Piletas del Nahuel

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Piletas del Nahuel
Website
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Address
10 Luelmo
San Carlos de Bariloche, Rio Negro
ARGENTINA
Telephone
(0294) 443-7700

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
ARS 300. [March, 2020]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m, 8 lanes, 1.5m - 2m depth, indoors, 28º - 30ºC (82º - 86ºF).

Location

Location
Near the intersection of Laprida (12 de Octubre) and Luelmo.
GPS
-41.133123, -71.289577

Teams That Use This Facility

Youth Swim
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Facility Notes

There is an unofficial Facebook page for this facility; it has photos, but not much more.
Open hours as of March, 2020: Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 6 PM and from 8 to 10:15 PM; Saturday from 9 AM to 7 PM; and Sunday from 10 AM to 8 PM. (The weekday gap between 6 and 8 PM is devoted to lessons.)

Facility Reviews

This is a fine pool with many idiosyncratic details. The pool is glazed tile with high ends offering no handholds, but a series of eyebolts are in place with a rope running through, so one can more or less hang on. Backstroke flags were in place. A swim cap ("gorra") is required. The pool self-reports a water temperature of 30ºC, but it was a lot closer to 28ºC, when I was there, and, although I accepted the turbidity of the water, others might object.

There are lockers, tiny cubes, some of which have no locks, and only a subset of these will accept your lock. Some locked lockers have old, rusty locks on them that have not been used for a very long time indeed. Bring your own soap and towel.

There is a much smaller pool there, whose use(s) I did not learn, as I never saw anyone in it. There are also a snack bar, coffee bar, and liquor bar in the waiting area.

People were friendly: a woman changed lanes, so I would have a lane to myself, when the lifeguard was explaining mandatory circle-swimming in shared lanes to me.
[March, 2020]