This is a list of affordable swimming pools in Nairobi. Swimming is not only an exciting sport but also a fun way of exercising and letting the day’s troubles or stress melt away.
Whether you are a beginner, learner or professional swimmer, Nairobi has a lot to offer. Nairobi is dotted with magnificent swimming pools to cater for your needs, whether you are operating on a tight budget, seeking to advance your swimming career or seeking to take swimming as a way of exercising.
Here is a list of affordable swimming pools in Nairobi.
- Chester House Swimming Pool
The swimming pool is open to all residents and is accessible for your use at your pleasure. You may also choose to unwind by the pool and soak in the sun if you are not too keen on taking a dip. Charges are Kshs 500 for adults and Kshs 300 for kids.
Location: Chester House, Koinange Street.
Contact: 0722 345 735.
- Barclays Swimming Pool
It is run and operated by Barclays Sports Club, a private members club. The swimming pool is open to the public at a cost of Kshs 300 for adults and Kshs 200 for kids.
Location: Off Thika Superhighway, Near Utalii Hotel.
Contact: 0722 335 200.
- YMCA Swimming Pool
This is one of the best, clean and affordable swimming pools in Nairobi. Charges are Kshs 200 on weekdays and Kshs 300 during weekends.
Location: Along State House Road.
Contact: 0702 221 821.
- Methodist Guest House Swimming Pool
It is a state of the art 25-metre swimming pool, the perfect place to slip into the water, swim a few laps and let the day’s troubles just melt away.
Location: Lavington Green, Oloitokitok Road.
Contact: 0722 205 784.
- East African School of Aviation Swimming Pool
EASA swimming pool is a well-maintained swimming pool for personal and group swimming. Charges are Kshs 200 for individual adults and Kshs 100 for individual children.
Location: Near Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
Contact: 0716 164 229, 020 682 3602.
- Umoja 1 Swimming Pool
It is a public swimming pool open daily from 9 am to 5 pm. Charges are Kshs 200 and 150 for adults and children respectively.
Location: Umoja 1 Primary School, Embakasi West Constituency.
Contact: 0718 642 266.
- Nyayo National Stadium Swimming Pool
It is an Olympic size swimming pool that is always in tip-top condition and open to the public to enjoy. It is open every day including weekends and public holidays. They charge Kshs 150 for adults and Kshs 50 for children per day.
- Kasarani Acquatic Stadium
The facility has one baby pool, 1.25 m deep warmup or training pool, 1.5 m deep competition (Olympic size) pool and 6 m deep diving pool with 3 springboards and up to 10m high diving platform. The pools are clean and properly treated. Charges are Kshs 150-200 for adults and Kshs 50 for children.
Contact: 020 239 0500.