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Fukuoka Public Pool Guide 2022

Fukuoka is dotted with municipal swimming pools open to the public. Their indoor pools are ideal for swimming even on rainy days with the temperature perfectly adjusted throughout the year, and most have outdoor pools for use in the summer months. Most also have free parking, shower rooms, and coin lockers. If you’re not fond of getting sandy, why not cool off at a swimming pool? Find the nearest one to you and take your family or friends. The outdoor pool and other facilities have been reopened.

Fukuoka public pool ask visitors the following:

• Do not visit the building if you have a fever.
• Wear a mask when visiting public pools.
• Please bring a bag for your shoes.
• Please disinfect your hands when entering the building.
• Must-bring items (rental is not available): swimsuit, swimming cap, goggles and towels if necessary, shoes bag
• Facilities: shower room, observation room, coin locker (¥30)
• Rules/restrictions: 1) children under 1 y.o. are not allowed to swim, 2) makeup, hairdressing 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

Fukuoka Public Pool Fee
5/1 ~ 10/31: adult ¥320, HS ¥160, ES and JHS ¥110
11/1 ~ 4/30: adult ¥390, HS ¥210, ES and JHS ¥160

Public pools near Fukuoka City
Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City
Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City
Sawara-ku, Fukuoka City
Jonan-ku, Fukuoka City
Higashi-ku, Fukuoka City
Nishi-ku, Fukuoka City
Minami-ku, Fukuoka City
Nakagawa City, Fukuoka

Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City

Chuo Ward Public Pool (福岡市立中央市民プール)

Open since 1977. Located near Nishi Koen, it is the closest public pool to the city center, just a six minute bus ride from Tenjin.

• Open: indoor pool 9:00~21:00, outdoor pool (7/16~8/28) 9:00~18:00
• Closed: Thu. and 3rd Wed. (*open if hol. and closed the next day, open every day in summer), year-end hol. (12/28 ~ 1/4)
• Access: 1 min. on foot from Nishitetsu ‘Chuo Public Swimming Pool’ bus stop, 15 min. on foot from Tojinmachi Subway Sta.
• Parking: 25 spaces
• Address: 14-30 Nishikoen, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka
• Tel.: 092-712-8090
http://fukuokashimincf.net/chuopool/english/
• Indoor pool: 25 m x 6 lanes (1.1 ~ 1.2 m deep), children’s pool (0.7 m deep)
• Outdoor pool: children’s pool (0.3m ~ 0.6m deep)

Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City

Hakata Ward Public Pool (福岡市立博多市民プール)

Choose the lane which best suits your level: beginner, long-distance swimming, or walking. The official web page allows visitors to check the pool’s congestion status in real time.

• Open: indoor pool 9:00~21:00, outdoor pool (mid-Jul~) 9:00~18:00
• Closed: Wed., second Thu. (*open if hol. and closed the next day), year-end hol. (12/28 ~ 1/4)
• Access: 5 min. on foot from the Nishitetsu ‘Hanmichibashi’ bus stop
• Parking: 60 spaces
• Address: 1-9-15 Higashinaka, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka
• Tel.: 092-473-8855
http://ssk-hakata-pool.com/
• Indoor pool: 25 m x 7 lanes (1.05 ~ 1.15 m deep), children’s pool (0.6 ~ 0.7 m deep)
• Outdoor pool: children’s pool (0.3m ~ 0.6m deep)

Accion Fukuoka Prefectural Pool Complex (アクシオン福岡県立総合プール)

Located in Higashi Hirao Park, this facility is used for competitions. It has 50 m lanes and a diving pool suitable for international competitions. The 50 m pool can be used as a skating rink during the winter season. Reservations must be made by phone at least one day prior to use.

Photo: Fukuoka Prefectural Pool Complex

• No free-swimming lanes, only available for lap swimming.
• Closed: Mon. (*open if hol. and closed the next day), year-end hol. (12/30 ~ 1/1)
• General use (2 hour changeover system): 9:00~11:00, 11:30~13:30, 14:00~16:00
• Entrance fee (25 m, 50 m pool, 2 hours, including locker fee ¥50): adult ¥470, HS and JHS ¥370, ES ¥260, seniors ¥50
• Access: 4 min. on foot from the Nishitetsu ‘Accion Fukuoka-mae’ bus stop
2-1-3 Higashi-hiraokoen, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka
092-623-4400 (reservations accepted from 13:00~17:00)
http://www.sponet.pref.fukuoka.jp/accions/k_pool01
• Indoor pool: 50 m x 8 lanes (2 ~ 2.2 m deep), 25 m x 8 lanes (1 ~ 1.4 m deep)
• Diving pool: 20 m x 22 m x 1 lane (5 m deep)

Sawara-ku, Fukuoka City

Sawara Ward Public Pool (福岡市立早良市民プール)

Opened in 1974, this is the oldest public pool in Fukuoka City. The indoor pool has 6 lanes for adults and 1 lane for children.

Sawara Civic Pool, 福岡市早良市民プール

• Open: indoor pool 9:00~21:00, outdoor pool (7/16~7/18, 7/22~8/28) 9:00~18:00
• Closed: Wed., 3rd Thu. (*open if hol. and closed the next day, open every day in summer), year-end hol. (12/28 ~ 1/4)
• Access: 2 min. on foot from Nishitetsu ‘Akebono 2-chome’ bus stop, 5 min. on foot from Sohara Nishitetsu bus stop, 10 min. on foot from the Nishitetsu ‘Joseibashi’ bus stop
• Parking: 44 spaces
• Address: 1-3-15 Akebono Sawara-ku, Fukuoka
• Tel.: 092-841-1080
https://www.central.co.jp/club/p-sawara/
• Indoor pool: 25 m x 6 lanes (1.2 ~ 1.3 m deep), children’s pool (0.9 m deep)
• Outdoor pool: children’s pool (0.3m ~ 0.6m deep)

Jonan-ku, Fukuoka City

Jonan Civic Pool (福岡市立城南市民プール)

Jonan Civic Pool has two indoor pools for children with different depths of water. The facility will be closed from September 1, 2022 to the end of April 2023 for major renovation work, and is scheduled to reopen in May 2023.

• Open: indoor pool: 9:00~21:00, outdoor pool (7/16~end of Aug) 9:00~18:00
• Closed: Tue., 2nd Wed. (*open if hol. and closed the next day), year-end hol. (12/28 ~ 1/4)
• Access: 1 min. on foot from Nishitetsu ‘Jonan Public Swimming Pool (Jonan Shimin Pool-mae) bus stop
• Parking: 62 spaces
• Address: 1-5-1 Katae, Jonan-ku, Fukuoka
• Tel.: 092-863-7098
https://www.central.co.jp/club/p-jonan/
• Indoor pool: 25 m x 6 lanes (1.2 ~ 1.3 m deep), children’s pool (0.9 m deep), children’s pool (0.3 ~ 0.4 m deep)
• Outdoor pool: children’s pool (0.3m ~ 0.6m deep)

Higashi-ku, Fukuoka City

Higashi Ward Public Pool (福岡市立東市民プール)

Swimming classes for beginners, long-distance swimming, and pool walking are held in the indoor pool.

• Open: indoor pool 9:00~21:00, outdoor pool (7/16~end of Aug) 9:00~18:00
• Closed: Fri. (*open if hol. and closed the next day), year-end hol. (12/28 ~ 1/4)
• Access: 5 min. on foot from the Nishitetsu ‘Najima’ bus stop, 10 min. on foot from Najima Sta.
• Parking: 76 spaces
• Address: 2-42-1 Nagashima, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka
• Tel.: 092-662-6111
http://fukuokashimincf.net/higashipool/english/
• Indoor pool: 25 m x 7 lanes (1.1 ~ 1.2 m deep), children’s pool (0.7 m deep)
• Outdoor pool: children’s pool (0.3m ~ 0.6m deep)

Nishi-ku, Fukuoka City

Fukuoka Municipal Nishi Civic Pool Complex (福岡市立総合西市民プール)

After a full year of renovation work, the Fukuoka Municipal Nishi Civic Pool Complex has just reopened in June 2021, equipped with both 25m and 50m pools, with depths ranging from 1m to over 3m. It is also the main venue for the FINA World Championships in Kyushu scheduled for 2023.

Fukuoka Municipal Nishi Civic Pool Complex, 福岡市立総合西市民プールPhoto: Fukuoka Municipal Nishi Civic Pool Complex facebook

• Open: indoor pool 9:00~21:00
• Closed: Tue., and 4th Wed. (*open if hol. and closed the next day, open every day in summer), year-end hol. (12/28 ~ 1/4)
• Access: 1 min. on foot from Nish Public Swimming Pool’ bus stop
• Parking: 120 spaces
• Address: 1-4-1 Nishinooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka
092-885-0124
http://www.sports-fukuokacity.or.jp/facility/pool_nishi.html
• Indoor pool: 50 m x 10 lanes (1.1 ~ 1.2 m deep), children’s pool (0.3 m ~ 0.35 deep)
• Indoor sub pool: 25m x 7 lanes (1.1m deep)

Minami-ku, Fukuoka City

Minami Ward Public Pool (福岡市立南市民プール)

Located just 10 minutes by bus from Nishitetsu Ohashi Sta. Choose the lane best suited to your level: beginner, long-distance swimming, or walking courses.

• Open: indoor pool 9:00~21:00, outdoor pool (7/16~end of Aug) 9:00~18:00
• Closed : Wed. (*open if hol. and closed the next day), last day of every month (*closed the day before if last day falls on Thu., Sat., or Sun.), year-end hol. (12/28 ~ 1/4)
• Access: 5 min. on foot from Nishitetsu ‘Wada’ bus stop
• Parking: 50 spaces
• Address: 3-31-1 Miyake, Minami-ku, Fukuoka
• Tel.: 092-561-6011
http://ssk-minami-pool.com/
• Indoor pool: 25 m x 7 lanes (1.1 ~ 1.2 m deep), children’s pool (0.7 m deep)
• Outdoor pool: children’s pool (0.3m ~ 0.6m deep)

Nakagawa City, Fukuoka

Mirika Roden Indoor Pool (ミリカローデン那珂川屋内プール)

Located in Nakagawa City. An indoor pool with a bright and refreshing space that gets natural light. The training gym and studio can also be used.

Photo: Mirika Roden Indoor Pool facebook/

• Open: 9:00~22:00
• Closed: Mon. (*open if hol. and closed the next day), 12/28~1/3
• Entrance fee (2 hours): adult ¥440, HS and ES ¥340, JHS ¥220, seniors ¥220, infants ¥120
• Access: 5 min. on foot from the Nishitetsu ‘Nakagawa-chu Kitaguchi’ bus stop
2-6-1 Naka, Nakagawa City, Fukuoka
092-951-2021
https://ssk-mirika-nakagwa-pool.com/
• Indoor pool: 25 m x 7 lanes, children’s pool (0.4 m deep), jacuzzi pool


Originally written in July 2017, updated in June 2022.
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NOTE: The information presented here was gathered and summarized by the Fukuoka Now staff. While we have done our best to check for accuracy, there might be errors and details may have changed. If you notice any errors or changes, please contact us. This report was originally written in July 2017.

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Fukuoka City
Published: Jun 20, 2022 / Last Updated: Jun 20, 2022

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