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Fukuoka Public Pool Guide

Fukuoka is dotted with municipal swimming pools open to the public. Their indoor pools are ideal for swims even on rainy days, with the temperature perfectly adjusted throughout the year, and all but one in this list of eight have outdoor pools for use in the summer months. Most also have free parking, shower rooms, and coin lockers.

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Fukuoka Shiritsu Chuo Shimin Pool
Open since 1977, this pool holds training and swimming lessons. Kickboard rentals are available for swimming practice, and beat boards can be rented too.

Fukuoka Shiritsu Chuo Shimin Pool

• Open: indoor pool: 9:00~21:00, outdoor pool: 9:00~18:00 (summer period)
• Close: every Thu. and third Wed., year-end hol. (12/28~1/4)
• Entrance fee: May to October: regular ¥320, high school students ¥160, junior high school and elementary school students ¥110, seniors ¥160, free for infants / November to April: regular ¥390, high school students ¥210, junior high school and elementary school students ¥160, seniors ¥190, free for infants
• Access: 1 min. walk from Chuo Public Swimming Pool bus stop, 15 min. on foot from Tojinmachi subway station
• Free parking: 25 spots
• Address: Nishi Park, 14-30 Chuo-ku, Fukuoka
• Tel.: 092-712-8090
http://ntw.xsrv.jp/wp/fukuokacentralcitizenpool/
• Indoor pool: 25m × 6 lanes (1.1~1.2m deep), children’s pool (0.7m deep)
• Outdoor pool: children’s pool (0.3~0.6 m deep) *open throughout summer vacation
• Facilities: lobby, shower room, air-conditioned room, observation room, coin locker (¥30), and more
• Rules/restrictions: 1) no food and drinks, 2) no smoking, 3) children under one year old are not allowed to swim, 4) flotation devices, beach balls, mats, etc. cannot be brought in
• Must-bring items: swimsuit, swimming cap, goggles and towels if necessary

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Fukuoka Shimin Taiikukan and Pool
There are a wide range of activities available here as the facility has both a gymnasium and pool in the same building. No need to worry about parking even when you visit with your family on weekends as there is room for 120 cars.

Fukuoka Shimin Taiikukan and Pool

• Season: all year
• Open: indoor pool: 9:00~21:00, outdoor pool: 9:00~18:00 (summer period)
• Close: every third Mon., year-end hol. (12/28~1/4)
• Entrance fee: May to October: regular ¥320, high school students ¥160, junior high school and elementary school students ¥110, seniors ¥160, free for infants /
November to April: regular ¥390, high school students ¥210, junior high school and elementary school students ¥160, seniors ¥190, free for infants
• Access: 1 min. walk from Chiyo-Kenchoguchi Subway Station, 4 min. on foot from Chiyo-machi bus stop, 10 min. on foot from Yoshizuka Station
• Parking: 120 spots
• Address: Higashi Park, 8-2 Hakata-ku, Fukuoka
• Tel.: 092-641-9135
http://www.sports-fukuokacity.or.jp/facility/gym_fukuoka.html
• Indoor pool: 25m × 7 lanes (1.1~1.4m deep)
• Outdoor pool: children’s pool (0.3 ~ 0.5 m deep)
• Facilities: shower room, lobby, air-conditioned room, observation room, coin locker (¥30), and more
• Rules/restrictions: 1) children under one year old are not allowed to swim, 2) no alcohol, 3) no food and drink, 4) no pets, 5) using soap and shampoo in the shower room is not allowed, 6) tattoos must be hidden
• Must-bring items: swimsuit, swimming cap, goggles and towels if necessary

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Fukuoka Shiritsu Hakata Shimin Pool

Choose the lane which best suits your level: beginner, long-distance swimming, or walking. Classes are also available for children and adults. After working out, visitors can rest and take a break at separate men’s and women’s sauna rooms.

• Summer season: all year
• Opening hours: indoor pool: 9:00~21:00, outdoor pool: 9:00~18:00 (summer period)
• Close: every Wed., every second Thur., year-end hol. (12/28~1/4)
• Entrance fee: May to October: regular ¥320, high school students ¥160, junior high school and elementary school students ¥110, seniors ¥160, free for infants /
November to April: regular ¥390, high school students ¥210, junior high school and elementary school students ¥160, seniors ¥190, free for infants
• Access: 5 min. on foot from the Hanmichibashi bus stop
• Parking: 60 spots
• Address: Higashinaka, 1-9-15, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka
• Tel.: 092-473-8855
http://ssk-hakata-pool.com/

• Indoor pool: 25m × 7 lanes (1.05~1.115m deep), children’s pool (0.6 ~ 0.7 m deep)
• Outdoor pool: none
• Facilities: sauna, shower room, hair dryer, observation room, coin locker (¥30)
• Rules/restrictions: 1) children under one year old are not allowed to swim, 2) makeup, hair dressing products, mobile phones, cameras, clocks, and books are prohibited, 3) taking photos in the pool area is prohibited, 4) electronic devices including waterproof ones are prohibited in the pool, 5) using soap and shampoo in the shower room is prohibited, 6) tattoos must be hidden
• Must-bring items: swimsuit, swimming cap, goggles and towels if necessary

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Sawara Shimin Pool
Between July 21 and August 31 indoor walking lanes are available. Swimming lessons for all ages from infants to adults are offered. Check their schedule for details.

•Opening hours: indoor pool: 9:00~21:00, outdoor pool: 9:00~18:00 (summer period)
•Close: every Wed. third Thur. year-end hol (12/28 ~ 1/4)
•Entrance fee: May to October: regular ¥320, high school students ¥160, junior high school and elementary school students ¥110, seniors (residents of Fukuoka city) ¥160, free for infants /
November to April: regular ¥390, high school students ¥210, junior high school and elementary school students ¥160, seniors (residents of Fukuoka city) ¥190, free for infants
•Access: 2 min. on foot from the Nishitetsu bus Akebononichome bus stop, 5 min. on foot from the Nishitetsu bus Sohara bus stop, 10 minutes on foot from the Nishitetsu bus Joseibashi bus stop
•Parking: 43 spots
•Address: Akebono, 1-3-15 Sawara-ku, Fukuoka
•Tel.: 092-841-1080
http://sawara-pool.nishitetsu-bm.co.jp/index.html
•Indoor pool: 25m × 6 lanes (1.1~1.2m deep), children’s pool (0.7 m deep)
•Outdoor pool: children’s pool (0.3~0.6 m deep) *open during summer vacation
•Facilities: sauna, shower room
•Rules/restrictions: 1) no swimming diapers 2) intoxicated persons are prohibited in the pool area, 3) children under one year old are not allowed to swim, 4) flotation devices are allowed only in the outdoor pool 5) entering the pool with makeup and hair setting products is prohibited, 6) food and drinks, mirrors, accessories, mobile phones, cameras, wristwatches, and books are prohibited in the pool area, 7) taking photos in the pool area is prohibited, 8) using soap and shampoo in the shower room is prohibited, 9) tattoos must be hidden
•Must-bring items: swimsuit, swimming cap, goggles and towels if necessary

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Jonan Shimin Pool

There are a number of classes for beginners, so anyone can join in! An outdoor pool is also available during summer season.

•Opening hours: indoor pool: 9:00~21:00, outdoor pool: 9:00~18:00 (summer period)
•Close: every Tue., every second Wed., year-end hol. (12/28~1/4)
•Entrance fee: May to October: regular ¥320, high school students ¥160, junior high school and elementary school students ¥110, seniors ¥160, free for infants /
November to April: regular ¥390, high school students ¥210, junior high school and elementary school students ¥160, seniors ¥190, free for infants
•Access: 1 min. on foot from Jonan Public Swimming Pool (Jonan Shimin Pool-mae) bus stop
•Parking: 62 spots
•Address: Katae, 1-5-1, Jonan-ku, Fukuoka
•Tel.: 092-863-7098
•Website: http://jonan-pool.nishitetsu-bm.co.jp/index.html
•Indoor pool: 25m × 6 lanes (1.2~1.3m deep), children’s pool (0.9 m deep)
•Outdoor pool: children’s pool (0.3~0.4 m deep)
•Facilities: shower room
•Rules/restrictions: 1) no smoking, 2) no alcohol, 3) children under one year old are not allowed to swim, 4) going into the pool with makeup and hair setting products are prohibited, 5) food and drinks, mirrors, accessories, mobile phones, cameras, wristwatches, and books are prohibited in the pool area, 5) taking photos in the pool area is prohibited, 6) electronic devices including waterproof ones are prohibited in the pool, 7) using soap and shampoo in the shower room is not allowed
•Must-bring items: swimsuit, swimming cap, goggles and towels if necessary

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Fukuoka Shiritsu Minami Shimin Pool
Choose the lane which best suits your level: beginner, long-distance swimming, or walking courses. Families can enjoy the colorful children’s outdoor pool which is only open during the summer.

•Opening hours: indoor pool: 9:00~21:00, outdoor pool: 9:00~18:00 (summer period)
•Close: every Wed., the last day of every month, year-end hol. (12/28 ~ 1/4)
•Entrance fee: May to October: regular ¥320, high school students ¥160, junior high school and elementary school students ¥110, seniors ¥160, free for infants /
November to April: regular ¥390, high school students ¥210, junior high school and elementary school students ¥160, seniors ¥190, free for infants
•Access: 5 min. on foot from Wada bus stop
•Parking: 50 spots
•Address: Miyake, 3-31-1 Minami-ku, Fukuoka
•Tel.: 092-561-6011
http://ssk-minami-pool.com/
•Indoor pool: 25m × 7 lanes (1.1~1.2m deep), children’s pool (0.7 m deep)
•Outdoor pool: children’s pool (0.3~0.6 m deep) *open during summer time
•Facilities: shower room, coin locker (¥30), observation room
•Rules/restrictions: 1) children under one year old are not allowed to swim, 2) going into the pool with makeup and hair setting products is prohibited, 3) accessories, mobile phones, cameras, wristwatches, and books are prohibited in the pool area, 4) taking photos in the pool area is prohibited, 5) electronic devices including waterproof ones are not allowed in the pool, 6) using soap and shampoo in the shower room is not allowed, 7) tattoos must be hidden
•Must-bring items: swimsuit, swimming cap, goggles and towels if necessary

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Fukuoka Shiritsu Higashi Shimin Pool

Swimming classes for beginners, long-distance swimming, and pool walking are held in the indoor pool. Various level of classes are offered for children as well as adults.

•Opening hours: indoor pool: 9:00~21:00, outdoor pool: 9:00~18:00 (summer period)
•Close: every Fri., every last Thur. of the month, year-end hol. (12/28 ~ 1/4)
•Entrance fee: May to October: regular ¥320, high school students ¥160, junior high school and elementary school students ¥110, seniors ¥160, free for infants /
November to April: regular ¥390, high school students ¥210, junior high school and elementary school students ¥160, seniors ¥190, free for infants
•Access: 5 min. on foot from the Najima bus stop, 10 min. on foot from Najima Sta.
•Parking: 76 spots
•Address: Nagashima, 2-42-1 Higashi-ku, Fukuoka
•Tel.: 092-662-6111
http://ntw.xsrv.jp/wp/fukuokawestcitizenpool/
•Indoor pool: 25m × 7 lanes (1.1~1.2m deep), children’s pool (0.7 m deep)
•Outdoor pool: children’s pool (0.3~0.6 m deep) *open during summer time
•Facilities: coin locker (¥30), lobby, shower room, sauna, observation room, and more
•Rules/restrictions: 1) no smoking, 2) no alcohol, 3) children under one year old are not allowed to swim, 4) no swimming diapers, 5) using soap and shampoo in the shower room is prohibited, 6) tattoos must be hidden
•Must-bring items: swimsuit, swimming cap, goggles and towels if necessary

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Sogo Nishi Shimin Pool

This facility boasts of the largest pool in the city. The main pool is 25 meters long with 10 lanes while the sub-pool has 7 lanes. A baby pool is also available, so families can swim safely together. Advanced swimming classes and swimming clubs are available.

•Opening hours: indoor pool: 9:00~21:00
•Close: every Tue., every fourth Wed., year-end hol. (12/28~1/4)
•Entrance fee: May to October: regular ¥320, high school students ¥160, junior high school and elementary school students ¥110, seniors ¥160, free for infants /
November to April: regular ¥390, high school students ¥210, junior high school and elementary school students ¥160, seniors ¥190, free for infants
•Access: Nishitetsu bus: 1min. walk from the Nishi Shimin Pool bus stop, 3 min. on foot from the Ikimatsudai Iriguchi bus stop, 10 min. walk from Ikinomatsubara Danchi Minami bus stop / Showa bus: 5 min. walk from Seiryo Kokomae bus stop, 10 min. walk from Ikinomatsubara Danchi Minami Showa bus stop
•Parking: 119 spots
•Address: Nishinooka, 1-4-1 Nishi-ku, Fukuoka
•Tel.: 092-885-0124
http://www.sports-fukuokacity.or.jp/facility/pool_nishi.html
•Indoor pool: 50m×25m×10 lanes (3~3.3m deep), 25m×14m×7 lanes, children’s pool (0.3 ~ 0.35 m deep)
•Outdoor pool: children’s pool (0.3~0.6 m deep) *open during summer vacation
•Facilities: coin locker (¥30), lobby, shower room, sauna, observation room etc
•Rules/restrictions: 1) no smoking, 2) no alcohol, 3) children under one year old are not allowed to swim, 4) no swimming diapers, 5) using soap and shampoo in the shower room is not allowed, 6) tattoos must be hidden, 7) must apply for a card to be presented for using the 3.3m deep pool (ES prohibited, JHS must have parental consent)
•Must-bring items: swimsuit, swimming cap, goggles and towels if necessary


Originally written in July 2017.
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Published: Jul 7, 2017 / Last Updated: Jul 14, 2017

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