East Caithness Community Facility - Wick

Wick, Scotland, UNITED KINGDOM

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
East Caithness Community Facility - Wick
Newton Road
Wick, Scotland KW1 5EH
(01955) 609 709

Adult Admission Price & Policy

£5.30, SC(60) and concessions £2.65. [January, 2016]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m x 13m, 6 lanes, depth adjustable to 2.29m, indoors, 29ºC (84ºF).


See the February, 2022, review, below.
Highland Region
58.441200, -3.089560

Teams That Use This Facility

Youth Swim
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Facility Notes

We have no notes for this facility.

Facility Reviews

Clean facility, helpful staff. It's possible to swim lengths during early morning public swimming times, although there were no lanes in when I was there.
[April, 2015]
The usual changing village lockers take a £1 coin that is returned. I went for the 7 PM lane swimming hour. The 25-metre pool was divided into six lanes by ropes. None was marked for speed, but when I enquired, I was told that they are progressively faster as you move away from the entrance and to swim anti-clockwise. I shared a lane with one other.

The temperature of the showers is adjustable. Soap is not provided.

Directions to find the pool:
Walking from Wick town centre, cross the bridge over the river. At the roundabout do not obey the sign to go straight on for the swimming pool; go right on a road that will take you to the rail station. Pass the station on your right and go straight on. After about 10 minutes on that road, you will see a building reminiscent of a modern version of the Parthenon. Cross the car park to the part of the frontage that resembles a huge slab. Behind the slab you will find the entrance to what appears to be (and is) a library. The enquiry desk will admit you to the swimming pool. At no stage will you see the words “swimming pool”.
[February, 2022]