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Splash Parks and Outdoor Pools

Water splash parks

Our four splash parks open from 10am to 6pm seven days a week during summer. They reopened on Saturday 1 May 2021 and will close on Sunday 12 September 2021.

The popular 120m paddling pool at the centre of Letchworth's Howard Park is filled and the exciting water jets are operational from the beginning of May until September. It is a historic water featur, with ground level water jets. There is also a kiosk, public toilets and a baby changing facility.

Hitchin’s town centre ‘buccaneer’ themed splash park is 160m squared and includes features such as interactive water jets, tipping water buckets, a pirate ship and a play stream for younger children.

Royston's splash park in Priory Memorial Gardens is 160m squared and includes features like interactive water jets, a maypole and play streams for younger children and families of all ages to enjoy.

The splash park at Avenue Park in Baldock has been resurfaced and is open to the public.

Bancroft Splash Park Royston Splash Park

Outdoor pools

The outdoor pools in Hitchin and Letchworth reopened on Saturday 29 May 2021. Hitchin Outdoor Pool will close on Sunday 19 September. Letchworth Outdoor Pool will close on Sunday 12 September.

Hitchin Swimming Centre and Letchworth Outdoor Pool each have a heated, 50 metre outdoor pool. There are also smaller heated pools for toddlers and younger children, grassed areas for sunbathing and cafés that provide refreshments and snacks.

A range of concessions are also available for families, multi-swim tickets and swim memberships. Both pools can be hired for private functions and pool parties.

Hitchin Outdoor Pool Letchworth Outdoor Pool