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Ponds Forge International Sports Centre

Closed Now: 08:00 - 21:30
Open today: 08:00 - 21:30
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Slippery floor

Great venue but why are the floors so so slippery? I know it’s a pool and gets wet, but even with... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
terryw717
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
via mobile
British Water Polo League matches

Great venue for events. Too hot on the balcony, everyone was overheating. The cafe was well... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
ianelliot
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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A world class venue at the heart of the community, Ponds Forge has fantastic facilities for sport, leisure and entertainment. Located in Sheffield City Centre, Ponds Forge attracts more than 1.3 million visitors a year, with an Olympic sized...more
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Great venue but why are the floors so so slippery? I know it’s a pool and gets wet, but even with pool shoes it’s not good.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank terryw717
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Always a great experience. Staff are helpful and the centre is well maintained. It’s location is easy to get to with accommodation nearby if required.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Great venue for events. Too hot on the balcony, everyone was overheating. The cafe was well stocked and good value. Plenty of parking at Sheffield around the venue, some on site including disability. Parking is city centre prices away from the pool so expensive over...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ianelliot
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

I come here every week with my daughter for her swimming lessons and the parking is just terrible, even if u manage to find a space they are so small and a tight squeeze to open the doors! I am looking for other swimming centres...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rkaan321
Reviewed 22 August 2018

we went with kids for the fun swim sessions and thoroughly enjoyed it. The kids had amazing time with the waves and slides. My younderone did not reach the specified height requirement for the slides, but one of the swim instructors assesed his swimming ability...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed spending the afternoon here with 4 kids between 5 & 11. Rapids were great, waves were fun & slides were excellent, there is a height restriction on the slides but if you are too small they carry out a swimming competency test &...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This place is attrocious and the staff and management should be absolutely ashamed at how filthy and grotty this whole place is. The family leisure pool is littered with dirt, the sides have never been cleaned properly, there's dirt all over the floors and the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Have been a few times with my partner and have never had an issue before yet last time i went we had an issue with one of the lifeguards on duty! Kept sayin that one of us were kicking water off the steps up to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank G M
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Kids really enjoyed the pool, slides and wave machine. Changing rooms could have done with a bit of attention though.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely to see that the cafe area has been cleaned up since last visit, shame the toilet were not refurbished as well, I was a little disappointed that speedo shop had gone since last bust but fitco sport shop dose sell fastskin if needed. 50...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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