Velachery Aquatic Complex
Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu, INDIA
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--The 50m pool [Pool 1] is heated and the water is definitely far better than the warm-up pool. Its only downside is that it might get a bit crowded, sometimes.
--The warm-up pool [Pool 2] isn't heated, feels cold in the morning, and the water is poorly maintained. There are unscrewed plates underwater and a shaky pool ladder.
--The diving pool [Pool 3] is also heated and water feels the best here, perhaps because not many use it. The pool tiles definitely need some upkeep.
--The dressing room is OK. There are no latches in the changing booths. The lockers don't come with locks, so take one if you are worried about your belongings. The showers work intermittently, but still do the job.
The actual pH value is 6.8, whereas it should be between 7.3 and 7.7.
There is a bit of foul smell, too, indicating staleness and the probable presence of bacteria and harmful microbes beyond the permissible limit.
Pool chlorination is performed improperly, with a daily top-off, but without a partial draining being done, first.
The maintenance equipment does not seem to be in proper, working condition.