St. George's Leisure Centre

London, England, UNITED KINGDOM

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
St. George's Leisure Centre
Address
221 The Highway, Wapping, Tower Hamlets, East London
London, England E1W 3BP
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone
(020) 7709 9714

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
Peak hours £5.30. Off-peak £1.85. Prices are per session. [January, 2020]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
33⅓m x 15m, 6 lanes, 1m - 3.8m depth, chlorine sanitized, indoors, 28ºC (82ºF).

Location

Location
Nearest tubes: Shadwell/Tower Hill.
Historical County
London Metropolitan Area
GPS
51.509788, -0.058307

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
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Water Polo
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Facility Notes

After its 2003 refurbishment the main pool is now wheelchair accessible (the smaller pool has always been), and the facility has an expanding gym.

Facility Reviews

Old and drab from the outside, the entrance is clean and inviting, and the staff are polite, friendly, and helpful. Windows along one side of the pool provide lovely natural light. The water temperature is good for lane swimming. The chlorine is not strong. Bring your own soap and towel. Kicks boards and buoys are available, flippers are prohibited.
The pool is old but not overcrowded and generally clean. A good option for swimming with some seriousness.
Kickboards and pull buoys available to borrow poolside. Fins are not prohibited, as long as the pool is not overcrowded. There are usually reasonable levels of space; the lanes are wide and good for serious swimming, although slow/medium/fast lane speed separation is not enforced. Lockers take a 20p piece (non-refundable). Bags can be left on the benches poolside.
[March, 2014]