Fulham Pools

Fulham Pools' public swimming pool

"The builders are in at Fulham Pools which means your sports centre is about to get a whole lot better. Expect brand new locker rooms, toilets, showers, vanities, family & school changing rooms and cubicles. As always, thank you in advance for bearing with us. The results will be worth it". Fulham Pools team.

Opening hours over Christmas and New Year

  • Sat 24 Dec - 8am-6pm
  • Sun 25 Dec - closed
  • Mon 26 Dec - closed
  • Tue 27 Dec - 8am-8.30pm
  • Sat 31 Dec - 8am-6pm
  • Sun 1st Jan - 10am-6pm

This centre has a public swimming pool and fitness suite, and a separate private health club in Normand Park, Lillie Road. Fantastic features for the general public include one main 8 lane gala swimming pool, a children's teaching swimming pool, and a public gym suite.

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.


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

Opening times

  • Monday to Thursday: 6.30am to 10pm
  • Friday: 6.30am to 9pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: 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

Options for paying

The Fulham Pools Card

Fulham Pools leisure centre has its own card for frequent visitors to the public leisure facilities at the site. This is called the Fulham Pools (FP) card. It is open for anyone to apply for. You need to visit Fulham Pools centre to get an FP card. It costs:

  • FP Card borough resident: £34
  • FP Card non-borough resident: £55
  • Junior FP Card borough resident: £17
  • Junior FP Card non-borough resident: £28

LBHF concession pay and play card

The borough also 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 centres, but they are also valid for the public leisure facilities at Fulham Pools. A summary of the different costs is shown below in the table:

Swimming Pay & Play FP Cards Concession card obtained from Better Better Swim London
Adult swimming £3.20 £2.20 £1.40 £1.80
Junior unaccompanied swim 9-16yrs £1.65 £1.15 - -
Junior accompanied swim 5-16yrs £1.20 £0.90 - -
Spectator fee £1.40 £0.65 - -
Aqua aerobics (peak) £4.50 £3.50 £2.55 £3.00
Aqua aerobics (off-peak) £4.50 £3.50 £2.55 £3.00
Age 60+ £1.55 £1.10 £1.40 -
Gym Pay & Play FP Cards Concession card obtained from Better Better Swim London
Group induction £15.00 £10.00    
Programme/Assessment £20.60 £15.45    
Gym session (peak) £5.50 £4.45 £4.45  
Gym session (off-peak) £4.60 £3.50 £2.55 £3.00
Disabled/60+ £3.20 £2.40    

* Must be 16 years or older to use the gym

Tennis Pay & Play FP Cards Concession card obtained from Better
1 hour court hire off-peak £10.40 £8.35 £2.50
1 hour court hire peak £10.40 £8.35 £3.50

Other activities

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

Swimming timetable (pdf)

Child admissions policy (pdf)

Club V info (pdf)

Fulham Pools contact details

Normand Park
Lillie Road

020 3603 7905

Fulham Pools website

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 based at Virgin Active Fulham Pools. Please contact fulhamswimschool@virginactive.co.uk for further information.

Christmas collection days - click here for more info