Piscina Municipal do Rego / Piscina da Freguesia das Avenidas Novas

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Piscina Municipal do Rego / Piscina da Freguesia das Avenidas Novas
Address
Rua Cardeal Mercier, Avenidas Novas
Lisbon (Lisboa), Lisbon District 1600-467
PORTUGAL
Telephone
219 363 086

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
€5.00. [January, 2019]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m x 12.5m, 6 lanes, 1.2m - 1.9m depth , indoors , 28ºC (82ºF)

Location

County/Region
Lisbon District
GPS
38.742336, -9.160372

Teams That Use This Facility

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

Facility Notes

Current price and schedule information can be found on THIS PAGE.

Facility Reviews

The entry procedure for a first visit is bureaucratic and tedious; bring a driver license or passport and emergency contact information. Bikinis are not permitted and a short swim test (swim 25m) is required. The pool was fine, though crowded around 5 or 6 PM. There was only one lane available for lap swimming with 3 or 4 people in the lane, all going different speeds; I had to pass people quite a lot. Bring a towel. My usual lock did not fit the locker, bring something small, like a luggage lock.
I visited on a lunchtime and was spared the registration form as it was a one-off visit, no swimming test either. It's a nice pool, there were four lanes (two 'free swimming', two 'rapido'), and a double lane for people to bob. I had a lane to myself most of the time. There's a separate learners pool. The water was a little warm but still okay for training. There's no grab rail at the end of the lanes so turning is a bit tricky if you're not doing flips, but it was good impetus to practise flips. Changing facilities are clean and spacious! Overall verdict: Good.
[September, 2013]
I went a couple of years ago, mid-afternoon, during the summer. I shared my lane with one person only. There is a lot of light and the water is clean, as in most of Lisbon's public pools. The ladies' dressing room was quite shabby and poorly kept. Because of this, I have not gone back.
[August, 2014]