The Joan Harrison Complex

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
The Joan Harrison Complex
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12 Clevedon Road, Selborne
East London, Eastern Cape 5213
(043) 726 7066

Adult Admission Price & Policy

ZAR 16. [March, 2020]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m, 10 lanes, outdoors, heated, 25º - 27ºC (77º - 81ºF).
Pool 1
25m, 8 lane, 5m depth diving pool, outdoors, probably heated, water temperature not reported.
One 1m diving board and one 3m diving board.


Eastern Cape
-32.991052, 27.902145

Teams That Use This Facility

Youth Swim
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Youth Swim
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Facility Notes

Hours: 7 AM - 5:30 PM September - October, 6 AM - 6 PM November - April, and 7 AM - 5:30 PM April - May. [February, 2014]
For an August, 2019, article about the pool in a local magazine click HERE.
There are also two 33m x 22m (approximately), 2m, depth water polo pools at this location. They're a bit away from the 50m and 25m pools and appear ill-maintained in the Google Maps aerial photos; it's unclear how much or how often they might be used.

Facility Reviews

The pool very seldom has the heaters on. The water temperature today (23 April) was just 19ºC (66ºF). The swimmers have asked for the heaters to be used for the purpose they were installed, but management is unresponsive. Most of the regulars are now looking at other options.

It is worth noting that the manager of the facility at the time this review was written was subsequently "suspended amid allegations of systematic fraud."
Eds. January, 2015.