group exercise activites & cafe on site. Open April to September from 7.00am weekdays and 8.00am weekends. Closing times varies 6.00-8.00pm.

Lake Street, Oxford, OX1 4RP

0344 893 3222

Leys Pool and Leisure Centre

We’ve got some fantastic facilities on offer including swimming pools, all the latest gym & fitness equipment, an extensive programme of group exercise classes, a sauna and a café.

For families – parent and baby, parent and toddler and pre-school swimming lessons, crèche facilities, family membership, family fun sessions and soft play. Our swim school teaches all levels and ages ranging from new-borns to adults and is certified by Swim England.

We also offer a range of different memberships and activities.

Open Monday to Friday 6:00-22:00, Saturday 6:00-20:00 and Sunday 8:00-21:00. Bank Holidays 6:00-20:00

Located on Pegasus Road, Oxford, OX4 6JL

0344 893 3222

Woodstock Open Air Pool

Woodstock Open Air Pool is a heated outdoor lido in the heart of West Oxfordshire. It is open during the summer months (April to September). Whatever the weather, we are open to the public for morning, afternoon and evening swimming. Our pool is surrounded by a large grassed area, ideal for relaxing and picnics on a sunny day.

Shipton Road, Woodstock, OX20 1LW

01993 811785