Piscine des Vernets

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Piscine des Vernets
Address
Rue Hans-Wilsdorf 4, Les Acacias
Geneva, Geneva 1227
SWITZERLAND
Telephone
(022) 418 40 00

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
CHF 6.00. [May, 2020]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m x 22m, 8 lanes, 1.85m - 4.25m depth, indoors, 27ºC (81ºF).
Pool 2
25m x 10m, 0.9m - 1.7m depth, indoors, water temperature not reported.
Diving
One 1m diving board and one 3m diving board.

Location

Location
Right at the "Vernets" stop on Bus Line 11.
County/Region
Geneva
GPS
46.195050, 6.133981

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
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Youth Swim
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Synchro Swim
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Facility Notes

There is also a 20m x 16.6m, unstriped, outdoor, summer pool for diving with 1m and 3m diving boards, and 3m, 5m, and 7.5m platforms.
Bring your own lock, buy a lock in the locker room or store your gear on the pool deck.

Facility Reviews

The pool was very nice, very clean. The swimmers were very polite. At mid-week, late afternoon/early evening there were 3 or 4 people per lane. Highly recommended.
I swam there with a fabulous Masters swim team in the 50m pool. Bring your own lock or rent one. Showers are clean.
There are not always two lanes dedicated to training swimming. It’s very busy in the evenings, three or four people per lane is not standard. Swimmers do not follow pool etiquette.
This is a very large, clean but somewhat soulless facility. The water is a good temperature for serious swimming, circa 27º-28ºC. Half the pool was laned during our mid-afternoon Sunday visit; the lanes are relatively narrow. One lane was dedicated to anyone wishing to use pool toys (flippers, floats, paddles). The other lanes were not speed-designated. The result was a mixture of slow, medium and fast swimmers satisfactory to no-one. Pool etiquette was poor. Since it is a 50m pool, there is the possibility of overtaking part-way down the lane, something that is difficult in a shorter pool.
[December, 2019]