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Crown Pools

Crown Street, Ipswich IP1 3JA, England
+44 1473 433655
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Clean, spacious and bright

My first visit to Crown Pools for two or three years, as I live nearer to Stowmarket than Ipswich... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stowmarket, United Kingdom

I often go to crown pools for one reason being that I get in there for free and it is local to me... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Tim B
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Crown Pools has a competition swimming pool, leisure pool with wave machine and water jets and a gym. Currently undergoing a refurbishment.
  • Excellent8%
  • Very good40%
  • Average44%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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“leisure pool” (8 reviews)
“fun pool” (3 reviews)
“baby pool” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 07:15 - 20:45
Crown Street, Ipswich IP1 3JA, England
+44 1473 433655
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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

1  Thank Tim B
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
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
Reviewed 13 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
Reviewed 22 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
Reviewed 22 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
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
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

I went with a friend and her two young charges at the very end of the kid's summer hols. I actually wanted to use the Fore St pool but what with kids in-tow and the allure of a wave machine, we went to Crown Pools....More

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Haven't been to this leisure pool for years (must of been back in the late 1990's since I last went here), but as my health is suffering a bit of late (stress), a bit a trip to the pool certainly does you good (pool use...More

1  Thank 375Christopher1983
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5 October 2016|
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