West Reservoir Centre

London, England, UNITED KINGDOM

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
West Reservoir Centre
Green Lanes, Stoke Newington, Hackney, East London
London, England N4 2HA
(020) 8442 8116

Adult Admission Price & Policy

£10.00. [October, 2021]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
100y (91.4m) x 60f (18.28m), outdoors, unheated, water temperature available in real time on the reservoir's official home page ("Website" link above).


Historical County
London Metropolitan Area
51.566672, -0.091346

Teams That Use This Facility

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Facility Notes

The "pool" described above is a partially enclosed section in a large lake; two piers run from the shore out into the reservoir. In addition, there are sections going into and across the reservoir with bouys laid out for 200m, 400m, and 750-metre open-water swimming courses.
See the Open Water Swimming section of the reservoir's website for information about scheduling and requirements that must be met to be permitted to use the facility.
The facility also has a Facebook page.
Also see Outdoor Swimmer Magazine's web page for the facility HERE.

Facility Reviews

A fabulous open water swim, but not for the faint of heart. The water is cold! You have to do the 200m course in one stretch as there's no place to stop along the course. A great experience. No lockers; you leave your belongings outside by the reservoir, but the reservoir is not accessible unless you've paid to get in to swim.
[October, 2021]