Folkestone Sports Centre

Folkestone, England, UNITED KINGDOM

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Folkestone Sports Centre
Radnor Park Avenue
Folkestone, England CT19 5HX
(01303) 850 222

Adult Admission Price & Policy

£3.30; concessions £2.50. [April, 2017]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m x 12.5, 6 lanes, 1m - 3m depth , indoors , 28ºC (82ºF)


Historical County
51.087157, 1.168140

Teams That Use This Facility

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Facility Notes

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Facility Reviews

They seem to dislike early morning swimmers. There are usually around 20 people trying to swim in half the pool width, a very small space, and no one can go into the building until 07:30,which severely limits the amount of time one can spend in the water before work.
The website does not show the full pool availability timetable, which is rather strange, but when I emailed an enquiry through the website they did respond very quickly and sent a copy of the timetable.
The pool is now open with lanes available from 0630 to 0900 Monday to Friday and from 0700 to 0900 on Saturday and Sunday. The water was good temperature but others in the pool were saying it was cooler than normal, however, it was good for a serious swim!
[May, 2015]
There is a 20p charge for a locker, which is retained. You can't leave valuables unattended, so lockers aren't an optional extra. The changing rooms appear to have been updated and were clean thankfully. It's a good value when other pools are £5.00.
[April, 2017]