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Piscina Municipal de Montjuïc - Olympic diving pool Featured Popular

Address
Avinguda de Miramar, 31, 08038, Barcelona
Nearest Metro
Espanya L2
City District
Sants-Montjuic: Montjuïc
Telephone
+34 934430046
Fax
+34 934267818
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Piscina Municipal de Montjuïc - Olympic diving pool
Barcelona Olympic diving swimming pool on Montjuic hill Barcelona. Open July and August. Full name is Centre Esportiu Municipal Piscina de Salts de Montjuïc (CEM). The Olympic diving pool in Barcelona was designed by Antoni de Moragas in 1992 for the diving events of the Barcelona 92 Olympic games. It has a seating capacity of 4.100 spectators and the panoramic views of the city provide a unique backdrop for diving events. In the summer the pool is open for swimming only. The Olympic diving pool was designed as a competition pool, so it is not part of a sports centre and there are no fitness facilities. The changing rooms are 20 years old now and could use a renovation. The swimming area is open in July and August, but only the swimming pool. The diving pool and boards are closed to the public. Also note that there are no deckchairs for sunbathing, so bring a thick towel to lie on. There is a small pool-side kiosk, where you can buy refreshments. 


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Opening times Olympic diving pool Barcelona
Open Monday to Sunday 11:00 to 18:30
Only from end June to beginning of September 

Ticket sales stop at 17:30/5.30pm
Opening times can vary each year.
Visit webpage to check dates.

Sometimes closed for competitions or practise sessions.

Prices 2015:
 
€ 6.50 adults
€ 4,50 children 6 to14 years





How to get to Olympic diving pool Montjuic

Map location Olympic Diving Pool


By Bus:
Bus lines 55, 50 & 61


By Metro and funicular train
Nearest metro station is Parallel. Take L3 to Parallel station, then take the funicular of Montjuic train which departs from metro station Parallel. When you are at top of funicular train (there is only one stop) then the diving pool is a one minute walk to left when you exit the funicular train station.
See map of location of Barcelona Diving pool




NOTE:
There are three different swimming pools on Montjuic, Barcelona. The other two are the
Bernat Picornell Olympic pool which has indoor and outdoor pools and is open to the general public all year round.
And there is an outdoor pool in a private sports club on Montjuic which is not open to public

Location all swimming pools on Montjuic