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Address: Nab Lane, Blackburn BB2 1LN , England
Phone Number: +44 1254 268800
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Waves is a Water Fun Centre situated right in the heart of Blackburn Town...
Waves is a Water Fun Centre situated right in the heart of Blackburn Town Centre near the King Georges Hall and next to Blackburn College. Please note some facilities are only in use at certain times of the week. Waves is also closed on Bank Holidays.
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not great lifeguards and the pool is not that clean, you feel looked in on due to the glass that outsiders can see you through

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Sharon L
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Blackburn, England, United Kingdom
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Blackburn, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

not great lifeguards and the pool is not that clean, you feel looked in on due to the glass that outsiders can see you through

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I have been a few times...it was great when it first opened ...unfortunately it is run down , and also been told it has now been closed! But Blackburn are opening a new baths !

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lancashire
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

brilliant pool, great fun for all the family but sadly closed down for ever to be replaced by an average everyday swimming pool

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Yorkshire Dales
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I had several as to spend unaccompanied in Blackburn, but I ahd a pass that allowed me access to the Waves Gym and pool. The gym is an add on to the original waves pool and the equipment was not up to date. That said there were sufficient facilities to cater for the few in attendance. There did not seem... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This is an average pool but like most of the things in blackburn needs updating. The staff don't look like they are capable of saving a drowning child

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Preston, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I visited this pool today with grandchildren aged 2, 8 and 10. This cost £14.45 and £2.40 to park the car. I expected the pool to be busy with it being half-term but the numbers were manageable. When we were leaving I noticed that it was 12.25. I still had the entrance ticket in my bag and we paid at... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We always enjoy going to this swimming pool as it is different to any of those we have in Preston. The waves are really good fun and seeing these can encourage children to want to learn to swim as then they can then go in the deeper end alone or with their parents where the waves are much larger. The... More 

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southport, england
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

11 of us went here for the morning. The changing rooms are grubby and the ladies toilets smelt of bad drains. However the pool was fun. There is a nice little play area for younger children and a bigger slide and waves for the older ones. There are plenty of lifeguards about which is good. Also they provide lots of... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

It is a glorified pool which makes a change from a normal pool . The Wave Pool is good , a good flume ride ,hydro pool and small slide for small kiddies . For the price it is not bad , the changing area is a bit grubby .

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Pool not too bad but changing rooms etc very poorly cleaned, concerning that adults allowed in changing areas with a full veil being worn. I raised this concern of fully covered adults causing others to be uncomfortable but management would not acknowledge my concern.

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Additional Information about Waves Water Fun Centre

Address: Nab Lane, Blackburn BB2 1LN, England
Phone Number: +44 1254 268800
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Blackburn
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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