Kopališče Pristan

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Kopališče Pristan
Address
Koroška Cesta 33
Maribor 2000
SLOVENIA
Telephone
(02) 229 47 30 or (051) 310 604

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
Standard tariff: €6.00; SC(60) €4.00.
Weekdays from 6 to 9 AM and 1 to 4 PM: €3.00.
Weekdays from 7 to 10 PM: €5.00.
Additional taxes may apply.
[September, 2016]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m, 10 lanes x 25m, 18 lanes, 2m depth, chlorine sanitized , indoors , 27°C (81CF)
Pool 2
25m x 17m, 6 lanes, 2m - 4m depth , indoors , 29º - 30ºC (84º - 86ºF)

Location

Location
Although the pool's address is Koroška Cesta 33, it does not lie directly upon the street. The pool is in a small square down a flight of stairs from the street; it backs on to the road along the River Drava.
GPS
46.558248,15.638371

Teams That Use This Facility

Youth Swim
Click on the Team Name to view its website.

Facility Notes

There is also a 17m x 10m, 1.07m depth, indoor, 32ºC (90ºF) pool at this location.

Facility Reviews

Using the locker room: On paying at the reception desk, you will receive a credit card size piece of plastic. Pass through the turnstile by the reception desk and head to the changing area directly behind. Enter one of the cubicles and change into your swimming kit. Leave the cubicle by its second door, directly opposite the one that you entered from. You will then find yourself in the locker room. Leave your day clothes in a locker, inserting the credit card sized piece of plastic into the rear of the lock to activate the key locking system.

Getting from the locker room to the pool: The building is somewhat labyrinthine and all of the direction signs are in Slovenian, so ask for directions to the Olympic Pool. This won't present a problem because just about everyone you will meet can speak functional English or German or both.

At the pool: Finding an Olympic-sized pool in a town with a population of 88,000 is rare, to say the least! Once you have found your way through the process outlined above you will enjoy yourself in what is a great facility. On my visit the shallow end was being used for instruction so it was necessary to lap swim across the 25 metre width at the deep end. Although lane ropes had not been placed there were sufficiently few swimmers (all well disciplined) to allow everyone to have a marked cross lane to themselves.

Leaving the pool: You will need the credit card sized piece of plastic to operate the turnstile to leave the complex. This will confirm that you have not overstayed the 1 hour 30 minutes for which you have paid.
[March, 2014]
It is a great facility and used for competitions. I swam here twice at lunchtime, when the entry fee is €3.00 Euros (1 - 3 PM). They had lanes throughout the pool, but no speeds assigned to them. As the facility was very empty, this was not a problem. The changing rooms and showers are both unisex.
[September, 2016]