Christmas Opening Times

The Woodcock Sports Centre will be open over the festive period on the dates and times below. The Football pitches will not be open during this period.

Saturday 23 December: 09:30-18:30

Sunday 24 December: Closed

Monday 25 December: Closed

Tuesday 26th December: Closed

Wednesday 27 December: 09:00-17:00

Thursday 28 December: 09:00-17:00

Friday 29 December: 09:00-17:00

Saturday 30 December: 09:00-17:00

Sunday 31 December: Closed

Monday 1 January: Closed

Tuesday 2 January: 06:30-22:30

Bank Holiday and University Closure Days

All Sport Aston facilities will be closed on the below days in line with Aston University.

2023

Monday 2 January Bank Holiday (in lieu of New Year’s day)

Friday 7 April Bank Holiday (Good Friday)

Monday 10 April Bank Holiday (Easter Monday)

Tuesday 11 April University Closure Day

Monday 1 May Early May Bank Holiday

Monday 8 May Bank Holiday for the coronation of King Charles III

Monday 29 May Spring Bank Holiday

Monday 28 August Summer Bank Holiday

Tuesday 29 August University Closure Day

Sunday 24 December Christmas Eve Closed

Monday 25 December Christmas Day Closed

Tuesday 26 December Boxing Day Closed

Sunday 31 December Closed

 

2024

  • Monday 1 January New Year’s Day Closed
The Sir Doug Ellis Woodcock Sports Centre

Opening Times

Mondays06:30 - 22:30
Tuesdays06:30 - 22:30
Wednesdays06:30 - 22:30
Thursdays06:30 - 22:30
Fridays06:30 - 22:30
Saturdays09:30 - 18:30
Sundays09:30 - 18:30

Please check our closure days above where opening times may vary.

Main Gym

Opening Times

Mondays06:30 - 22:30
Tuesdays06:30 - 22:30
Wednesdays06:30 - 22:30
Thursdays06:30 - 22:30
Fridays06:30 - 22:30
Saturdays09:30 - 18:30
Sundays09:30 - 18:30

Please check our closure days below where opening times may vary.

Pool Timetable

Our Pool timetable changes each term. Please check back here for the latest timetable.

Pool

  • Each swimming session below has 3 lanes, fast, medium and slow.
  • Children can swim between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm on weekdays (except in Women's only session) and any time on Saturdays and Sundays subject to the discretion of the lifeguard on duty that it is safe to do so.
  • Children aged between 11 and 16 may swim unaccompanied between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm on weekdays and any time on Saturdays and Sundays subject to the discretion of the lifeguard on duty that it is safe to do so. 
  • Children under 11 must have an adult with them to swim.
  • Adults bringing children aged 5 to 11 can bring two children per adult swimmer.
  • Adults bringing children under 5 can bring one child per adult swimmer.
  • Sessions must be booked on the Sport Aston app or at reception.

Women's Only Swimming


During the women's only swim on Mondays only over 16s will be allowed entry. Sessions must be booked on the Sport Aston app or at reception.

 

Monday

06:30 - 07:15Lane Swimming
07:15 - 08:00Lane Swimming
08:00 - 08:45Lane Swimming
12:00 - 12:45Lane Swimming
13:00 - 13:45Lane Swimming
14:00 - 14:45Women's Only Swimming
14:45 - 15:30Women's Only Swimming
16:00 - 16:45Lane Swimming
17:00 - 17:45Lane Swimming
18:00 - 18:45Lane Swimming

Tuesday

06:30 - 07:15Lane Swimming
07:15 - 08:00Lane Swimming
08:00 - 08:45Lane Swimming
12:00 - 12:45Lane Swimming
13:00 - 13:45Lane Swimming
14:00 - 14:45Lane Swimming
15:00 - 15:45Lane Swimming
16:00 - 16:45Lane Swimming

Wednesday

06:30 - 07:15Lane Swimming
07:15 - 08:00Lane Swimming
08:00 - 08:45Lane Swimming
12:00 - 12:45Lane Swimming
13:00 - 13:45Lane Swimming
14:00 - 14:45Lane Swimming
14:45 - 15:30Lane Swimming
16:00 - 16:45Lane Swimming
17:00 - 17:45Lane Swimming
18:00 - 18:45Lane Swimming

Thursday

06:30 - 07:15Lane Swimming
07:15 - 08:00Lane Swimming
08:00 - 08:45Lane Swimming
12:00 - 12:45Lane Swimming
13:00 - 13:45Lane Swimming
16:00 - 16:45Lane Swimming
17:00 - 17:45Lane Swimming
18:00 - 18:45Lane Swimming
19:00 - 19:45Lane Swimming

Friday

06:30 - 07:15Lane Swimming
07:15 - 08:30Lane Swimming
08:00 - 08:45Lane Swimming
12:00 - 12:45Lane Swimming
13:00 - 13:45Lane Swimming
14:00 - 14:45Lane Swimming
15:00 - 15:45Lane Swimming
16:00 - 16:45Lane Swimming
17:00 - 17:45Lane Swimming
18:00 - 18:45Lane Swimming

Saturday

12:00 - 12:45Lane Swimming
13:00 - 13:45Lane Swimming
14:00 - 14:45Lane Swimming
14:45 - 15:30Lane Swimming
16:00 - 16:45Lane Swimming

Sunday

10:00 - 10:45Lane Swimming
11:00 - 11:45Lane Swimming
12:00 - 12:45Lane Swimming
13:00 - 13:45Lane Swimming
14:00 - 14:45Lane Swimming
14:45 - 15:30Lane Swimming
16:00 - 16:45Lane Swimming