Tollcross International Swimming Centre

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Tollcross International Swimming Centre
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Tollcross International Swimming Centre
Former namesEast End Leisure Centre
Tollcross Park Leisure Centre
Location Tollcross, Glasgow
Coordinates 55°50′44.2″N4°10′38.18″W / 55.845611°N 4.1772722°W / 55.845611; -4.1772722
Owner Glasgow City Council
Capacity 2,000 (permanent)
5,000 (temporary)
Opened1997, [1] [2] 2013
Construction cost£14m (refurbishment) [3]
General contractor Barr Construction
2014 Commonwealth Games
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships
2018 European Aquatics Championships
2018 European Sports Championships

The Tollcross International Swimming Centre is a swimming pool and leisure centre in Glasgow. It hosted the Swimming events at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. [4] The centre hosted the IPC Swimming World Championships during July 2015. [5]


Technical features

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. [6] 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. Additional upgrades were made in 2017 in preparation for the 2018 European Aquatics Championships, which included repairs, a new roof, and electrical and mechanical equipment additions. [6]

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