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Nice surprise

I had been here before but that was about 5 years ago. With the recent heat I fancied a swim in the... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
Reading, England, United Kingdom
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Nice swimming pool

Swimming pool nice and warm for kids although it can get a little busy. Place seems clean also... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2018
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Jul 30, 2018
“Nice surprise ”
Jul 13, 2018
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Northcroft Lane, Newbury RG14 1RS, England
+44 1635 31199
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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

I had been here before but that was about 5 years ago. With the recent heat I fancied a swim in the outdoor pool, it was busy but not crazy. The only thing that I struggled with was the entrance to the male changing area...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Unfriendly and disinterested staff on the desk. Took two young children swimming. Had to choose between indoor and outdoor pools, unable to use both which was a shame as weather was lovely it outdoor pool too cold for our 4 month old. Changing rooms dirty,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Swimming pool nice and warm for kids although it can get a little busy. Place seems clean also. Staff friendly. On a less positive note, coffee upstairs is terrible and the price outrageous for half a cup full..only a minor detail but frustrating all the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank shazrhd
Reviewed September 4, 2016

They do a great student deal for the gym, including the pool etc, staff are super friendly and the facilities are excellent.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Coleyshmoley
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

We visit this place as much as possible when the suns shining! It's a nice relaxed atmosphere and the lifeguards keep everyone safe but also remember that a pool is a place to have fun. Inflatables are allowed though they may be limited if it...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank tilley_11
Reviewed August 21, 2016

Half the pool is closed off for people having lessons. 3 people in one half of the pool, and 50-60 crammed into the other half. Embarrassing and pointless and clearly run by idiots.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank koooki
Reviewed July 31, 2016

Northcroft has all the usual things found at a public leisure centre - 25m indoor pool, gym, classes, other sports. The 71m heated outdoor pool is something a bit extra. The outdoor changing rooms were upgraded to a reasonable standard last year and the pool...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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