Our swimming pool originally opened in 1902, becoming one of the oldest operating pools in Britain. Now, our unique Edwardian pool, previously Woodcock Street Baths is home to Sport Aston. The pool and sauna and steam rooms are open to Aston Students, staff and the public. To use these facilities, you can buy a membership or pay per session.

Advanced Booking

We advise you to book your swim in advance to secure your space but you are welcome to come in and book at reception as well. You can book using the Sport Aston app or by calling us on 0121 204 4623.

Timetable and prices

Great Birmingham Run Swim and Sauna

Free swim, sauna and steam offer details:

Great Birmingham Run runners can enjoy a free swim, sauna and steam at the Sir Doug Ellis Woodcock Sports Centre. To take advantage of the offer please book your session in advance and quote your race number when booking.

  • Advanced booking is required by calling 0121 204 4623. Bookings can be made up to 4 days in advance
  • You must quote your race number which will be sent in your race pack before the event
  • You can use your free swim, sauna and steam until the end of 31st May 2022
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 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.

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 - 14:45Lane Swimming
15:00 - 15:45Lane Swimming
16:00 - 16:45Lane Swimming
17:00 - 17:45Lane Swimming
18:00 - 18:45Lane Swimming
19:00 - 20:30Adult Swimming Lessons
20:45 - 21:30Ladies Only Swimming Lessons

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
15:00 - 15:45Lane 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
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

Friday

06:30 - 07:15Lane Swimming
07:45 - 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

11:00 - 11:45Lane 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

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
15:00 - 15:45Lane Swimming
16:00 - 16:45Lane Swimming

 

Sauna and Steam timetable

Bookings

The sauna and steam rooms are open to members or you can pay per visit. We recommend you book your session in advance to ensure your space.

Monday - Friday

06:30 - 07:30Book via the Sport Aston App
07:30 - 08:30Book via the Sport Aston App
12:00 - 13:00Book via the Sport Aston App
13:00 - 14:00Book via the Sport Aston App
14:00 - 15:00Book via the Sport Aston App
15:00 - 16:00Book via the Sport Aston App
16:00 - 17:00Book via the Sport Aston App
17:00 - 18:00Book via the Sport Aston App
18:00 - 19:00Book via the Sport Aston App
19:00 - 20:00Book via the Sport Aston App

Saturday - Sunday

11:00 - 12:00Book via the Sport Aston App
12:00 - 13:00Book via the Sport Aston App
13:00 - 14:00Book via the Sport Aston App
14:00 - 15:00Book via the Sport Aston App
15:00 - 16:00Book via the Sport Aston App
16:00 - 17:00Book via the Sport Aston App
17:00 - 18:00Book via the Sport Aston App

 

Sauna & Steam Prices

Aston Students & Staff

Swim £4.50

 

Affiliated

Swim £9.00

Community

Swim £10.00

See our swim memberships here.

Swim prices

Aston Students & Staff

  • Swim £2.70
  • 12 for 10 Card £27 - get 2 free swims when you buy 10 swims in advance.

Affiliated

  • Swim £3.90
  • 12 for 10 Card £39 - get 2 free swims when you buy 10 swims in advance.

Community

  • Swim £4.60
  • 12 for 10 Card £46 - get 2 free swims when you buy 10 swims in advance.

See our swim memberships here.

 

Sauna and Steam

Available to book now using the Sport Aston App