Summer is upon us and the weather in Chengdu is already reaching the steamy heights of 35 degrees. Although ducking into 7/eleven and opening their fridge doors sounds appealing, there are better alternatives… There is no shortage of swimming pools in Chengdu but sometimes they are a little tricky to find. So, here is a guide to the best indoor swimming pools that Chengdu has to offer

 

Global Centre Paradise Island Ocean Park 

Paradise Island Water Park is a big indoor water park offering 8,500 square meters artificial wave pool (unfortunately you have to wear a life jacket), 13 entertainment facilities, 18 slides, a really cool wave stimulator, man-made beach and other relaxing facilities.

Address:

No.1700, TianfuAvenue North, Wuhou District, Chengdu, Sichuan Province (inside the Global Centre)

四川成都武侯区天府大道北段1700号新世纪环球购物中心内

Opening Times:

10:00-8:30 pm

Price:

RMB160 per adult (Mon to Thurs), RMB180 (Fri to Sun)

RMB80 per Child (below 1.2m) (Mon to Thurs), RMB90 (Fri to Sun)

 

The Hilton Chengdu Rooftop Swimming Pool

Located on the 39th floor of the Hilton Chengdu, this indoor swimming pool offers the addition of city views and skylights in the evening. A steam room is also accessible and included in the price and spa facilities are available upon request.

Address:

No.666 Tianfu Avenue, Chengdu

成都市天府大道666号

Telephone:

028-65723077

Opening Times:

06:00-22:00

Price:

single admission fee: RMB158

 

Jinjiang Hotel Swimming Pool 

The spacious square pool is suitable for everyone, inflatables and rubber rings to occupy the children and a pool side bar with tables to sit back and enjoy a drink!

Address:

No.80 Section Two South Renmin Road, Chengdu

成都市人民南路2段80号

Telephone:

028-85506666

Opening Times:

06:30-23:30

Price:

RMB180

 

Mengzhuiwan

Mengzhuiwan has three swimming pools, comprised of a shallow pool (depth 1m), deep-watered pool (depth 2m) and indoor swimming pool, this pool is suitable for everyone! A diving board is also accessible in the indoor swimming pool.

Address:

No.1 Huaxing Road, Chengdu City

华星路1号(近猛追湾街)

Telephone:

028-86939513

Opening Times:

Monday to Friday (Morning): 06:30-11:45am

Saturday and Sunday (Morning): 06:30-13:45pm

Monday to Sunday (Evening): 19:45-21:45pm

Price:

Day: RMB 30    Evening: RMB40

 

Youth Palace Indoor Swimming Pool 

Address:

No.129 Qingyang Avenue, Chengdu

成都市青羊大道129号

Telephone:

028-81710792

Opening Times:

06:00-13:30 (Morning) 13:30-21:30 (Evening)

Price:

Morning: RMB30     Evening: RMB 40

 

Southwest Jiaotong University Xipu Campus Indoor Swimming Pool 

The fee includes access to the fitness centre. However, University institute swimming pool opening times vary during the summer. In order to avoid disappointment please check before visiting.

Address:

No.999 Xi’an Road, Chengdu

成都市犀安路999号

Telephone:

028-66360111

Opening Times:

13:00-21:30

Price:

RMB60

 

Holiday Inn Chengdu Oriental Plaza

 

Indoor swimming pool is heated and is always quite empty so you can relax and have the whole place to yourself. Take metro Line 2 and get off at Dongmen Bridge

Address:

No.231 Zhiquan Section Dongda St, Chengdu

Telephone:

+86 28 61306688

Price

50 RMB

 

Minyoun Suniya Hotel

Address:

No.1 West Linjiang Road, Chengdu

成都市临江西路1号

Telephone:

028-88876666

Opening Times:

10:00-18:00

Price:

RMB98

 

 

Chengdu Marriott Hotel Financial Fitness Centre

Address:

No.999 North Section Tianfu Avenue

天府大道北段999号

Telephone: 

028-88088888

Opening Times:

07:00-23:00

Price:

RMB158

 

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