Crystal Palace National Sports Centre

London, England, UNITED KINGDOM

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Crystal Palace National Sports Centre
Ledrington Road, Upper Norwood, Bromley, South London
London, England SE19 2BB
(020) 8778 0131

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Peak times: £5.65; Senior Citizens (65) £2.50. Off-peak: £3.20; SC £2.50. [January, 2023]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m x 12.5m, 6 lanes, 0.9m - 1.0m depth, indoors, 29ºC (84ºF).
Pool 2
20y (18.26m) x 7.62m, 0.83m depth teaching pool, indoors, 33ºC (92ºF).
Pool 3
50m x 20m, 8 lanes, 1.8m - 2.03m depth, indoors, 26º - 27ºC (79º - 80ºF). [This pool is out of service.]
Two 1m and two 3m boards; 1m, 5m, 7.5m and 10m platforms in a separate 20.11m x 15.84m, 4.87m deep diving pool. [This pool is out of service.]


Nearest station: Crystal Palace BR
Historical County
London Metropolitan Area
51.421065, -0.067440

Teams That Use This Facility

Water Polo
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Facility Notes

The 50-metre swimming pool and the diving pool have been out of service since 2020 and no plans for reopening them have been announced. There is a petition to reopen those pools, you can sign it HERE.

Facility Reviews

This pool is fantastic! 50 meters is a glide.
Although its getting old now, it's still a pretty good pool and a good place to train. I was there in the middle of the day and got my session done without too much trouble. The lanes are a little narrow. The only annoying thing was having four lanes sit empty as they were reserved for swimming lessons. Not that there were any lessons going on at that time, but we still weren't allowed to use them!
[August, 2013]