Piscina «Ernesto Hernández» - San Fernando de Maspalomas

Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Islas Canarias, SPAIN

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Piscina «Ernesto Hernández» - San Fernando de Maspalomas
Address
Avenida de Tunte 16, San Fernando de Maspalomas
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Islas Canarias 35100
SPAIN
Telephone
928 76 63 70

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
€2.00 per swim, paid in advance, plus a one-time charge of €3.00 for a charge pass (bracelet). See "Notes", below, for where and how to purchase the pass. [April, 2018]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m, 6 lanes , outdoors , heated , 27ºC (81ºF)
Pool 2
25m, 6 lanes , outdoors , heated , water temperature not reported
Diving
None.

Location

Location
A 10 minute (€3.50) taxi ride frrom the Playa del Inglés or Maspalomas. Bus 44 departs from Playa del Inglés and Maspalomas once an hour.
County/Region
Las Palmas Province
GPS
27.76736, -15.58275

Teams That Use This Facility

We have no web links or contact information for teams that train at this facility.

Facility Notes

NOTE: Admissions to the pool (bonos) are sold at the Sports Office (Oficina de Deportes) in the Estadio Municipal de Maspalomas near the swimming pool area. From the pool entrance, go left if you're facing the pool entrance or right if the entrance is at your back (southwest, in either case) for about 70 metres through the parking area to the alley with the wall that surrounds the stadium; turn right (northwest) and walk about 90 metres down the alley, with the stadium wall on your left. At the end of the alley, turn left (southwest) and walk along the Calle San Mateo for about 110 metres to the stadium entrance. The office is on the floor above the ground floor (the first floor in Spanish, the second floor in English). Several bonos can be purchased and loaded onto the bracelet at the same time. The bracelet is yours, there is no refund for returning it to the sports office.
The pool is open weekdays 8 AM - 10 PM, Saturdays 10 AM - 2 PM, and closed Sundays.
Three lanes are set aside for lessons, but available to lap swimmers when no classes are running. Kickboards, pull-buoys, etc. are available at no charge.
Swim caps are required. There are changing rooms with showers, but there are no lockers, so everyone leaves their clothes and bikes at the side of the pool. There is a cafe in the pool complex.

Facility Reviews

It is not quite true the pools are heated. There is a heating facility, but it is old and not powerful enough to heat both pools. So they heat only the smaller pool. For training outside the warmer seasons, wetsuits are advisable.
This is an excellent facility. It is a very clean with superb water quality in both pools. It's also fully outdoors. It feels like a training camp pool, once you've managed to negotiate the entry system!
[July, 2014]
Finding the office to purchase the entry wristband and pay for the swim was a bit of goose chase, as it is not at all where you expect it to be and is at the furthest point away in an office on the first floor of the municipal sports building, next door. They take your date of birth and name and take a photograph for their records. You then buy as many swims as you need, for which you get a receipt and is then loaded onto the wristband. It's worth the effort, as the pool is lovely to swim in and was never crowded on the four occasions I visited in one week. Recommended!
[August, 2015]