Different opening hours on 5 December

Published: 29 November 2018Modified: 29 November 2018

The Hague’s municipal swimming pools will have different hours of operation on Wednesday, 5 December for Sinterklaas.

All activities will be cancelled this day after 16.00 hrs. The Fifty fit lessons will go ahead a scheduled. The only swimming lessons which will take place are in De Houtzagerij swimming pool. There will be different times for recreational swimming.

Swimming lessons

The times for the swimming lessons on 5 December in De Houtzagerij swimming pool are:

Swimming pool Times Diploma
Houtzagerij 13.15 - 13.55 hrs. A
14.00 - 14.40 hrs. A
14.45 - 15.25 hrs. A, B and C
The swimming lessons in the other municipal swimming pools (Blinkerd, Overbosch, Waterthor and Zuiderpark) are cancelled.

Recreational swimming

Recreational swimming will not be as extensive this day. You can visit the swimming pools at the following times:

Swimming pool Times Information
Blinkerd 7.00 - 8.30 hrs. lane swimming, all pools
12.00 - 13.00 hrs. lane swimming, all pools
Hofbad 9.00 - 12.00 hrs. recreational and 50-metre pool
12.00 - 16.00 hrs. instructional and recreational pool
Houtzagerij 7.00 - 8.30 hrs. all pools
Overbosch 7.00 - 8.30 hrs. instructional and competition pool
10.30 - 13.00 hrs. target groups, children's pool and recreational pool
14.30 - 16.00 hrs. target groups, competition, children's pool and recreational pool
Zuiderpark 7.00 - 8.30 hrs. lane swimming/instructional pool, as of 20 years
7.00 - 12.00 hrs. lane swimming/ competition pool, as of 20 years
8.00 - 13.00 hrs. recreational pool
13.00 - 15.00 hrs. competition pool
13.00 - 16.00 hrs. recreational pool

More information

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