Long Street Indoor Pool

Cape Town, Western Cape, SOUTH AFRICA

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Long Street Indoor Pool
Long Street, City Centre
Cape Town, Western Cape 8001
(021) 422-0100

Adult Admission Price & Policy

ZAR 22. [June, 2017]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m x 12m, 6 lanes, 1.5m - 2.8m depth , indoors , 26ºC (79ºF)


In downtown Cape Town.
Western Cape
-33.927284, 18.414062

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
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Facility Notes

Formerly called the Long Street Baths, the facility was built circa 1908 and has been renovated several times, most recently in 2014.
For a list of all of Cape Town's public swimming pools, both seasonal and year-round, with links to web pages for each pool, see the Swimming Pools page on the City of Cape Town. website.

Facility Reviews

There haven't been any updates to the facility in the past few years and the lockers and showers are very rundown. The water is warm, foggy, and the pool has no marked lanes for laps. It's an exhausting effort to swim here. It's in a dodgy area. [April, 2016]
This Victorian pool was not very busy when I visited on a Sunday afternoon. There were two people leaving the pool when I arrived, and only two others in the pool, the whole time I was there. There is a small children's pool at one end. There are no lane dividers but there are lines painted on the bottom of the pool. The water was warm and slightly cloudy, but the building itself is quite cool, so it needs to be warm. The facility is in fairly good condition although it could do with some maintenance. Due to water restrictions in Cape Town, the sauna is not working and you cannot have showers here.
[July, 2017]