Best indoor swimming pool: subtropical swimming paradises in the Netherlands

by Joost Nusselder | Updated on:  October 30, 2020

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The fresh autumn months have arrived. Swimming outdoors will no longer be so obvious.

Fortunately, there are a lot of indoor subtropical swimming paradises all over the Netherlands.

Enjoy the weekend with the kids!

The best tropical swimming paradise for kids

When it is cold outside and your children still want a fun, active afternoon, an indoor swimming paradise is the perfect solution.

From large slides and wild water rides to paddling pools for the little ones.

In this article you will find the nicest subtropical indoor swimming pools and water paradises in the Netherlands, sorted by province.

This way you can see at a glance which swimming pool you can visit next weekend!

What we discuss in this comprehensive post:

Nicest subtropical indoor swimming pools in Groningen

We start with our list of subtropical indoor swimming pools at the top of our country.

Do you live in Groningen and are you curious about which indoor swimming pools are in your area? Then read on!

Tropiqua subtropical swimming pool, Veendam

In the Tropiqua subtropical swimming pool you will find a 60 meter long slide, rapids, a water cannon, a white water creek and nice whirlpools to relax in.

There is also a Finnish sauna, Turkish steam bath and sunbeds!

The swimming pool has a wonderful temperature of 30 degrees and very cozy underwater lighting. It's like being on an exotic island!

Are you sportive? Then you can also swim laps in the lap pool. It is the perfect place for swimming and wellness enthusiasts.

Mum and dad can spend their day in the sauna while the kids can have fun in the subtropical swimming pool.

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tropicqua, Jan Salwaweg 2, 9641 LN Veendam

Estate Nienoord

The swimming castle in Nienoord offers swimming lessons, aqua sports, and parent and child swimming.

And of course you can swim freely and have fun with your friends.

In addition to great indoor pools, they also have an extensive outdoor swimming paradise for when the weather is nice. And for an outing for the whole family, you can visit the family park.

There is no shortage of fun in Nienoord; discover the Nienoord estate and go on an adventure!

Swimming castle Nienoord, Nienoord 20, 9351 AC Leek

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The nicest subtropical indoor swimming pools in Friesland

In Friesland you can also choose from a number of beautiful indoor swimming paradises!

You can find them in Leeuwarden, Joure and Drachten, among others. Which one is near you?

Subtropical swimming pool De Blauwe Golf, Leeuwarden

The Blue Golf is the perfect place to relax and be active (including swimming a few laps).

You can relax in the various whirlpools and in the large recreation pool there is fun for young and old!

You will also find a white water creek and a corner for the toddlers. The pool has a water slide that is 55 meters long and a wave pool.

When the weather is nice outside, you can use the heated outdoor pool.

Last but not least: once every two weeks there is an aqua disco on Friday!

Swimming pool the Blue Wave, Jelsumerstraat 12, 8917 AND Leeuwarden

Subtropical swimming pool Swimfun, Joure

The Swimfun swimming pool is for the real adventurers!

The white water course will get the adrenaline racing in your body! There are also regular slides, a wave pool with high waves and rapids.

For those who really need some relaxation, there are whirlpools, herbal baths, Turkish steam cabins, tanning beds and a sauna.

For the sweet toddlers and preschoolers there is a warm bath where they can play and splash in.

It is convenient that this bath is close to the catering industry, so that as a parent you can keep an eye on your child while you enjoy a drink and a snack.

During warm days you can use the outdoor pool.

Subtropical swimming pool Swimfun, Sewei 3, 8501 SP Joure

Swimming center de Welle, Drachten

De Welle swimming center: besides swimming, you can also experience a lot of adventure.

Slide down the fast slides and play a match against your friends! You can see how fast you have been after every ride.

When you arrive at the bottom, you can immediately swim to the outdoor pool.

If it's too cold for that, just swim back in and take a dip in the warm bubble bath to relax!

Need more adrenaline? Then dive into the waves and get absorbed in the whirlpool with strong current!

The paddling pool is for the little ones where they can play with toys and where there is a slide and fountain.

Swimming center De Welle, Reidingweg 6, 9203 KR Drachten

The nicest subtropical indoor swimming pools in Drenthe

There are a lot of fun things to do in Drenthe!

Would you like to spend a day of fun in an indoor swimming paradise with the kids?

We give you our three favorite subtropical indoor swimming pools in Drenthe.

Subtropical swimming pool De Bonte Wever, Assen

In the subtropical swimming pool De Bonte Wever in Assen everyone can fully enjoy water fun!

Let yourself be taken with the waves in the wave pool, hit the white water creek, or dare to go down the fast slide.

Here too you have the opportunity to completely unwind thanks to the whirlpools, Finnish or Kelo saunas, warm foot baths, infrared heat baths, shower street and herbal baths.

There is a toddler pool for the youngest guests. You can swim laps indoors, but you can also bathe in the 25 meter in summer.

De Bonte Wever has a lot to offer! Ideal if you live in or near Assen!

Swimming and sauna paradise De Bonte Wever, Stadsbroek 17, 9405 BK Assen

The Water World Landal Hof van Saksen, Nooitgedacht

The Landal Hof van Saksen Water World has three fine indoor water slides and a spacious competition pool.

There are also whirlpools, a design swimming pool, paddling pool and a 107-meter (!) Long white water course!

There is a slide tower built in Drenthe style, in which you can choose between three descents: the largest indoor water slide in the world, the highest tire slide in the Benelux, or the highest and steepest speedslide in the country!

That promises quite a lot!

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Hof van Saksen Water fun, Borgerderstraat 12, 9449 PA Never mind

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Bad Hesselingen, Meppel

Bad Hesselingen is a versatile swimming pool that looks very cheerful. There is a leisure pool and an outdoor pool of 20 meters.

The park has built the unique Mosquito Slide, which is the world's first interactive slide.

It offers you different programs of choice and difficulty levels to choose from.

In addition, the intention is that you try to hit as many 'mosquitos' as possible during the ride, because that will score you points.

A photo will be taken of you with your score.

If the weather permits, the kids can enjoy themselves in the large children's play paradise on the playing field and other playing fields.

Bad Hesselingen, Badweg 1, 7944 HJ Meppel

The nicest subtropical indoor swimming pools in Overijssel

The east of our country also has a lot of water fun to offer.

You can visit Steenwijk, Haaksbergen and Twente for a day of ultimate water fun!

Subtropical swimming pool De Waterwyck, Steenwijk

Swimming pool De Waterwyck is located in a sports complex in Steenwijk. So you can not only swim recreational, you can also swim laps to stay in top shape!

You can also do aqua jogging and enjoy the steam cabins, jet streams, bubble baths and herbal baths after exercising.

In the recreation pool there is an interactive slide of 25 meters: The GoH20.

There is an out pool so you can swim directly out from the indoor pool.

You will find large sunbathing areas with a terrace around the outdoor pool. Ideal for sunny days!

The little ones can also enjoy themselves here, namely in the toddler corner with paddling pool. Finally, you can also go here for a children's party!

Swimming pool De Waterwyck, Gagelsweg 25, 8331 CM Steenwijk

Subtropical swimming pool De Wilder, Haaksbergen

Go out with the family and visit the recreational swimming pool De Wilder in Haaksbergen!

Enjoy the whirlpools or slide down the 80 meter long slide. And what about the water creek with rapids?

Last but not least: there is a 25 meter long wave pool!

Hungry for swimming and playing? Then you can go to the restaurant for a snack and a drink.

The perfect location for a day of fun and activity!

Swimming pool De Wilder, Scholtenhagenweg 32, 7481 VP Haaksbergen

Subtropical swimming pool Preston Palace, Almelo

If you really want to enjoy a whole day or weekend, then Preston Palace is the place to be.

You can go there with your children, partner or with your friends. Fun for young and old.

Let yourself be pampered in the spa, in the whirlpools, sauna or relax under the sun canopy. Your children can even throw a children's party there!

The leisure pool has whitewater creeks, rapids, a waterfall and bubble plateaus.

The great thing about Preston Palace's all-in concept is that coffee, tea, soft drinks, fruit and ice are included in the price. If desired, you can book a massage for an additional fee.

What are you waiting for?!

Preston Palace subtropical swimming paradise, Laan van Iserlohn 1, 7607 PT Almelo

The nicest subtropical indoor swimming pools in Flevoland

Did you know that Flevoland is the youngest province in the Netherlands?

Small but nice, with a number of subtropical indoor swimming pools where you can fully enjoy.

Subtropical swimming pool Aqua Mundo De Eemhof, Zeewolde

Come and have a swim in the subtropical swimming pool De Eemhof in Zeewolde!

You can use the wave pool, the wild water course and the water slides.

But that is not everything! You can even surf on the super cool Flow Rider. Try to stay on the surfboard while balancing on a big wave!

The Aqua Mundo subtropical swimming paradise is part of Center Parcs.

Let yourself be taken with the waves in the wave pool, or opt for complete relaxation in the whirlpool. For the adventurous there is the whitewater course and various water slides including the Turbo Twister.

Of course, the little ones have also been thought of: toddlers can play in a safe children's pool.

During the warm months you can use the outdoor swimming pool surrounded by the sunbathing lawn.

The Turbo Twister is unique in its kind: this attraction is five stories high (11 meters) and 154 meters long. This one is only for the real daredevils!

Aqua Mundo De Eemhof, Slingerweg 1, 3896 LD Zeewolde

Swimming pool De Vrijbuiter, Almere

De Vrijbuiter swimming pool is perfect for a fun day with friends or family!

The nice thing about this bath is that it has a unique shape with varying depth. The pool has a white water creek, water spouts, bubble baths, jet streams and a water cannon.

You can swim directly to the outdoor pool where there is another bubble bench.

There are also (high!) Slides that you can slide down quickly!

For our little friends there is a toddler pool that is equipped with all kinds of play material. These pools are nice and warm, up to 30 degrees and only 20 cm deep.

The nice thing about this pool is that you can go family swimming on a Sunday morning!

They also organize disco swimming once a month on Friday evenings including a cool DJ.

Do you want to celebrate your children's party here? That is also possible!

The Vrijbuiter, Globeplein 1, 1334 BT Almere

The Bosbad swimming pool, Emmeloord

Do you live in or near Emmeloord? Then you go to the Bosbad for water fun!

Here you can swim laps or play in the water with your kids.

The bath is even suitable for people with limited mobility: there are walkers available that can be used to walk to the bath.

Inside there are four heated pools, and in the summer months you can swim outside.

There are swimming lessons, competitive swimming and water polo, all of which take place in the large 25 meter pool, which partly has a movable bottom.

In that same pool you will also encounter diving clubs! There are six lanes and two diving boards.

Fun events are often organized in the Bosbad, such as disco swimming and games during the school holidays.

Children can also learn to swim, there is pregnancy swimming, baby and toddler swimming and even therapy swimming for people with disabilities.

Finally, you can also go to the forest pool for an unforgettable children's party!

Swimming pool the Bosbad, Boslaan 30, 8302 AB Emmeloord

Nicest subtropical indoor swimming pools in Gelderland

Gelderland is the largest province in the Netherlands. Of course, this province has plenty of days out to offer.

Also several indoor swimming pools where you can have the greatest fun all day long!

Marveld Recreation, Groenlo

In addition to a subtropical swimming pool, Marveld Recreatie in Groenlo also has a toddler and toddler pool, so that the little ones can also enjoy themselves.

You can have fun on various slides. The Crazy Cone is an example of such a slide, and is 75 meters long with magical light effects during the descent.

You go down this slide with a tire. Size fun guaranteed!

If you prefer to be active, you can swim laps fanatically in the competition pool. Time to relax? Then you can do that in the hot whirlpool or in the sauna.

The swimming pool also offers swimming lessons and you can also go there for children's parties. On Friday evening you can participate in the Friday night disco!

Marveld Recreation, Elshofweg 6, 7141 DH Groenlo

De Berkenhorst, Kootwijk

De Berkenhorst is a wonderful place to swim and relax.

You can relax in the hot whirlpool or Turkish bath, while the children will have fun going through the rapids and sliding down the fantastic slide!

There is a paddling pool where the little ones can splash around.

Enjoy the atmosphere or just relax! De Berkenhorst is the perfect place for a great day.

The Berkenhorst, Kerkendelweg 30, 3775 KN Kootwijk

Forest pool Putten, Putten

The Bosbad in Putten is also a true swimming paradise!

Fun, sport and relaxation are perfectly combined so that there is something for everyone.

Relax in the whirlpool while the kids are swimming or join a lesson in Aquaspinning or Aquajogging.

Do you have a little one? He can then have a great time in the toddler pool. The Bosbad is the ideal place for a great day with lots of fun.

In good weather you can enjoy the outdoor swimming pool with sunbathing lawn and canoe or on a pedal boat!

Even in the middle of winter you can skate on the pond. The restaurant is especially for the hungry boys and girls. A day of swimming and having fun simply requires a lot of energy!

At the Bosbad you can also go for a children's party or school trip and even for staff parties with buffet.

Forest pool Putten, Zuiderveldweg 6, 3881 LJ Putten

The nicest subtropical indoor swimming pools in North Holland

In general, there is a lot to do in North Holland.

Do your kids love to swim but the weather is bad outside?

Don't panic, as this province offers some spectacular subtropical indoor swimming pools.

Subtropical swimming pool Aqua Mundo, Zandvoort

Aqua Mundo is part of the well-known Centerparcs.

For example, you can swim in the large 25-meter pool and there is a special pool for the children.

In addition to a pool with slides, the subtropical swimming pool even offers an Aqua Cinema, which you can use three times a week. Main films and short films are shown on the screen.

Do you feel like being active? Then you can participate in Aqua jogging or Aquarobics to train your muscles and fitness intensively, swinging to the best songs!

It really looks like you are on vacation, get away from our cold little country.

Aqua Mundo Park Zandvoort, Vondellaan 60, 2041 BE Zandvoort

Subtropical swimming pool De Mirandabad, Amsterdam

For tropical swimming fun in Amsterdam you go to De Mirandabad.

Swimming laps, recreational swimming, aqua jogging, pregnancy swimming and much more!

Not only the little ones and young people have been thought of, people aged 55+ can also swim freely.

The wave pool is open all year round and you can relax in the warm herbal baths.

The Mirandabad, De Mirandalaan 9. 1079 PA Amsterdam

The Sand Sea, Bussum

Swimming pool De Zandzee is part of an extensive sports center.

There is plenty of swimming opportunities: in the competition pool, the therapy pool, or in the recreation pool. Jump off the various diving boards (1 meter or three meters high).

For the toddlers there is a bath with Miffy theme, cute!

For the little daredevils there is a white water course and whirlpool.

On Friday evenings there is Aquadisco for young people up to fourteen years old (and of course can swim).

The Zandzee sports center, Struikheiweg 14, 1406 TK Bussum

The nicest subtropical indoor swimming pools in South Holland

We have now arrived in South Holland!

Do you live in this province? Then this information is for you!

Our favorite subtropical indoor swimming pools in South Holland can be found below:

Subtropical swimming pool Tikibad Duinrell, Wassenaar

Do you live in Wassenaar? Then you are lucky!

That's where the Tiki Pool Duinrell is located, which is not only a swimming paradise but a whole world of fun for children!

You can find eleven (!) Blood-curdling slides. The Tiki Pool is the largest slide paradise in the Netherlands and Belgium.

There are even dark slides, such as the Moonlight and the Starlight, in which you slide a boat past fantastic light effects and waterfalls.

In the Cannonball you are launched through the air and you end up in the water with a splash!

For the family there is the super nice Family Slide.

Tiki Pool Duinrell, Duinrell 1, 2242 JP Wassenaar

Subtropical swimming pool Aquamar, Katwijk

It is always nice and warm in the Aquamar subtropical swimming pool.

A tropical atmosphere is created by the rocks and palm trees. It feels like you are on vacation in the tropics!

Go down the white water slide or the mega water slide, relax in the whirlpool or the Turkish steam bath.

An outing for the whole family, no matter what age.

There is a terrace that offers a view of the recreational pool where you can eat or drink something. You can also enjoy a delicious drink at the beach bar.

Aquamar swimming pool, Piet Heinlaan 5, 2224 SW Katwijk

The Torch, Ridderkerk

In the subtropical swimming pool De Fakkel you can not only take swimming lessons, but also recreational swimming.

There is also a nice hot tub, a slide, rapids, steam cabins and a sauna. There are three competition pools !!

In the summer you can swim laps in the large outdoor swimming pool or the large slide.

There is also a children's pool and a large sunbathing lawn with comfortable beds for when you want to sunbathe.

Swimming pool De Fakkel, Sportlaan 8-10, 2982 SN Ridderkerk

Nicest subtropical indoor swimming pools in Utrecht

Do you want to go to an indoor swimming pool in the province of Utrecht? Then of course you can!

We'll explain our three favorite subtropical indoor pools below.

Subtropical swimming pool Den Hommel, Utrecht

There is plenty to do for everyone in the Den Hommel subtropical swimming pool in Utrecht.

There is also an extensive restaurant for a nice dinner. There is also a children's pool with play corner for the smallest visitors.

The slightly older children can slide down the 70-meter slide or go on an adventure in the white water creek.

There is also an outdoor pool with sunbathing lawn for enthusiasts.

In the competition pool, fanatic swimmers can get started: swim laps or take an aqua sports lesson.

Swimming pool Den Hommel, Kennedylaan 5, 3533 KH Utrecht

Subtropical swimming pool 't Kikkerfort, Breukelen

'T Kikkerfort also has various facilities. Water fun for the kids and relaxation for mom and dad!

And when everyone is hungry, you can go to the extensive Brasserie for a snack with a drink. The brasserie has a wet bar, so you can order something while swimming.

The slide is 52 meters long and has special effects. There is a wild water stream with a whirlpool and a waterfall.

There is a whirlpool, bubble bath, Kneipp bath and a massage bath especially for the parents, who certainly deserve some relaxation.

The toddlers can play in the toddler's pool with water mushroom and the even smaller kids in the pool with mini slide.

There is also a target group pool and a competition pool with movable floor for the athletes and you can take swimming and sports lessons (such as aqua aerobics and aqua jogging).

Finally, there is even the possibility to celebrate your children's party in this pool!

Sports & Recreation Center 't Kikkerfort, Schepersweg 14A, 3621 JK Breukelen

Swimming pool Dijnselburg, Zeist

In Zeist you will find a swimming paradise with four indoor pools and many activities.

Free swimming is extra fun because the current takes you along, in which you can relax on inflatable tires.

The great thing about the catering facility (with indoor and outdoor terrace) that belongs to this pool is that they are working on making the snacks a bit healthier.

Everything is prepared in the oven instead of in unhealthy frying fat.

You can also go disco swimming in this pool and, if you want, even have a children's party.

In the summer you can enjoy the outdoor swimming pool.

There is also a toddler pool, a large sunbathing lawn with playground equipment and a beach volleyball field.

Swimming pool Dijnselburg, Lifeguard Schenkpad 8, 3705 GK Zeist

Nicest subtropical indoor swimming pools in Zeeland

Where in Zeeland can you go for beautiful subtropical indoor swimming paradises?

We will tell you that immediately!

Aquadome Scheldorado, Terneuzen

The Scheldorado subtropical swimming pool is known for its spacious wave pool where, when the ship's horn goes off, waves come.

Exciting attractions include the 60-meter super water slide, an aqua jungle where you can climb rope bridges, a pirate ship with falling buckets of water and a slide.

There is also a waterfall, the pool has rapids, water mushrooms and so on.

For the little ones there is a heated children's pool in jungle style with fun attractions.

In addition to the recreation pool, there is also an outdoor pool where the water is also nice and warm.

In the pool it just looks like like being on safari: you see a crocodile and monkeys!

Aquadome Scheldorado, Stuvesande 2, 4532 MH Terneuzen

Aqua Mundo Center Parcs Port Zélande, Ouddorp

The Aqua Mundo swimming pool looks completely tropical.

The swimming pool has a huge Water Playhouse and for the kids who like a challenge there is the dark Turbo Tunnel, where you go off with a rubber band, or the white water course (of 112 meters!).

You can even learn to dive at Aqua Mundo and discover the impressive underwater world!

Or would you rather go for a thrilling ride on the underwater scooter?

If all this is not what you are looking for and you prefer to relax for a day, then that is also good.

There are complete wellness and spa facilities where you can be pampered.

If you would also like to get a healthy tint, you can use the turbo tanner.

Finally, the kids will never get bored here, because fun water games are always organized.

Aqua Mundo Port Zélande, Port Zélande 2, 3253 MG Ouddorp

Roompot holiday park Zeebad, Breskens

Holiday park Zeebad is located in the characteristic fishing town of Breskens, which is within walking distance of the beach.

Here you will find a cozy swimming pool with many different activities.

There is a family slide and a deep pool with rapids. For the little ones there is a shallow pool with a small slide.

And for the toddlers there is a special paddling pool with a water attraction where they can play with various levers to let the water flow or stop.

Swimming fun for young and old!

Scheldeveste swimming pool, Nieuwesluisweg 1, 4511 RG Breskens

The nicest subtropical indoor swimming pools in North Brabant

It is well known that people from Brabant love socializing!

An afternoon of fun with the family in a subtropical swimming paradise does not sound wrong.

In this province you can visit Den Bosch, Eindhoven and Hapert to experience unprecedented swimming fun.

Subtropical swimming pool Aquafun Sportiom, Den Bosch

There are (super fast) slides and a blood-curdling white water course in the Aquafun Sportiom swimming pool. Let yourself go!

You can slide from the top of a volcano with a large pool into the wave pool, or use the other fast slides.

The little ones can enjoy the children's pool.

Have you had enough of being active after hours of running and swimming? Fortunately, you have the opportunity to relax in the herbal bath, in the whirlpool or in the steam cabin.

In the summer you also have access to the heated outdoor pool with sunbathing lawn to cool off and then brown in the sun!

Sportiom Aquafun, Victorialaan 10, 5213 JE 's-Hertogenbosch

Subtropical swimming pool De Tongelreep, Eindhoven

The Tongelreep became known through the program Sterren Springen op Z Saturday (to be seen on SBS6).

The location has many pools and is suitable for all types of swimmers: from pleasure swimmers to divers and professionals.

The possibilities are endless!

Go for a swim, play in the waves, jump off the diving boards or slide down the slides.

There are 4 large slides and four paddling pools with slides and play equipment. The water in the wave pool is wonderfully heated.

Tongelreep National Swimming Center, Antoon Coolenlaan 1, 5644 RX Eindhoven

Subtropical swimming pool Landal Het Vennenbos, Hapert

Landal Greenparks is a true swimming paradise!

In the subtropical swimming pool you can play, swim and relax.

You can make use of the wave pool, glide down the Black Hole slide with a starry sky or float in the Lazy River.

If you are ready for some relaxation, you can use the herbal bath, whirlpool or spray bath or use the infrared sauna and self-tanners.

For the little ones there is the Kinder-do-bath or the Kinder Jungle bath. Get ready for a day of fun for the whole family!

Landal Het Vennenbos, Schouwberg 7, 5527 JH Hapert

The nicest subtropical indoor swimming pools in Limburg

We have arrived in the most southern province of the country: Limburg.

This is where our journey through a land full of subtropical indoor swimming pools will end.

Curious which swimming paradises there are in this province?

Subtropical swimming pool Landal De Lommerbergen, Reuver

The subtropical swimming pool Landal De Lommerbergen is located next to the bungalow park. Parents just become children again!

Roetsj all together from the slide or float around in the wave pool. You can even relax in the Exotic Garden.

A day of water fun with the family! What else do you want?

Enjoy the herbal and steam baths, whirlpool baths, infrared cabins, or book a relaxing massage.

There is also a swimmers bar where you can enjoy drinks and snacks. A break between swimming and playing is of course always welcome.

Landal De Lommerbergen, Lommerbergen 1, 5953 TT Reuver

Subtropical swimming pool Aqua Mundo Limburgse Peel, America

If you live in or around the Limburgse Peel, you can enjoy a wonderful day in the Center Parcs Aqua Mundo subtropical swimming paradise.

Have a nice swim in the wave pool and slide down the slides as often as you want!

For the little ones there is a children's pool where they can get to know the royal frog family and the octopus.

The park has much more to offer than just a nice swim.

Because you can also choose to relax in the hot tub, the sauna, the Turkish steam bath or even top up your tan under the solarium.

Aqua Mundo Limburg Peel, Peelheideweg 25, 5966 PJ America

Subtropical swimming pool Mosaqua, Gulpen

You can enjoy yourself in the swimming paradise Mosaqua in Gulpen. Fun for the whole family, from young to old!

Is the weather bad or are you looking for a fun activity for the family day? Here you are in the perfect place!

You can go on an adventure through the jungle. You swim between wild animals, talking parrots and monkeys lying around. Take to the thrilling whitewater course and come out in the desert.

There is also a 92-meter slide with unique light and laser effects. And with the family you can all slide down the wide family slide. Great fun guaranteed!

Would you rather relax for a day? Then that is of course also possible. There are whirlpools, a steam cabin, infrared cabins and a mist shower.

There is a pirate ship of 15 meters for the kids. In the stern, children can admire tropical fish in the aquariums.

The toddler Jungle bath is for the little ones among us.

If you want to relax for a while, you can stay on the terraces (inside or outside) in good weather and have a nice snack and drink.

Subtropical Swimming Pool Mosaqua, Landsraderweg 11, 6271 NT Gulpen

Swimming and COVID-19?

As is already known, the new coronavirus mainly spreads from person to person. It also turns out that the virus can only survive outside the body for a short time, so that you cannot get sick from it quickly.

Fortunately, water seems to play a minimal role in the spread of the virus.

But what exactly does that mean for the swimming pools?

Swimming pools are slowly reopening. The WHO confirms that no evidence has yet been found that the virus can spread via water.

At every swimming location, account must be taken of the applicable hygiene rules that should prevent the spread of the virus. People must respect the distance of 1,5 meters and therefore give each other enough space.

The pools are extra disinfected and the floors need to be scrubbed more often. In addition, not too many people are allowed in the water at the same time.

A protocol describes in detail how all parties can contribute to the correct implementation of the rules. This will be clearly communicated at the swimming locations.

Swimming locations where it is not possible to adhere to the new rules regarding hygiene will in most cases be closed.

The parties in the swimming pool industry have together drawn up the Responsible Swimming Protocol that they use when reopening the pools. If the instructions in this protocol are followed, everyone will be able to use the swimming pools safely.

The protocol is based on the hygiene advice of the RIVM. Each municipality decides for itself whether the local swimming pools are allowed to open.

So ask your own municipality whether a certain swimming pool in your area is open or not. In addition, each website will indicate exactly what the new rules are to prevent the virus from spreading and whether the swimming pool is indeed open or closed.

In some cases you have to make a reservation, because there should not be too many people at the same time. It is also advised to wear a mouth mask in public areas, outside the swimming room.

The routing with as many separate lanes on the ground as possible is also indicated with arrows, in order to prevent unnecessary contact between visitors.

Developments around the virus are fast and the guidelines are often adjusted. It is therefore wise to use the website of the RIVM keep an eye out for the latest updates.

Do not visit a swimming pool if you have a fever or (mild) symptoms of the virus such as a runny nose, sneezing, coughing, sore throat and chest tightness.

A day at a subtropical indoor swimming pool can be a wonderful outing for the whole family. Which swimming pool from our list will you visit soon?

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Joost Nusselder, the founder of Speelkeuze.nl is a content marketer, father and loves trying out new toys. As a child, he came into contact with everything around games when his mother started the Tin Soldier in Ede. Since 2016, he and his team have been creating helpful blog articles to help loyal readers with fun play ideas.