The Community Swim is lane swimming sessions available to anyone from 14 years old and over who can swim at least 30m. Check out the swim times, and learn how to join below.
Important: From September 2019 on, all staff and students at Waltham Forest College will be able to swim in the Community Swim Sessions free of charge , providing they are able to meet the normal ability standards ie swim 30m comfortably.
Some Community Swim Sessions share the pool with other activities.
How to pay
Tickets for a single Community Swim session can now be bought in advance at Forest YMCA (642 Forest Road). Just go to the YMCA, buy a ticket or several tickets in advance for future use then come over the road for a swim!
If you are swimming more than twice a week the Community Swim monthly membership will work out to be the cheaper option. Monthly membership can now be ordered online.
Free for Waltham Forest College Staff and Students
£25- YMCA Staff
£15- YMCA Residents
£2.50- YMCA Staff
£1.75- YMCA Resident
*Please note that if you have a staff or student discounted ticket, we will ask to see your ID on poolside.