Basildon Sporting Village

Basildon, England, UNITED KINGDOM

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Basildon Sporting Village
Gloucester Park North, Cranes Farm Road
Basildon, England SS14 3GR
(0126) 872 2450

Adult Admission Price & Policy

£4.80; Senior citizens £2.80. [May, 2021]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m x 21m, 8 lanes, 0m - 1.8m adjustable depth, with a bulkhead or boom to create two 25m, 8 lane tanks, indoors, 28ºC (82ºF).


Historical County
51.579255, 0.448383

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
Basildon & Phoenix Swimming Club
See the Youth Swim team website, linked to its name, below.
Youth Swim
Click on the Team Name to view its website.

Facility Notes

There is also a 17m x 9m, 0m - 1m depth, 30ºC (86ºF), teaching pool at this location.

Facility Reviews

Normally split in half with a raised floor, this is a clean and hygienic swimmers’ pool. It has a mixed changing village, individual showers, family changing cubicles, even hair dryers and full-length mirrors - what could be better? It can’t be faulted on cleanliness and as a facility for fitness swimmers, but there isn’t much for kids to do - no toys, or floating mats, and certainly no water slides; this makes it a bit sterile and a fun-less experience for a family outing, unfortunately.
What could be better? A whole, unsplit pool with the water temperature kept at 26º or 27º, so that people can actually swim rather than bathe!
[December, 2013]