Park Road Pools & Fitness

London, England, UNITED KINGDOM

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Park Road Pools & Fitness
Address
Park Road, Hornsey, Haringey, North London
London, England N8 8JN
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone
(020) 8341 3567

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
£5.00. [January, 2020]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m x 12.5m, 6 lanes, 0.5m - 1.5m depth, indoors, 28ºC (82ºF).
Diving
One 1m diving board and one 3m diving board, both at a separate 11m x 12m, 3.6m depth diving tank.

Location

Historical County
London Metropolitan Area
GPS
51.583392, -0.130055

Teams That Use This Facility

Youth Swim
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Water Polo
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Diving
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Facility Notes

There is also an outdoor 50 metre pool open from May - October. In August, 2010, the outdoor pool was open 7 AM – 8 PM, weekdays, and 7:15 AM – 7 PM, weekends. When open, the outdoor pool is heated to between 17º and 20º C. (63º - 68º F.)
The centre reopened in May, 2015, after an £8 million refurbishment.

Facility Reviews

The outdoor pool is good - full Olympic size, a bit scruffy, but with adequate facilities: basic changing cubicles and loos, and outdoor - but heated - showers. It's about 1m deep at both ends and deep enough to dive in the middle. It was pouring rain when I went and I had it to myself!
The outdoor pool is a hidden gem. Unless the weather is VERY sunny, the pool is rarely crowded. Now under new management they have great plans for the future.
[August, 2013]
The outdoor pool is quite nice although shallow, making it hard to do flip turns. But it has very wide lanes, which makes it easy to pass, when needed. The facility has two tiers. The bare bones price (£4.60 for the outdoor pool) gives you access to the outdoor pool and showers and lockers, and an indoor locker room with slightly dingy lockers and the kind of open-room showers that have a single button that releases about 20 or 30 seconds of water. More money gets you access to a different locker room with private showers and more control over the showers' heat and water flow. In all cases, you need to bring your own towel. The lockers require a £1.00 coin to release the key; the pound is returned when you return the key.
[August, 2015]