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National Aquatic Centre

Centro Acuático Nacional

Centro Acuático Nacional

National Aquatic Centre (Snugborough Road, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15) – this is one of the world’s largest indoor water centers. Opened in March 2003, it successfully hosted the swimming events of the 2003 Special Olympics World Summer Games, the first time this event was held outside of the United States. It also hosted the European Short Course Swimming Championships in December 2003. Swim Ireland officially launched a High Performance Unit in April 2010 and conducts training camps for elite swimmers at the Centre.

 

In 2011 over 823,000 people used the facilities of the Centre. It is, Ireland’s 3rd most popular fee paying attraction. It houses Ireland’s biggest individual Swimming Lessons program (over 2,300 participants weekly), has over 5,400 Members and has won numerous major Awards over the last 3 years. Prices and times vary by the season. Go to the Centre’s website for details: https://www.nationalaquaticcentre.ie