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Hartsdown Leisure Centre

Opens in 23 min: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Great for our area

We rarely use this facility but when we do it doesn't disappoint. My children used to come every... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
Margate, United Kingdom
Slightly ageing and cramped pool facilities - but with friendly staff and a great cafe

A great local community pool but cramped and a little shallow for for competitions. Lots of parking... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
Kent, England, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent26%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible20%
7 Feb 2018
“Great for our area”
13 Jan 2018
“Slightly ageing and cramped pool facilities - but with friendly staff and a great cafe”
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Hartsdown Park Hartsdown Road, Margate CT9 5QY, England
+44 1843 226221
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

We rarely use this facility but when we do it doesn't disappoint. My children used to come every week for swimming lessons but now they are older it is for the big hall to the right hand side of the venue for their taekwondo. The...More

Thank PipVickery
Reviewed 14 January 2018

A great local community pool but cramped and a little shallow for for competitions. Lots of parking and a lovely cafe. Friendly staff and (and lots of them). Charging 20p every time you open a locker to get something (but banning bags by the poolside)...More

Thank 80211n
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

The staff are so friendly and the pool facilities are great for family's and solo swims alike. Will definitely be revisiting.

Thank linneylee86
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Been to the park 2 sundays running for the junior parkrun. Its a great location but you may want to use some insect repellent. Got bitten on legs both times.

Thank tribrad
MWG001, Leisure Marketing at Hartsdown Leisure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hi Tribrad, It really is a lovely park and that's great advice about the insects. They can be a pest everywhere this time of year.

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Free parking, coffee shop, lounge, gym, two dance studios and a couple of courts for badminton. Swimming pool was fine, changing rooms awful. You pay 20p for a locker go swimming but then you open locker to get out shampoo and you have to pay...More

2  Thank mutmay
MWG001, Marketing Coordinator at Hartsdown Leisure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you for your feedback regarding the lockers. We are aware that the wetside changing rooms require investment and I am hopeful that at some point in the future we will be in a position to action this. I will add you comments to our...More

Reviewed 13 March 2017

We have taken children for swimming lessons and found the staff in the pool arrogant and unhelpful. They seem to have a 'hitler' complex and strut around as if they own the place.The tutors are fine but the lifeguards overall are not welcoming.It's boring enough...More

2  Thank tonyluce1
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

It's a shame the changing rooms in the swimming pool are disgusting really need a re fit as they are same when I was a child. Also don't order food it painful slow and the staff are rude and useless! I look my daughter more...More

2  Thank Penny374
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Hartsdown leisure is the best around if you do not want to pay expensive membership fees. Staff are friendly and on it. The environment is clean but not stenching of chlorine. Welcome on arrival, swim, shower, tea and coffee after, Hartsdown takes the buscuit

Thank rory w
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

I have visited several times it's a nice pool nothing for the children to do like slides etc, the changing rooms are old smelly and dirty the curtains don't fit and they are dirty, it needs a deep clean and an update. The plus points...More

1  Thank Penny374
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

I spend a lot of time at Hartsdown as both my children swim for Thanet swim club. The place is pretty good when compared to the many other pools we go to around the country and local to us. Could do with the changing rooms...More

2  Thank Matthew H
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