POOL EVENTS

Take place in the top of the range Sports Arena situated in University of Limerick.

 

 

The National 50m Swimming Pool is Ireland’s first Olympic sized pool. It measures 50m x 25m, allowing for long and short course training / competition, and has an adjustable floor at the shallow end, so the depth can be changed to suit the particular activity.  The viewing arena accommodates 1500 spectators.

FACILTIES OVERVIEW:

  • Olympic pool 50 metres x 25 metres, 10 lanes, adjustable floor, electronic timing devices, proper holding area for SERC.
  • 25M Diving Pool for warm-up
  • Starting blocks
  • Sauna
  • Steam Room
  • Shower & Changing Facilities
  • Squad Rooms
  • Lockers facilities available (Worked with a padlock)
  • First aid available and 19 minutes to the nearest hospital – 8.4 kms
  • A unique feature of the Pool is that it operates in 50m format all day every day, meaning you can swim ‘long course’ all the time!

Booking the pool for training:

Training hours will be provided free of charge for all teams 2-5pm on Monday 10th Sept.

If any other hours are required please contact Sara Hartigan on +353 61 233711 or e-mail sara.hartigan@ul.ie

 

 

Swimming clubs from all over Ireland and abroad (including the Dutch and GB Olympic squads, Villanova and Notre Dame Universities from the U.S) have trained here, and many have established links with management to send future high profile camps back to Limerick, Ireland’s sporting capital.

Check out what the rest of the arena has to offer here : http://www.ulsport.ie/ularena/