July 24 - August 9, 2015
Aquatics Palace stop: Buses No 54, 74, 74а, 75
Located on the bank of the Kazanka River, the Aquatics Palace is one of the largest indoor sports venues in Russia. The aquatics facility served as a competition venue for the 16th FINA World Championships 2015. The venue formed the main cluster of the Championships venues.
The building consists of 3 pools: a 33х25m pool basin for diving with a maximum operating depth of 5.5 m; a 52х25m pool basin for synchronised swimming with a maximum operating depth of 3.0 m; a 50х25m practice pool with an operating depth of 2.2 m. All swimming pools are equipped with viewing windows for coaches to follow athletes’ progress, as well as for photo and video shooting. There is a dry land training facility, massage rooms, gyms, press centre and other facilities required for holding competitions.
After being commissioned, the Aquatics Palace hosted a number of high-profile international aquatics events, among them swimming, synchronised swimming and diving tournaments of the 27th Summer Universiade, FINA Diving Grand Prix, and the Four Nations Diving Meet.