Information about De Waterthor swimming pool

De Waterthor swimming pool is suitable for all ages. It has 3 pools of different sizes and depths, including an Olympic-sized pool and a children’s pool.

Everybody 14 years and older must have a personal swimming pass in order to enter The Hague's municipal swimming pools. Do you not yet have a swimming pass? You can have a pass made on the spot at any swimming pool by showing a valid ID. Read more about the free swimming pass.

Address & contact details

Zwembad de Waterthor
Thorbeckelaan 350
2564 BZ The Hague
Telephone: (070) 323 51 41


The municipality would like to ensure that everybody at the pool has a pleasant experience and feels safe. This is why there are a number of swimming pool house rules. Are you planning to visit the pool? Make sure you know the house rules and abide by them.

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You are welcome to visit the canteen in our swimming pool. The canteen has coffee, tea and all sort of soft drinks and snack foods. Come and relax after doing sports. There is also WiFi.

Contact the canteen

For orders, appointments or questions, you can contact the canteen at De Waterthor swimming pool. The telephone number (070) 323 10 39.

Public transport

You can reach the swimming pool by taking Randstadrail 3 (De Savornin Lohmanplein stop) and Bus 21 and 23 (Thorbeckelaan/Albardastraat stop).

Disabled access

De Waterthor swimming pool offers disabled access. There is a separate room with a shower, toilet and changing room. There is also a special wheelchair/shower chair which you can use to get to the swimming pool. You can then be lifted into the water using the disabled hoist.

Extra heated pool

The 2 shallow pools have additional heating every day.

Changing room

A free changing room is available, but you can also store your clothing and personal items in a locker. The price for locker hire is € 0.50.


Here you find the rates for The Hague's swimming pools. The Ooievaarspas reduction card entitles you to a 50% discount.

Contact and more information

The Sport-info-line provides information about sports in The Hague. For example, if you'd like to learn more about sporting activities or clubs in your neighbourhood.

Feedback welcome

De Waterthor swimming pool values your opinion. Do you have any tips or remarks or are you missing information on the website? Send an e-mail to with the heading ‘De Waterthor swimming pool/my remarks'.

Vertrouwenspunt Sport

If you experience sexual intimidation, bullying, discrimination, insults, threats or abuse at the swimming pool, please contact the Vertrouwenspunt Sport of the NOC*NSF.

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      Published: 20 April 2016Modified: 14 March 2019