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I have not been to the King Alfred for around a decade and I was very disappointed when I decided to pop in pop in with my daughter and mum, The entrance lobby is looking very tired. The reception just looks like chaos inside and...More
The general pool is quite big and would be nice to swim in if not for the nappies, hair and other trash that people have dumped there. There were also some kids biting bits of foam off the floats and spitting them in to the...More
Today we visited the pool at King Alfred, which allowed us to make use of our Freedom Leisure cards, which entitles Brighton and Hove children aged 5-16 to free public swimming sessions.
Thanks to this scheme I only paid £4.95, which given the length of...More
This is a very popular venue and could be so much better. The 0815-0930 lane swimming was chaotic because the session for “adults” was short. Then it was shortened still more as a load of swimming classes took over an increased section of the pool....More
ITS ALL ABOUT TAKING YOUR MONEY , JUST TAKING YOUR MONEY
The Brighton and Hove swimming complexes are both FILTHY, FALLING TO BITS , LACKING IN INVESTMENT, and they are expensive.
THE SAUNA at King Alfred of which the structure is collapsing is an overcrowded,...More
Once again I made the trip to the leisure centre for a swim. After complaining once about the hygiene standards I thought it might have improved - I was wrong.
The floor of the changing rooms is disgusting with hair everywhere and blocked drains. The...More
The centre's pool has broken lockers, poorly functioning showers, damaged lockers and dirty changing facilities. The depressing and uncared for feel of this place is why so many people prefer to drive out to the Triangle centre for their swimming. Staff generally appear unhelpful and...More
huge sport center, ready for a wide variety of activities. gym, swimming pool, table tennis. volleyball, basketball, football, martial arts, boxing. membership comes around 45/50 £ for both swimming pool and gym. a great place to get fit all year round.
Response from Samantha C | Reviewed this property |
The pool has filters around the outside that the water "slops" into. This is then pumped back into the pool, so any debris will be caught as it enters the filter. To my knowledge I have never known it be closed for... More
The pool has filters around the outside that the water "slops" into. This is then pumped back into the pool, so any debris will be caught as it enters the filter. To my knowledge I have never known it be closed for "cleaning" as like most pools they rely on chlorine. However they do have nets for large debris, I know because I saw them scoop a child's poo out once.