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Address: Victoria Rd, Chester CH2 2AU, England
Phone Number: 01244 380 444
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8:00 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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We took our Granddaughter & she loved every minute! It's been years since we have been to the Arena & it has not changed much, very dated now, changing rooms ok. Family changing... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
debs026
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Chester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

We took our Granddaughter & she loved every minute! It's been years since we have been to the Arena & it has not changed much, very dated now, changing rooms ok. Family changing room was ideal for us, could be a bit cleaner. Pool was fine, plenty of slides for all ages.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Went today the staff need more training!!! Young child went down the slide and they were horrible about them waiting for us and also the lights didn't work on the slide so didn't know when it was time to go down the slide and they wouldn't let the little one sit on dad's knees to go down the slide she's... More 

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Chester, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Claims to be a gym, but there are no free weights. Useless, old fashioned and overpriced. Avoid if you can...

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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
Top Contributor
128 reviews 128 reviews
42 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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
17 helpful votes 17 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
49 helpful votes 49 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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31 reviews 31 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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