Tokyo Pools

List of the best public pools in Tokyo district

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.

With 2 Olympic-sized indoor pools, this may be the largest swimming centre in Japan! 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.

A local indoor pool located close to Higashi Shinjuku, and open from 8am in the summertime. Pool staff can be a little strict. It gets busy on weekends but weekday afternoons are often super quiet. This one’s all about the timing. Adult 400 JPY/2hrs.