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Kitsilano Pool

2305 Cornwall Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 1B6, Canada (Kitsilano)
604-731-0011
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Ranked #24 of 188 Attractions in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water Parks
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Perth, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Our cousin who lives in Vancouver calls this his favourite place on earth. This is Vancouver's only public salt-water pool. I went with him four times at the end of the season. It was unseasonably warm during the week and as the final date approached the number of locals flocking to have a swim increased dramatically. The pool itself overlooks... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Kitsilano Pool is always a great spot for the kids to enjoy a hot summer day or a great pool to get your laps in. Parking is a bit of a chore, but if you arrive early and walk a few blocks you don't have to pay to park. Park on the southside of Cornwall Ave towards York avenue heading... More

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vancouver
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68 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

It may be big, but I don't like it for serious workouts. There are no lanes for swimming..just a big circle that everyone swims around like a school of tuna. Super annoying when it gets busy when slow fat old people get in my way. Also, one end narrows sharply cutting off people trying to turn. Bad design.

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Brno
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170 attraction reviews
398 helpful votes 398 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

- longest pool I have ever swum, - accessible with public buses 2, 22, 32 - facilities could be cleaner - water cold (on the 29th of August) +-24 degrees - nice view

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wATERFORD CITY
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66 reviews 66 reviews
25 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This has got to be one of the biggest outdoor swimming pools I have ever seen. It can hold up to one thousand people swimming and is a sea water pool .Can be very busy in the evenings .

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London, United Kingdom
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12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is a heated extremely large outdoor pool. That's all that needs to be said entrance fee very reasonable with a good number of lockers. The pool can a get a little busy at times with swimmers and sunbathers however this should not spoil your visit.

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Dublin, Ireland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Excellent pool for Kids, family and training,Lap swimming Cheap free deck chairs but not enough great location, beauitful surroundings

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Marburg, Germany
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14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

The 134m salt water pool is allegedly heated to 25 degrees but it felt cooler, though once you start swimming laps its just fine. The areas are well organised, i.e.laps and kids area. The lockers in the change rooms are a quarter, which you get back. The floors are rather dirty as could be expected, so make sure you have... More

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Quebec, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The kids really enjoyed the pool, very well located, nice views.. But be aware, the water is not very warm... Other then that, was very nice.

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London
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Great pool, absolutely huge which means even on a very busy summer's day, it didn't feel too crowded. Lots of space around the pool. Very cheap entry fee and you can return later the same day, as you can stamp your hand on exit. Clean changing facilities and lockers available.

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