Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel

Berkeley, CA, UNITED STATES

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel
Address
41 Tunnel Road
Berkeley, CA 94623
UNITED STATES
Telephone
(510) 549-8580 for the club. 843-3000 for the hotel.

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
Single-swim admission is not available to the traveling general public, unless registered as a guest at the hotel.
Hotel Guests
Registered guests: Free.
Membership Info
Call the club for membership information.

Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m, 6 lanes (3 reserved for lap swimming) , outdoors , heated , 84ºF (29ºC)
Pool 2
25y, 5 lanes (all reserved for lap swimming) , outdoors , heated , 80ºF (27ºC)

Location

County/Region
Alameda County
GPS
37.859032, -122.24208

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
Adult Streamliners Swimming (For club members and hotel guests; no drop-ins are admitted)
Call (510) 549 8517 or email claremontaquatics@fairmont.com for information.
Youth Swim
Streamliners Swimming
Call (510) 549-8517, ext. 277 for information.

Facility Notes

The property located is on the border between Berkeley and Oakland with entrances in both cities.

Facility Reviews

The 25m pool is for everyone, including lap swimmers, and is warmer; the 25y pool is for lap swimmers only. Both are older designs (no gutters), so less clean, more waves ,and generally "slower." Kickboards are available. The locker rooms are great: plenty of towels; nice showers with shampoo, body wash, and conditioner; a suit spinner; very similar to a posh gym. Everyone working there was friendly.
The facility opens at 4:45 AM Monday through Saturday and 6:45 AM on Sunday. There is a time clock and digital clocks at the lap pool. The pool is 78ºF (26ºC) and has five lanes. There is a large, fully equipped health club with exercise equipment and a steam room, sauna, indoor and outdoor Jacuzzi® and showers. The facility is immaculate.
[February, 2014]