If you are University staff or a Sussex student, you can swim from as little as £1.50 at local pools.

Important COVID-19 information

Our swimming offer may be affected by Covid-19, depending on which leisure centre you plan to use. You can find the latest service information for our facilities, and Covid-19 FAQs, on our dedicated webpage.

Swimming from £1.50

University of Sussex students and staff can swim for a discounted price at local Freedom Leisure pools in Brighton & Hove. Simply show your University of Sussex ID card at every swim session to get your discount.

Students can swim for £1.50 per session at any of the pools' general/adult swim times, and staff can swim for just £2.50 per visit.

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

Participating pools include:

  • Prince Regent (Brighton)
  • King Alfred (Hove)
  • St Luke’s (Brighton)

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

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

St Luke’s swimming pool runs regular trans-friendly swim sessions. Days and times can vary so please check with the pool directly for details.

Terms and conditions

  • Discounted swims are available at general adult open swim sessions. Check the individual pool timetables to confirm ahead of your visit
  • This offer is open to staff employed by the University of Sussex only, on presentation of a valid University of Sussex staff ID card at every visit
  • 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
  • Availability of pools is subject to our external partners. Please check ahead of your visit to make sure that the pool is open and still included in our discounted offer.