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Splash! Cooling off in Hangzhou Swimming Pools 2019-06-10
Summer-time means swimming and the perfect time in which to cool off and get exercise during the city’s hottest months. In a hot city like Hangzhou swimming pools are aplenty. So for swimming lovers we’ve assembled a list of some of the best pools in town. All you need to do is to take your pick and then take the plunge!

Chen Jing Lun Natatorium

Address: No. 126, Shuguang Road (曙光路126号)

Chen Jing Lun Natatorium (陈经伦游泳馆) is located opposite the Yellow Dragon Cave inside Chen Jing Lun Sports School and is known for having trained many proficient athletes throughout its history such as Sun Yang, an Olympic and world-record-holding distance swimmer. The venue is home to four swimming pools of different water depths all accommodating different swimmers’ requirements and the perfect place to escape the summer heat.

  Morning Afternoon Night
July and August 05:30 – 07:00 14:00 – 16:00 19:15 – 21:00
Sep. – Next June 06:00 – 07:30 12:00 – 14:00 19:15 – 21:30

Zhejiang Technology University Natatorium

Address: No. 16 Chaowang Road (潮王路 16号)

This natatorium is located inside Zhejiang University of Technology in Xiacheng District and is the most advanced and largest of its kind offering teaching, training and competitions. It is equipped with a standard 50 meter swimming pool half of which is dedicated to a deep water area and the other half ranging from 0.9 to 1.16 meters deep provides a venue for kids, entertainment and training. What is also worth mentioning is that the natatorium uses the same brand of water treatment system and heating equipment as the National Aquatics Center – Water Cube, which is the landmark structure of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games which ensures cleanliness, water quality and a comfortable water temperature. Students can enjoy a discount by showing their student ID Cards and swimming training classes are available for different levels of swimmers.

  Monday – Friday Weekends and Holidays Summer Vacation
Morning 06:00 – 07:30 06:00 – 07:30 05:30 – 07:00
Afternoon 11:45 – 13:30 12:30 – 15:30 12:30 – 15:30
Night 18:30 – 21:00 18:30 – 21:00 19:00 – 21:30

Hangzhou Natatorium

Address: No. 181, North Huancheng Road (环城北路181号)

Located inside a huge metal building complex surfing a big wave is the Hangzhou Natatorium (杭州游泳馆). It is definitely an eye-catcher on the north Huancheng Road so you will not be able to miss it. The natatorium is well equipped with one standard swimming pool 25 meters by 50 meters and another 10 meters by 25 meters. The high-end water treatment equipment and German-imported water quality monitoring system guarantees swimmers a safe and sanitary swim. Spacious changing rooms are also provided for plenty of privacy. The swimming venue is open all year round and offers lessons in swimming, water polo and water ballet.

The natatorium is now under renovation and will reopen in late July.

  Morning Afternoon Night
Hours 06:00-07:00; 08:00-10:30 12:00-14:00; 15:00-17:00 19:00-21:30
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No.188, Fuchun Road, Hangzhou, China
TEL: 86-571-96123
FAX: 86-571-96123
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