Our hydrotherapy pool has been specifically designed for the use of people with severe and multiple disabilities and for other therapeutic purposes.

Pool hire

To book the Hydrotherapy Pool, please email info@iwcollege.ac.uk.

Pool hire costs for individual

Special Rates available from January – March 2020

  • £30*per hour (exclusive of changing times)
  • £15*per half hour (exclusive of changing times)
  • £5*premium for each additional user (e.g. a group of three would be charged £40 per hour)

*inc. of VAT

All groups are required to complete screening forms for each individual before their first session to ensure awareness of contra-indications which must be updated when any medication changes occur.

Please ensure that correct swimwear is worn at all times, we request that users shower appropriately before entering the pool and also on exit and only then to use toiletries of choice.

We request that each session lasting one hour takes into account: changing, showering and pool use and for users to respect the session time.

We have zero tolerance to any form of verbal or physical abuse; we also have a no smoking policy inside the buildings.

We ask that before booking all customers visit our facilities to ensure that it is suitable for their use.

Fire policy

All groups are to sign themselves in and out of the pool to comply with the college’s fire policy.

Cancellation of sessions

It is college policy that at least 24 hours notification is given to us should you wish to make a cancellation, failing such notice, the session will be charged. To cancel a booking please call Kristian Wright on 07734 604921.

Should consecutive sessions be cancelled each one will be charged in order to reserve the overall booking of the time slot. If the user does not agree to this the booking will be deemed cancelled in its entirety and offered to the next group or person on the waiting list.

The college reserves the right to cancel without notice in the unlikely event of plant failure/ emergency closure of the pool.


Any damage to the equipment or interior of the pool or its surroundings will be the responsibility of the individual at that point and will be charged to that user. Any abuse of the pool will result in cessation of bookings until a satisfactory outcome is reached. Any contamination of the water which includes faecal incontinence which results in necessary remedial action will be charged to the user.