Newport Live operate four public swimming pools in Newport. One in the Newport Centre, two at the Regional Pool and Tennis Centre at NISV and one at the Active Living Centre. All venues offer organised activities, swim lessons, children’s parties and general public swim time. All venue swimming pools welcome children, adults and families.

The Active Living Centre based in the heart of the local community has a 25m, 4 lane swimming pool. The swimming pool at the Newport Centre offers a wave machine and large flume which is fun for all the family and NISV offers a 25m, 8-lane competition pool and a large teaching pool.

Newport Live also offer SWIMMING LESSONS for all ages, PARENT AND CHILD SWIMMING SESSIONS, competitive SWIMMING SQUADS and a range of AQUATIC CLUBS.

Swimming prices at all three venues:

*Only applicable for Adult and Toddler swim held in the teaching pool at the Newport International Sports Village. This charge applies to everyone attending this session including people with an Active Newport membership. An additional charge will be made for extra adults or children attending this session.
Activity Price
Child Swim £1.65
Adult Swim £3.30
Family Swim £6.50
*Parent and Toddler Swim £3.15 (1 adults and 1 children)

Free Swim

If you are under 17 or aged over 60 you can swim for free in any of the three main Newport Live swimming pools. Your free swim card will mean that you are able to swim for free during school holidays and weekends all year round at designated times. Your free swim card will also allow you to try aqua aerobics, water polo, octopush, synchronised swimming and many more water based activities all free of charge during school holidays. The card also entitles you to junior pricing on a wide range of activities including swimming, badminton and five-a-side football.

Complete the free swim card application form (pdf) and take it to your nearest Newport Live venue to get your free swim card.


If you would like to combine fitness classes and gym visits along with your swimming, take a look at the membership schemes on offer. This can save you pounds and many have unlimited free swimming as part of the package. 

Child Swim Supervision Guidelines

To ensure that swimming pools operated by Newport Live are as safe as possible, guidelines for the supervision of children have been implemented. The guidelines were issued by the CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Activity) and are available to view on our Child Supervision guideline leaflet. 

Hygiene Policy

All Newport Live pools operate a hygiene and swimwear policy

Swimming Pool Times

The opening times for all four swimming pools can be viewed here.


NISV Main Pool Closures due to events:

The main pool at NISV will be closed due to the following events, please see our other pools for alternative swimming times. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Activity Date
Newport Swim Club Gala

 Sat 3rd October 12.30pm - 7pm &

Sun 4th October All Day to Public Swim, Lessons as per normal

National League Gala

Sat 10th October 12.30pm - 7.30pm


Sun 11th October 1pm - 4pm

Gwent FastWater Open Meet

 Sat 17th October and Sun 18th October All Day


To find out more about all the swimming activities on offer, you can view our aquatic booklet, call 01633 656757.