DG One Leisure Complex

Dumfries, Scotland, UNITED KINGDOM

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
DG One Leisure Complex
Address
Hood's Loaning
Dumfries, Scotland DG1 2HT
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone
(01387) 243 550

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
Swimming: £4.40; "leisure water" £4.90. [August, 2019]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m, 8 lanes, 0.9m - 1.8m depth , indoors , 29ºC (84ºF).
Pool 2
20m, 4 lanes, 0.5m - 1.8m teaching pool , indoors , 30ºC (86ºF).

Location

Location
DG One is a short walk from Dumfries train station and most Dumfries town centre car parks. Located close to Morrisons supermarket and the Cairndale Hotel.
County/Region
Dumfries and Galloway
GPS
55.068834, -3.604740

Teams That Use This Facility

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Facility Notes

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Facility Reviews

OK, so this pool recently reopened after extensive rebuilding work required following its initial opening (a failed private finance initiative). It could be an amazing facility - eight lanes, proper blocks, lots of seating, good showers, a body drying machine if you forget your towel, a separate teaching pool, and a hydroslide pool.

Maybe I was unlucky, but this really isn't a pool for swimmers. Of the eight lanes, only two were set up for lane swimming (despite the website saying four until 8 AM and then eight until 9 AM), the rest of the pool was open slather head-up breaststrokers. Actually, so were the two lanes for lane swimming. The water was warm, incredibly chlorine-y, and very cloudy. I got out after 1,200 metres. I didn't even swim that far, actually, as I had to keep turning before the end. Oh - and its shallow - a shame with those good starting blocks!

I never found the toilets so can't comment on them, but there were hairdryers on the way out.

£4.40 for a swim; free parking outside; lockers £1 refundable.
[August, 2019]