Basavanagudi Aquatic Center

Bengaluru (Bangalore), Karnataka, INDIA

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Basavanagudi Aquatic Center
Address
Papmpamahakavi Road, Sankarapuram , Basavanagudi
Bengaluru (Bangalore), Karnataka 560004
INDIA
Telephone
(080) 26916696 or 26612675

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
INR 30. [September, 2016]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m x 21m, 8 lanes , outdoors , unheated , water temperature not reported
Pool 2
25m x 25m, 8 lanes , outdoors , unheated , water temperature not reported
Diving
1m and 3m boards; 5m, 7.5m, and 10m platforms.

Location

Location
Well-known in the city, just ask someone to take you to (spoken phonetically as) Bass-an-good-ee Swim Centre and you’ll get there
County/Region
Karnakata
GPS
12.95190, 77.57282

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
Basavanagudi Aquatic Center
Contact Ramnarayan at (8) 26612675 or swimmer77@coolgoose.com
Youth Swim
Basavanagudi Aquatic Center
Contact Ramnarayan at (8) 26612675 or swimmer77@coolgoose.com
Water Polo
Basavanagudi Aquatic Center (All Age)
Contact Ramnarayan at (8) 26612675 or swimmer77@coolgoose.com
Diving
Basavanagudi Aquatic Center (All Age)
Contact Ramnarayan at (8) 26612675 or swimmer77@coolgoose.com

Facility Notes

The pool is closed on Wednesdays.

Facility Reviews

For India, BAC is a really excellent swimming facility, considered by many as the cradle of Indian Swimming. It’s definitely not an Expat swimming centre (outdoors, no gym, basic facilities etc), but it IS a well renowned within India, and has producedmany Indian swimmer of impressive caliber. The changing facilities leave a little to be desired. Overall, if you are a swimmer, and you come for the swimming, it’s excellent – you’ll be greeted like an old friend within a few days / weeks.
The teaching is good and comprehensive. There are swimming courses run in the Indian school summer holidays as well. And there are quite a few public sessions.
Junior water polo teams train on Sunday evenings, and are always looking for experienced players to help out and bring new techniques. They are in need of simple equipment, so, if you can, bring some hats, gum shields, etc. to help out. The Elite swim squad for national standard swimmers train daily from 5 AM, by invitation only.