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Good for baby/toddler swimming

We use the learner pool here with our toddler as it’s a lovely warm temperature and the pool depth... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
SSD_13
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fine for a swim

First time visit for us, just under a tenner for two of us for an hour, don't know if that's... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Bertthecert
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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30 Mar 2018
“Good for baby/toddler swimming”
3 Nov 2018
“When did the gym become like a night club boom boom boom”
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Located north of Bournemouth, the centre has two swimming pools, a sanarium, large gym, aerobics studios, spin studio, FeelGood Factory and on-site catering. Over 800 people learn to swim here with the Bournemouth Swimming Academy and there are more...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Manor Farm Rd, Bournemouth BH10 7LF, England
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Been a member here for over five years and was very happy but over the last few months the music in the gym has been getting louder and louder boom boom boom with more and more bass boom boom boom, they will not turn it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank JJVADorset
BHLive, Manager at Pelhams Park Leisure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review although I am very sorry to read your comments. I will look into this and we will come back to you directly. C. Le Feaux, Manager

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Pelham's is a lovely clean modern leisure centre, surrounded by playing fields and kids play area. We have visited quite a lot and now our kids are a bit older and fairly confident swimmers the main pool is nice and quiet early on a Sunday...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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BHLive, Manager at Pelhams Park Leisure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thank you for your fantastic 5 star review Mike, it’s great to hear your feedback. We hope to see you again really soon, and that you continue to enjoy your Sunday morning swim. C. Le Feaux, Centre Manager

Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We use the learner pool here with our toddler as it’s a lovely warm temperature and the pool depth is just deep enough for the accompanying adult (some we have used are too shallow and you end up having to squat the whole time). The...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank SSD_13
BHLive, Manager at Pelhams Park Leisure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thank you for your great feedback. We are glad you enjoying swimming with your toddler at Pelhams and having a relaxing drink and snack in the Terrace Café. We will pass your comments about the changing facilities on to the team to look in to....More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Love the Toning Tables which suit the older generation and no need to buy expensive lyric keep fit gear!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank RacingPensioners
BHLive, Manager at Pelhams Park Leisure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thank you for your great feedback. I am pleased you are enjoying the FeelGood Factory and making the most of your membership. See you again soon. C. Le Feaux, Centre Manager

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

First time visit for us, just under a tenner for two of us for an hour, don't know if that's expensive or not. Mixed changing room area. Two pools, one for smaller kids and parents. Cafe and usual gym stuff. Pleasant staff. We had a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Bertthecert
BHLive, Manager at Pelhams Park Leisure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you for your review. We really appreciate your positive comments about the pool, changing rooms, café and team. I am pleased you enjoyed using the swimming pool and will share your comments with the team. We look forward to seeing you again soon! C....More

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

My self and wife Wanted to join the gym filled in all the required forms including direct debit mandate I asked if it was ok to change the bank account that the payments were taken from as we were about to change banks the girl...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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BHLive, Manager at Pelhams Park Leisure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you for getting in touch with us and I am so sorry to hear about the service you have experience recently. This is not what we set out to achieve. I would like to get in touch with you directly to apologise and find...More

Reviewed 1 January 2017

Good selection of Equipment in Gym. Friendly staff. The Gym Equipment needs a good clean and this kept up.More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank maroongreen
BHLive, Manager at Pelhams Park Leisure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Thank you for your 4 star review. We have passed your comments about the friendliness of the staff on to the rest of the team, who will be pleased to hear your feedback. The gym equipment is cleaned twice a week. We will monitor to...More

Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

A great leisure Centre - the staff are always friendly and ready to help. The gym staff are always willing to give advice and help and don't push their Personal Training sessions on you like so many other gyms! Clean and tidy centre with lots...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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BHLive, Manager at Pelhams Park Leisure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2016

Thank you for your fantastic 5 star review Chris. We are happy to hear your comments about the friendliness of our staff and the cleanliness of the facilities at Pelhams Park Leisure Centre. We will pass on to the rest of the team who will...More

Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This place is always clean tidy and the staff are very helpful. The pool is a bit cool but once you get going it's ok, time it right and if you don't want to be surrounded by children it's a lovely quite pool. The changing...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank theresadsmith17
BHLive, Manager at Pelhams Park Leisure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2016

Thanks for your fantastic 5 star review, we really appreciate your comments about the pool, changing rooms, showers and café. We all love the atmosphere at Pelhams, and it’s great to have this feedback from our customers. We hope to see you again soon. G....More

Reviewed 4 September 2016

Good experience I visit regularly the reception staff are always helpful and the gym is generally staffed so that queries can be answered

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Gill R
BHLive, Manager at Pelhams Park Leisure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Thank you for your fantastic feedback Gill, we are really glad you enjoy using the centre. We will pass your comments on to the gym and reception team who will be really happy with these comments. G. Prowse, Centre Manager

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Google it centre opening times Monday-Thursday 6.30am-10pm Friday 6.30am-9pm Weekends 8am-7pm Bank holidays 8am-6.30pm Bank holiday weekends 8am-5.30pm gym opening times Monday-Thursday 6.30am-10pm Friday... More
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