University of Bristol Swimming Pool

Bristol, England, UNITED KINGDOM

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
University of Bristol Swimming Pool
Richmond Building, The Queens Road, Clifton
Bristol, England BS8 1LN
(0117) 331 8577

Adult Admission Price & Policy

£4.00. [May, 2021]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
32m, 6 lanes, 4f - 12½f depth, with a boom or bulkhead usually set at 25m, indoors, 28ºC (82ºF).


Historical County
51.456795, -2.612710

Teams That Use This Facility

Youth Swim
Click on the Team Name to view its website.
Water Polo
University of Bristol Swimming and Water Polo Club
See the Youth Swim team website, linked to its name, above.

Facility Notes

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Facility Reviews

Overall, this is a nice pool. I went for noon swim and the pool was divided into six lanes: there were two or three swimmers per lane in the fast and medium lanes; three or four in the slow lanes. The lane ropes are old-style, so there's a fair bit of splash between lanes. The swimmers were courteous about passing and generally in the correct lanes. There were a couple of hairball floaters in the pool but, other than that, the facilities were pretty clean.

A £1 coin (refundable) is required to use lockers. There is no sauna or steam room. A note on the bulletin board indicates that they are planning on going cashless but without any date set, so might be a good idea to show up with credit or debit card in the future.
[December, 2019]