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St George's Community Hydrotherapy Pool


St George's Community Hydrotherapy Pool

St George’s is a fully accessible community hydrotherapy pool with a spa facility

The warm supportive waters of our hydrotherapy pool can benefit children and adults with a wide range of disabilities or long-term health conditions.  It can also assist rehabilitation from surgery or an injury.  In addition, St George’s offers valuable relaxation and leisure time for those with learning and physical disabilities.

Our friendly community pool is open to and welcomes anyone in Peterborough and the surrounding area, including family members and carers.

Since opening in March 2011, St George's has helped over 4500 local people by providing pain relief, health improvements and freedom from isolation. 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Vivacity St George's Hydrotherapy Team
Hydrotherapy Peterborough

Aquatic physiotherapy sessions

Fridays 09.00 - 12.00

Aquatic fitness classes

Mondays 13:13:45 & Thursdays  17.00 - 17.45 and 18.00 - 18.45 

Aquatic health circuits

Tuesdays 15:00 and 16:00

Ladies Only

Thursdays 19:00-20:00

All sessions must be booked in advance

If contacting us out of hours please leave a message on the answerphone


Where to go

St. George’s Community Hydrotherapy Pool
367, Dogsthorpe Road
Get directions to PE1 3RE

Other Details


Sessions can be paid for in cash on the door or by debit and credit card if wished. All prices listed include VAT. Public Entry - £5.00 (Children aged under 5 are free) or £45 for a block booking of 10 sessions. Public Entry 1 + 2 Carers - £11. Aqua Circuit Sessions - £5 or £45 for a block booking of 10 sessions. Aquafit - £6.50 or £60 for a block booking of 10 aquafit sessions. Aquatic Physiotherapy - £20 per person per session or £50 for a block booking of 3 sessions. Private Function - £62.50 with exclusive use of the pool and changing rooms and lifeguard for up to 12 people in the pool. Private Charity Group - £52.50 with exclusive use of the pool and changing rooms and a lifeguard for up to 12 people. Private School Group: - £52.50 exclusive use of the pool and changing rooms and lifeguard for up to 12 people.

Local Offer


St George's is a fully accessible hydrotherapy pool with a spa facility.  The pool measures 7.35m x 4.25m (24 x 14ft) and is 0.80 (2ft 7”) to 1.20m (4ft) deep.  The water is heated to a warm 34-36°C (93°F-97°F).

The pool has easy to manage steps with a double handrail and a hoist with both chair and sling attachments with a full set of slings.  We have a wide range of flotation aids and exercise equipment.

Reception Area: Our small reception area is wheelchair accessible; there is a water dispenser, so you can hydrate after your session in the pool. There are shelves of donated books to browse or purchase to help raise funds and we have a changing supply of activities, especially for our younger users.

Changing Rooms: We also have hoisting facilities in the changing areas. A large hydraulic shower trolley is available as well as baby changing facilities. There are interchangeable male and female changing rooms with grab rails and seating. The showers have level access. 

You must shower before entering the pool

Each changing area has a disabled toilet and hand basins.  Small dressing aids such as sock aids are available, please ask one of our staff if you require any assistance. Walking frames are available as crutches should not be used poolside. Hair dryers are also provided.

Public transport

If you are using public transport, there is a bus stop - Dogsthorpe Bluebell - close to the pool entrance. The Citi 2, which departs every 10 minutes from Bay 13 Queensgate bus station, provides a regular service to St George's.

Parking: If coming by car there is a free, tarmacked car park close to the pool's entrance on Dogsthorpe Road.

St. George's Hydrotherapy Pool