Swan Leisure officially opens in Dublin

by Pete Hayman | 16 Dec 2010

Swan Leisure, a new Donnelly Turpin Architects-designed leisure centre in Rathmines, Dublin, has been officially unveiled by the local authority.

John Paul Construction built the new complex on behalf of Dublin City Council, which forms part of the wider €36m (£30.5m) Rathmines Square development. Facilities include a 49-station gym equipped by Precor; a 25m x 12.5m swimming pool with moveable floor; a dance and fitness studio; and a meeting/spin studio.

A full-sized sports hall capable of hosting football, basketball, volleyball and badminton has also been created, along with changing facilities and a café. Dublin Lord Mayor Gerry Breen said: "Swan Leisure is a wonderful addition Rathmines and surrounding areas.

"This facility we have here today is a credit to the hard work, vision and cooperation between Dublin City Council, local elected representatives and the local community." Funding for the leisure centre element of the Rathmines Square development has been provided by the council.

The Department of Tourism, Culture and Sport's Sports Capital Programme and RAPID programme has also contributed towards the scheme.

Swan Leisure, a new Donnelly Turpin Architects-designed leisure centre in Rathmines, Dublin, has been officially unveiled by the local authority. John Paul Construction built the new complex on behalf of Dublin City Council, which forms part of the wider €36m (£30.5m) Rathmines Square development. Facilities include a 49-station gym equipped by Precor; a 25m x 12.5m swimming pool with moveable floor; a dance and fitness studio; and a meeting/spin studio.
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The swimming pool at the Swan Leisure facility in Dublin
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Swan Leisure officially opens in Dublin
Swan Leisure, a new Donnelly Turpin Architects-designed leisure centre in Rathmines, Dublin, has been officially unveiled by the local authority.