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Royal Commonwealth Pool

22 Gracemount Drive, Edinburgh EH16 6RN, Scotland
+44 131 667 7211
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My daughter's favourite place

One of very few 50m pools in Scotland with diving platforms up to 10m to international competition... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John T
AquaDash

Booked this for my 10 and 12 year old a couple of weeks ago and it was the best value activity... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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1 Apr 2018
“No gold medal fi di omelette”
17 Feb 2018
“Huge pool, wonderful facilities, check the itinerary”
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22 Gracemount Drive, Edinburgh EH16 6RN, Scotland
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+44 131 667 7211
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of very few 50m pools in Scotland with diving platforms up to 10m to international competition standard. Great place for a good swim, or a family day out - they have pool bouncy castle sessions for swim-competent youngsters and the floor is moveable, creating...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this for my 10 and 12 year old a couple of weeks ago and it was the best value activity we've done all holiday. Only £5 per child for a full hour was a snip. The kids had a ball and I was delighted...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Great staff and great facilities. Next time I will be using the gym for sure. Close to the city centre and Arthur seat which was a great walk.

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Over the weekend, my family and I participated in the Aqua Dash at the Commie pool. It took me two months to actually get a family of four places on a Sunday and it was totally worth the wait. I am in absolute agony this...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Good early morning swim. The pool does open very early, about 0530, but best to check website. It was Easter holiday so best before 0900 when it will get busier. Clean water and facilities. Great to swim 50 metres for a change. There is plenty...More

Thank hashtagstringvest
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Guh wid friends fi lunch, no sport ting. Had an omelette but it did too cooked an microwaved, dis place gud fi di bambino pon di get fit ting but no gud fi omelette. Jah bless di omelette chef!

Thank andil328
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

This used to be well run in the 80's not so now. If it was privately owned it would have no doubt been closed down on grounds of health and safety , cause its Edinburgh leisure it no doubt gets a indefinite back pass to...More

1  Thank Another C
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Great to have swim in an Olympic pool. Diving facilities were amazing - dare you go off the 10m board? Staff were great, very helpful and polite. Only criticism of the place and hence lost one star - the pool was set up in lanes...More

1  Thank CampbellFamily_10
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Went for national comp, staff were friendly and helpful, lack of seating in cafe area when a big event on. Many people sitting on floor to eat, parking is a nightmare car park really small for events. Venue was clean and tidy

Thank S mc M
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I go with my 4 year old to splash around and play. A small car park with no available spaces unless you are disabled in which case there are several. There's an overflow car park, unfortunately there's no system to tell you if the first...More

2  Thank John B
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anya556
12 September 2017|
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Response from Ed L | Property representative |
We have communal changing which include communal and some private showers. We also have separate changing for women and men if you prefer. The separate male and female changing all have individual private showers.
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louisebell48
9 September 2017|
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Response from Ed L | Property representative |
This is very limited, the events are usually on at the weekends and so there is slightly more on street parking available as the regulations for parking are different.
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