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

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 telephone number: 020 8124 7738.

Please check the Fulham Pools website for opening times

Fulham Pool | Virgin Active

    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 the Whole 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:

    Swimming prices
    Activity Pay by cash Better concession card Fulham Pools monthly membership Whole borough leisure card
    Adult swim session £3.20 £1.40 Free Free
    Junior swim session - unaccompanied (9 to 16 years old) £1.65 Not available Not available Not available
    Junior swim session - accompanied (5 to 16 years old) £1.20 Not available Not available Not available
    Spectator only £1.40 Not available Not available Not available
    Aqua aerobics £4.50 £2.55 £2.55 £2.55
    Over 60s swim session £1.55 £1.40 Free Free
    Gym prices
    Activity Pay by cash Better concession card Fulham Pools monthly member card Whole borough leisure card
    Group induction £15 £5 £10 £10
    Gym session (peak) £5.50 £4.45 Not available Not available
    Gym session (off-peak) £4.60 £2.55 Not available Not available
    Disabled and over 60s gym session £3.20 £2.25 Not available Not available

    To use the gym unaccompanied you must be 16 years old or older.  14 and 15 year olds will need a 3 stage induction. Children aged 10 to 13 must be accompanied at all times.

    Tennis prices
    Activity Pay by cash Better concession card Fulham Pool 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

    Child admissions policy (pdf 43KB)

    Club V

    Club V (virginactive.co.uk)

    Club V camps run after school throughout the year, as well as every half-term, and during Easter and summer holidays. The camps include Active Creation (arts, crafts, stories and games), Active Dance (a lively mix of music and movement), Active Games (good old-fashioned playtime) and Active Mashup (freewheeling sports and games).

    Members can book into Club-V up to 10 days in advance, which is recommended. Non-members can only book on the day. The children can stay for a minimum of half an hour up to two hours. Parents must remain on the premises at all times and whoever signs the child in must sign the child out, unless pre-arranged.

    Club V info (pdf 23.69KB)

    Adult classes and booking

    For classes and booking see Classes | Virgin Active

    Coronavirus guidance

    • Please wear a mask where possible.
    • Each double lane capacity is capped at 11 people
    • Keep your distance from other users and be respectful
    • Please note that there may be a waiting time for family swim due to capacity's
    • If you are dropping of someone for lessons - where possible be ready to swim and leave poolside once dropped off and only return at the end of the lesson.
    • Overall, there is a reduced lane space due to capacity restrictions to keep all users safe.

    Fulham Pools contact details

    Normand Park
    Lillie Road
    Fulham
    SW6 7ST

    020 8124 7738

    For a swimming timetable please contact Fulham Pools.

    Schools or clubs who are interested in booking lanes please contact bookingfulhampools@virginactive.co.uk 

    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.