Free Swimming Initiative

The Free-Swimming Initiative aims to get more young people (aged 16 and under) and over 60’s learning to swim and swimming more regularly.  It is a Welsh Government funded programme is managed by Sport Wales and delivered by the 22 Local Authorities.

Free Swimming sessions for those aged 60+ and aged 16 and Under:

Available at Carmarthen Leisure Centre; Llanelli Leisure Centre; Amman Valley Leisure Centre and Llandovery Swimming Pool as follows:

Carmarthen Leisure Centre

60+ Sessions

Sunday:  8.15am

Monday:  1.15pm

Thursday:  1.15pm

16 and Under Sessions

Monday:  2.45pm

Thursday:  2.45pm

Saturday 9.45am

Llanelli Leisure Centre

60+ Sessions

Monday:  9.30am; 9.45am

Tuesday:  2.30pm; 2.45pm

Wednesday: 2.30pm; 2.45pm

Thursday:  9.30am; 9.45am

16 and Under Sessions

Tuesday 9.45am

Friday:  9.45am

Sunday 4.00pm; 4.15pm

Amman Valley Leisure Centre

60+ Sessions

Friday:  2.15pm

Tuesday:  9.45am

Wednesday 2.15pm

Thursday:  12.45pm

16 and Under Sessions

Sunday:  12.45pm

Llandovery Leisure Centre

60+ Sessions

Friday:  12.00pm


16 and Under Sessions

Sunday:  11.30am

Pre-booking is essential for all sessions.

To sign up for a 60+ free swimming membership you will need to contact our Customer Service Team on  Alternatively, we do have a promotion called Actif 60+ which gives you 8 weeks of free access to gym, swim, fitness classes, Actif Anywhere (live streaming and on-demand classes) and community-based sessions (e.g. walking football, paddleboarding and more). After completing your free 8 weeks we will then give you 50% off a choice of memberships so you can continue to enjoy our facilities at a discounted rate. 

You can sign up for this membership by;

  • Click JOIN 
  • Select Site from the drop-down list (please select your preferred centre)
  • Select Start / Restart a Membership
  • Select Actif 60+ Stage 1, and click next
  • Complete your details
  • Once you've completed these steps you will now receive a confirmation email from us.  You will now be able to make bookings

To view all membership options click here