Cardiff, Wales, UNITED KINGDOM
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Updated April 14, 2020.
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There are separate male and female change rooms, as well as separate wet and dry (pool v. gym) facilities. The floors here are drier and cleaner than many of the “village/booth/communal” types of change rooms are.
This is a cashless facility (except that a £1 refundable coin is needed for the lockers). This facility is operated by “Better.org” a recreational facilities management company (operating as a charity). I have run into this organization elsewhere in the southwest UK and going cashless seems to be part of their thing. If you see “Better.org" in its web pageURL, it’s probably best to assume they won’t take your entry fee in cash. At my first swim here, I couldn’t get my Canadian debit card to work (not the first time with this organization and where my card has about 50% swipe success rate). After trying to tap, swipe, and insert my card, the nice person at reception told me to just go in. The second time I visited, I brought a better card.
The facility has a good web site to let you know what’s going on. It's about a 2.5 km walk from the center of town and there are lots of buses. I really enjoyed this place: pool, staff, other swimmers.