Just Keep Swimming: These 10 Pools In Delhi Are Open For Everyone!

    There are only a few things that provide respite in the scorching Delhi heat, and, for us (and many of you, we’re sure), swimming happens to be one of the best. Now, if you aren’t a club member, it’s difficult to locate places where you can swim at a per-day cost, or perhaps, a temporary membership that won’t burn a hole in your pocket.

    We’ve got you covered with a list of all the swimming pools in Delhi-NCR that are open to everyone.

    Friends Swimming Academy

    Friends Swimming Academy

    New Friends Colony, Delhi

    Located close to most of the places in Delhi (except Dwarka), Friends Swimming Academy provides a huge, professional-sized swimming pool to city-dwellers. Just go, show-off your swimming moves or attain some new ones with hands-on, on-the-spot coaching available at the pool. It’s closed on Thursdays, however, so we hope that isn’t coincidentally the day you plan to check it out on.

    Timings: 6 AM - 10 AM and 4 PM - 7 PM.

    Price: Starting at INR 12,000 per month.

    Gulmohar Park Club

    Their season is on from April to December, and they offer swimming at a cost per day, as well as a month, three-month, and six-month membership. The pool is 30ft by 60ft, and the deepest end is 8ft. Coaching is also offered.

    Timings: 8 AM - 5 PM and 6 PM - 10 PM on all 7 days.

    Price: INR 300 per hour; INR 5,000 (1 month); INR 10,500 (3 months) and INR 14,000 (6 months). Coaching comes for INR 3,000 a month.

    Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Swimming Pool Complex, Talkatora

    One of the oldest spots to swim in town with an Olympic-sized pool at that, they let you swim after you pass a basic test. Their rates differ according to age, and you’ll have to request coaching, but they only train people who already know the basics of swimming.

    Timings: 9 AM - 11 AM and 6 PM - 9 PM. (Closed on Monday).

    Price: INR 1,500 (for ages 16 and below); INR 2,500 (for ages 16 and above).

    Hotel Radisson, Paschim Vihar

    Radisson Blu Hotel

    Paschim Vihar, Delhi

    They allow outsiders (non-guests) to swim at a fee. There are a variety of time periods your can opt for (per day, 2 months, 3 months and an annual deal), and depending on the deal you pick, they offer deals on the use of their spa and wet area.

    Timings: 7:30 AM - 8:30 PM on all days.

    Price: INR 20,000 plus taxes per month (with a coach), INR 15,000 plus taxes per month (without a coach).

    Siri Fort Sports Complex

    This one is the most popular on the list and has top-notch facilities. You can swim in the pool accompanied by a member and as a non-member as well after paying a casual membership fee and they charge you per dip in the pool.

    Timings: 6 AM - 12 PM and 3 PM - 9 PM on all days.

    Price: INR 40 - 50 per day for casual membership and INR 150 for a dip (45 minutes).

    Chilla Sports Complex

    Chilla Sports Complex

    Vasundhara Enclave, Delhi

    While Chilla is open to all, you can opt for a temporary membership for the summer. If you choose to go in the morning, you can catch a spectacular view of the sunrise. The pool’s open till the end of September. Coaching classes are available at an extra INR 800 per month.

    Timings: 6 AM - 10 AM and 3 PM - 9 PM. (Closed on Monday).

    Price: INR 1,735 for membership; INR 4,200 for swimming per month.

    Pacific Sports Complex

    Just a few steps away from LSR College lies Pacific Sports Complex, with a large eight-lane pool. Although it may intimidate you with its Olympian look, they also cater to beginners and offer coaching classes at an extra INR 1,500 per month.

    Timings: 5 AM - 10 PM on all days.

    Price: INR 3,000 per month and INR 8,000 for three months.

    Khazan Singh Swimming Academy

    This academy boasts of a large pool and pays homage to sports hero Khazan Singh. A training ground for both beginners and seasoned swimmers, the pool is clean, equipped with efficient staff, and lives up to international standards. They have coaching for any and all newbies.

    Timings: 5 AM - 8 AM and 5 PM - 9 PM. (Closed on Tuesday).

    Price: INR 2,300 (for the first month; inclusive of admission); INR 2,000 (every subsequent month). Coaching comes at INR 2,600 (for the first month), INR 1,500 (every subsequent month).

    HUDA Gymkhana Club

    As per one of our reader’s suggestions, the HUDA Gymkhana Club is a stellar option as it is very clean and well-maintained. The pool is half the size of an Olympic pool and they have a splash pool too, for the little ones.

    Timings: 6 AM - 10 AM and 4 PM - 10 PM on all days.

    Price: INR 2,000 per month and INR 800 per month for coaching. Guests can use the pool for INR 200 per hour.

    Ramagya Sports Academy

    A great option for all the Noida peeps out there, this academy has two well-maintained pools - one semi Olympic sized pool for adults and a splash pool for toddlers. They have certified instructors available who'll teach you all the swimming strokes with proper techniques. 

    Timings: 6 AM - 9 AM and 4 PM - 9 PM on all days.

    Price: INR 4,500 per month and INR 9,000 for three months.