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Hillsborough Leisure Centre

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Address: Penistone Road | Hillsborough, Sheffield S6 2AN, England
Phone Number: 44-114-231-2233

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I've visited here for years but this year it's really started to go downhill. I take my daughter to swimming lessons which are great but the changing rooms are awful. They're... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2016
Lynsey H
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a great swimming pool for children. The main pool has a wedge design so that even the youngest children can walk up to where they feel comfortable. There is a pirate ship in the pool with a slide. There is a baby section with fountains and a mini slide and there's also a huge family slide for all ages.... More 

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Lancashire UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Joined Fitness Unlimited with a view getting fit prior to serious chest surgery. Since using the pool at Hillsborough I have twice developed a flu like infection. Although I have no proof of a connection, it seems a bit beyond coincidence. Far from improving my fitness, I seem to have taken several steps back. There are several issues here. There... More 

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Thank Colley76
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

I've visited here for years but this year it's really started to go downhill. I take my daughter to swimming lessons which are great but the changing rooms are awful. They're regularly dirty and there's not enough family rooms to accommodate. The floors are often quite slippy & dangerous too. The website is always full of inaccuracies, I'd suggest you... More 

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Thank Lynsey H
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Went to the Leisure Centre for a swim today with the kids. Had to wait 45 minutes to get in which was fine seen as its a rainy bank holiday. Changing facilities are poor - all mixed changing, cubicles small and didn't feel clean. Shower area was very limited, with only 8 working showers to share amongst everyone. Car park... More 

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Thank Nikki D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

Quite large actually. Shallow pool decent sized with a very large normal pool with a giant slide. Waves are on at certain times. But they warn you. Great laugh with a cafe to eat and drink and gym to work out too.

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Thank Natalie A
chesterfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Went here for swim during Easter it was awsome. We arrived early 10 am to make sure we were missed the crowds during bank holiday. The pool is fantastic warm water , great slides and very family orientated. Wave pool amazing We loved the slides which we used alot with minimal queues . The timer on the black slide makes... More 

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Thank tomwildman
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Love that the children can go swimming here and we can specate from the poolside in the cafe area. If the kids need us they can just come out of the pool and they are in the cafe. Pool is good, the kids love the slides, especially the black one. Only down side is the wave machine is not often... More 

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Thank sarahjt76
England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

This day was horrible people were shouting and pushing and I hated it me and my children nearly drown in the waves we went over to the deep end while my children were sat on the little seat under the water and then the waves just started coming in and I was lifting them up to try and get them... More 

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Thank gracedabbott
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Hi went to swimming pool with my daughter for the first time, she is have swimming lessons so thought i would take her to give her more confidence. Great for the first half an hour, then they turned on the waves with no great warning, we where stuck on a ledge at the side of the pool, waves going over... More 

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Thank Dawn C
Derbyshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Went here at half term for the first time and thought it was lovely. Two slides and wave pool with small kids area and pirate ship with main swim pool adjacent. The only downside is there aren't many cubicles and so was very busy at changing times but would definitely go again.

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