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Leisure World Colchester

Cowdray Avenue, Colchester CO1 1YH, England
+44 1206 282000
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DIRTY!

Kids had a fantastic time here with all the slides and rapids. My only complaint is that it’s... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
beckysaffet
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London, United Kingdom
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Good overall, Leisure pool filthy

I am a member of Leisure World. The classes available are excellent, as is the spa and the fitness... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Kerry R
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Year round fun for all the family can be had at Leisure World Colchester, with its wide range of sports and leisure activities. Whether you want to swim, work out in the gym, play sports or enjoy the social aspect of attending fun fitness classes, there is something for you at Leisure World Colchester. You can enjoy the facilities on a 'pay as you go' basis or by becoming a member.
  • Excellent11%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“great pool” (8 reviews)
“pool side” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
Cowdray Avenue, Colchester CO1 1YH, England
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+44 1206 282000
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"great pool"
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"pool side"
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"outdoor rapids"
in 4 reviews
"jimmy carr"
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"hours free parking"
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"flume rides"
in 2 reviews
"toddler pool"
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"non swimmers"
in 2 reviews
"great fun"
in 13 reviews
"water jets"
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"hour mins"
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"big slides"
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"fun afternoon"
in 2 reviews
"kids amused"
in 2 reviews
"older kids"
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"easter holidays"
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"seating area"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kids had a fantastic time here with all the slides and rapids. My only complaint is that it’s filthy!! My friends and family were the first to go on the slides when they opened and OMG... clumps of hair, black dirt and chewing gum all...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

I am a member of Leisure World. The classes available are excellent, as is the spa and the fitness pool. My only complaint is that the Leisure pool is extremely dirty. I actually feel physically ill using it, but go with my son who loves...More

Thank Kerry R
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LWColchester, Manager at Leisure World Colchester, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, glad to hear you enjoy our Group Fitness Classes, Aqua Springs Spa and Fitness Pool. I have passed your feedback onto the Pools Manager. Cleanliness around the poolside areas is something the Pools Manager is looking into as a priority...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Took my grandchildren here a number of times its a great pool with loads to do my grandchildren are 4 and 5 ,the children's pool is great fun can be very busy on a weekend and school holidays

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LWColchester, Manager at Leisure World Colchester, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review! Glad you enjoyed your visit to Leisure World. See you again soon.

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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

I went to the leisure centre twice with my daughters and grandchildren. Although it's a very nice place, I found the floor to be very wet and slippery. Staff helpful and friendly.

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LWColchester, Manager at Leisure World Colchester, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. Glad you enjoyed your visit. I have passed your feedback onto our Pools Manager.

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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We often visit Leisure World in Colchester as a family and always have a fun day The pools have plenty to keep the kids amused and the flumes are great. I have never dealt with cleanliness issues but the place is always busy so would...More

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LWColchester, Manager at Leisure World Colchester, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

If you value your health, do not visit Leisure World. I lived in Colchester for a few years and still have friends in the area. We used to have so much fun at this pool so decided to go back today, there were two young...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Oh dear. What has happened to this once wonderful pool?! I haven’t visited Colchester leisure pool for quite some time (see previous review) and we loved it. This time however was shockingly different in a very bad way. We arrived at the pool Saturday afternoon...More

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LWColchester, Manager at Leisure World Colchester, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you for your comments which has been forwarded to me as the Pools Manager to reply. I am sorry you had a disappointing visit as we endeavor to offer our customers value and an exciting visit. I have discussed and walked the Leisure pool...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Went with another adult and we had 3 children with us, the youngest being 2 years old. We had a wait of about 45 minutes to get in, but on a rainy day in the Easter holidays we expected to face a queue. Once in...More

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LWColchester, Manager at Leisure World Colchester, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you very much for your review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to Leisure World. I have passed all your feedback onto our Pools Manager.

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

I used to come to the Leisure pool as a child and havent been there for at least 10 years. I was very impresed with the cafe at the front and the shop that sells swimming gear. You also get 4 hours free parking which...More

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LWColchester, Manager at Leisure World Colchester, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you for your review. I have passed your feedback onto the Pools Manager. Cleanliness around the poolside areas is something the Pools Manager is looking into as a priority alongside other managers and operational staff. We are also looking at ways we can reduce...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Visited on bank holiday Monday. We queued for an hour to get in as they seemed to be letting people enter in groups of 30 or so every 20 mins. It was fairly busy inside The pool, flumes, lazy river & rapids were all great....More

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LWColchester, Manager at Leisure World Colchester, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you for your review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Leisure Pool, I have passed all your feedback onto the Pools Manager. Cleanliness around the poolside areas is something the Pools Manager is looking into as a priority alongside other managers...More

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