Piscine Roger Le Gall

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Piscine Roger Le Gall
34 Boulevard Carnot, 12th Arrondissement
Paris, Paris 75012
01 44 73 81 12

Adult Admission Price & Policy

€3.50; SC(65) €2.00. [January, 2020]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m x 15m, 6 lanes, 0.8m - 2m depth, chlorine sanitized , indoor/outdoor , 27.5ºC (81.5ºF).
Pool 2
25m x 12.5m, 4 lanes, 0.9m - 3m depth, chlorine sanitized , indoors , 28ºC (82ºF).


Metro: Porte de Vincennes.
48.841590, 2.412864

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
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Masters Swim
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Youth Swim
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Facility Notes

The 50m pool is open to the public, the 25m pool is reserved for use by schools and swim clubs, except in summer when it is open to the public.

Facility Reviews

The facility is clean and employees are friendly. One of the six lanes was used for club training at the time I visited the pool (7 to 8 PM). Two were open for children and people learning to swim. The other three lanes were used by lap swimmers and not too crowded. The water temperature was not marked, but seemed good to me. All in all, it was a comfortable lap swimming.
This facility is in the vicinity of a number of educational establishments and (in common with many of the other fine Paris 50 metre pools provided by the City authorities) public access during school term times is very restricted. Also, there are no early morning sessions, meaning that if, like me, you like to begin your day with a swim, you will need to rethink your usual schedule. This pool is quite often used for competition purposes, thus further limiting public access. Check the facility website (which, from my experience, is always kept up to date) before a visit.

The facility rules follow the norm for France (use of Speedo-style costumes and swimming caps are obligatory; outdoor footwear is to be removed before entering the changing area). Changing areas are gender-specific (the men's one is very roomy): lockers are straightforward and rely on one selecting a four digit PIN code (no need to take a padlock or a coin with you, or to be encumbered with a key while you swim). There's plenty of space poolside for stuff that you want to keep with you.

This facility has a lot of club use. On my weekday afternoon visit, two lanes were reserved for club use. A further broad lane was marked for recreational swimmers, leaving two dedicated for lap swimming. Of these, one was dedicated for fin, paddle, and kickboard users; the other for those like me who just wanted to use their arms and legs. Both lane load and discipline were reasonable, although, somewhat annoyingly, a number of my fellow users felt the need to take a breather at the end of each lap. However, all in all, this was but a minor irritation: it certainly won't keep me away from the Roger Le Gall in the future.
[April, 2015]