Harborne Pool and Fitness Centre

Birmingham, England, UNITED KINGDOM

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Harborne Pool and Fitness Centre
Address
Lordswood Road, Harborne
Birmingham, England B17 9QS
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone
(0121) 428 6820

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
£4.00. [September, 2015]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m x 13m, 6 lanes, 1m - 2m depth , indoors , 28ºC (82ºF)

Location

Historical County
Warwickshire More Information
GPS
52.45825, -1.95913

Teams That Use This Facility

Youth Swim
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Facility Notes

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Facility Reviews

Birmingham seems to not understand the need for backstroke flags or lane ropes! This was the first of three pools I tried in Birmingham. It is the newest, so in that respect it is nice, and the facilities are good. I would say the water was probably about 28º C. - a touch warmer than a normal pool but not unbearable. But there were no backstroke flags, and three double lanes only made it very difficult to do a proper session. (You are expected to swim up one side, move across to the other side and swim back down…) Added to the cheerful mix was a group of not very good swimmers who came in and didn't understand the concept of giving way to faster swimmers. No control by the lifeguards, either. To be honest, I wouldn't recommend it. [September, 2013]