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Hire Our Pool

Tarleton Academy's Swimming Pool is available to hire for groups or users throughout the year. The pool is 0.91m (3 feet) at the shallow end, sloping to 1.82m (6 feet) at the deep end. Please see details below on how to hire the swimming pool and the prices for both block and casual bookings. 

How to Hire

If you or your group is interested in hiring the swimming pool please complete the Letting Request Form and return it with payment to the address detailed below. Please check the availability of the swimming pool by contacting the school on 01772 812644 before you make your booking request to ensure we have availability at your chosen time. Please note a booking can not be confirmed without payment being received.

Tarleton Academy

Hesketh Lane



Hire Prices 2017/18

Swimming Pool Hire Prices 2017/18

1 Hour Pool Hire

52.80 inc VAT

44 exc VAT

Lifeguard Hire

(Max 20 Bathers)


Lifeguard Hire

(Max 40 Bathers)


Hire with Lifeguard

If a group or user requires Tarleton Academy to provide sufficient Lifeguarding for the duration of the hire, the request for this service should be made via the letting form. 

Lifeguards will be provided at a ratio of 1 lifeguard to 20 swimmers.

On hire of the swimming pool with a lifeguard, Tarleton Academy will ensure that appropriately trained and qualified lifeguard staff are available during the entire period of the hire.

The hirer shall remain responsible for behavior and supervision of users whilst they are using the changing rooms the provision of the lifeguard is to ensure water safety in the pool only.

Tarleton Academy take no responsibility for accidents, loss or damage outside the pool.

The period of hire is determined by the length of time the hirer will be using the pool house which includes the swimming pool and changing facilities.

VAT Regulations Relating to the use of Sports Facilities

The letting of school sports facilities is standard rated for VAT purposes. However, if all of the conditions are met, the letting may be treated as exempt:

  1. The series of letting is for 10 or more sessions.
  2. Each session is for the same sport or activity.
  3. Each session is at the same place.
  4. The interval between each session is at least one day and not more than 14 days.
  5. The contract is for the whole series. This must include evidence that payment is to be made in full for the series whether or not the right to use the facility for any specific session is actually exercised. The completion of a letting form is evidence that payment is to be made for the bookings in full. Provision for a refund in the event of unforeseen non-availability of the facility would not break the Condition, but provision for a refund in other circumstances would. It is acceptable for payments to be made in instalments, provided that the full amount is paid whether or not the facilities are actually used on each occasion.
  6. The facilities are let to a school, a club, association or an organisation representing affiliated clubs or constituent associations (such as a local league). However, if the facilities are let to an individual or private organisation rather than any of the above, the exemption does not apply, even if the other conditions are met.
  7. The organisation to which the facilities are let has exclusive use of them during the session.

Contact Information

For further information and availability, please contact:

Tarleton Academy Community

Phone - 01772 812644

Email -  community@tarletonacademy.org