This pool ticks all the boxes: outdoor, 50 metres, with a stunning urban view, parked the middle of the skyscrapers. Open from July 1st to mid-September. Adult 600 JPY/2hrs.
With a great location close to the river, this outdoor pool can get really busy when it opens from July to mid-September. It’s reasonably priced and has a designated space for kids with inflatables. Adult 200 JPY/2hrs.
One of the few Olympic-sized pools to be open all year-round. This indoor pool is combined with a gym. Enjoy it while you can as it will close for refurbishment for most of 2018. Adult 600 JPY/2hrs.
Nice outdoor pool with the massive plus of being really quiet sometimes, which is a luxury in Tokyo. A family friendly pool located in a nice park near tennis courts and a baseball field. Adult 360 JPY/2hrs.
A local pool close to Shibuya which has the advantage to not be busy at all. The charming old school style 25 m pool has even 2 Jacuzzis. 400 JPY/2hrs for full access of this hidden gem.
With 2 Olympic-sized indoor pools, this may be the largest swimming centre in Japan! You just have to be aware that the pools are not open to the public every day. Adult 600 JPY/2hrs.
Located in a park between Shin Okubo and Takadanobaba, this local indoor pool isn’t usually too busy on weekdays. The staff are very friendly and there’s a great swim gear store in the entrance hall. Adult 400 JPY/2hrs.
A bit less central than some but if you find yourself out in west Tokyo, or fancy a bit of a summertime (July - September) adventure you could do a lot worse than taking a dip in this excellent outdoor 50 metre pool alongside sounds of cicadas. Adult 400 JPY/2hrs.