Mayo has a number of very attractive swimming pools with other facilities available. Mayo County Council operates indoor heated swimming pools at:
These pools are open 7 days per week to the public and offer a wide range of facilities for young and old.
The facilities currently available at the three indoor heated pools are:
Water Safety Classes
Rescue and Resuscitation Techniques
Scuba Diving Lessons
Water Polo Classes
Why not call in when you are next in the area.
To check pool times contact:
Ballina ++ 353 (0) 96 70506
Castlebar ++ 353 (0) 94 21357
Claremorris ++ 353 (0) 94 71313
During the summer months be sure to try the many outdoor pools throughout the County at:
For outdoor swimming at its best try one of Mayo's Blue Flag Beaches. The County is the proud houlder of no less than ten Blue Flag awards.
The beaches, recognised as being among the most outstanding in Europe, are each served with a comprehensive information panel, giving full details of amenities, flora and fauna.
Mayo has an excellent record for the safety of its bathing areas and it's lifeguarding service ranks among the best in Ireland. Why not come and see for yourself.
Being a maritime County, the question of water safety has always been a priority for Mayo County Council.
Mayo's outstanding blue flag beaches and other popular bathing areas attract people in their thousands to the waters of Mayo each year especially during the summer months.
Mayo County Council works alongside the voluntary Mayo Area Water Safety Committee and the National Safety Council to promote water safety within the County.
Lifesaving equipment is erected at strategic location
Warning signs are put in place to notify bathers of known hazards
Lifeguards are employed at many of the popular bathing places.
Water Safety Courses are arranged throughout the County especially during the summer months.
Water Safety education pack is promoted at primary schools level.
Remember, when going for a swim:
Don't swim alone or in strange places.
Swim preferably where there is a lifeguard.
Pay particular attention to warning signs.
Stay within your depth and swim parallel to the shore.
Don't swim after a meal or after taking alcohol.