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Galashiels Swimming Pool


Livingston Place, Galashiels. TD1 1DQ
Ron Taylor - President S.A.S.A.
Winners of Gala Mini Age Groups
Sponsors - Brian Herbert, Murray & Burrell

Galashiels Swimming Pool was officially opened on 3rd April 1983 by H.R.H. Princess Anne.

Situated a short distance from the town centre, Galashiels Pool is a bright, modern facility, with crystal clear water, immaculate changing facilities and a warm Scottish Borders welcome.

There are a range of activities available in what is a varied and exciting programme which is constantly being updated:-

Special sessions for over 50's three times a week -
Mondays 9 - 10am
Wednesdays 9.30 - 10.30am
Fridays 9.30 - 10.30am

Juvenile lessons twice daily -
4.00 - 4.30pm
4.30 - 5.00pm

Aquafit for disabled swimmers -
Wednesdays 6.30 - 7.15pm

Lunchtime swim (for serious bathers) -
Daily 12.00 - 1.30pm

Bronze Medallion and Pool lifeguard lifesaving classes -
6 week and 12 week courses by appointment.

Inflatable sessions -
Saturday 1.30 - 2.30pm
Sunday 1.30 - 2.30pm

Ladies only "over 18" -
Wednesdays 7.15 - 8.15pm

There are many other activities throughout the week - please telephone for more details.

There are also many clubs which use the facility on a regular basis:-

Galashiels Amateur Swimming Club
A lively club with over 80 members.
Club night - Monday.
Contact - Ian Thomson (President) 01896 752154

Tweed Valley Masters
Swimming for over 25's - competitive, triathletes & fitness
Thursdays 7.30 - 8.30pm
Contact - Phil Orr 01896 752154

Tweed Canoe Club
Friday Evenings from September through to April
Contact - Malcolm Ross 01896 752154

Also part of the facilities are the multi-courts which have an all-weather surface and can be utilised for many different activities:-
Tennis - 4 courts
Basketball
Football
Hockey



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