Practice swimming without armbands

Children who do not have a swimming certificate are required to wear inflatable armbands in all of The Hague’s swimming pools. These rules do not apply to babies who are not yet able to walk. Would you like to swim with your child without inflatable armbands? Check when this is permitted at the specific swimming pools.

It is possible to practice swimming with your child without inflatable armbands in the instructional pool in Het Hofbad, De Houtzagerij, Overbosch, De Waterthor and Zuiderpark swimming pools on the following days and at the following times:

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Swimming pool (instructional pool) Day and time
Het Hofbad Saturday from 10.00 to 11.30 hrs.
Wednesday from 13.00 to 14.30 hrs.
De Houtzagerij Wednesday from 15.30 to 16.45 hrs.
Saturday from 13.30 to 16.00 hrs,
Sunday from 11.00 to 13.30 hrs.
Overbosch Saturday from 12.00 to 14.00 hrs.
Sunday from 8.00 to 14.00 hrs.
De Waterthor Saturday from 8.00 to 13.00 hrs.
Sunday from 8.00 to 13.00 hrs.
Zuiderpark Sunday from 11.00 to 13.00 hrs.
Girl in the water
Also see Swimming lessons

Published: 20 August 2018Modified: 15 September 2020