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Dorchester Sports Centre, UK

Open Now: 06:00 - 23:00
Open today: 06:00 - 23:00
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Ok for a leisure centre

The swimming pools are good not to hot/cold good size, the centre is clean a tidy and the staff are... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2015
Dorchester, United Kingdom
Good facility - Room for improvement.

As a regular visitor/user of this facility i have few compliants about the facilities, the pool is... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2015
Richard F
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good48%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
28 Nov 2017
“Was I on The Hidden Camera Show?”
23 May 2017
“Great pool/ helpful staff and good choice of classes”
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Coburg Road, Dorchester DT1 2HR, England
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Now I just want to point out before I start that the one circle (terrible) rating is literally for the class I just did (and sadly had done before, I did it again by accident, all will be revealed as I tell my story 😂)....More

3  Thank Groovygem1
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I swim occasionally and find the facilities very clean and well maintained Shame about the chewing gum stuck in the corners of most of the changing cubicles - Why do people do this?? Good range of classes and good value

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Swim here 3/4 times a week and enjoy it every time. Changing rooms are in cubicles to ensure privacy. Staff are nice and helpful. Can't complain at all really.

1  Thank Abel_RT
Reviewed 12 September 2015

The swimming pools are good not to hot/cold good size, the centre is clean a tidy and the staff are always helpful. I feel that there needs to be more stuff to do there as dorchesters only leisure centre they should be able to offer...More

1  Thank Barneyletsgo
Reviewed 30 August 2015

As a regular visitor/user of this facility i have few compliants about the facilities, the pool is always a pleasant temperature and the changing facilities, while basic are more than satisfactory for my needs. I have no problem whatsoever with mixed changing as there are...More

1  Thank Richard F
Reviewed 10 July 2014

It could be such a great resource, but sadly there seems to be under investment in staffing; especially cleaning staff. I'm not sure how often the showers are properly cleaned. Yesterday, for example, one of the swimming pool showers had clumps of hair on the...More

5  Thank Bertrand_Wooster
Reviewed 22 June 2014

becoming increasing modernised, this 'campus' shares new buildings, with old parts of the School, a new pool and three good open air pitches (synthetic grass). There's a wide range of published activities which generally run regularly. Staff seem to encourage rather than just 'lead' the...More

1  Thank Dorsetshireboy
Reviewed 23 May 2014

It is a lovely facility and despite what you read here there is nothing wrong with the changing facilities.There are 4 private changing cubicles. Shortly before the 17th February the roof of the pool suffered some damage in a storm. There was and no visible...More

2  Thank David L
Reviewed 2 May 2014

The 1610 Leisure Centre was a wonderful addition to the sports facilities in Dorchester. Early fears of cuts to staffing when the centre transferred from its old location were quickly replaced by a sense of pride in the architectural vision and quality of the facilities....More

5  Thank Symphony1010
Reviewed 24 April 2014

Very helpful and friendly staff. Lovely swimming pools and viewing gallery. Temperature in the pool and changing rooms very comfortable. Did NOT like the fact that there is no gender segregation in the changing areas. So making it impossible to properly shower following a swim....More

1  Thank Cat C
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