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Address: Castle Street | Tyldesley,, Manchester, England
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The Pelican centre has a decent sized pool and the standards of cleanliness are normally quite high. My little girl has started her swimming lessons there and after only a couple... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2017
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The Pelican centre has a decent sized pool and the standards of cleanliness are normally quite high. My little girl has started her swimming lessons there and after only a couple of lessons there is starting to build confidence in the water. (We've tried a number of swimming lessons including Rebecca Adlington swim stars, waterbabies etc...but she seems to be... More 

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Atherton, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Really good brilliant priced £3.50 adult kids under 5 free other children £2.50. Really clean and tidy friendly staff definitely going again with the kids they loved it showers warm when you come out as well.

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1 Thank emmaholding
Atherton, England, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Just been to the first induction at the Pelican Centre, what a great facility and non profit making too. Power to the people lets hope the hard work pays off!

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2 Thank Colette C
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

I tend to go on weekday mornings when its adult only. Always pretty quiet and all the facilities are clean. Good to see a swimming baths like this still going strong

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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Brought my children in Saturday with a couple of their friends they all loved it! It is far cleaner then when it was a council pool. Would recommend for kids that are confident swimmers

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1 Thank Carodunne
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2014

My daughter who was identified as a potential Swimming talent in another authority was humiliated by the staff! She has glue ear & therefore has to wear earplugs with either a hat or headband to ensure they stay in place. During a pool party she came off the inflatable & the headband dislodged, so as she was swimming she was... More 

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10 Thank PSU338
Manchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2014

The pelican centre has just been refurbed which is great. The changing rooms are now much bigger and cleaner and the pool still has the same great staff. We go every weekend near enough for the fun swims and it is great. The music and atmosphere make it really fun for everyone and they have a range of floats in... More 

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3 Thank lovinit88
UK
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2013

Kids loved the actual pool and inflatable but the rest of the building is appalling. The changing rooms were filthy and had the worse smell in them ever, the building is apparently having a revamp which it is in desperate need of but before this I think a bucket of bleach/soapy water might help!!

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3 Thank Jane73
Tyldesley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2013

Experienced hundreds of visits to The Pelican Centre. It's even more fn these days with the addition of wall art, new inflatables and a great atmosphere. I will be returning many times !!! First class, cheery aproachable staff and a great temperature pool. Offer's something for all. http://www.pelicantyldesley.co.uk/

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Thank leetoone
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2013 via mobile

Fantastic facility, lovely staff, great family fun! Improves the local area with something everyone can enjoy. Looking forward to a revamp of the changing rooms which will perfect the facility! :-)

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