Rakhat Fitness Club

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Rakhat Fitness Club
Address
48 Abai Avenue
Almaty 050022
KAZAKHSTAN
Telephone
(0727) 2555888

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
KZT 7,000. [November, 2013]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m, 8 lanes, 2m depth , indoor/outdoor , 29ºC (84ºF)
Pool 2
25m, 8 lanes , indoor/outdoor , 28º - 29ºC (82º - 84ºF)
Diving
1m and 3m boards and a full set of diving towers; there is a separate 5m x 5m x 5m diving pool outdoors, with two 1m, one 2m, and two 3m boards and a full set of diving towers.

Location

Location
At the rear of an east/west facing Quonset hut-shaped building that has shops facing Abai Ave. The men's locker room access is on the north side, next to the bus stop; the women's locker room access and ticket booth is on the south side.
GPS
43.23976, 76.92221

Teams That Use This Facility

We have no web links or contact information for teams that train at this facility.

Facility Notes

Formerly a publicly owned and operated facility, the Central Swimming Pool has been privatized, but it is still used by the national swimming teams.

Facility Reviews

I am an avid lap swimmer and rank the pool as one of the best. It's hard to believe such a pool exists in a place like Almaty, KZ.
This place has become a costly private members club and, while nice enough in the summer, aims to achieve exclusivity by means of its entrance pricing. It is spotless, has a gym and a decent 25m indoor pool. But it was only a flying visit and, at the price, the main pool will have to be open before I'd go back. [May, 2013]
Just swam at this pool today, 30 November 2013. The facility has two adjacent pools, both under an inflatable dome. The entry fee is good for the whole day and includes access to the pool, weights, and sauna. The staff was friendly but not a word of English is spoken. Pay at the window and get a receipt, take the receipt to the main desk and get a towel coin and electronic locker key. The locker room and entire facility is very clean and well staffed. I swam in the 50 meter pool, but could have used either. The water was very clean, clear and cool, 29ºC. The pool is well lit with one wall clock but no flags. On a Saturday afternoon the place was curiously empty. I had a lane to myself for over an hour. There was a water aerobics class and a kids lesson going on but no trouble getting a lane. It was a great pool to swim in and is used by the Kazhak national team when they are in Almaty. Not sure I'll pay the 7,000 Tenge (~USD 45) again though. [November, 2013]