Sandwell Aquatics Centre

After successfully hosting the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games swimming and diving events at the new Sandwell Aquatics Centre in Smethwick, we are now ready to move onto the next phase of the project.

The facility will be transformed into a state-of-the-art local leisure centre for Sandwell and the region and will open to the public in summer 2023.

It will include a 50 metre Olympic-size swimming pool, a 10 metre high competitive dive tower and a 25 metre dive pool, along with 1,000 spectator seats.

In addition to this the centre will boast the following facility mix:

  • A community swimming pool
  • Three 150m² activity studios
  • Two 4-court sports hall
  • 108-station gym
  • 25-station ladies-only gym
  • Indoor cycling studio
  • Changing village for up to 600
  • Dry diving centre with mini floor trampolines
  • Sauna/Steam room
  • New football pitch and changing facilities
  • New urban park and children’s play area
  • Parking for up to 300 vehicles
  • A café
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