Sally Borden Fitness & Rec Centre at The Banff Centre

Banff, AB, CANADA

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Sally Borden Fitness & Rec Centre at The Banff Centre
Address
St. Julien Road
Banff, AB T0L 0C0
CANADA
Telephone
(403) 762-6450

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
Non-guests: Swim Only*: CAD 5.50, SC(60) CAD 3.50. Full facility: CAD 15.00, SC CAD 8.00. (Prices shown do not include GST.)
[May, 2019]
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Hotel Guests
Registered guests: Free.

Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m, 4 lanes , indoors , 26º - 27ºC (79º - 81ºF)

Location

GPS
51.17172, -115.56103

Teams That Use This Facility

We have no web links or contact information for teams that train at this facility.

Facility Notes

*Swim only prices apply only during public swim times, which may be limited.

Facility Reviews

Free parking. The admission price is a better deal during public times, but only two lanes reserved for lap swimming then. There are MUCH fewer people at other times, with additional lanes, but at more than twice the price. Adjacent hot tub. Clean facility. Extra clean pool. Downside: lifeguard did NOT watch lap lanes, allowing kids to cross over, etc. I made it during public times, with a few collisions along the way. Maybe the extra price was worth it during "non-member hours", just for the serenity of swimming without collisions.
I swam here on a Sunday morning around 7 and a Tuesday morning around 7:30, both times there were a fair number of people despite the relatively early hour. The swimmers shared lanes without an issue. It's a little hard to find the pool up in the Banff Centre, but it's there.
[September, 2016]
Its a really nice venue, pristine clean, good showers, supervised lap swimming. I went at 5 PM on a Thursday and had the place to myself!
[April, 2017]
I swam every morning during lap hours. The lap lanes are super-subtle, marked by tiles that are almost the same color. It was not too crowded during the morning lap swim times. The water temperature is perfect and there are plenty of kickboards, pull buoys, etc. It was great.

I didn’t use a lock and my stuff was fine - but I was a hotel guest, so I had only my keycard to worry about.

The visit was worth it for the panoramic views of Sulphur Mountain.
[May, 2019]