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Swimming is participated in widely and is both a competitive and recreational activity that is a great way to exercise, keep fit and healthy and have fun. Here we look at some of the excellent swimming facilities on offer in Dublin.
The National Sports Campus is home of the National Aquatic Centre which includes a 50 metre x 25 metre, 10 lane international standard swimming pool as well as a 25 metre international standard pool. The venue is situated in Abbotstown, Dublin 15, to the West of Dublin City, and is accessible via Dublin Bus service 17a. The facilities include changing rooms and free parking.
University College Dublin's Sports Centre offers excellent facilities for swimming with an Olympic size 50 metre, 10 lane swimming pool. The venue is situated in Belfield, Dublin 4, on the southside of the city and is accessible via Dublin Bus service 142. The facilities offered, which are indoor, include changing rooms. Parking is available for members only.
Inspire Fitness Centre in Cabra boasts wonderful swimming facilities including a 25 metre swimming pool,and a kids swimming and play area. The venue is situated in Cabra on the north of the city and is accessible via Dublin Bus service Bus Stop No. 1806 The facilities offered, which are indoor, include changing rooms and parking.
Tallaght Leisure Centre offers an excellent competition standard 25 metre, 8 lane swimming pool. The venue is situated in Tallaght (Dublin 24) on the southside of Dublin and is accessible via Dublin Bus services 27 and 56a. The facilities offered, which are indoor, include changing rooms and parking.
The Sports Centre at Trinity College Dublin boasts an superb 25 metre, 6 lane swimming pool conveniently located in Dublin's City Centre (Dublin 2). The venue is easily accessible via multiple Dublin Bus services including 4, 7 and 25 as well as Pearse Street DART station. The facilities offered, which are indoor, include fully equipped changing rooms.
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