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Outdoor Swimming Pools in Germanys 10 Biggest Cities
Summertime is here. If you’re not lounging lakeside at Gardasee or on the beaches of Mallorca, then you’re probably open to tips about where to beat the heat in your neck of the woods. If you live in one of Germany’s big cities, then look no further. Here is a comprehensive list of outdoor public swimming pools in the ten largest cities in the Bundesland.

 

 

BERLIN

Badeschiff an der Arena

  • Riverside view of the city center
  • Beach bar
  • Separate children’s pool
  • Online tickets only

Eichenstraße 4
12435 Berlin

Sommerbad Humboldthain

  • Swimming lanes
  • Waterslide
  • Diving board

Wiesenstraße 1
13357 Berlin

Prinzenbad

  • Popular among children and teenagers
  • Waterslide
  • Wading pool & splash playground

Prinzenstraße 113-119
10969 Berlin

Sommerbad Neukölln

  • Diving boards (1m & 3m)
  • Diving platforms (5m & 10m)
  • Waterslide (83m long!)
  • Children’s pool with slide & water mushroom

Columbiadamm 160-190
10965 Berlin

Sommerbad am Olympiastadion

  • Swimming lanes
  • Waterslide
  • Children’s pool
  • Paddling pool

Olympischer Platz 1
14053 Berlin

Sommerbad am Insulaner

  • Diving tower (5m)
  • Children’s pool
  • Sandbox with jungle gym and slide
  • Historic WWII site

Munsterdamm 80
12169 Berlin

COLOGNE

Blackfoot Beach

  • Freshwater swimming lake
  • Sandy beach
  • Beach bar

Stallagsbergweg 1
50769 Köln

Naturfreibad Vingst

  • Freshwater swimming lake
  • Sandy beach

Vingster Ring
51107 Köln

DORTMUND

Naturfreibad Froschloch

  • Swimming lanes
  • Small waterslide
  • Diving board (3m)
  • Underwater massage jets
  • Children’s pool

Löttringhauser Str. 103
44225 Dortmund

Freibad Volksbad

  • Swimming lanes
  • Diving board
  • Children’s pool

Schwimmweg 2
44139 Dortmund

Freibad Wellinghofen

  • Swimming lanes
  • Leisure pool

Hopmanns Mühlenweg
44265 Dortmund

DÜSSELDORF

Strandbad Lörick

  • Swimming lanes
  • Leisure pool
  • Children’s pool
  • Beach volleyball

Niederkasseler Deich 285
40547 Düsseldorf

Freibad Rheinbad

  • Swimming lanes
  • Diving boards (1m & 3m)
  • Diving platform (5m)
  • Children’s pool

Europaplatz 1
40474 Düsseldorf

Freibad Allwetterbad Flingern

  • Swimming lanes
  • Adventure pool
  • Diving platforms (3m & 10m)
  • Short waterslide with 1m drop
  • Children’s pool

Flinger Broich 91a
40235 Düsseldorf

ESSEN

Freibad Dellwig

  • Swimming lanes
  • Leisure pool
  • Beach volleyball, football, basketball, table tennis

Scheppmannskamp 6
45357 Essen

Freibad Grugabad

  • Swimming lanes
  • Leisure pool
  • Diving platform (10m)

Am Grugapark 10
45131 Essen-Rüttenscheid

FRANKFURT

Freibad Brentano

  • Swimming lanes
  • Leisure pool
  • Playground
  • Beach volleyball
  • Frankfurt’s largest open-air bath

Rödelheimer Parkweg
60489 Frankfurt

Freibad Eschersheim

  • Swimming lanes
  • Leisure pool
  • Football pitch, basketball court, table tennis
  • Playground

Alexander-Reise-Weg
60439 Frankfurt

Freibad Hausen

  • Swimming lanes
  • Leisure pool
  • Heated water in colder weather

Ludwig-Landmann-Straße 341
60488 Frankfurt

Freibad Nieder-Eschbach

  • Swimming lanes
  • Leisure pool
  • Waterslide
  • Beach volleyball, football pitch, basketball court
  • Playground

Heinrich-Becker-Straße 22
60437 Frankfurt

Freibad Silobad

  • Swimming lanes
  • Leisure pool
  • Diving boards (1m & 3m)
  • Waterslide
  • Beach volleyball, table tennis

Hunsrückstraße 100
65929 Frankfurt

Freibad Stadion

  • Swimming lanes
  • Leisure pool
  • Diving boards (1m & 3m)
  • Waterslide
  • Beach volleyball, table tennis

Mörfelder Landstraße 362
60528 Frankfurt

Riedbad Bergen-Enkheim

  • Swimming lanes
  • Leisure pool
  • Diving platform (5m)
  • Beach volleyball

Fritz-Schubert-Ring 2
60388 Frankfurt

HAMBURG

Sommerfreibad Billstedt

  • Swimming lanes
  • Leisure pool
  • Waterslide
  • Diving board
  • Climbing wall
  • Football pitch, table tennis

Archenholzstr. 50a
22117 Hamburg-Billstedt

Sommerfreibad Bondenwald

  • Swimming lanes
  • Leisure pool
  • Waterslide
  • Diving board
  • Playground

Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 71
22459 Hamburg-Niendorf

Freibad Kaifu-Bad

  • Swimming lanes
  • Diving boards & diving platforms
  • Children’s pool

Hohe Weide 15
20259 Hamburg-Eimsbüttel

Sommerfreibad Naturbad Stadtparksee

  • Freshwater swimming reservoir
  • Swimming lanes
  • Waterslide

Südring 5b
22303 Hamburg-Barmbek

LEIPZIG

Sommerbad Kleinzschocher

  • Swimming lanes
  • Leisure pool
  • Beach volleyball, table tennis

Küchenholzallee 75
04229 Leipzig

Sommerbad Südost

  • Combined swimming & leisure pool
  • Waterslide
  • Playground

Oststraße 173
04299 Leipzig

Schreberbad

  • Swimming lanes
  • Leisure pool
  • Waterslide
  • Playground
  • Volleyball, basketball, table tennis

Schreberstraße 15
04109 Leipzig

MUNICH

Dantebad

  • Swimming lanes
  • Wellness pool with 34 degree water
  • Sauna
  • Underwater massage jets
  • Rapid current areas
  • Water mushroom
  • Table tennis

Postillonstraße 17
80637 München

Westbad

  • Swimming lanes
  • Diving boards (1m & 3m)
  • Waterslide (74m)
  • Rapid current area
  • Beach volleyball courts
  • Largest poolside lawn area in Munich

Weinbergerstraße 11
81241 München

Schyrenbad

  • Swimming lanes
  • Separate non-swimming pool
  • Children’s waterslide
  • Munich’s oldest swimming pool (1847)

Claude-Lorrain-Straße 24
81543 München

Naturbad Maria Einsiedel

  • Natural, chlorine-free water from the Isar
  • Ideal for experienced swimmers & families alike

Zentralländstraße 28
81379 München

Prinzregentenbad

  • Swimming lanes
  • Adventure pool
  • Waterslide (50m)
  • Diving boards (1m & 3m)
  • Underwater massage jets

Prinzregentenstraße 80
81675 München

Michaelibad

  • Swimming lanes
  • Adventure pool
  • Waterslide (64m)
  • Children’s pool
  • Beach volleyball, football pitch, basketball court

Heinrich-Wieland-Straße 24
81735 München

Ungererbad

  • Adventure pool
  • Waterslide (57m)
  • Diving boards (1m & 3m)
  • Paddling pool
  • Children’s pool
  • Beach volleyball & football pitch
  • Table tennis
  • Trampoline area

Traubestraße 3
80805 München

STUTTGART

Höhenfreibad Killesberg

  • Swimming lanes
  • Leisure pool
  • Diving boards (1m, 3m, 5m)
  • Beach volleyball, table tennis
  • Playground

Beim Höhenfreibad 37
70192 Stuttgart – Nord

Freibad Möhringen

  • Swimming lanes
  • Leisure pool
  • Diving boards (1m & 3m)
  • Diving platform (5m)
  • Beach volleyball, football, basketball
  • Playground

Hechinger Str. 112
70567 Stuttgart – Möhringen

Freibad Rosental-Vaihingen

  • Swimming lanes
  • Leisure pool
  • Waterslide (100m)
  • Diving board (1m)
  • Diving platform (3m)
  • Children’s pool
  • Beach volleyball, basketball

Rosentalstr. 21
70563 Stuttgart – Vaihingen

Freibad Sillenbuch

  • Leisure pool
  • Children’s pool
  • Table tennis

Trossinger Str. 2a
70619 Stuttgart

Inselbad Untertürkheim

  • Swimming lanes
  • Leisure pool
  • Waterslide (90m)
  • Diving boards (1m & 3m)
  • Diving platforms (3m, 5m, 7,5m, 10m)
  • Beach volleyball, basketball, table tennis
  • Playground

Inselbad 1
70327 Stuttgart – Untertürkheim

 

About the Author Kevin Wiesehahn

Kevin Wiesehahn is a New York expat living in Munich. He studied Literature and Philosophy at the University of Massachussetts, Amherst,
and earned a master’s degree in Anglistik from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München.
Kevin is one of the newest members of the Blue Global Relocation family, where he works as Immigration Team Assistant and Social Media Content Developer.
In his spare time, he enjoys reading German philosophy, riding BMX and cooking.

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