Days Out Ryedale

Pools & Leisure Centres

In line with Government guidance on COVID-19 and the recommendation to avoid gatherings and crowded places, many of our local family days out are looking at closing to the public. For any of the listings on here please check with the venue if it is open or closed before attending.

I am endeavouring to keep the listings as up to date as possible but please check with venues first, thanks for your understanding at this crazy time, Team Mumbler.

Whitby Swimming Pool

25 metre pool with separate learner pool
West Cliff
YO21 3HT
01947 604640


AGILITY is one of the most exciting and unique centres for fitness in the UK. The main feature is two ninja warrior style obstacle courses catering for the whole family.

London Ebor Business Park
Millfield Lane
York, YO26 6QY

01904 340495

Alpamere, Scarborough

Large wave pool, warm outdoor garden pool, Splash and Play area or stunning outdoor infinity pool.

4 long water rides.

Under 6’s go free but they are not allowed on the slides.

North Bay

28 Burniston Road


YO12 6PH

01723 86 1431

Bridlington Leisure Wold


  • 25 metre six- lane swimming pool.
  • 13m x 7m learner pool with a moveable floor.
  • Splash Zone to include waterplay features and two interactive water slides connected to the learner pool.
  • Leisure World, Promenade, Bridlington YO15 2QQ
  • Phone: 01262 606715
  • “Lovely pool with lots to entertain the kids. Not too expensive either. The designated times worked well for us, prevent you staying too long. Climbing wall is really fun! Café is nice as well.” SF ’17


Derwent Swim and Fitness Centre

25 metre pool and gym
Church Street
YO17 9HP
01653 693407

Driffeld Swimming Pool

25 metre main pool and learner pool.

Learner pool is warm and not too deep. Family changing areas.

Phone (01377) 257480

Helmsley Open Air Swimming Pool

Yorkshire’s only 25m heated open air pool. A charity providing affordable outdoor swimming and a ‘holiday atmosphere’ to our local community and many visitors.
Nestling in the North York Moors National Park, our 25m open air pool is in the heart of the countryside.
Free parking and there is a children’s playground adjacent.
Open everyday (weather permitting) from Saturday 10th June until Sunday 3rd September 2017
Baxton’s Sprunt, Helmsley, YO62 5HT
Phone: 01439 408010

Ryedale Swim and Fitness Centre

Swimming pool is 25 metres long with a flume
35 station gym
Mill Lane
YO18 8DJ
01751 473351

St Alban’s Sports Centre, Ampleforth

Variety of facilities:

  • fully equipped fitness suite
  • fitness training
  • fitness classes
  • Keiser m3 spin bikes
  • 25m heated swimming pool
  • swimming lessons
  • squash
  • multi-purpose sports hall
  • indoor and outdoor tennis
  • badminton
  • indoor football facilities
  • indoor hockey facilities
  • basketball
  • cricket nets

Aumit Lane


YO62 4HA

Phone: 01439 766740

Stamford Bridge Community Pool

Sunday 11am – 12pm Family Swim

Monday 10am – 11am Tiddlers Session (Siblings welcome)

Monday 11am – 12pm Open Swim

Tuesday 2pm – 3pm Open Swim (except 20th August)

Wednesday 2pm – 3pm Open Swim (except 7th August)

Thursday 10am – 11am Open Session (all ages welcome)

Friday 2pm – 3pm Open Swim

£3 Adults, £2 3 – 9 years. FREE under 3’s

The main entrance is off Saxon Road, near the Library. YO41 1BY.

07432 350598

Thirsk Swimming Pool

25 metre swimming pool with additional learner pool. The learner pool is warmer, approx. waist deep for adults with shallow gradual steps in.

Twiggy’s Play

Twiggy’s is a play centre located in Thirsk for under 10’s based on the Yorkshire countryside.

Term Time Opening times: During School Holidays we Open at 10am
Monday 9am – 4pm
Tuesday 9am – 4pm
Wednesday 9am – 4pm
Thursday 10am- 4pm
Friday 10am – 6pm
Saturday 10am – 6pm
Sunday 10am – 4pm

Unit 2, Concept Business Park, Allendale Road, Thirsk YO7 3NY
01845 523553


Colorado Way, Glasshoughton, Castleford, WF10 4TA
Open daily 8am – midnight.
Lots to do for the family – Snozone artificial snow slope for skiing and sledging (run children’s ski lessons for 3 years and above), cinema, bowling alley, arcades, lazerzone, aerial assault course. Volcano falls crazy golf also good for young children.
Large soft play centre ‘Xplore’ upstairs and smaller free soft play area in the bar/cafe above the snow slope. Large selection of restaurants.

York Creepy Crawlies

Social distancing measures for COVID 19 in place

The Web Adventure Park, Wigginton Road, York. YO32 2RH.
01904 692221

Inside – Huge soft play including football area and miniature houses to explore.
Outside – large outdoor playground, including sandpit and water, plus animals to see