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Only five minute drive from Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown

The National Aquatic Centre, located just minutes from Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown, is one of the world's largest indoor water centres. In fact, it is Ireland's 3rd most popular fee paying attraction!

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Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown has a great value Splash and Stay Family Offer. We are offering an exclusive family breaks package from only €199! This amazing offer includes an overnight stay in 4 star comfort for 2 adults and 2 children with complimentary access to the National Aquatic Centre and all for only €199!

The Centre was developed by the Irish Government to be a national centre for all aquatic sports in Ireland. It was officially launched in March 2003 and successfully hosted the swimming events of the 2003 Special Olympics World Summer Games.

The National Aquatic Centre comprises:

  • A 10-lane 50 metre x 25 metre international standard swimming pool with two moveable floors which will allow it to be reconfigured for other uses
  • A 25 metre international standard diving pool/warm- up pool
  • Extensive leisure waters including adventure water rides, with children's play pool; and wave pool
  • Seating for 2,500 spectators
  • A Fitness Centre
  • Café and Reception Area.
  • The Premier Venue for Competitive Swimming, Diving and Water Polo in Ireland
  • National Facility for the training of our high performance swimmers
  • Host venue for International, National and Provincial competitions
  • Actively promoting and developing Swimming Participation at all levels
  • Public facility for promoting Health and Fitness.

Keep up to date on all upcoming events in the National Aquatic Centre.