Region: North West

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Day Trip Destinations

Address: Pendle Wavelengths, Leeds Road, Nelson, Lancashire BB9 9TD

Contact: 01282 661717



Pendle Wavelengths Leisure Centre can provide you and your school with a fun educational visit with fun waves, big floats and a flume plus catering facilities. (FREE packed lunch for your school group)

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Exactly what does your venue offer to educational visits?
We’ve been the home of providing you with fun and exciting waves and an exhilarating slide since 1989.

What does a typical educational visit include?   Includes swimming for an hour and half which includes the waves, floats and slide before having exclusive use of our balcony for food (which is included).

What group sizes do you cater for?
Minimum of group of 10 people.

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?
For risk assessment Part 1 Click here: PDF 

Does your venue have an education officer?
No education officer, but contact for these is Stephen Grant at

What is the cost of the visit?
£5.20 per child, teachers go free and this includes the food.

Is specific clothing required for the trip?
Swim wear, no baggy shorts below knee length.

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?
All members of staff including lifeguard’s are all first aid trained.

Please list facilities available.
Shop that sells swimming accessories, swim wear, a café that sells food and drinks.

What are your disabled facilities?
Disabled shower/ changing facilities with pool accessible chair.

What are your opening days and hours?
Please visit  for up to date timetables. Group sessions will only be allowed bookings Monday-Friday between 12.30-3.00pm (excluding Wednesdays) (Term time only).

Age of Children / Pupils: 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years

Type of Visit: Leisure Centres Sports

Curriculum Topics Covered: Leisure & Tourism PE

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September October November December