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The Watershed

Bothar na Tounish Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 773 4620
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Gym and pool session

Lovely facility with all the equipment that could be needed. Nice friendly staff and clean and... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
petermcgkk
,
Kilkenny, Ireland
via mobile
Ok

This place is good but badly managed.It happened to me lots of time that i paid and sauna is not... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Stanky217
,
Carlow, Ireland
via mobile
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DescriptionHealth, Fitness and Leisure Centre. Open to both private members and "Pay and Play" customers. Offering Child and Adult Swimming Lessons, Children's Multi-Activity and Swim Camp Programmes., the "Slim Belly" Programme, “Optimum Nutrition”, personalised Fitness Assessments and individually customised programmes and Fitness Classes to the people of Kilkenny and beyond. As well as a host of world class sports facilities to clubs, groups, schools and individuals.General information25m 6 Lane competition standard swimming pool with viewing gallery; 5m learner pool; Kiddie's fun pool with aquatic fun features; Health Suite with jacuzzi, sauna and steam room; 400m 6 Lane Running Track; 4 Astroturf pitches; Full size grass soccer pitch; 13,000 sq ft Multi-Sports Arena for indoor soccer, basketball, badminton etc with retractable seating; 3,200 sq ft state of the art Gymnasium; 1,600 sq ft Fitness Studio; Coffee Dock; Easy access, free parking;
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
15 Jul 2017
“Gym and pool session”
15 May 2017
“Ok”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:30
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Bothar na Tounish Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
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+353 56 773 4620
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely facility with all the equipment that could be needed. Nice friendly staff and clean and tidy. A little expensive for a public facility and the pool was very busy with kids but lovely facility and will be back.

Thank petermcgkk
Mandy M, P.A. to C.E.O. at The Watershed, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Dear Peter, thank you so much for giving us a rating and such a positive review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Kind regards, Mandy

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This place is good but badly managed.It happened to me lots of time that i paid and sauna is not working and there is no notice about it at the desk or on facebook page and its the only thing why im driving from Carlow...More

Thank Stanky217
Mandy M, P.A. to C.E.O. at The Watershed, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Dear Stanky217, firstly thank you very much for posting a rating and for your feedback and I'm sorry for the delay in responding to you. I would also like to sincerely apologise for the inconvenience caused to you by the matters you raised and can...More

Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is an amazing facility ,i have been here on a number of occasions for different reasons,kids party,swimming,family fun day on sundays from 3-5pm at the pool,the gym has the best of up to date equiptment and the jaquizzi is amazing if your looking to...More

Thank stepherstipp
Mandy M, P.A. to C.E.O. at The Watershed, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Dear Stepherstipp, thank you so much for your full five stars and wonderful comments. I'm very sorry it has taken this long to acknowledge your review. I hope that we can continue to provide an enjoyable experience for you and your family. Kind regards, Mandy

Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very popular among the fitness fanatics, pool lovers and all kinds of sports addicts ! 😉Great place to spend time with the kinds of enjoy birthday parties ...doing a bit of movement !

Thank KateCatrinel
Mandy M, P.A. to C.E.O. at The Watershed, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Hi Kate, I'm sorry we didn't respond to your wonderful review last year, I don't know how it was missed! Such lovely feedback and we are extremely grateful, thank you so much. Kind regards, Mandy

Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Reviews are always relative and subjective but wirh family in this city warranting regular drop ins or visits, and when you have a young family yourself such facilities as these come under particular scrutiny...ive seen so many poor ie dated similar facilities elsewhere on our...More

1  Thank KavanaghIreland
Mandy M, P.A. at The Watershed, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Dear Kavanagh Ireland Thank you so much for your review of The Watershed, we are delighted to receive such praise and are grateful for your support. Kind regards, Mandy

Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Love the watershed. All staff are amazing and so happy to help. Changing areas, showers & toilets always spotless . Pool is great. Lovely baby pool with slides & water features, second kids pool also great. Bigger pools also for big kids/ adults. Had a...More

1  Thank holidayhola
Mandy M, P.A. to C.E.O. at The Watershed, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Dear Lfogart I'm so sorry we did not respond to your review when it was received in March of last year. It is an honour to receive your full five stars and we are thrilled with the lovely comments. Thank you very very much. Kind...More

Reviewed 1 October 2015

We brought our toddler here and we all had a great time. The place is spotless. They have family changing rooms which are ideal. They even have highchairs for the smaller babies which is great if it's just one parent and baby. Wish we had...More

1  Thank KLBbears
Mandy M, P.A. at The Watershed, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Dear KLBbears I'm sorry for not acknowledging your review sooner. This is a great review to receive and we really appreciate you awarding us five stars. Kind regards, Mandy

Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Visited this pool twice in a week while on holiday in the area. It's a fantastic place. The staff are so polite and helpful. It's clean and has excellent facilities. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Lachyweb
Mandy M, P.A. at The Watershed, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Dear Lachyweb Apologies for not writing to you sooner, we are very grateful for your five star review, thank you so much. Kind regards, Mandy

Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

Used the gym a few times and thought it was well stocked. The place itself is a good place that holds many events and classes. I'll definitely be signing up for a membership come the Summer.

1  Thank luvbitesnbruises
Reviewed 3 January 2015

The gym and pool are both super. Sauna and jacuzzi and steam room top class also. Definitely worth a visit if you want to keep fit without a membership. Great staff also.

3  Thank Globetrotter201026
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