Sunderland Aquatic & Wellness Centre is located a few miles south of our guest house at Stadium Park, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR5 1SU. It was officially opened on the 18th April 2008 and is adjacent to the Stadium of Light. It is the home of the only 10 lane, 50m pool in the North East.
You can see a short video about the construction of the centre here...
And a video of the opening of the Sunderland Aquatic Centre here...
Some of the facilities at the centre include...
Olympic size 50 metre swimming pool Diving pool with five metre, three metre and one metre platforms Gym / Wellness Centre with 127 stations of equipment Group training studios Children's fitness classes Free car park
If you're planning a visit the Aquatic Centre's opening hours are Monday to Friday 6:30am to 9:00pm; Saturday and Sunday 7:30am to 8:00pm. More details about the Aquatic Centre including it's programmes, prices, opening times and full facility details can be seen below. A link to a high quality download of the guide is below the preview.
Sunderland Aquatic Centre also offers many exercise classes including pilates, circuits and studio resistance that are suitable for people with all levels of ability. There is also a state of the art TechnoGym which is available for both adults and children over the age of 11.
The swimming pool at Sunderland Aquatic Centre is suitable for all ages. There are diving boards and designated lanes for swimming and aquafit classes so you won't be short of something to do once inside. Under 16's and over 60's can swim for free at designated times with a "Life Card" which can be obtained at the centre.
Our guest house is a few miles north of the Sunderland Aquatic Centre. Travel time by car to/from the centre is approximately 15 minutes via the A183 Coast Road or A1018 Newcastle Road.
If travelling by public transport travel time to and from the Sunderland Aquatic Centre is approximately 15 minutes using the #35 bus service from South Shields. Route, timetable and price information for this route may be found here.