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These public pools in Tokyo are now open for summer

Beat the summer heat at these public pools in Minato, Setagaya, Shibuya, Meguro and more

By Youka Nagase
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Summer is here, and even though many beaches in the Greater Tokyo region may stay closed to discourage crowds, these pools around Tokyo will be open to the public – with a few new regulations to avoid the spread of Covid-19 coronavirus, of course.

Here are the Tokyo pools you can visit this summer.

Katsushika Ward Sport Facility (indoor pool)

The Katsushika Ward Sport Facility pool is now operating from 9am-9pm, and will only be allowing 50 visitors at a time. Each person is limited to a maximum of two hours per visit. High school students and above ¥300, middle school and elementary school students ¥100

Shibuya ward facilities 

Includes: Shibuya Ward Sports Center, Daikanyama Sports Plaza, Higashi Kenko Plaza

The public pools in Shibuya ward are now operating. Check the Shibuya Ward website for opening times. High school students and above ¥400, middle school and elementary school students ¥100, free for younger children.

Meguro Ward City Center Gymnasium

From July 1, Meguro Ward City Center Gymnasium will operate as per its regular schedule. Visitors will be limited to two hours per visit. For the indoor pool, adults ¥400, children ¥200, seniors ¥200. For the outdoor pool, adults ¥200, children ¥100, seniors ¥100.   

Sogo Undojo Swimming Pool (Setagaya)

Sogo Undojo swimming pool is now operating as per its regular schedule, with a capacity of 200 people. Each person is limited to a maximum of two hours per visit. Adults ¥520, high school students ¥150, free for younger children.

Chitose Swimming Pool (Setagaya)

Chitose swimming pool is now operating as per its regular schedule, with a capacity of 200 people. Visitors will be limited to two hours per visit. Adults ¥520, junior high and elementary school students ¥150, free for younger children. 

Minato Sports Center

Minato Sports Center is now operating as per its regular schedule. Adults ¥250, junior high and elementary school students ¥50, free for seniors and younger children. 

Ariake Sports Center

Ariake Sports Center pool is now operating from 9.30am-8.30pm. The facility is only open to those who live, work or go to school in Minato ward. ¥4,550 to book a 25m lane for two hours.

These Tokyo pools remain closed

Yomiuri Land Pool Wai

Tokyo Summer Land

Toshimaen

Showa Kinen Park Rainbow Pool

Going for a dip? Remember to check our guide on how to stay safe while you’re out in Tokyo.

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