Swimming from £1 at local pools

University of Sussex students and staff can swim from £1 per session at local Freedom Leisure and Wave Leisure pools in Brighton & Hove, Lewes and Newhaven.

A valid University of Sussex staff identity card or in date student ID card must be presented to pool staff at every session. 

Participating pools include:

  • Prince Regent (£2 staff / £1 student)
  • King Alfred (£2 staff / £1 student)
  • St Luke's (£2 staff / £1 student)
  • Lewes (£1 students and staff)
  • Newhaven (£1 students and staff)
  • Ringmer (£1 students and staff) 

Please check the general/adult swim times at the centres to plan your visits.

Women-only swim sessions are available at all pools, check the timetable of the centre you're visiting for more information.

St Luke's run a weekly trans-friendly swim session, days and times can vary so please check with the pool directly for details.

Terms and conditions

  • All times are subject to change and correct at the time of posting. Please check the individual pool timetables to confirm ahead of your visit.
  • This offer is open to staff employed by the University of Sussex only, staff based on campus but not employed by the university are not eligible.
  • This offer is based on funding for a fixed amount of individual swims per year. The length of this offer in any given year is therefore under regular review.