Competition pool

National Aquatic Centre Pool Sessions

Currently, in the Sport Ireland National Aquatic Centre, there are 3 different session types which can be booked:

  • 25 and 50 metre lanes: These lanes are available for those who wish to swim for exercise.
  • Shallow Lane Swimming: This is lane swimming with the pool depth reduced for those who are not confident swimmers or require the use of the lanes for rehab purposes.
  • Family Swim: For parents/guardians and children to enjoy on a recreational purposes.

Note:

  • All members and non-members must book their swim sessions online, no walk ins available.
  • You do not need to register an account to book a Family Swim.
  • Bookings can be made through the links below or on the Sport Ireland Campus App.

To book a session – Click on your preferred session type below (25/ 50m lanes or Shallow lane or Family Swims)

New Users, please click here to learn how to set up an account to book: Set Up Instructions

And click here to set up an account: Set Up Account

Note: You do not require an account to book a family swim but you will need to be logged in for members discounts

Choose Your Session Type

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25/50metre Lanes

Lane Swimming: 25 and 50 metre lanes available for those who wish to swim for exercise.

To book a Pool Session, in the Sport Ireland National Aquatic Centre, in the Sport Ireland Campus, we need you to read the following health declaration and click below to agree to it before you book.

  • Pool Sessions are deep water 2.4mts and lane swimming only – no shallow water available in the 25mts/50mts Pool Sessions. Swimmers must be confident and have the ability to swim in deep water unaided.
  • All children under 3 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult / person (over 18 years), on a one to one basis.
  • Children aged under 8 years must be accompanied by a responsible adult / person (over 18 years), with a maximum of 2 children being supervised by 1 adult.
  • I confirm that I have not displayed any of the following symptoms in the past 14 days and agree to follow the revised admission policy and regulations:
  • I don't have symptoms of cough, fever, high temperature, sore throat, runny nose, loss of taste or smell, breathlessnesss or flu like symptoms, now or in the past 14 days.
  • I have not been diagnosed with confirmed, or suspected, Covid-19 infection within the past 14 days.
  • I have not knowlingly been in contact with anyone with Covid-19.
  • I Have not visited any countries outside of Ireland that are not on the green list in the last 14 days.
  • Face masks are mandatory to be worn by everyone aged 13+ when inside the facilities. (Can be removed whilst training)
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Shallow Lane Swimming

This is lane swimming with the pool depth reduced for those who are not confident swimmers or require the use of the lanes for rehab purposes.

To book a Shallow Lane Session, in the Sport Ireland National Aquatic Centre, in the Sport Ireland Campus, we need you to read the following health declaration and click below to agree to it before you book.

  • Pool Sessions are 1.2mts deep and lane swimming only
  • This is lane swimming with the pool depth reduced for those who are not confident swimmers or require the use of the lanes for rehab purposes.
  • All children under 3 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult / person (over 18 years), on a one to one basis.
  • Children aged under 8 years must be accompanied by a responsible adult / person (over 18 years), with a maximum of 2 children being supervised by 1 adult.
  • I confirm that I have not displayed any of the following symptoms in the past 14 days and agree to follow the revised admission policy and regulations:
  • I don't have symptoms of cough, fever, high temperature, sore throat, runny nose, loss of taste or smell, breathlessness or flu like symptoms, now or in the past 14 days.
  • I have not been diagnosed with confirmed, or suspected, Covid-19 infection within the past 14 days.
  • I have not knowingly been in contact with anyone with Covid-19.
  • I Have not visited any countries outside of Ireland that are not on the green list in the last 14 days.
  • Face masks are mandatory to be worn by everyone aged 13+ when inside the facilities. (Can be removed whilst training)
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Family Swim

Family Swim

For parents/guardians and children to enjoy on a recreational purpose.

National Aquatic Centre: Family Swim Sessions Admissions Policy:

  1. All children under 3 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult / person (over 18 years), on a one to one basis.
  2. Children aged under 8 years must be accompanied by a responsible adult / person (over 18 years), with a maximum of 2 children being supervised by 1 adult.
  3. These sessions are for parents/guardians to attend with children only – no unsupervised children permitted 
  4. Shower facilities are currently unavailable at the NAC. Changing area is the the Aquazone Villages and toilets are in the group change area on the way to Pool A
  5. An adult is classed as a person aged 18 or over.
  6. Single adults must be accompanied by a child/ children.
  7. Children 3 & under go free.
  8. Entry wristbands must be worn at all times in the competition pool .
  9. Wristbands are issued to all pool users customers are to enter through the turnstile gates at reception.
  10. As a precaution for an evacuation situation, we request that all weak swimmers or persons with a medical condition inform reception who can provide a wristband so lifeguards can provide assistance.
  11. It is recommended that all under 5’s (those aged 1 to 4) wear floatation devices (e.g. armbands).
  12. Prices and times may change at Management’s discretion.
  13. No spectators allowed on poolside.
  14. Customers cannot exit the pool hall (e.g. to café) and then return to the pool.
  15. Swim hats are compulsory in all water areas.
  16. Management reserves the right to refuse admission.
  17. No balls, inflatables or snorkel gear are permitted.
  18. No cameras/phone in the village areas and Aquazone
  19. €1.00 coins are required for the lockers and items are left at your own risk
  20. Members require a wristband for access into the competition pool, which can be collected from reception.
  21. Family swim sessions are in Pool A. No access to other pools is permitted and wristband must be worn at all times. There will be 1 lane in Pool A for lane swimming only and the rest of the pool will be open space. 
  22. Bookings are non-refundable or transferrable, if you’d like to proceed with this booking, please click to agree and book below
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