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Hitchin Swimming Centre

Closed Now: 6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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Has been great this hot summer of 2018

If only it would open later than 18:30 during the week! Especially for commuters. When it gets dark... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Hitchin, United Kingdom
Fab day, plan your visit though...

Wow!! What a little gem of a place. So glad I didn’t read ALL of the negative comments above, as i... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Stevenage, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“outdoor pool”(19 reviews)
“deep end”(5 reviews)
Based in extensive grounds of approximately one acre on Butts Close, Hitchin Swimming Centre offers a wide range of leisure opportunities for all the community. The centre boasts a 50m heated outdoor pool (open from 23rd May to 6th September) with...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Fishponds Road, Hitchin SG5 1HA, England
+44 1462 441646
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

The pool is dirty and surrounding areas are filthy. The changing rooms are dirty and unclean! Would not go there again!

Thank sophiespringall
Reviewed 27 August 2018

If only it would open later than 18:30 during the week! Especially for commuters. When it gets dark at 21:00 it’s crazy they don’t make more use of the lighter evenings like they do at the London lidos.

Thank travelmonkey
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Had a load of fun here on a hot day but looking at the facilities - Toilets and changing rooms not very clean, low staff ratio leaves bins overflowing, not many shady spaces, lack of healthy options in the cafe. Parking charges can be refunded...More

Thank PhillippaS23
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Always have a great day, and the kids love it! Area could be cleaner, as changing rooms a bit dirty and bins outside overflowing ( which attracts lots of wasps) but good price to get in and restaurant fairly cheap! Parking a nightmare as car...More

Thank EmmaCham81
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We stopped here after a dat spent in the sun to cool down. There’s not much parking but luckily we found a space. Remember to pay and display as loads of cars got tickets. For two adults and a child it costs £14 you receive...More

Thank Tulah77
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I kept the queue for my sister and my kids, while they were looking for parking. It was 4 pm and the pool was closing at 6:30pm. It was a queue of 20 people before me and a queue of 40 people behind me. My...More

4  Thank OanaBoghian
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Outdoor pool opens at 8am we were told there were sun loungers on a first come first served basis, We arrived at 8.30 and all loungers were taken and chairs. There were sun loungers with towels left on them and no one using them! People...More

Thank wiggsta
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We go to this swimming pool every Saturday and Sunday, all year long. If you are a serious swimmer, well, unfortunately, you will have a tough time. People have no lane etiquette at all, so you have people swimming like frogs in the fast lane,...More

2  Thank Lorenzo_Victoria
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

I’ve only been here once before and that was a few years ago now. When I walked in with my 4 y/o son the guy on reception was talking and laughing really loudly on the phone. He then hung up, served me and picked up...More

1  Thank Becky P
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Wow!! What a little gem of a place. So glad I didn’t read ALL of the negative comments above, as i wouldn’t have gone!! We went today and had an excellent time with friends. I have a toddler and a 9 year old. I decided...More

5  Thank JayCatNewman
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Tracy D
6 August 2018|
Response from wiggsta | Reviewed this property |
There’s lockers there we didn’t use them and changing rooms .... there is a cafe but the cafe gets really busy with big queues you can take pack lunch It cost £8 for myself and my 15 daughter for entry