Cascades Leisure Centre

Portadown, Northern Ireland, UNITED KINGDOM

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Cascades Leisure Centre
[Closing permanently August 14, 2020]
51 Thomas Street
Portadown, Northern Ireland BT62 3AF
(028) 3833 2802

Adult Admission Price & Policy

£3.60; SC(60) Free. [November, 2017]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
33.3m x 12m, 6 lanes, indoors, 85ºF (29ºC)
One 1m and one 3m diving boards; 3m and 5m diving platforms.


County Armagh
54.420000, -6.442589

Teams That Use This Facility

Youth Swim
Contact Conor McKeown at [Contact verified August, 2016]

Facility Notes

The facility is being replaced by the new South Lake Leisure Centre with a 50-metre pool, which is slated to open on August 15, 2020.

Facility Reviews

The water is usually warm, the changing rooms have been upgraded and are clean; and it's not too busy in mornings (9 – 10 AM) although, if a school is in, swimmers get corralled into just 3 lanes. And a 33m pool is better than 25m for me.
Staff were very friendly and welcoming and the pool is a spacious 33 meters, with diving boards a different levels, most of which I'd get dizzy even looking at. The advertising poster didn't lie, the place IS welcoming and friendly.
Terrible from start to finish! The receptionist couldn't say please or thank you. The changing rooms were filthy and smelly. The poolside guards were unmotivated and unhelpful, certainly not child (or adult) friendly. The pool water was dirty with sticking plasters and other unidentifiable objects on the bottom. I strongly advise travelling to Banbridge or Lisburn, instead, especially with children.
[June, 2013]
I've always been welcomed warmly and I've always found the pool and changing rooms to be clean. In fact, the changing area is cleaned regularly and thoroughly. Early morning lanes are great for those who want to swim lengths.
[July, 2014]