Dalry Swim Centre

Edinburgh, Scotland, UNITED KINGDOM

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Dalry Swim Centre
Address
29 Caledonian Crescent
Edinburgh, Scotland EH11 2AL
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone
(0131) 313 3964

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
£5.10, SC(75) Free. [April, 2019]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25y (22.85m), 5 lanes , indoors , 29°C (84°F)

Location

Location
This pool is the closest pool to the city centre, just off Dalry Road, hidden on a residential street about a 10-15 minute walk from Haymarket train station. The entrance doesn't stand out from the other surrounding residential buildings easy to miss.
County/Region
City of Edinburgh
GPS
55.942547, -3.217693

Teams That Use This Facility

Youth Swim
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Facility Notes

A Victorian pool that has been refurbished; all the changing is mixed gender on the balcony overlooking the pool. No outdoor shoes are permitted in the changing area, so you have to wear blue plastic bags over your shoes.

Facility Reviews

Good points: Very clean; friendly approachable staff; cheap; snazzy new glass fronted lockers; free hairdryers; not too hot in changing area.
Bad points: Street parking only; no proper showers; open shower area with four showers on balcony area.
The interior is clean and well maintained, the lockers look new with fresh paint. Changing cubicles are upstairs on the balcony; then go down to the pool. Skylights in the wooden roof keep it from being dark and gloomy. Check the schedule!
This is a neat facility with a friendly and helpful staff. A small selection of kickboards and pull-buoys was available. On the Friday evening I swam there, two lanes were set up: one for "fast" swimmers ( < 30 seconds per length) and another for "slow" swimmers (45 seconds per length). Caps aren't required, which may be why I saw some hair balls and caught loose hair in my fingers while swimming. At 8 PM the lane lines were removed and the entire pool became open swim. Admission includes access to a small sauna.
[June, 2019]