Teddy Bear swimming

During Teddy Bear swimming your child gets used to water in a playful way. It is all about playing, discovering and building confidence. So that he is not afraid of water.

Who is it for?

Teddy Bear swimming is for parents with children aged 6 months and older (the age is 1 year and older in Het Hofbad). One parent swims with each child.

Good to know

  • Babies and children will be categorised according to age and how well they can swim.
  • You do not need to register for Teddy Bear swimming. You just buy a ticket at the cash desk of the swimming pool.

Where and when

Teddy Bear swimming is given in:

  • Het Hofbad swimming pool
  • Overbosch swimming pool

Look for more information on the page Opening hours and rules for The Hague's swimming pools.

Fees for Teddy Bear swimming

Look at the fees for Teddy Bear swimming under the Rates for The Hague's swimming pools. Do you go swimming often? Then it is cheaper to buy a multiple entry ticket (12 times). You can buy one at the swimming pool or in the Sport webshop.


All of The Hague’s municipal swimming pools have house rules in order to prevent any accidents.

Also see: Swimming and swimming pools

Published: 27 January 2021Modified: 16 November 2021