The Gym

We know that a well equipped gym and plenty of space for land work is essential for a successful swim training camp.

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As former Olympic swimmers, we understand the work you need to do. Whether you are a local swimming club heading abroad on your first swimming training camp, or a national team on a holding camp for a major championships, the water is your priority.

The 50m Pool at the BEST Centre

The outdoor 50m pool is the centre piece of the BEST Centre. The pool is 50m x 25m x 2m and is a free-standing pool from Astral, who supply the competition pools for the FINA world championships. We also have a gym and plenty of space for land work.

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The Gym Equipment

The Gym is supplied by Technogym. The machines are:

  • Cable Jungle
  • Cable Cross
  • Lat pulldown
  • Shoulder press
  • Chest press
  • Leg press
  • Leg extension
  • Leg curl
  • Chin and dip machine
  • Multipower rack
  • Horizontal bench
  • Lower back bench
  • Dumbells
  • Olympic discs and bars

Land Work Equipment

There is plenty of space around the pool for teams to work their dry land. The kit we have on site includes:

  • Mats
  • Medicine balls
  • Swiss Balss
  • Therabands