Rantakylän Uimahalli

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Rantakylän Uimahalli
Address
Pataluodonkatu 2
Joensuu, North Karelia 80160
FINLAND
Telephone
(013) 267 5360

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
Standard tariff: €4.70. Weekdays from 6 AM to noon: €4.20. [June, 2016]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m x 12.4m, 6 lanes, 1.2m - 1.7m depth , indoors , 26ºC (79ºF)

Location

County/Region
North Karelia
GPS
62.614601, 29.818658

Teams That Use This Facility

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Facility Notes

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Facility Reviews

I swam twice at Rantakylän during a business trip to Joensuu. First off: Gentlemen, BRING YOUR SPEEDOs. This facility doesn't allow baggy swimming trunks; men have to have wear tight fitting, brief-style swimwear. This is a very clean facility. The water, though a bit cold, is clear and I couldn't smell or taste any chlorine. The showers are great and the sauna is fantastic. I have never had a larger or nicer locker than the one I got at Rantakylän.

Lanes 1 and 2 are for "slow pokes"; lanes 3 and 4 are for clubs and swim lessons; and lanes 5 and 6 are for semi-serious to serious swimmers. My only complaint is that when I arrived at 7 PM, lanes 5 and 6 were a bit too crowded, with nine people sharing the two lanes. But the crowd quickly died off and by about 8 PM, it was just me and one or two others. They had the flags up for those who swim backstroke; just another indication that swimming here is taken pretty seriously.

All in all, it's a pretty good swimming pool, and a great swimming pool, if you can come when it's not too crowded.
[September, 2015]