Swimming Pools in Krakow
can boast two public open-air swimming pools and an assortment
of indoor swimming baths. The latter belong to
sport clubs, municipal agencies, Krakow’s
higher education, and other organizations. Also
swimming holes in
are usually available to the general public. Plus there is a
water park in Krakow (Park Wodny) with water chutes and other
Bathing in Krakow in summer
Open-air swimming-pools in Krakow are usually available from
June to September. Conversely, the indoor swimming pools often
close for summer.
Since the city’s swimming baths are overcrowded when the heat
waves strike, the locals in landlocked Krakow preferably
weather them on a lakeside. There is a supervised
lakeshore bathing beach with lifeguards within the city limits
called Zalew Bagry and another
in Przylasek Rusiecki area. But most popular is an artificial
lake at Kryspinow just west of the city border. Yet actually
people swarm to any swimmable water hole, and many even dare to
take a dip in places where bathing is explicitly banned.
Note: Rivers in Krakow, including Wisla, are unsuitable for
Swimming pool is ‘basen’ in Polish.
Open-air swimming pools in Krakow
at 14 Mackiewicza street. Website www.clepardia.com Two pools
open every day in summer from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. A regular ticket
costs 15 zlotys,
reduced rate is 11 zlotys, kids under 7 pay 5 zlotys..
at 1 Bulwarowa street. Website www.krakowianka.info Phone
124114088. Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. A regular ticket costs 14 zlotys,
reduced rate is 10 zlotys.
Krakow’s indoor swimming baths open year-round
at 4 Buszka street. Website www.basen.agh.edu.pl Phone
126174841. Opening hours from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day.
Regular rate is 14 zlotys per hour, reduced rate 11 zlotys per
hour. Three pools, one 16 m long, 12 wide, and 1.3 to 1.8 m
deep, second 25 m long, 12.5 m wide, and 0.8 meter to 1.8 m
deep, third 15 m long, 8.4 wide m, and 0.6 m to 1 m deep.
indoor pools in Krakow
Basen AWF (Akademii Wychowania Fizycznego – Academy of
Physical Educatiom) at 12 Rogozinskiego street, Phone (+48)
Basen Bronowianka at 124a Zarzecze street. Phone (+48)
502475456 or 501067587. Website www.bronowianka.pl/basen.html
Open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on
weekends. Standard rate is 8 zlotys per hour, reduced rate is 6
zlotys . Pool dimensions: 15 m long, 5 m wide.
Basen Kolna at 2 Kolna street. Phone (+48) 122593540
ext. 50 or 51. Website www.kkk.krakow.pl Email
Open every day from 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Regular rate is 13
zlotys per hour, reduced 9 zlotys per hour. Pool dimensions:
25 m long, 20 m wide, and 1.4 m to 1.8 m deep.
Basen KSOS at 6 Powstania Warszawskiego avenue. Phone
Basen Kurdwanow Nowy at 34a Wyslouchow street. Phone
(+48) 126545355. Website www.kurdwanow.ksos.krakow.pl
Open 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays and from noon to 8 p.m. on
weekends. Regular rate is 9 zlotys per hour, reduced 7 zlotys
Basen Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego (University of Economy)
at 27 Rakowicka street. Phone (+48) 122935673.
Basen UP (Uniwersytet Pedagogiczy – Academy of Pedagogy)
at 4 Ingardena street. Phone (+48) 126626651.Website
www.wsp.krakow.pl/swf/basen Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Open 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays,
and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursdays. Regular rate is 11
zlotys per hour, reduced 8 zlotys.
Basen Zespolu Szkol Ogolnoksztalcacych Mistrzostwa Sportowego
at 20 Grochowska street. Phone (+48) 124119295.
Basen Zespolu Szkol Ogolnoksztalcacych Sportowych nr 1
at 4 os. Handlowe. Open 7 am to 10 pm every day but off limits
to the general public during school hours on weekdays. The
swimming pool is 25-metre-long and 16-metre-wide with depth 1.1
metre to 1.8 metre. A sauna and a Jacuzzi on the premises.
at 1 Szuwarowa street. Phone (+48) 122627645. Website
cascada.com.pl Email email@example.com
Open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays and Saturdays and from
noon to 8 p.m. on Sundays. Regular rate is 15 zlotys per hour.
Pool dimensions 16 m long, 6 m wide, 1.5 m deep.
Com-Com Zone at 6 Ptaszyckiego street. Phone
J&J Center Skotniki at 40 Winnicka street. Phone (+48)
122609365. Web site www.jjsportcenter.pl Email
Open 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day. Standard rate is 15 zlotys
per 45 minutes, reduced 13 zlotys. Pool dimensions 17 m long,
10 m wide, and 0.9 m to 1.6 m deep.
at 9 Kalwaryjska street. Phone (+48) 122593540.
Le Premier Sport & Relax at 6c Wadowicka street. Phone
12 263 63 48 Web site www.lepremier.pl Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on
Saturdays. Standard rate 20 zlotys per 75 minutes. Pool
dimensions 15 m long, 6 m wide, and 1.9 m deep.
Miedzyszkolny Basen Plywacki at os. Kolorowe
29b. Phone (+48) 126445939.
Miedzyszkolny Basen Plywacki at 23 Francesco
Nullo street. Phone (+48) 124186302 or 124115159.
at 22 Reymonta street. Phone (+48) 126151562 or 126304553.
YMCA at 8 Krowoderska street. Phone (+48)
Aqua park in Krakow
At 126 Dobrego Pasterza street. Open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
every day. Weekday rates: 23 zlotys per hour for adults and 19 zlotys
an hour children. Weekend rates 25 zlotys per hour adults, 22
zlotys per hour children.
Bathing beaches in Krakow and its vicinity
Zalew Bagry. Access by bus to
stops Saska, Maly Plaszow, Dworcowa, Dworzec Plaszow. Open from June 28th to
August 31st. Free admission.
Guarded bathing between 10 am and 6
pm. Operator: Stowarzyszenie "Omega", ul. Kozia 30.
Przylasek Rusiecki. Access by tram 15 (Pleszˇw
stop), next bus 146 (every hour). Open from June 28th to
August 31st. Free admission.
Guarded bathing between 10a.m. and 6
p.m. Operator: Polish Fishing Federation, os. Szkolne 39, phone
Zakrzowek - Kraken. Access by tram to Grota-Roweckiego
stop (lines 11, 18, 52, 62). Admission 10 zlotys, reduced rate 5
zlotys at Punkt nr 3, Wylom street.
In summer open 9 am to 8 pm . Operator:
Centrum Nurkowe Kraken,ul. Wylom 1, phone
Kryspinow. Access by buses 209 or 269 (Kryspinow Zalew
stop), also buses 239 or 249 (get off at Kryspinow stop and walk
some 500 m). GPS coordinates N50,04 E19,79. Admission 12 zlotys, children under 6 free of
charge, 6 zlotys entry fee for kids from 7 to 15. Open between
8 a.m. and 10 p.m. every day. Operator: Nad Zalewem Sp. z o.o.,
office Cholerzyn 361, 32-061 Liszki, phone (+48) 122927553, fax (+48) 122927381.