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Review of Inverness Leisure

Inverness Leisure
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Owner description: Inverness Leisure is the largest sports, leisure and recreation facility in the Highlands of Scotland. Welcoming over 1 million visitors every year it is a major attraction in this part of the world.Our facilities offer access to leisure waters with flumes, river and pool as well as a conventional 25 metre 8-lane competition pool. We also have excellent fitness facilities, with the largest studio programme in the north of Scotland supplying over 110 classes every week.Inverness Leisure also boasts two dedicated indoor climbing walls; one for bouldering and the other for lead climbing with some awesome overhangs. In addition, we have a large sports hall that accomodates 8 badminton courts or two football pitches.We can cater for major conferences or meetings and have excellent catering facilities which use local, ethically produced and Fair Traid products where possible.Come along and have a chat with one of our friendly team members who will be more than happy to show you around or give you some more information about Inverness Leisure.Fun|Friendly|Family|Fitness
Reviewed May 20, 2013

It looked like it had lovely facilities, however when we were there, the only pool open was the wave pool. Also we were being shifted around because toddler classes kept coming in and were being moved around the pool to wherever they werent during those five minutes. The slides werent open either, so we couldn't really experience all the facilities.

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Inverness L, Guest Relations Manager at Inverness Leisure, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2013

Many thanks for taking the time to review your visit to Inverness Leisure.

The availability of features is limited at certain times of the week and we are sorry that you were not able to make use of them on this occasion. Should you revisit the area please give us a call on 01463 667500 to confirm their availability to avoid any further disappointment.

Thank you again for your comments and we hope you enjoyed your visit to the Highlands.

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Reviewed April 26, 2013

We have visited the leisure centre many times with the family and generally we have a good time however there is certainly room for improvement, especially when compared to other centres around the UK. Maybe it's just because this is the Highlands and there's not much competition for entertainment of this type, however in my opinion (and that of other people I know in the area) Inverness Leisure could do with a major revamp.
Signs around the wave pool were dated with some having letters missing, the plastic greenery around the pool has certainly seen better days with occasional leaves seen floating in the water, the plastic dividers into the outdoor pool are white with age and generally the whole place looks a bit 'tired' and very 1980's. The staff were great, however I couldn't understand any of the announcements over the tannoy. There was a queue for the showers after our swim, obviously not enough for the amount of people present on a busy weekend. Several of the vending machines didn't work and the 'rapids' were only on occasionally. Quite a few of the foam 'rings' in the rapids were mouldy and the tiles around the pool on the water line were badly etched in places.
Don't get me wrong - it's not all bad - just needs bringing up to today's standards.

Thank VinceTS
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James M, General Manager at Inverness Leisure, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2013

Many thanks for taking time to review your visit to Inverness Leisure.

We are currently in the process of assessing the needs of the building and will be looking to embark on some refurbishments in the area to bring the facilities much more up-to-date. We are hoping that these will take place over the next couple of years. We will also look at some of the other house-keeping issues you picked up on during your visit.

Thanks for your comments and we are glad that you enjoyed your visit to Inverness Leisure.

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Reviewed April 12, 2013

We went to the Inverness Leisure Centre for the family swimming pool 3 times over our 2 week holiday and really enjoyed it. The pools are great, and the circular rapids (when going) were good fun even with young children. The toddler pool with slide was lovely, and the wave machine was also good fun. A really nice way to spend slightly cloudier days...

Thank Sarah W
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James M, Chief Executive at Inverness Leisure, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2013

On behalf of the team at Inverness Leisure we'd like to thank you for your review and rating. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to our facilities and hope that you will return again one day should you be back in the Inverness area.

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Reviewed February 11, 2013

Staff very helpful and kids ha a great time. Cafe closed which was a shame given it was a Saturday! Staff numbers were limited so flukes did not open till later which was a little disappointing.

Thank Lynne F
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James M, General Manager at Inverness Leisure, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2013

Thanks for your review. We have recently appointed our new Catering Officer with a view to opening our new Bistro early in the summer. Thanks for your feedback about our staff, it's always nice to hear they're making a difference.

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Reviewed January 4, 2013

great family fun. Kids love it. Prices similar to other places. Changing area could do with being checked a bit more frequently as sometimes a bit littered.

Thank jmams
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James M, General Manager at Inverness Leisure, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2013

We are glad you enjoyed your visit to Inverness Leisure. We will pick up the issue of litter with our operations team as part of our improvement process. Thanks for taking time to review our facility and we look forward to seeing you again.

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