Lago Brugge Olympia - Provinciaal Topsportbad

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Lago Brugge Olympia - Provinciaal Topsportbad
Address
Doornstraat 110, Sint Andries
Bruges (Brugge), West Flanders 8200
BELGIUM
Telephone
(050) 67 28 70

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
Sports pool: €3.30, SC(60) €3.00. [June, 2018]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m x 25m, 10 lanes, 0.7m - 3m adjustable depth , indoors , 27ºC (81ºF)

Location

County/Region
West Flanders
GPS
51.190965, 3.182808

Teams That Use This Facility

Youth Swim
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Water Polo
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Synchro Swim
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SCUBA
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Facility Notes

The pool has an adjustable boom that allows for various configurations; according to its website, it is normally operated with three 50 metre lanes, seven 25 metre lanes, and seven 22 metre lanes, all at a two metre depth.
There is also a large, Subtropisch Zwemparadijs (subtropical swim-paradise) at this location. June, 2018 prices for that side of the facility were €10.30 or €9.30 for Senior Citizens.

Facility Reviews

The facility is divided into the "fun" pool (Subtropisch Zwemparadijs) and the "sport" pool. You get a chip arm band when you pay and that is used to enter the pool and for locking your locker. To lock the locker press the chip on the button on the locker. When it clicks, it is locked. If you forget which locker is yours, there is a chip reader that will tell you what locker you have when you hold the arm band to the reader. If you pay to use the fun pool, it is coded in your armband and you have to present it to a reader to get in the pool. When you leave the facility, you scan your armband and a little door opens up to take the armband and the gate is opened.

When I was there on a Saturday the place was packed and there were no change cabins available, when I was leaving. The shower area and toilet stalls are unisex/coed. There is a handicap restroom that no one was using even though there was a line for the toilet stalls. On this day, the whole change area was way too small for the business they were doing.

The sport pool was very nice with three, 50 meter lanes and twelve, 25 meter lanes roped off. The water was pretty clear and not too hot for lap swimming.

The kids did migrate over from the fun pool, but they seemed to stay away from the 50 meter lanes. Lap swimming was possible even on this busy day.
[June, 2015]