Piscine Jean Bouin
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The pool is on the top floor of a sports complex-cum-multi-storey car park: take the elevator to Level 5 for the pool reception desk. Single admission tickets are barcoded: hold the bar code against the reader on the outer face of the turnstile (not against what looks like a reader on the top of the turnstile) to gain admittance to the locker rooms. Lockers require a €1 coin as deposit; the coin is returned when unlocked after use. There's plenty of space poolside for stuff that you want to keep with you. After swimming and going down the steps back to the locker rooms, turn left if you are a woman and right if you are a man. There are no signs to help you so do try to remember this: it will help you avoid embarrassment (and possible prosecution!).
In common with many (if not all) French pools, a maillot de bain sportif (i.e., Speedo-type swim suit) and bonnet de bain (swimming cap) are obligatory.
The usual school calendar dependent schedule applies - it's commonly understood throughout France, but foreigners will be well-advised to consult with a local about when the pool may be open or closed.