Highgrove Pool and Fitness Centre
Following a £5.7m refurbishment programme, the swimming facilities at Highgrove Pool re-opened to the public.
This summer why not enjoy an early morning swim at Highgrove Pool from 6.30, Monday to Friday. Available from 1 August 2013.
Improved facilities include:
- extended and improved front entrance and reception area
- extended and improved changing rooms
- improved disability access including a changing places standard facility
- re-tiled pool and poolside
- refurbished diving boards
- replacement and upgraded pool and ventilation plant
- additional car parking spaces
- energy conservation measures
The extensive gym upgrade includes an impressive 92 stations, an aero biking studio, top-of-the-range Techno equipment, new sound system and studio flooring and refurbished female changing rooms.
Lockers - The "wet side" or pool changing rooms take a £1 coin which is refundable. The "dry side" or fitness changing rooms require a padlock. You can either bring your own one or buy a padlock from the front desk.
Parking - The car park at Highgrove Pool and Fitness Centre is a pay and display. Permits are available for health and fitness members at the centre.
Public transport - The centre is only ten minutes walk from Ruilsip Manor Tube Station and the H13 bus runs past the centre.
Steam and sauna rooms - Only if you are a member or have paid to use the gym on a pay as you go basis. If you are pregnant or suffer from a heart condition you are advised not to use the health suite or to consult with your doctor first. There are separate male and female sauna and steam rooms. Swimwear must be worn and underwear is not acceptable. Fragrant products and razors are not permitted.
The London Borough of Hillingdon's partners, GLL (Greenwich Leisure Ltd), have been operating Highgrove Pool since October 2009.
GLL are a charitable 'Leisure Trust' which manages over 70 public leisure centres and as such bring a wealth of experience to Hillingdon.