Piscine des Vernets

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Piscine des Vernets
Rue Hans-Wilsdorf 4, Les Acacias
Geneva, Geneva CH-1227
(022) 418 40 00

Adult Admission Price & Policy

CHF 6. [December, 2019]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m x 22m, 8 lanes, 1.85m - 4.25m depth , indoors , 27ºC (81ºF).
Pool 2
25m x 10m, 0.9m - 1.7m depth , indoors , water temperature not reported.
One 1m and two 3m boards.


Right at the "Vernets" stop on Bus Line 11.
46.195050, 6.133981

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
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Youth Swim
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Synchro Swim
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Facility Notes

There is also a 20m, outdoor, summer pool for diving with 1.5m; 3m & 5m platforms. Call reception for diving times.
There is a small restaurant upstairs and swim shops in the locker rooms.
Bring your own lock, buy a lock in the locker room or store your gear on the pool deck.
There is also a 10m x 10m, .3m depth pool for children.

Facility Reviews

The pool was very nice, very clean. The swimmers were very polite. At mid-week, late afternoon/early evening there were 3 or 4 people per lane. Highly recommended.
I swam there with a fabulous Masters swim team in the 50m pool. Bring your own lock or rent one. Showers are clean.
There are not always two lanes dedicated to training swimming. It’s very busy in the evenings, three or four people per lane is not standard. Swimmers do not follow pool etiquette.
This is a very large, clean but somewhat soulless facility. The water is a good temperature for serious swimming, circa 27º-28ºC. Half the pool was laned during our mid-afternoon Sunday visit; the lanes are relatively narrow. One lane was dedicated to anyone wishing to use pool toys (flippers, floats, paddles). The other lanes were not speed-designated. The result was a mixture of slow, medium and fast swimmers satisfactory to no-one. Pool etiquette was poor. Since it is a 50m pool, there is the possibility of overtaking part-way down the lane, something that is difficult in a shorter pool.
[December, 2019]