Parkside Pools & Gym

Cambridge, England, UNITED KINGDOM

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Parkside Pools & Gym
Gonville Place, Petersfield
Cambridge, England CB1 1LY
(01223) 446100

Adult Admission Price & Policy

£5.00; SC(60) £3.00. [May, 2021]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m x 18m, 8 lanes, 1.2m - 1.8m depth, indoors, 28º - 29ºC (82º - 84ºF).
Two 1m diving boards, one 3m diving board, and 3m and 5m diving platforms; all at a separate diving pool.


In the centre of the city by the Police and Fire Station and next door to the Queen Anne Car Park.
Historical County
52.2015232, 0.1311935

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
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Youth Swim
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Water Polo
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Facility Notes

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Facility Reviews

Useful and busy, but deficient for the size of population it is meant to serve. Always busy and all facilities rarely available at the same time due to maintenance problems, lessons, section closures, and inadequate showering facilities. Overall:Over-used and under-funded, otherwise bearable. My rating 3.5 out of 5.
There are hardly any times when an adult full-time worker, not a club standard but not a crawler, can stretch a limb. Too many clubs and lessons.
Went for a workout on a Monday about 8:15 a.m. and had a delightful time. The water quality was excellent, good temperature (albeit a bit warm as is typical for indoor), nice changing rooms (a £1.00 coin is needed for a locker, but is returned). Good lane lines, but the lanes are a bit narrow. Circle/speed signs present and people were obeying such. Companion kiddy play area looks nice, if you have little ones.
[May, 2014]