View Full Version : any decent pools in newport?
anyone know of a good pool in the newport area?
so far have swum at maindee, and some hotels hilton,celtic manor and st.mellons.
are there any decent pools say in health clubs or ?????:confused:
15-03-2003, 05:42 AM
I believe there is a plan to build a new one at the Spytty Park sports complex - home of Newport County, one of the loves of my life - but it will take a year or two. (The thing going up currently is the national velodrome.)
This is into Cardiff really and maybe out of range, but if you go about a mile past St Mellons on the old main road between the two cities, there's a leisure centre with a pool at Rumney, among playing fields on the right hand side. No idea what it's like, but my Mum has been there with a pensioner group so I suppose it can't be too bad.
have just been to bannatynes in newport (opened in the new year near the BMW dealer), 20m pool and nice facilities but not cheap...have yet to visit the place in cwmbran that uesd to be clubindigo...but will let you know as and when...
03-05-2003, 11:08 PM
hehe this is kinda way off topic so im sorry for hijacking the thread for a little please forgive me? =D
isnt newport a brand of cigarettes? :P
havnt been on forum in a while.
used to swin at eastern leasure centre until they changed the timetable around.
now swimming at the international regional sports village thingy in newport.
put on loads of weight and lost even more. :speechles
running mostly these days, swim early mornings and weekends. the bike is coming outin the spring. tri next year perhaps.
just a thought. anyone fancy doning 1 on 1 lessons with me.
self taught crawl and back. breast like a brick - just cant do it.
going for distance, stopped tryng for speed way back.
03-02-2010, 01:12 AM
Welcome back, des. Some of us remember you (you used to have an avatar of a bloke banging his head on his desk. There, how sad am I?)
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