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About us


Red Lodge Community Pool, formerly known as the 'Frank Johnson Community Pool' has served the community of Southampton since 1981.

The pool is a purpose built Teaching/ general use and is widely used by the whole community. We have a wide range of sessions, from Swimming Lessons to Pool Parties, fun sessions, lane swims, general public swimming, rookies life saving etc.  We do truly cater for everybody.

The pool is a 20m X 8m (4 Lanes)
The depth is 0.75m sloping to 1.75m

The pool is now an independent charity of which is run by the community. The pool is run by both Volunteers but also employs staff to Manage and Lifeguard the pool.



We are always seeking to recruit Lifeguards and ASA Swimming Instructors on a casual basis.

We are currently seeking to employ the following:


If you hold a full and current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) then please send your CV to the pool. 

Red Lodge Community Pool Limited
Vermont Close
SO16 7LT

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