Vichy Springs’ pools offer a variety of soaking and swimming options. An Olympic size swimming pool, in-ground hot pool, the carbonated “Vichy” Baths and Chemisal Falls pool are all available for your enjoyment.
The Naturally Carbonated “Vichy” Mineral Baths
The “Vichy” Baths are 90°F (32°C) naturally carbonated mineral baths. The water flows from 30,000 feet below the surface into the adjacent spring source and directly into 154-year old tubs. Fourteen individual tubs are available for your enjoyment, 4 outside and 10 inside. The healing powers of the “Vichy” Baths are not to be underestimated. A 30 minute soak carries your worries away, leaving one relaxed and renewed. They are highly recommended and universally recognized for skin disorders such as psoriasis and eczema and poison oak as well as arthritis, rheumatism and nervous conditions.
The Hot Pool
The in-ground hot pool is a 104° Fahrenheit (40° C) communal pool. The water from a cold deep mineral source and is diverted into the hot pool and heated allowing full enjoyment of the waters on cool evenings.
The Olympic size swimming pool is a 30 x 80 foot (25 meter) seasonal swimming pool. The pool (open May – October) is a non heated pool designed for a refreshing swim on warm summer days. In the pool and hot pool ozone technology is the primary oxidant and secondarily, state required, bromine. No chlorine is used in the pools.
The Chemisal Falls Pool
The natural Chemisal Falls pool is a 30 minute hike on one of Vichy Springs’ beautiful trails. The natural pool at the base of the falls is filled with water flowing over Chemisal Falls into Little Grizzly Creek. A refreshing plunge into the cold pool after the enjoyable hike renews one’s spirit.