They say that there is no stopping to being fit – be it any age or any circumstances. You must always push your body forward to be able to be fit. There is no better exercise than swimming if you are looking forward to some fun to work out. If you feel lost while choosing the best swimming pools in South Mumbai, then you are just at the right place my friend. Here, we have a list of the top 10 best swimming pool around you. Sit with a phone, because you might just not be able to resist the urge to call one of these…
Trident Mumbai, Nariman Point
Opening hours: 7 A.M. to 8 P.M.
If you are looking to take some time out from the fast and energetic life of Mumbai, Trident Mumbai has a lot to offer. The swimming pool at Trident overlooks a stunning view of Mumbai’s famous Marine Drive and you can also hear the sound of the ocean waves. Though it is open during winters, it is only accessible to the resident guests of Trident.
2. The Oberoi, Nariman Point, Mumbai
Opening Hours: 7 A.M to 8 P.M.
The Oberoi’s are one of the known names in the hotel industry. The swimming pool at The Oberoi is located in a private courtyard and is tiled with sophisticated blue ceramics and framed with teak decking. It has arrangements for drinks and snacks alongside the pool like the poolside table or the sun lounger. It also provides options for private candlelit dinners for couples in the evenings. You can call in, and check if you can have a dip in this pool even if you are not a guest. Since it is inside the hotel, it is open during winters too.
3. Body Rhythm, Nariman Point
Opening Hours: 7 A.M. to 9 P.M.
The Body Rhythm outdoor pool is a perfect spot for lazy laps. It is situated near Nariman point and is affiliated to the International Health Racquet and Sports Association (IHRSA). The pool also has an old canteen which serves sandwiches, chips and beverages for munching. They are operational in winters too.
4. Taj Wellington Mews, Colaba
Opening Hours: 9 A.M. to 6 P.M.
The Wellington Mews have an outdoor wave pool which is the home for bankers in Mumbai. You can enjoy the Gym-khana like delicacies such as Club sandwiches and fries from Weli Deli while you are doing a breaststroke or a butterfly move. The pool is open for all at a price of 1500/head/day on only weekdays.
5. Fariyas Hotel, Colaba
Opening Hours: 7 A.M. to 7 P.M.
It is situated close to the Gateway of India. The Fariyas hotel features a 10m outdoor rooftop swimming pool which can relax your mind. It is an old time favourite for the residents of Mumbai who will vouch for the hotel’s pool attendants and clean changing rooms. One can also enjoy the taste of freshly grilled meat from The Tamarind PoolSide which is the open kitchen on the side of the pool. Since this pool is within the hotel, it is operational in winters as well.
6. Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Olympic Swimming Pool, Dadar
Opening Hours: 5 A.M. to 8 P.M.
The MGM premise is adorned by an Olympic-size pool with different sections such as the racing section, diving section, warm up section, kiddy section and viewing the gallery and is an ideal place for those who are serious about swimming. Due to its wide variety of services, it has a long queue for full-time membership. But, it is also open to the public on a daily basis at Rs 110/head/day. The Pool has different timings for men and women for maintaining the privacy of both. Also, it has different operational timings in winter. It opens at 6 AM in winters.
7. Palladium Hotel, Lower Parel
Opening Hours: 6 A.M. to 10 P.M.
Looking for a place to relax in Lower Parel? Pack your swimsuits and come to Palladium hotel’s open-air pool. It is well equipped with deck chairs to relax in the sun and open bar which will serve cocktails. The pool overlooks the sea and has a motto of providing premium quality service to its customers. The pool works in winters as well but from 10 AM.
8. Worli Police Gymkhana Swimming Pool
Opening Hours: 6:30 A.M. to 10:30 P.M.
The Worli Police Gymkhana pool was established in 1984 and is favoured by swimmers from all over the city. Guests can use the pool at a nominal rate of Rs 50 per hour. It is situated inside the Worli police camp and it is utilized by the policeman and their family living in the camp. This swimming pool is readily accessible to all the residents living in and around the camp. It is suggested to ask the authorities about their winter timings, as most of it depends on the members.
9. YMCA Swimming Pool, Tardeo
Opening hours: 6:30 A.M. to 5:45 P.M.
The Young Mens Christain Association (YMCA) is one of the oldest non-profit organizations. Swimming pool facilities and swimming classes are also one of the activities in a range of other services provided by YMCA. It is one of the most popular destinations at YMCA with its clean and well-maintained pools. The trained staff helps children to learn swimming and participate in National and state level competition. The pool is operational in winters, but it is always better to call and check for timings.
10. Amarsons Park, Breach Candy
This is probably the best-maintained garden in Mumbai. It is situated in one of the most affluent neighbourhoods in the city. The swimming pool is open to all those who visit this park. It is termed as one of the best clubs in the area and the swimming pool is one of its kind. Its sea facing view is one to experience. Call them now, and get going. They will also tell you their winter timings, as it might vary as per the regular timings.