Swan Centre Berwick

Berwick - upon - Tweed, England, UNITED KINGDOM

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Swan Centre Berwick
Address
Northumberland Road, Tweedmouth
Berwick - upon - Tweed, England TD15 2AS
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone
(01289) 330 603 or (01670) 620200

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
£4.00; concessions £2.00*. [August, 2017]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m x 12.5m, 5 lanes, 1m - 1.8m depth , indoors , 30ºC (86ºF)
Diving
None.

Location

Location
To the East of the roundabout on Northumberland Road at it's junction with Billendean Terrace.
Historical County
Northumberland More Information
GPS
55.756778, -2.009670

Teams That Use This Facility

Triathlon
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Facility Notes

*We are informed that concession rates may be restricted for use by local residents only, but could find nothing on the centre's website to indicate such a limitation.

Facility Reviews

It's frequently closed to the public for use by schools. It's not really suitable for serious lap swimming. There is one main pool with annexes for children. It has a frequently used/on wave machine. Changing facilities are cramped for the size of the pool. In the summer it is heaving with children and families. For what is on offer it's expensive. Only used as a last report.
I used the pool for the 'Early Birds' and an afternoon 'Lane Swim', during school term. The pool was relatively quiet during the early morning session and regular swimmers were co-operative in leaving 'fast lane' free for those training. There was no lane put in for the 'Lane Swim' session, probably because the pool was so quiet. I asked if one could be put in, explaining that I wanted to train with and paddles, etc. and it would be good for safety; so they put a lane in for that session. The staff is reasonably helpful, but probably not used to seeing older swimmers training.
[August, 2017]