We have compiled a list of the best swimming pools in the Galway area for you to check out. Whether it’s a pay as you go session or you’d like to become a member, we have them below. Grab your goggles and towels and get swimming!
Oranmore Lodge Leisure Club
There are both kids and adults swimming lessons at different levels at the Oranmore Lodge Leisure Club so if you’re looking to learn or just relax they can accommodate you. The facilities they offer include a 17 metre pool with a children’s feature pool, a luxurious jacuzzi, a Tylo powered timber sauna and a spacious steam room to complement their health suite. Check out their membership rates and activity schedule on their website here.
Station Road, Carrowmoneash, Oranmore, Galway
Photo courtesy of the Oranmore Lodge Hotel Leisure Club
NRG Fitness have swimming facilities in Knocknacarra (Clybaun Hotel) and Bohermore (Cúirt Seoige), and a membership with one grants you access to the other. NRG Health & Fitness Bohermore has a 20 metre swimming pool, along with a spa suite which includes a sauna, steam room, tylarium and a jacuzzi - which makes it an ideal place to wind down and relax. The Knocknacarra facility has an 18 metre swimming pool, along with a sauna, steam room, jacuzzi and an outdoor hot tub. Join their membership programme here to gain access to the leisure facilities and the weekly classes.
Western Distributor Road, Knocknacarra, Galway/Bohermore, Galway
Photo courtesy of NRG Fitness Bohermore
Club Vitae at the Maldron Hotel
Become a member of Club Vitae Oranmore to benefit from their fully equipped gym, strength & conditioning suite and a 20m heated swimming pool with sauna, steam room and jacuzzi. Their friendly and knowledgeable staff are excited to welcome you to Club Vitae and will help you every step of the way on your fitness journey. Check out their schedule here to discover their swimming classes that cater from babies to adults.
Carrowmoneash, Oranmore, Galway
Photo courtesy of Maldron Hotel Oranmore and Club Vitae
Kilcornan Swimming Pool
The public swimming pool in Kilcornan has open sessions on Saturdays and Sundays from 2pm to 3pm, with the price for adults being €6 and €3 for children. Additionally, Fiona’s Swim School operates from Kilcornan Swimming Pool with weekly lessons for children and adults at beginner, improver and advanced stages. Check out their Facebook page here to keep up to date with the newest lesson schedules.
Photo courtesy of Kilcornan Swimming Pool
Kingfisher swimming pools offer the perfect place to relax, get fit, have fun with the family or learn to swim. All of their 25m swimming pools are supervised by fully qualified lifeguards, heated and treated to maintain the highest standards of cleanliness and safety. They can accommodate everyone and their friendly supportive team is there to help if you have any questions. Kingfisher facilities are in Renmore and in the University of Galway and host kids, adults and rookie lifeguard lessons. Check out their website here to find out more.
Renmore Avenue, Galway/University of Galway, Newcastle Road, Galway
Photo courtesy of Kingfisher University of Galway
The facilities at Leisureland Salthill include a 25m swimming pool, a learner pool, a leisure pool, a sauna and a steam room. A children's Swim Academy, P.A.Y.G lessons and multiple public times with 1 to 6 lanes available and open for the public. Lessons and classes range from €7.50 - €9 per session. Check out their website for more information here
Upper Salthill Road, Galway
Photo courtesy of Leisureland Salthill
The Galmont Hotel & Spa
There is a large 18-metre recreational swimming pool in addition to a laned section for swimming lengths and a shallow children’s pool at The Galmont. If messing about in the water is how you relax, you will love their pool. There is also a jacuzzi, sauna and outdoor hot tub for you to enjoy. Best of all there are loungers in the pool area so you can relax, read, and catch up on the latest podcasts. Become a member and have access to their swimming facilities all year round. Check out their website here for membership rates.
Lough Atalia Road, Galway
Photo courtesy of The Galmont Hotel & Spa
The Connacht Hotel
The swimming pool at The Connacht Hotel is part of Active 24 Fitness & Leisure and is a member-only facility. Their modern 20 metre swimming pool has a dedicated kids’ swimming area, a steam room, a sauna and a relaxing jacuzzi. All members can avail of the 30 minute swimming classes that take place over a 6 week period for both children and adults, while regular pool hours run Monday - Sunday at varied times. Check out their website here to become a member of Active 24 Fitness & Leisure.
Old Dublin Road, Galway
Photo courtesy of The Connacht Hotel and Active 24 Fitness
The Ardilaun Leisure Club
Recharge and rejuvenate in The Ardilaun Leisure Club’s 18-metre swimming pool, hydrotherapy pool, heated children's pool, sauna, steam room and jacuzzi. Adult swim times are Monday-Friday from 6.45am to 10pm (5.45am on Mondays & Wednesdays) and weekends and Bank Holidays from 8am to 9pm. Children’s swim times are 9am to 8pm. Go to the Ardilaun Leisure Club website here to find out about their membership rates.
Taylor's Hill Road, Galway
Photo courtesy of The Ardilaun Leisure Club
Ocean Fitness at the Salthill Hotel is a member’s only facility and is not open to public access. Their sunlit competition standard 25-metre main pool is ideal for endurance training, swimming lengths, or even triathlon training. While their 18-metre Hydrotherapy pool is more suited to enjoying a lazy swim or simply allowing the warm therapeutic water and jets to relax your body. To accompany their pools, they also have a steam room, sauna and whirlpool. Book your membership now to gain access through their website here.
The Promenade, Salthill, Galway
Photo courtesy of Salthill Hotel and Ocean Fitness
The swimming pool is a modern three lane 20-metre pool which is open to pool members. With a depth of 1.2 metres throughout, the swimming pool caters for swimmers of all levels. Whether you are a beginner starting off on the wonderful journey of learning how to swim, or an experienced swimmer, the relaxed atmosphere present in the Clayton Hotel Galway will make it the perfect environment for your daily swim. Members will also gain access to the poolside sauna. With membership offers available for 3, 6, or 12 month periods, it’s a great way to get into swimming. Find out more here.
Monivea Road, Ballybrit, Galway
Photo courtesy of Clayton Hotel
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