Opening hours and rules for The Hague's swimming pools

Swimming is fun and healthy. You can visit The Hague's swimming pools for swimming lessons, lap swimming, recreational swimming, family swimming and water sports. Look at the swimming rules and the opening hours on this page.

Online reservation required

An online reservation is requird for swimming activities, except for Fifty Fit. You can reserve online in the sport webshop. You will need an account to do this. Look at the page Reserve swimming activities for more information.

Reserve your time slot here

You can reserve a maximum of 7 days in advance. Each swimming time slot has space for a maximum number of visitors. This can differ per swimming pool. Are you unable to come at your reserved time? Inform the municipality so that your spot can go to somebody else. You can cancel your reserved time slot by calling the Sport-info-line: tel. (070) 353 72 72 or by sending an email to You can also cancel your reserved time slot at the swimming pool.

Opening hours of the swimming pools

Look at the regular opening hours for each swimming pool:

Swimming rules

To make sure everybody can swim safely a number of rules are in effect:

  • Stay home if you have a cold or flu-like symptoms, even mild symptoms, and get tested.
  • Keep a distance of 1.5 metres from others.
  • A reservation, registration and a health check are compulsory.
  • Take your swimming pass or valid ID with you.
  • Make contactless payments or pay with a bank card (with PIN).
  • Follow the walking routes.
  • Follow the instructions of the staff and water safety managers.
  • The cash desk closes 30 minutes before the end of the activity.
  • Use the lockers to store bags and other personal items.

More information

Would you like more information about the swimming pools, for example how to get there? Go to Swimming and swimming pools. Do you have another question? Call the Sport-info-line at tel. (070) 353 72 72 between 8.30 and 16.30 hrs. or send an email to

Published: 18 May 2021Modified: 17 September 2021