RE:FRESH sessions: Discounted swim for adults under the RE:FRESH Leisure Scheme. Anyone aged 16 years or over, who lives, works, has a GP or is in full time education in Blackburn with Darwen can access this session for £1.

Anyone aged under 16 years, who qualifies can access this session for FREE! as long they are accompanied with a qualifying adult.

 

CUSTOMER NOTICES

Darwen Leisure Centre

Please note one of the Sauna Boxes is currently closed awaiting repair.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Witton Park Arena

Due to unforeseen circumstances the café pavilion toilets will be closed until the afternoon of Thursday 18 April.

During this time the Witton Park Arena toilets will be available to use from 9am until 8.30pm

Sorry for any inconvenience caused

Thank you for your patience.

 

Royal Life Saving Society UK – RLSS UK: The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification at BwD Leisure

Benefits
– Excellent starting point for a career in the leisure industry
– Opportunity for career progression, as most leisure managers start off as pool lifeguards
– Varied working hours
– Work within a team
– The NPLQ is recognised around the world, so potential to work and travel
– Great way for students to fund studies
– Learn essential life skills, including First Aid and CPR

Every candidate attending a NPLQ course must be 16-years-old at the time of taking the NPLQ final assessment and be able to:
– Jump / dive into deep water
– Swim 50 metres in less than 60 seconds
– Swim 100 metres continuously on front and back in deep water
– Tread water for 30 seconds
– Surface dive to the floor of the pool
– Climb out unaided without ladder/steps and where the pool design permits

Latest course dates:

Venue Darwen Leisure Centre
Course Dates August 2024

Dates:- TBC

Time 8am – 5pm
Cost £250

Applications can be collected at reception of all buildings.

For more information please contact the Leisure Hub on 01254 585555 or email adam.moss@blackburn.gov.uk