Van Maanenstraat 8
This nicely renovated municipal pool has maintained its stylish interior. This is rented for beginners, stroke improvers and advanced swimmers. The shallow pool has warmer water, while the 25-meter lanes are fresh and cool. The deep water has two floor levels which is great for newcomers to deep water. The pool has a nice coffee bar inside as well.
Parking is payed daily till 23:00 and it can be hard to find a space. The pool is walking distance from metro station ‘Blijdorp’ and tram stop ‘Schieweg’.
Types of classes at this location:
If you cannot swim at all and are fearful and/or challenged in water generally.
You took classes before and failed or it has been a very long time ago.
You are comfortable in shallow water but are not able yet to perform all 4 basic strokes.
This level requires you to have passed the introduction program, or you are able to perform a swim a backcrawl, and a single backstroke (froggy leg).
You can swim comfortably in shallow water, however, deep water gives you discomfort.
This level requires you to know all the 4 basic strokes and you have had swim lessons before.
You have no issues in deep water and are able to swim more than one lane without breaking.
These groups work on improving their swimming skills and stamina and follow the program for Diplomas A, B, and C.