Edinburgh's Royal Commonwealth Pool known locally as ‘Commie Pool' the facilities here comprise an excellent 50m main pool with 8 lanes set aside, plus a slightly warmer 25m teaching pool for the smaller kids and a 25m diving pool too! There aren't any slides or whatnot but this does mean they'll get some actual swimming done, which is the only way they'll improve!
Elsewhere on site you can also find Clambers Children's Soft Play facility with party room, great for extending your day a bit further if the kids still have it in ‘em, particularly as there's a mutual discount if you're going to both! There's loads of top notch play fare from the baby agility gyms to the massive wavy slides with loads of chances to climb, bounce, chase and sneak in between.
There's a toddler zone included of course to keep little feet and fingers safely aside with their own range of entertainments and playthings. Plus they have a private party room too, so why not give it a thought for your little one's next big day!
Thursday to Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Monday to Friday 05:30 - 21:30
Saturday 05:30 - 17:00
Sunday 08:00 - 17:00
21 Dalkeith Road,
Edinburgh and Lothian,
0131 443 0101
Kids (3-10) from £5.50
Toddlers (1-2) from £3.50
Under 1's from £1.50
Yes, there is parking onsite.
Yes, there are toilets and baby changing facilities.
Yes, there are baby changing facilities.
Royal Commonwealth Pool and Clambers has not told us if you can bring a picnic.
Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.
Monday to Saturday 07:30 - 18:00
Sunday 08:30 - 18:00
No, Royal Commonwealth Pool and Clambers is not wheelchair friendly.
The age limit for Clambers is 10 years old.
No, Royal Commonwealth Pool and Clambers have stated they are not pushchair friendly.
Royal Commonwealth Pool and Clambers has not told us if they are dog friendly.