AdO Arena (Alexander Dale Oen Arena)

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
AdO Arena (Alexander Dale Oen Arena)
Lungegårdskaien 40, Sentrum
Bergen, Vestland County 5015
53 03 62 22

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Standard tariff: Weekdays NOK 140; weekends and holidays NOK 160. Special lunchtime tariff (available weekdays from 11 AM to 2 PM): NOK 70. [July, 2023]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m x 25m, 10 lanes, depth 3m, adjustable from 0m to 3m for half of some lanes, indoors, 27º - 28ºC (81º - 82ºF).
Pool 1
25m x 20m, 5 lanes, 5m fixed depth diving pool, indoors, 30ºC (86ºF).
Four 1m diving boards, four 3m diving boards, and 1m, 3m, 5m, 7.5m, and 10m diving platforms.


Vestland County
60.385377, 5.338377

Teams That Use This Facility

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

Facility Notes

The 50m pool has a bulkhead that allows the length to be divided across the full width into 25m x 25m, 10 lane and 23m x 25m, 10 lane tanks or across part of the width, allowing a combination of 50m lanes, 25m lanes, and 23m lanes. The depth for the 23m sections of the lanes is adjustable from 0m to 4m, when the bulkhead is in use, and fixed at 3m for the rest of the pool, including the lanes that are always open to the public
The diving pool is equipped with a bubble generator to soften the effect of hitting the water badly from the heights.

Facility Reviews

This is an amazing place. The 50m pool was divided into nine, wide lanes - five of which are set up as 50m lanes and four as 25m/23m lanes. Two of the 50m lanes were designated as ‘swim with head above water’ and three were designated as ‘swim with head below water’. Everything is in Norwegian, but with pictures :) so it's really easy to understand and get oriented. There’s also a second pool with five 25m lanes, which is used as a diving pit.
[October, 2015]
Definitely one of the best pools I have been to in the world. It has everything, including a big sauna in the men's changing rooms. And kids are allowed to have fun here, e.g., access to the diving pool and the slides. (Unlike the "no fun allowed" attitude in UK pools!)
[July, 2023]