Centre Sportif Richard Bozon

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Centre Sportif Richard Bozon
Address
214 Avenue de la Plage
Chamonix - Mont Blanc, Haute Savoie 74400
FRANCE
Telephone
04 50 53 23 70

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
€7.50; with carte d'hôte (see "Notes" below} €6.00. [September, 2017]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m x 12.5m, 5 lanes , indoors , 27º - 28ºC (81º - 82ºF)

Location

County/Region
Haute Savoie
GPS
45.92864, 6.87338

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
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Youth Swim
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Synchro Swim
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Facility Notes

There is also a 50m x 15m, 6 lane, outdoor, seasonal pool at this location.
Use of available steam rooms and sauna facilities cost extra. Swim trunks are not allowed, swimmers must wear fitted swimsuits (e.g., Speedos®), which are available for rent.
A carte d'hôte is a guest card that should be given to everyone who stays at any form of tourist lodging in the valley. If you're staying with family or friends, i.e., not at a commercial guest accommodation, you can purchase a carte for €10.00 per person at the town hall or any tourist office. See the 2016/2017, bi-lingual FLYER for more information.

Facility Reviews

This is a great complex with a 25m indoor pool, which means you can swim all year and during the summer thunderstorms. The 50m, outdoor pool has the most spectacular view in the world - Mt. Blanc in your face! Both pools are clear and cool. The indoor pool gets crowded in the afternoon in the summer months. They have three lanes for lap swimmers in the indoor pool. The outdoor pool is 100% laned.
The water felt like 79º-80ºF (26º-27ºC).
[August, 2013]
I can certainly confirm the earlier review regarding the outdoor pool.
Other practical info: lockers and changing stalls are provided in the main locker room. The lockers function with electronic PINS input by user, so no lock needed. You should bring your own towel. At the time of my visit, the indoor pool was closed and access to the outdoor pool was via a roundabout route mostly on a dirt/grass path. Don't despair if you encounter the same, just keep going and you'll get to the pool deck. There are feet washing pools just outside the building and pool deck, so you don't need to wear footwear outside the locker room.
[September, 2017]