Leisureworld - Bishopstown

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Leisureworld - Bishopstown
Address
Off Rossa Avenue, Bishopstown
Cork, County Cork T12 HP29
IRELAND
Telephone
(021) 434 6505

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
€8.00, SC(65) €5.00. [February, 2016]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m x 13m, 6 lanes , indoors , 29ºC (84ºF)
Pool 2
18m , indoors , 29ºC (84ºF)

Location

County/Region
County Cork
GPS
51.886409, -8.537616

Teams That Use This Facility

Triathlon
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Youth Swim
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Facility Notes

In April, 2008, a "band system" was introduced that limits swimmers to a maximum of one hour, including time spent changing to swim suits, showering, in the pool, and in the sauna and steam room. Band colors are changed every 15 minutes andwearers of a particular color band are required to leave the pool one hour after the first band ot that color is handed out. This system applies to members and casual swimmers, and can result in very short swimming sessions.

Facility Reviews

Slow swimmers frequently swim in the moderate and fast lanes, but the lifeguards ignore it.
Finding a locker without a broken strap is a problem.
The staff are friendly and the facilities reasonably clean, with the exception of toilets in the poolarea. At most times, only the 18m pool is available for swimming. "Pool estate" in the main pool is usually squandered and there is no reason why two lanes could not remain open at all times - particularly evenings and weekends.