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Active Nation - The Quays Swimming & Diving Complex

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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good14%
  • Average15%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible37%
24 Oct 2018
“Won’t be going back!”
15 Oct 2018
“Good for classes but dated”
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27 Harbour Parade, Southampton SO15 1BA, England
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+44 23 8072 0900
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Rust and mould wherever you look, they also rent out the main public pool for PRIVATE parties, The public paid for the property and own it, the charity that uses the active nation motto are only concerned about money, there are no voluntary staff, if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Nigel P
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic visit today with the family. Staff really friendly and wen t the extra mile. Will definitely visit again.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Today myself and a friend visited with our kids with the intention of going on the aqua warrior inflatable obstacle course. We arrived at 12pm 30 min before the start to be met with a queue out the door. After about 25 min waiting in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Vanessa R
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The classes and instructors are first class. At the Aqua classes there’s a lifeguard as well as the instructor so everything is very safe. Changing rooms often dirty and showers not working but the quays membership is a third of the price of David Lloyd...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 11val08
Reviewed 14 September 2018

The quays used to be good, but like a lot of people are saying the cleanliness of the place is disgusting. I stopped going about 5 years ago because it was dirty. I have been twice to the swimming pool this week. The changing rooms...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank jasono3
Reviewed 3 August 2018

It has good facilities for swimmers, and availability was not an issue. As I like to swim during quiet periods, it is not possible during school holidays since introduction of "Fun Sessions". As a member this has caused me great inconvenience. I understand lifeguards are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

I'm a full time member of the quays and have been for years. I regularly swim every other day along with a number of other swimmers. Since the kids have broken for their summer holidays the quays have closed the main pool for use of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Bob W
Reviewed 28 July 2018

It's such a shame that what was once a top class facility has been allowed to be run down so much. The lack of maintenance really shows - today a case in point in the family changing area 2 out of the 4 showers were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Neil C
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Family changing rooms STINK of urine. One cubicle (possibly others) had faeces smeared up the walls. No mention of having to ask at reception for a locker key until we had all changed in to our swimsuits. obscene graffiti everywhere. Ignorant staff. Scum all over...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Tatticps
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Visited here after not having been for 3 years and was disguised to see the place does not look like it has been cleaned in that time! Don’t be fooled by the new reception once your through it’s disgusting. Toilets very unclean, doors in changing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank mummyarnold
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