Tal-Qroqq Sports Complex - National Swimming Pool
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Updated April 14, 2020.
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The water was pretty clear; there were good lane dividers in both pools and backstroke flags in the 50m pool only. The lines on the bottom of the 50m pool were very faded and there were none on the bottom of the 25m pool. The pools are clean and very nice although I suspect they might be very hot in summer. The facility gets used a lot for diver training, water polo training, and kayak training, as well as for swimming lessons. The pool's website has PDF schedules and these, I was told, are pretty accurate. There is little opportunity for lane swimming before 8 AM or after 4 PM, most days, so be sure to check the schedule.
The facilities seem clean but are run down. There are four change-rooms: Female under13; female over 13; male under 13; and male over 13. In the male over 13 change room some of the showers didn’t work; not all bathrooms work (but are stocked and clean); and there is one, large, communal change room with benches and hooks on the wall and a total of nine half-lockers. A full sized HD padlock may not fit through the hasp. I have a slightly smaller combo lock which worked fine. Most users seem to take their belongings out to the pool with them.
Although the initial impressions aren’t great, the swimming is really nice.