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Tollcross International Swimming Centre

The Tollcross International Swimming Centre is a swimming pool and leisure centre in Glasgow. It hosted the Swimming events at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.[2]

Tollcross International Swimming Centre
Former namesEast End Leisure Centre
Tollcross Park Leisure Centre
LocationTollcross, Glasgow
Scotland
OwnerGlasgow City Council
Capacity2,000 (permanent)
5,000 (temporary)
Construction
Opened1997, 2013
Expanded2013
Construction cost£14m (refurbishment)[1]
General contractorBarr Construction
Tenants
2014 Commonwealth Games
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships
2018 European Aquatics Championships
2018 European Sports Championships

It has one Olympic standard 50 metre swimming pool, which was extensively upgraded, and a second 50-metre pool which was added as a warm-up facility. The pool was reopened on 24 May 2013. The seating capacity of the Pool is 2,000, rising to 5,000 with temporary seating during the Commonwealth Games.

The centre hosted the IPC Swimming World Championships during July 2015.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tollcross International Swimming Centre makes a splash". Premier Construction. 14 June 2012. Retrieved 3 October 2012.
  2. ^ "Tollcross International Swimming Centre". glasgow2014.com. Retrieved 1 October 2012.
  3. ^ http://www.paralympic.org/news/glasgow-host-2015-ipc-swimming-world-championships

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