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Address: Victoria Rd, Chester CH2 2AU, England
Phone Number: 01244 380 444
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Ok but could do with a favelift

We took our 10 month old son who is now crawling. The pool is designed like a beach with very shallow water which gets deeper so he was able to crawl around safely. He had lots of... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We took our 10 month old son who is now crawling. The pool is designed like a beach with very shallow water which gets deeper so he was able to crawl around safely. He had lots of fun for about 30 mins. This pool is ok but it needs a good makeover and a good clean. The water is tolerable... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Brilliant fun had today in water. Slides for younger children & slightly older children. Big water slide too which 7yr old loved. Free swim for under 16s 10am-11am Get ticket at reception on way out for free parking too.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The pool is large catering for serious swimmers and learners with a deeper end for some diving. There is also a waterslide which is good for the children. There are plenty of lifeguards around who seem friendly and drinks facilities.

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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I live in Greater London so you would expect access to great quality swimming pools would be easy for me, sadly not so. I can only speak to the quality of the pool facilities as myself and a friend visited while we were camping in the area and we had an excellent experience. Compared to the glossy new pools here... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Lovely receptionist. very helpful. Not a bad price either £10 ish for two kids and an adult. Changing rooms really quite grubby even my 7 year old turned her nose up a bit! Lots of fun though on the waterslide and not too much of a queue. All in all not a bad afternoon out and managed to have some... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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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 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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156 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 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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