Welcome to Waterside Pool. We are next to the boating lake and the beach in Ryde. We are open all year and have activities for all ages and abilities, from casual swimming to water workout classes and swimming lessons.
We are one of the only pools in the UK with a restractable roof – bringing sunshine right into your swimming session (weather permitting!).
We also have a sauna cabin and a members-only lido area, with special outdoor exercise equipment and table tennis and a relaxing seating area.
When are we open?
Waterside Pool is open seven days a week. Please visit our timetable page for up-to-date information about session times. You can also download our current programme here. We also close on some days between Christmas and New Year – check latest news page for more information.
What facilities are there for babies?
We have baby changing facilities in both the male and female changing rooms. These include baby and toddler seats There’s also space for a baby changing table in our accessible changing room – please ask our staff if you would like to use this.
You can buy swim nappies, armbands and swimming costumes at reception.
What about accessible changing facilities?
We have a dedicated, fully-accessible changing room right next to reception, close to the pool – there are also hoists and chairs for those needing a helping hand. There is complete wheelchair access to the site and we also have regular bookings from disabled groups – please ask our staff for more information.
Where can I park?
There is on-street pay-and-display parking and also on the Esplanade. (Charges apply between 8am and 6pm throughout the year.)
Where is the nearest bus stop?
Routes 2, 3, 4, 8 and 9 stop at Ryde bus station, which is about a ten minute walk from the pool.
How can i keep up to date with your news?
For all the latest news and information, please like our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter (@WatersidePool.)