West Denton Leisure Centre

Newcastle - upon - Tyne, England, UNITED KINGDOM

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
West Denton Leisure Centre
Address
West Denton Way, West Denton
Newcastle - upon - Tyne, England NE5 2QZ
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone
(0191) 430 2910

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
£4.95; SC(60) £3.20. [July, 2019]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
33.3m x 13m, 6 lanes, 1.05m - 3m depth, indoors, 29.5º - 30ºC (85.1º - 86ºF).
Pool 2
25m x 6m, 3 lanes, 1m depth training pool, indoors, 29ºC (84ºF).

Location

Historical County
Northumberland
GPS
54.994314, -1.699925

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
Newcastle Swim Team
See the Youth Swim team website, linked to its name, below. (Note: The club refers to this pool as the "Outer West Pool" on its website.)
Youth Swim
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Facility Notes

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Facility Reviews

This pool is warm, but the air is not as warm as the pool, so it's OK. There are six lanes in total; three lanes are usually set up for lane swimming, labeled slow, medium, and fast. But there is really only one lane for swimming and the rest are all head-up breaststroke. The fast lane is quite well kept as freestyle-only by the locals. No fins or paddles are allowed but, if you are the only one in the lane, some lifeguards will turn a blind eye. If a breaststroker should get in with you don't expect any help from the lifeguards - although they will move someone from the medium lane if they think he's too fast - go figure! It is quiet though, and most of the time you are likely to have the lane to yourself. Lockers cost a nonrefundable 20p. Communal showers are available and there are four shower cubicles. Parking is free.
[July, 2019]