Royal Commonwealth Pool Events

East District Summer Sizzler Swim Meet

Saturday 22 June

  • All Pools closed throughout
  • All Swimming and Diving lessons are cancelled
  • A limited dive squad programme (dry land) will operate - the dive team will advise customers directly regarding this


Scottish Swimming Long Course Open Championships

Thursday 27 June

  • Main Pool (only) closes at 12:30 and no casual or lane swim available from that time
Friday 28 - Sunday 30 June

  • All Pools & Studio 3 closed throughout
  • Friday’s Jump & Dive class takes place as normal
  • All Swimming, Diving and Gymnastics/Gymnippers lessons are cancelled
  • A limited dive squad programme (dry land) will operate - the dive team will advise customers directly regarding this
  • Some minor changes to our Fitness class programme in Studio 3 – see app for details nearer the time.


All other facilities are operating as normal during these events; however, the venue and car park will be extremely busy.


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