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Swimming Pools in Ho Chi Minh City

For travelers trying to cool down in the city’s year-round hot weather, below are our top picks for public swimming pools in Ho Chi Minh City (in no particular order). Let’s get refreshed and then continue touring the city!

Rach Mieu Swimming Pool

Address: 1 Hoa Phuong Street, Phu Nhuan District
Price: VND 20,000/adult; VND 15,000/child under 1,3m

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The lap pool at Rach Mieu

Rach Mieu is an open-air pool on top of a sports complex. The pool possesses a large 50-meter pool and a kid-friendly 25-meter pool. Apart from the crowdedness, the pool is good.

Note that men must wear speedos – tight swimwear – when entering the pool. The pool closes on Monday. The schedule is as below.

Morning Sessions
5:30 AM – 10 AM
Afternoon Sessions
2 PM – 3:45 PM, 4 PM – 5:45 PM, 6 PM – 7:45 PM

Van Thanh Swimming Pool

Address: 48/10 Dien Bien Phu, Binh Thanh District
Opening hours: 6 AM – 8 PM
Price: VND 70,000/adult Monday-Friday; VND 80,000 on Saturday and Sunday
VND 40,000/child Monday-Friday; VND 50,000 on Saturday and Sunday.

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A perfect place to escape the city

Van Thanh is the public pool closest to resort-style pools in Ho Chi Minh City. The place features a large kid pool, hence its popularity among families. The changing rooms and showers are pretty nice.

Yet Kieu Swimming Pool

Address: 1 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1
Price: VND 25,000/adult; VND 20,000/child under 1.3m

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Sun exposure won’t be a problem at Yet Kieu

The pool is conveniently located at the intersection of Binh Thanh District and District 1 – next to the Saigon Zoo and Thi Nghe River, which makes a breezy environment for swimmers. Additionally, Yet Kieu is the only place among swimming pools in Ho Chi Minh City that have an awning to shield you from the sun.

Please refer to the pool’s schedule below.

Mon – Fri: Morning (5 AM – 7 AM), Noon (11 AM – 1 PM), Afternoon (4 PM – 6 PM)

Sat-Sun: Morning (5 AM – 7 AM), Afternoon (2 PM – 6 PM)

Hai Quan Swimming Pool

Address: 12B Nguyen Huu Canh, Ward 19, Binh Thanh District
Price: VND 30,000/adult, VND 25,000/child under 1.3m

Among swimming pools in Ho Chi Minh City, Hai Quan is a suiting option for those wanting a good lap. The pool is located behind a restaurant, leaning against Saigon River. Everything is quite decent except for the changing rooms, so change beforehand.

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The swimming pool at Hai Quan

Please refer to the pool’s schedule below.
Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 5 AM – 7 AM, 11 AM – 2 PM, 5 PM – 8 PM
Wed, Sat: 5 AM – 7 AM, 11 AM – 8 PM
Sun: 5 AM – 8 PM

Conclusion on Swimming pools in Ho Chi Minh City

Overall, these public pools would be less crowded whenever kids are in school. Therefore, visit the pools at weekdays’ lunchtime for complete peace.

Additionally, there are high-end options at luxury hotels. Non-guest access range from VND 300,000 to VND 600,000, which, depends on the property, may also include a steam room, sauna, or gym.

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