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Address: Victoria Rd, Chester CH2 2AU, England
Phone Number: 01244 380 444
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6:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 10:30 pm

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Most recent review
Pretty good

It's a good swimming pool with children's area, adult area, slides and steam room. I found it quite clean, not sure why the locals slate it so much.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
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Holyhead, United Kingdom
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English first
Holyhead, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

It's a good swimming pool with children's area, adult area, slides and steam room. I found it quite clean, not sure why the locals slate it so much.

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
29 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I have been coming here for more years than I care to disclose and still find it fascinating. Mainly come here for the excellent swimming pool. If you are in the vicinity it is well worth a visit.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

If it wasn't for my children who have swimming lessons I'd never go this pool!! It's so dirty the family changing rooms always smell of dirty nappies. Surely it wouldn't take much for the staff there to keep it clean. Yes it's dated, dusty artifical palm trees around the pool area with chipped tiles though surely we (paying public) not... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

having used the facilities on previous occasions and found them to be of extremely poor standard and very outdated, I should have known better than to have parked the car here today. Having used the car park before on a number of occasions, it appears that they now charge extortionate rates for parking, perhaps to make up for the lack... More 

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
36 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The pool is great for kids. I like the way the shallow end starts of at 1mm deep and gets progressively deeper so it's nice and easy for young ones to walk around in the water. got a few slides for little ones too and various islands that they can jump of. But yes, this building is old and needs... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The changing rooms are in a poor state of repair and getting worse. After three and a half years of peaceful swimming they have recently introduced muzak into the corridors and changing rooms to pollute our ears with. I think that mindless music equals mindless management.

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liverpool
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

We've visited here for years and have always enjoyed it. Took our 3 kiddies here Sunday and they loved it. £11 for all 5 of us to have a fun packed day. Excellent pool and good changing facilities. Will DEFO be going again!

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
16 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I've been coming here since I was a kid and now I take my daughter here, yes it's outdated and need of a refurb or complete overhaul but the kids love it and it's still popular so we'll keep coming.

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This place is a disgrace. Dirty and stuck in the past. Avoid at all cost. Saving grace staff ok at reception and helpful.

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Heswall, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I have visited this venue for many years, specifically the swimming pool.i have noticed a distinct lack of improvement to the pool area however on this occasion I was discussed Not sure if it's a lack of money,resource etc but this complex appears to be in a very bad state of repair. 1. The changing facilities were filthy, and I... More 

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