The main pool is 8 lanes wide, 25 metres long and anti-waves in place. The shallow end is 0.9m and the deep end is 1.8m.
Electronic placing and timing equipment will be in operation.
Events start at the deep end, unless swimmers are doing relays.
Changing rooms available and based opposite reception for males, females and disabled users. To access the disabled rooms, a radar key needs to be collected from reception. The changing rooms lead onto poolside where all swimmers meet.
Teams Travelling by Coach
Drop off areas available for coaches, some parking available for them, (barrier is in place, please stop at the entrance and ask staff to open the barrier for you)
Car park available for cars, and disabled parking available, (badges must be displayed at all times).
Ledges are not available, but for backstroke a bar is located at the base of the diving block that can be used for this.
AOE will be used during this event.
Absolutely no outdoor shoes are permitted on poolside. Overshoes are available at the entrance to poolside and should be used before proceeding through the changing facilities and onto poolside.
Changing rooms should be used as a temporary changing facility and if swimmers leave bags and clothes in any changing room it is at their own risk. Lockers are provided, padlocks are required which can be purchased from reception.
Please note that only authorized volunteers, team managers, coaches and swimmers will be permitted entry into the changing rooms or onto poolside.
Please note that spectators may not bring their own chairs and should use the seating provided, and walkways must be kept clear.
Waterlooville Leisure Centre has seating for 195 spectators.
Payment for entry to the gala will be taken at the entrance to the spectator gallery. Spectator entry is £4.00 and this includes a programme.
There is a café available where you can purchase hot and cold food, cold fridge food is also available along with hot and cold drinks.
Vending machines are also provided.
The café area has large amounts of seating for breaks from the spectator area on poolside and for the swimmers in their rest time.