Riverside Swimming Pool

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Riverside Swimming Pool
Riverside Drive, Downtown
Nelson, Nelson Region 7010
(03) 546 3221

Adult Admission Price & Policy

NZD 5.40; SC(65) NZD 4.60. [March, 2020]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
100f (30.47m), 6 lanes, indoors, 28° - 29ºC (82º - 84ºF).


Conveniently located in downtown Nelson.
Nelson Region
-41.27177, 173.28955

Teams That Use This Facility

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

Facility Notes

The pool has no lockers; there are cubby holes for storage of personal items on deck.
During lane swimming hours all lanes are roped off with lanes for slow, medium and fast. Circle swimming - keep left, as with driving in NZ.
Pull buoys and kick boards available on deck.

Facility Reviews

An older facility, but well kept-up. During public swimming hours, the pool is filled with kids doing classes. During lane swimming hours, the whole pool is set aside for lane swimming. Slightly crowded. The ASB Aquatic Centre in Richmond is larger, more modern, less-crowded, and has better hours.
The pool is well lit with a skylight for natural light. After I got used to the warm water, it was a pleasure to swim there.