Bradgate Pool

Bradgate Pool, Bradgate,
Elton Park, Off Hadleigh Road,
Ipswich, IP2 0DG

Large, 12 metre x 5 metre swimming pool
available for hire at a quiet, secluded location in
Elton Park, off Hadleigh Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, UK.

The pool offers a relaxed, clean, safe and fun environment for family swimming, pool parties and swimming lessons.

The water temperature is kept at a constant 31°C.

There is a shallow end (0.7m) and a deep end (2.7m). A pool cover ensures a safe environment once swimming has finished.


All lessons are delivered by our partner Sailfish Swim School. All teachers are DBS checked and are fully qualified instructors and lifeguards.

Swimming lessons for all ages and abilities are available every day.

For more information, please contact Rebecca on or send a completed Enquiry Form.

Fast Track Swimming Lessons are available week commencing the 29th July 2019 from 8.30am to 10.30am and week commencing 19th August 2019 from 8.30am to 10.00am and 3.30pm to 5.30pm.

Private Hire

Family and friends swim sessions with exclusive use of the pool. Email for bookings, please ensure that you read our Terms and Conditions of Pool Hire.

Please note that, due to health and safety, childrens’ parties are only allowed as part of a pool party package and are not permitted as part of a private hire.

Pool Parties

Children’s party packages have the option of having a themed parties such as; Mermaid, Hawaiian and Under the Sea themes. Party packages come with exclusive use of the pool, lifeguards and a range of catering options.

Click here for more information.

Themed Parties

We can provide a range of bespoke and themed party options with extra decorations and themed food.

Mermaid, Moana Parties

Exclusive mermaid parties – visit Ariel at the pool in association with The Dream Team and Co.

More info on Facebook or email to book a Mermaid/Moana party.

Pamper Options

We can also extend the party and organise a beautician to come in afterwards to paint the girls’ nails.

Why not do this instead of having party bags!


We can organise a young and enthusiastic magician to entertain the children whilst they are enjoying their party tea.

Matty Turner is an award winning stage and close up magician who can add some magic to your next event.

Ladies Pamper Afternoons

In conjunction with Natural Beauty Therapies.

Come and treat yourself at one of our pamper afternoons. They are perfect for birthdays, hen parties, mums-to-be or simply want to relax with friends.

Ladies Weekend Pamper Afternoons can be tailor made to suit your individual group needs and wishes.

Booking available from 1.30pm.

The afternoon includes:

  • Use of pool & sauna
  • Relaxation by the pool
  • One full 30 minute treatment. (choice of manicure / pedicure / facial / back, neck & shoulder massage / Indian head massage)
  • Afternoon Tea and drinks

Various options are available and prices start from £35 per person, minimum of four people per group.

Gift vouchers available.

To book or for more information, please email



Modern, male and female changing facilities with high quality showers.

Free parking.

Tea, coffee and refreshments.

Poolside viewing and seating.

High level gallery walkway with parents chill-out area.


Private hire without a lifeguard assuming at least one competent swimmer within the group, £25.00 per hour for up to six people. Additional £2.50 per person up to a maximum of 10 people. This option cannot be offered for children’s pool parties.

Swimming lessons : £9.00 per 30 minutes group lesson; £22.00 for specialist and one-to-one requirements. Contact Sailfish.

Fitness sessions for advanced swimmers (children only) : £13.00 per hour for a group lesson.Contact Sailfish.


Talk to us about your specific requirements.

For more information, please email