The Fairmont Banff Springs


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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
The Fairmont Banff Springs
405 Spray Avenue
Banff, AB T0L 0C0
(403) 762-2211

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Single-swim admission is not available to members of the general public, unless registered as guests at the hotel.
Hotel Guests
Registered guests: Free.

Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
32m, 4 lanes, rectangular, salt water, indoors, 80ºF (27ºC).
Pool 2
15m, rectangular, unstriped, salt water, outdoors, heated, 100ºF (38ºC).


51.16413, -115.56218

Teams That Use This Facility

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

Facility Notes

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Facility Reviews

One of the most 'cool' old hotel pools - unusual length, beautiful view, great swimming. Good for lap swimming, provided you share with like-minded people.
By far the nicest hotel pool I have ever swum in - extremely clean and beautiful. There are two lanes for lap swimmers and two lanes for leisure swimmers or families. "Paddlers" tend to use the outdoor pool, leaving the indoor one for swimmers. Great temperature - about 80ºF [27ºC], super clean, and very quiet. I was there two mornings around 8 AM and it was very quiet.
[March, 2014]
I echo the reviews above. What a treat to find such a pool - not too warm, lanes reserved, and separate from the main play pool. I was guessing the length until I looked at this listing, but was close based on my times.
[August, 2019]