Fulham Pools

This centre has a public swimming pool, tennis courts and fitness suite, and a separate private health club in Normand Park, Lillie Road. Fantastic features for the general public include one main eight-lane gala swimming pool, a children's teaching swimming pool, three adult and two children's tennis courts, and a public gym suite.

Fulham Pools' public swimming pool
Fulham Pools' public swimming pool

The multi-activity Fun Club for children has activities for children of all ages, with a mixture of drop-in sessions, courses and swimming lessons.

Fulham Pools Virgin Active website

Fulham Pools Virgin Active telephone number: 020 7471 0450.


  • 25m, eight lane gala pool
  • 11m x 7m teaching pool
  • gym
  • all-weather tennis courts (3 adult / 2 mini)
  • café
  • crèche
  • lockers (20p charge)

Opening times

  • Monday to Thursday: 6.30am to 10pm
  • Friday: 6.30am to 9pm
  • Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday: 8am to 8.30pm

(Last entry is 30 minutes before closing time)

Off peak times are:

  • Monday to Friday: 6.30am to 4.30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 2pm to 8.30pm

Christmas opening times

Fulham Pools will either be closed or operate revised opening times on the days listed below:

Monday 24 December: Normal opening time, closing at 6pm
Tuesday 25 December: Closed
Wednesday 26 December: Closed
Monday 31 December: Normal opening time, closing at 6pm
Tuesday 1 January 2019: 10am-6pm

Options for paying

LBHF concession pay and play card

The borough has a concession card for people meeting the eligibility criteria, please see our concessionary options page for more details. You can only get these cards in one of the Better run leisure venues (Phoenix/Hammersmith/Lillie Road), but they are also valid for the public leisure facilities at Fulham Pools.

The Fulham Pools Monthly Member Card

Fulham Pools leisure centre has its own card for frequent visitors to the public leisure facilities at this site. This is called the Fulham Pools Monthly Membership card. It is open for anyone to apply for and is obtained by attending the centre. The fee is £22.95 per month to receive free access to the gym and swimming pool.

Whole Borough Leisure Card

There is also a new Borough Leisure Card which gives individuals access to all of the leisure sites, those run by Better and Fulham Pools. It is open for anyone to apply for, though must be purchased at one of the Better leisure venues at this time. The fee is £29.95 per month to receive free access to a range of facilities - contact your preferred centre for more details.

A summary of the different costs is shown below in the table:


Pay by cash

Concession card obtained from Better

FP Monthly Member Card

Whole Borough Leisure Card

Adult swimming £3.20 £1.40 Free Free
Junior unaccompanied swim 9-16yrs £1.65 - - -
Junior accompanied swim 5-16yrs £1.20 - - -
Spectator fee £1.40 - - -
Aqua aerobics (peak) £4.50 £2.55 £2.55 £2.55
Aqua aerobics (off-peak) £4.50 £2.55 £2.55 £2.55
Age 60+ £1.55 £1.40 Free Free

Pay by cash

Concession card

FP Monthly Member Card

Whole Borough Leisure Card

Group induction £15 £5 £10 £10
Gym session (peak) £5.50 £4.45 - -
Gym session (off-peak) £4.60 £2.55 - -
Disabled/60+ £3.20 As above - -

* Must be 16 years or older to use the gym unaccompanied / 14-15 year olds need 3 stage induction / 10-13 years must be accompanied at all times.


Pay by Cash

Concession Card

FP Monthly Member Card

Whole Borough Leisure Card

1 hour court hire £10.40 £3.50 £8.35 £8.35

Other activities

  • swimming instruction
  • swimming clubs for children and adults
  • children’s birthday parties
  • children’s holiday programme

For a swimming timetable please contact Fulham Pools.

Aqua aerobics sessions are held Monday to Friday at 11am and Saturday at 4pm. Sessions last for 45 minutes.

Child admissions policy (pdf)

Club V info (pdf)

Fulham Pools contact details

Normand Park
Lillie Road

020 7471 0450

Virgin Active Fulham Swim School

Please contact the swim school on 020 7471 0463 or email fulhamswimschool@virginactive.co.uk to book a place. You can call the office from Monday to Friday, 9am to 12 noon.

Brompton Swimming Club

A competitive swimming club at Virgin Active Fulham Pools. Please contact fulhamswimschool@virginactive.co.uk for further information.

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