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Salcombe & District Swimming Pool Association

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Great heated pool

We visited here whilst on holiday in Salcome. The pool is heated and open daily from 2pm-6pm and... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
R Kay M
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Wonderful outdoor heated pool

Thanks to the primary school for opening this to the public during the holidays - we loved swimming... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2016
CJF37
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Hertfordshire, UK
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29 Jul 2018
“Great heated pool”
2 Sep 2016
“Afternoon fun in the rain ”
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An open air, heated, swimming pool - open seasonally between late May and early September. The Association is a Registered Charity and any profits are held for reinvestment in the facilities!
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Onslow Road, Salcombe TQ8 8AG, England
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+44 7746 248187
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

We visited here whilst on holiday in Salcome. The pool is heated and open daily from 2pm-6pm and has a gradual slope to the deep end. Operated as a charitable concern there are also a small selection of refreshments and a seating area in reception....More

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Salcombe_Pool, Owner at Salcombe & District Swimming Pool Association, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review for our pool! The pool is operated by a “not for profit” Charity - our lovely lifeguards are the only employees, the rest of the work being carried out by volunteers..... We have...More

Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

What are you to do when it's raining. ...go swimming in the rain. Great fun. Boys loved it. Good prices, lifeguard on duty. Separate changing rooms. Toys for the kids. Temperature lovely. I can see the place is attended to and with a lick of...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Thanks to the primary school for opening this to the public during the holidays - we loved swimming and playing in your warm pool and appreciated the floats and pool toys we could use.More

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Salcombe_Pool, Chairman & Trustee at Salcombe & District Swimming Pool Association, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

So glad to hear that you enjoyed the pool during your holidays! The pool is on the same site as the Primary School (we were built within a year of the school opening!) but we are a separate Registered Charity..... Not only do we provide...More

Reviewed 30 June 2016

Lovely swim in warm, clean outdoor pool. Basic facilities but adequate. Very happy with my holiday find and ideal for when sea swimming is not an option! Thank you.More

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Salcombe_Pool, Chairman & Trustee at Salcombe & District Swimming Pool Association, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

We like to keep it simple.......! Our pool was built in 1978 through local donations and has been improved over the many years through the additions of the changing rooms, foyer, pool heating, PV solar panels and a state-of-the-art chemical management system! Hopefully we will...More

Reviewed 20 June 2015

What an awesome pool! We went here for a change from the local indoor pool and what an amazing time we had. The temperature of the pool was amazing and the atmosphere was great. We all had such a great time will be back again...More

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Salcombe_Pool, Chairman at Salcombe & District Swimming Pool Association, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2015

Thank you for the kind review - we are glad to hear that you enjoyed the fantastic pool and that will be coming again!

Reviewed 5 December 2014

This pool is amazing, the water is so warm it is ideal for all ages. Tea, coffee and cold drinks and snacks available within the foyer, fully trained lifeguards and cc tv ensure maximum safety. I have been using this pool with my family for...More

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Salcombe_Pool, Chairman & Trustee at Salcombe & District Swimming Pool Association, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

We hope that you will continue to use the pool for many years to come!

Reviewed 11 August 2014

We visited the pool for the first time today and I can't believe we haven't been before. This is a fantastic community pool - a decent sized outdoor pool, lovely and warm, with great fresh air and warm sunshine. The changing rooms are simple but...More

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Salcombe_Pool, Chairman & Trustee at Salcombe & District Swimming Pool Association, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

Thank you for the wonderful review! I am glad to hear that you enjoyed yourselves!

Reviewed 4 August 2014

Lovely clear warm water, relaxed atmosphere and plenty of choice in the tuck shop... crisps, chocolate, cans, ice pops, sweets... all my favorites! Now its the school holidays the pool is open a lot more which is great as it means you can go for...More

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Salcombe_Pool, Chairman & Trustee at Salcombe & District Swimming Pool Association, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

I am glad to hear that we stock your favourite sweets (along with healthy snacks now!). We hope to continue seeing you at the pool!

Reviewed 6 July 2014

We spend many an hour at our local pool here in Salcombe. The water is always very warm and clean. The children spend hours jumping in and just playing with friends. Being able to hire the pool out of hours is cheap and great for...More

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Salcombe_Pool, Chairman & Trustee at Salcombe & District Swimming Pool Association, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

Thank you for the kind review - your continuing support of the pool is always welcome!

Reviewed 5 July 2014

We visited Salcombe Swimming Pool whilst on holiday at the beginning of June. It isn't open for long periods of time so it is worth checking the opening times before you go. Worth a visit though if you are nearby. I took my 3 year...More

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Salcombe_Pool, Chairman & Trustee at Salcombe & District Swimming Pool Association, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

We open between May & September each year. During the early part of the season (when the school is still open) our times are restricted to the afternoon sessions (the school gets free use of the pool during the daytime....). During the summer months, we...More

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