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Ponds Forge International Sports Centre

Open Now: 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Open today: 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Kids really enjoyed the pool, slides and wave machine. Changing rooms could have done with a bit of... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Morpeth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Swim meet

Lovely to see that the cafe area has been cleaned up since last visit, shame the toilet were not... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
S mc M
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible16%
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“wave machine”(8 reviews)
“fun pool”(6 reviews)
“main pool”(4 reviews)
A world class venue at the heart of the community, Ponds Forge has fantastic facilities for sport, leisure and entertainment. Located in Sheffield City Centre, Ponds Forge attracts more than 1.3 million visitors a year, with an Olympic sized...more
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Sheaf Street, Sheffield S1 2BP, England
+44 114 223 3400
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I come here every week with my daughter for her swimming lessons and the parking is just terrible, even if u manage to find a space they are so small and a tight squeeze to open the doors! I am looking for other swimming centres...More

Thank rkaan321
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went with kids for the fun swim sessions and thoroughly enjoyed it. The kids had amazing time with the waves and slides. My younderone did not reach the specified height requirement for the slides, but one of the swim instructors assesed his swimming ability...More

Thank riaz22
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed spending the afternoon here with 4 kids between 5 & 11. Rapids were great, waves were fun & slides were excellent, there is a height restriction on the slides but if you are too small they carry out a swimming competency test &...More

Thank CalebGrubb
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This place is attrocious and the staff and management should be absolutely ashamed at how filthy and grotty this whole place is. The family leisure pool is littered with dirt, the sides have never been cleaned properly, there's dirt all over the floors and the...More

Thank sarahpaul0907
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Have been a few times with my partner and have never had an issue before yet last time i went we had an issue with one of the lifeguards on duty! Kept sayin that one of us were kicking water off the steps up to...More

Thank Ging2705
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Kids really enjoyed the pool, slides and wave machine. Changing rooms could have done with a bit of attention though.

1  Thank SaltDog00
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely to see that the cafe area has been cleaned up since last visit, shame the toilet were not refurbished as well, I was a little disappointed that speedo shop had gone since last bust but fitco sport shop dose sell fastskin if needed. 50...More

Thank S mc M
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Not my closest pool. We travel here for the slides and wave machine. But 9/10 times the slides are closed due to insufficient staffing levels even though we come at weekends or the school holidays, assumably their busiest times in the leisure pool. I think...More

Thank Spates
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Review specifically for the cafe. Sausage bun for £1.90. Can’t say fairer really. Chips at lunch were £1.40 and crispy fresh. Venue is good, staff are friendly.

2  Thank northpawblack
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

This is a world class venue brilliant pool and changing facilities, everything you need and plenty of parking and if you have a disabled blue badge their is plenty of free parking at the venue. Cafe is very nice and well priced.

3  Thank Malcolm M
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michelle h
24 October 2017|
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Response from A T | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a viewing platform
29 November 2015|
Response from Tank123 |
No eis does But ring before going as regularly out of use