Tag: Swimming Pool
- The Tropicana is an open air warm swimming pool loacted in the town centre. The deepest it goes is 1.2 metres and it is a childrens swimming pool consisting of two pools, both with their own slide. The smaller pool is very small and is mostly used for babies and toddlers with an elephant slide that goes into the water. The bigger pool is deeper than the small one and has a large yellow water slide that twists and turns, and is quite high up. The tropicana has been in Newcaslte since the eighties and is well liked by both locals and tourists. It is only open during the summer months of July and August. Tropicanarama (disco and pool games), is on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. There is also swimming lessons Mon-Fri 9am-11:30am. Play sessions in the pool are Mon-Fri 2pm-4pm with floats and play equipment. Prices: Single Swim (under eight) £3.05 Single Swim (over eight to adult) £3.55 Adult Non Swimmer (accompanied by a full paying child) £1 Senior Citizens Swim £1.75 10 Swim Ticket- Under eight £22.50 10 Swim Ticket- Eight years to Adult £30.50 Rainy Day Ticket £1.85 Family Ticket (5 people) £15.15 Tropicanarama £3.55
- Newcasle Rock Pool is over eighty years old and a much beloved peice of history as generations of local people can claim to have enjoyed many summer days here. It is open air and consists of a single large swimming pool full of sea water. Although the water is cold, it is a unique way to enjoy a swim, especially on a hot summer day! Most locals can claim to have spent much of their summer holidays at the pool. It is always clean with lifeguards standing close by at all times. There is no part of it that is particularly shallow and you can dive into the deep end. There is a range of activities to be enjoyed including life saving lessons, gala days and nightswims. Prices for 2013 are: adult swim £2.20, child swim £1.60. You can stay at the pool all day with no time restrictions.