West Wood Club

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The West Wood Clubs are a privately owned chain of fitness centres located in Dublin, Ireland. The first club was founded in 1994.

There are clubs operating at Clontarf Road on the Northside, and Leopardstown and Sandymount on the Southside. Membership permits use of facilities at all locations.

Clontarf Road Club[edit]

The Clontarf Road club houses the first 50-metre swimming pool built in Ireland.[1] There are now three other 50m pools, located at the University College Dublin Sport and Fitness in Belfield, the National Aquatic Centre in Blanchardstown and at the University of Limerick[citation needed]. It is home to an 11-metre indoor climbing wall.[2] West Wood Clontarf also contains a bar and nightclub called Barcode.

Bram Stoker Dracula Experience[edit]

In 2003, the Bram Stoker Dracula Experience opened at Clontarf Road. Stoker, author of the classic Dracula novel, was born close by on the Crescent in what is now Fairview. The visitor centre is aimed at children and families and provides information about the author and his works.[citation needed]

The exhibit, along with Barcode have closed as of October 31, 2010.

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