Portsmouth Local Offer

For children, young people and their families with a special educational need or disability.

Portsmouth Free Swim Scheme

Address: Portsmouth Free Swim Scheme, Mountbatten Leisure Centre, Alexandra Park, Portsmouth, PO2 9QA

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Free swimming is a local, council-funded scheme which enables Portsmouth residents 12 years old and under to apply for a card giving access to swim for free at 3 council-run pools in the city.

To benefit from the free swimming scheme, you will need to:

  • live in Portsmouth
  • be aged 12 or under
  • have a valid Portsmouth Library card - available from any Portsmouth public library
  • pay a one-off administration charge of £3.50 when you register
  • show proof that you live in Portsmouth

A registration form is available from the 3 swimming pools (Mountbatten, Eastney and Charter)

Further information on this scheme and an application form can be found below: 



Tel: 023 9320 0401

Service Category: Leisure

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