We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Crown Pools

Crown Street, Ipswich IP1 3JA, England
+44 1473 433655
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Good competition pool, a bit cold but too many pound coins required and staff not always helpful

Went swimming there today at 10.30. The competition pool was clean and quiet but I always find it... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
SamIpswich
,
Ipswich
Needs updating

In the town centre and next to an expensive car park. It's very old looking and bit run down. It... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
lindybohan
,
Maidstone, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 27 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Crown Pools has a competition swimming pool, leisure pool with wave machine and water jets and a gym. Currently undergoing a refurbishment.
  • Excellent7%
  • Very good37%
  • Average49%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
29 Oct 2017
“Good competition pool, a bit cold but too many pound coins required and staff not always helpful”
18 Oct 2017
“Needs updating”
Open Now
Hours
Hours Today: 7:15 AM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION
Crown Street, Ipswich IP1 3JA, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 1473 433655
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (27)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Filter

1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 29 October 2017

Went swimming there today at 10.30. The competition pool was clean and quiet but I always find it cold. One point I'd like to make it that the pool attendants rarely seem to notice what is going on but seem mainly to be chatting among...More

Thank SamIpswich
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

In the town centre and next to an expensive car park. It's very old looking and bit run down. It does have flukes that are never open. Also there are small slides for kids water splashes and a wave machine. Not to bad. The staff...More

3  Thank lindybohan
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 July 2017

My first visit to Crown Pools for two or three years, as I live nearer to Stowmarket than Ipswich. I have to say, I found Crown Pools sparklingly clean, with plenty of changing cubicles, clean toilets and lots of showers that work. The pool itself...More

Thank felicitylandon
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I often go to crown pools for one reason being that I get in there for free and it is local to me. I would never pay to go in this place even though it only costs a couple of quid. It has recently had...More

2  Thank Tim B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

The facilities are looking old & tired, especially the changing rooms & surrounding area. Whenever I've been, which is usually during the week after work, the changing rooms are filthy. This is the main reason which has put me off going! However, the kids pool...More

1  Thank Laura B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

For £4.10 per adult you don't expect luxury so it's alright. We do go regularly with our 7 month old water baby. She loves it. The water is very warm in the baby pool / teaching pool. Pretty chilly in the big leisure pool though...More

Thank Charley W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

I lane swim here twice a week in the 8 lane 25metre pool and I always find the pool water very clean and chlorine to a minium. There's a warm temperature baby pool and a gradient leisure pool with a wave machine on every 20mins,...More

Thank rachey6464
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Came to Ipswich on a day out during half term with 2 children (age 11 and 7). There is one good sized lane swimming pool - strict lane swimming, one baby pool - lovely and warm but full of tiny people and parents and the...More

1  Thank Marian L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Considering this place had a 'multi million pound' refurb back in 2012 it's really starting to look shabby already. Peeling paint, faulty lockers, scummy walls and a wave machine that is certainly losing it's oomph! I think the refit was done on the cheap to...More

2  Thank BennyBlue
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 12 December 2015

The Orwell District Scout Swimming gala is held here every year and the Explorers, Scouts, Cubs and Beavers have the sole use of both pools. As spectators we were in the seating area around the main pool. The seats are reasonable comfortable and we had...More

Thank Caverkat
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 18 hotels in Ipswich
The Carlton Hotel
116 reviews
.44 km away
Novotel Ipswich
935 reviews
.72 km away
Premier Inn Ipswich Town Centre (Quayside) Hotel
854 reviews
.77 km away
Salthouse Harbour Hotel
1,471 reviews
.89 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Alaturka
552 reviews
.23 km away
Chilli and Chives
81 reviews
.27 km away
Mizu Noodle Bar
343 reviews
.24 km away
Fishface Upholstery
55 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby Attractions
Christchurch Park
664 reviews
.15 km away
Christchurch Mansion
372 reviews
.24 km away
Ancient House
93 reviews
.30 km away
The Major Statue at Major's Corner
41 reviews
.28 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Bluetractor74
5 October 2016|
Answer
Response from RegentManager | Property representative |
Hello, An adult swimming session is £4.10 per person or £2.90 for a concessions (under 3s free). We do not have a combined Gym & Swim 'pay per visit' but you can pay per visit gym only for £6.70, or £4.60 for... More
0
Votes
;