The Pools Swimming and Health Centre

Carlisle, England, UNITED KINGDOM

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
The Pools Swimming and Health Centre
James Street
Carlisle, England CA2 5AH
(01228) 810 881

Adult Admission Price & Policy

£4.30; concessions £3.10. [May, 2021]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m x 12.8m, 6 lanes, 1.2m - 2m depth, indoors, 29ºC (84ºF).
Pool 2
20m x 8m, 0.9m - 1.6m depth, indoors, 30.5º - 31ºC (86.9º - 87.8ºF).


About a 10 min. walk from city centre and the railway station. No parking, but 2 hours free parking is available at the Staples/Matalan retail car park next door.
Historical County
54.89041, -2.93510

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
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Youth Swim
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Facility Notes

A purpose built complex with a flume and Turkish baths.
The 25 metre pool is part of a larger, 33 metre pool that has been permanently divided into a 25m tank and a 7m, shallow tank.

Facility Reviews

Good points:
A very good range of activities and lane swimming options; segregated changing (cold shower option!); big, open changing areas; early morning swimming weekdays.
Bad points:
Push button showers with very short time span - you need to stand and lean on the button (hip height) to have a proper shower.