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 18th April 2008 and is adjacent to the Stadium of Light. It is the home of the only 10 lane, 50m swimming 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.
The classes programme may be previewed and downloaded here...
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 accommodation has welcomed 100's of guests attending events and competitions at Sunderland Aquatic Centre - with our 6:30am breakfasts very popular with swimmers needing to eat early before competitions. Travel time by car to and 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 #20 bus service from South Shields. You can board this bus at the bottom of our street. Route, timetable and price information for this route may be found here: #20 Bus South Shields to Sunderland.