Olympic swimming pool of Colle Val D'Elsa
If you prefer a holiday able to mix peaceful moments to sport ones, Palazzo San Lorenzo is the ideal place for you. At a short distance from the hotel, you can immerse yourself in the beautiful Olympic Swimming pool of Colle Val D’Elsa, an authentic “paradise”, where enjoy relaxing hours and dedicate some time to your favourite hobbies: from a simple swim to dives, from sun-bath to the numerous water sports, or simply to lay under the shadow of the pines, far away from noises and stress of the city. The wide Sport club in Colle Val d’Elsa is composed of one indoor and one outdoor pool.
The outdoor pool, surrounded by a green park, has a pool 50x18 meters big, with diving boards and platforms high 10, 7, 5 and 3,5 meters, a pool for children and different facilities like bar and restaurant.
The indoor pool is composed of a competitive pool for swimming and water polo 25x16 meters big with driving boards and platforms, an hydro massage pool, one for upstream swim and a gym.
Right outside Colle Val d’Elsa and within striking distance from Palazzo San Lorenzo, you can enjoy of the numerous sport and leisure activities offered by the town sport club, where, apart a golf field, tennis clubs and a beautiful Olympic swimming pool, you’ll also find an important section of Shooting National Range, dated back to the end of 1800.
Various interventions sponsored by the Ministry of Defence, the town and the members of the section, aimed to repair the damages occurred during the Second World War, gave to the town one of the most modern shooting galleries of the territory.
The facility include a rifle range for long-distances weapons and on request even one for short distance weapons, with 8 lines of fire with targets at 100, 200 and 300 meters. Have also been installed automatic system to raise the targets on the lines of fire of 100, 200 and 300 meters. It’s also been activated a system to check the targets 300 meters far using a screen. As every year the section of shooting range in Colle Val d’Elsa will be the scenery of different kind of competitions.