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AngelDog Sat 28-Jul-18 10:04:04

I have a child who reacts to chlorine but he needs to learn to swim. Last time he swam in a chlorinated pool he had anaphylaxis (he has lots of allergies, but this has been the only time he'd had an anaphylactic reaction).

Does anyone know of any chlorine-free swimming pools which could be accessed within half a day's travel of Berkshire, Reading? I can get to London pretty easily, and anywhere on the train line to the south west of England, or to Oxford.

I've almost taught him to swim on family holidays on the continent in outdoor swimming lakes, but I'd like to be able to do some more back here.

Thanks a lot.

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THEsonofaBITCH Sat 28-Jul-18 10:36:33

From Mumsnet 2005:
There are quite a few totally chlorine free pools in London

Topnotch health club, London Bridge (baby classes)
Market Sports health club, Shoreditch
Swim Canary Wharf - swim lessons
Brockwell Lido hydrotherapy pool
Connaught Hotel, Mayfair
Le Meridien Hotel, Piccadilly
One Aldwych Hotel, Covent Garden
Hilton Metropole, Edgware Road (baby classes)
Rafayel Hotel, Battersea
The Landmark Hotel, Marylebone
The Lansdowne Club, Mayfair

From google search now: www.swimia.co.uk/chlorine-free-pool-united-kingdom/southampton-swimming-pool/

Cotswold Leisure Centre
Updated on 2018 Tetbury Road , Cirencester , England , UNITED KINGDOM (Postal Code: GL7 1US). This sports centre delivers 25 meters, 6 lanes, Non-Chlorine Sanitized, Indoors. Contact information for this Swimming Pool for instance phone number and e-mail address are number.

Truro Leisure Centre
Updated on 2018 College Road , Truro , England , UNITED KINGDOM (Postal Code: TR1 3XX). Swimmers like you reported 25 meters x 13.5 meters, 6 lanes, 1 meters - 1.8 meters depth, 1 meters - 1.8 meters depth, Non-Chlorine Sanitized, Indoors. Phone number and e-mail address are number for this Pool.

The Chelsea Club
Chelsea Village , Fulham Road , London - Central , England , UNITED KINGDOM (Postal Code: SW 6 1HS). Among all of the activities offered by the centre, if you are considering swimming you can delight in 25 meters x 10 meters, 4 lanes, 1.4 meters uniform depth, 1.4 meters uniform depth, Non-Chlorine Sanitized, Indoors. Just in case you would like to contact this Pool before dropping by, we only know the phone number.

Marlborough Leisure Centre
Barton Dene , Marlborough , England , UNITED KINGDOM (Postal Code: SN8 1PB). Among all of the activities offered by the centre, if you are considering swimming you may delight in 25 meters x 9 meters, 4 lanes, Non-Chlorine Sanitized, Indoors. If you might want to contact this Swimming Pool, e-mail address and phone number are both number.

AngelDog Fri 03-Aug-18 07:32:52

Sorry for such a delayed reply, but thank you, TheSonofaBITCH - that's really helpful.

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THEsonofaBITCH Fri 03-Aug-18 08:12:15

No worries, thank the "Why am I ignored on MN" thread as they challenged everyone to find an unanswered thread and see if we could help. Hope it all works out!

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