When the temperature goes sky-high and you need to cool down, one of the ways is a dip in the pool. Here are some of our favourites:

BAHOSI SWIMMING POOL
They host 2 swimming summer courses between March & May: They last 1 month & cost 45,000Ks Bogyoke Aung San Rd, Bahosi Housing, Lanmadaw Tsp
+95 (0) 9 5114629
10am – 12pm, 3:30pm – 5:30pm
Admission: 15,000Ks

KOKINE SWIMMING CLUB
Offering two well-maintained 30m outdoor pools this club has been going since 1904.
23 Sayar San Road, Bahan Tsp
+95 (0) 1 542749
Closed from March to May for training. Re-opens in June.
Admission: 5,000Ks. 1 year membership is 5 lakhs

YANGON UNIVERSITY SWIMMING POOL
It’s not the nicest, and women should wear a t-shirt and shorts over their bikini, but it does the job. On Saturday and Sunday afternoons there is usually a fun crowd of students who are willing to join in a game of water-polo. Not a sunbathing pool.
Inya Rd, Sein Lan So Pyay Garden, Kamayut Tsp
+95 (0) 9 73105276
Admission: 1,000Ks

NATIONAL SWIMMING POOL
Fairly clean 50m lap pool with an attached diving section. US$30 for 3 months, US$50 for 5 months, US$100 USD for 1 year.
68, U Wisara Road, Dagon Tsp
+95 (0) 1 378 550, +95 (0) 1 385 928
9am – 12pm, 1pm – 4pm, 6pm – 8pm

KANDAWGYI SWIMMING POOL
This pool is often busy but not as nice as Kokine; there’s also a paddling pool for toddlers.
Bogyoke Aung San Rd, Bahosi Housing, Lanmadaw Tsp
+95 (0) 1 542 749
Admission: 4,000Ks

CHATRIUM HOTEL SWIMMING POOL
A large and relaxing swimming pool surrounded by palm trees with several lounge chairs and a nice poolside bar and locker room. Price: $20/ day
40, Natmauk Road, Tamwe Tsp.
+95 (0) 1 544 500
7am – 10pm

INYA LAKE HOTEL SWIMMING POOL
The weekday fee is US$15. Saturdays & Sundays expect to pay US$25. Payment by Visa card available.
37 Kaba Aye Pagoda Road, Mayangone Tsp
+95 (0) 1 9662 866, +95 (0) 1 9 665 537
6.30am – 8.30pm

MICASA HOTEL SWIMMING POOL
They also have summer swimming lesson for groups of 10 people at US$120 per pax. One time entry is US$12. Monthly fees at US$110.
17, Kaba Aye Pagoda Road, Yankin Tsp
+95 (0) 1 650 933
6am – 10pm

PARKROYAL HOTEL SWIMMING POOL
They have the same price whether it’s a weekday or weekend – US$20
33 Alan Pya Pagoda St, Dagon TSp
+95 (0) 1 250 388
6am – 10pm.

BELMOND GOVERNOR’S RESIDENCE
The use of this pool is free as long as you spend at least US$50 per person from any of their restaurants.
35 Taw Win Road, Dagon Tsp
+95 (0) 1 229 860
6am – 6pm

HOTEL PARAMI
Parami Hotel’s new rooftop pool is located next to the Piano Bar and Grill but they have different opening
hours. Non-hotel guests cost $10 per person.
No. 2, Parami road, Mayangone Tsp
+95 (0) 1 658 118
7am – 5pm

2 COMMENTS

  1. The information provided for Bahosi Swimming Pool is mostly wrong except the address.

    Admission fees – 2000ks
    Opening time everyday (except Monday) – 7:30am-9:30am, 10:00am-12:00pm, 12:30pm-2:30pm, 3:00pm-5:00pm, 5:30pm-7:30pm
    (March, April and May opening times will be changed due to summertime classes)

    Swimming Class fees – 50,000ks (around 38$, need to be paid only once) and 2,000ks (around 1.3$) for every each session.

    Member fees – 30,000ks (around 21$) for one month. 40,000ks (around 26$) for two months which means only 20,000ks (around 13$) for one month.

    Length is 25m and Width is 12m

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