Swimming Pools along Thika Road

This is a list of the best swimming pools located along Thika Road. The list is arranged in no particular order.

Kasarani Aquatic Stadium

Swimming is more than just a sport, it’s an experience that combines the thrill of exercise with the soothing embrace of the water. It’s an activity that not only keeps you fit but also provides you with a unique sense of joy and liberation. Whether you’re splashing around in a pool or gliding through the open water, there’s no denying the sheer pleasure of swimming.

One of the reasons swimming is so enjoyable is because it’s a low-impact exercise that’s easy on the joints. Unlike other forms of cardio, such as running or jumping, swimming doesn’t put any strain on your bones and muscles. Instead, the water provides a natural resistance that challenges your body without causing any pain or discomfort. This makes it an ideal form of exercise for people of all ages and fitness levels.

Below is a list of some of the best swimming pools along Thika Road, Nairobi.

1. Kasarani Aquatic Stadium

Kasarani Aquatic Stadium is located in Moi International Sports Complex, 12 kilometers from the Central Business District of Nairobi. Upon visiting facility, I can say with confidence that it is well maintained and the services offered by the lifeguards are exemplary. Kasarani Aquatic Stadium has a choice of 4 pools (3 olympic size pools and a baby pool).

Swimming Pool Charges

KES 200 Per Person (Payment done via MPESA only)

Swimming Pool Opening and Closing Hours

10:00 am to 4:30 pm daily

Kasarani Aquatic Stadium Contacts

020 2390500

2. Juja City Mall Swimming Pool

Juja City Mall Swimming Pool

This swimming pool is located in Juja City Mall. It is 25 meters deep and has some of the best instructors to teach swimming amateurs. Currently, Juja City Mall Swimming Pool has a Google rating of 4.2. In case you are looking for a less occupied and spacious swimming pool and you are around Ruiru, Kimbo or Juja, this swimming pool should be your top consideration.

Swimming Pool Charges

CategoryCharges
KidsKES 300
AdultsKES 350

Swimming Pool Opening and Closing Hours

10 am to 6 pm daily

Juja Swimming Contacts

+(254) 720 44 03 96

3. Barclays Sports Club, Ruaraka

Barclays Swimming Pool

Barclays Sports Club Swimming pool is one of the biggest pools around Ruaraka. The facility is property of Barclays Bank (now referred to as ABSA). The swimming pool is open to the public and its 25 meters length ensures swimmers enjoy a good swim. Payment methods accepted at Baraclys Sports Club include Mpesa, Cash and Cards.

Swimming Pool Charges

CategoryCharges
KidsKES 200
AdultsKES 300

Swimming Pool Opening and Closing Hours

9 am to 5 pm

Barclays Sports Club Swimming pool Contacts

+(254) 706 79 15 61

4. Spur Mall Swimming Pool

Spur Mall

Spur mall swimming pool is a heated pool located at the rooftop of Spur Mall, Ruiru. The swimming pool is very crowded on weekends and afternoons. In order to enjoy a good swim, you should target to visit the facility during late mornings. Currently, Spur Mall Swimming pool has a Google rating of 4.3.

Swimming Pool Charges

CategoryCharges
KidsKES 500
AdultsKES 300

Swimming Pool Opening and Closing Hours

7 am to 9 pm

Spur Mall Swimming Pool Contacts

+(254) 722 86 08 60

5. Vipe Fun Park

Vipe Fun Park is an amusement facility located in Ruiru, opposite Gwa Kairu. The facility is a preferred destination for kids fun activities such as swimming, swings bouncing castles and rides. The facility has ample parking, fresh food and beverages and the changing rooms are very clean!

Swimming Pool Charges

CategoryCharges
KidsKES 200
AdultsKES 300

Swimming Pool Opening and Closing Hours

9 am to 7 pm

Vipe Fun Park Contacts

+(254) 723 82 18 33

6. Ashaki Swimming Pool

This is the biggest swimming pool in Ruiru. It is located besides Spur Mall. The ambience at this facility is amazing, the decor is well done and the water at the swimming pool is well treated. Ashaki also has a vast space for swimmers to relax and bask the sun. It also has permanent tents on one side and an onsite bar that is well stocked.

Swimming Pool Charges Weekdays

CategoryCharges
KidsKES 200
AdultsKES 300

Swimming Pool Charges Weekends

CategoryCharges
KidsKES 300
AdultsKES 500

Swimming Pool Opening and Closing Hours

9 am to 7 pm

Ashaki Swimming Pool

0112 059463

7. Rainbow Ruiru Resort

Rainbow Ruiru Resort

Rainbow Ruiru Resort is located in Ruiru. The facility has a very clean oval-shaped swimming pool that is maintained regularly. Asides from the pool, Rainbow Ruiru Resort also has a jaccuzi. In case you want to loosen your tight muscles and enjoy the sensation of warm water all over your body, this should be your top destination.

Swimming Pool Charges

CategoryCharges
KidsKES 200
AdultsKES 400

Swimming Pool Opening and Closing Hours

10 am to 5 pm

Rainbow Ruiru Resort

020 2061448

8. Blue Springs Hotel

Blue Springs Hotel

Blue Springs Hotel has a popular swimming pool that measures 22 meters by 12 meters. The swimming pool has a detached baby pool and experienced lifeguards who are ready to turn amateur swimmers to professional swimmers. All major cards are accepted at the facility. Other modes of payment include cash and mpesa.

Swimming Pool Charges

CategoryCharges
KidsKES 200
AdultsKES 250

Swimming Pool Opening and Closing Hours

8 am to 6 pm

Blue Springs Hotel

+(254) 722 35 55 15

9. Sharks Swimming Center

Sharks Swimming Center is located in Kahawa West. The pool has a Google rating of 4.2 stars after 162 reviews. The center has 4 adult swimming pools and a baby pool.

Out of all the swimming pools I have visited, I would I recommend this center because of its affordability and hygiene.

In case you are hungry, worry not! The facility has an onsite restaurant that serves fresh food, water and beverage. Swimming pool charges at the facility are KES 200 per head.

Swimming Pool Opening and Closing Hours

7 am to 6 pm

Sharks Swimming Center Contacts

+(254) 718 61 20 94

10. Lillies Swimming Pool

Lillies Swimming pool is located in Juja, Sewage area. The pool is an amenity of Lillies Hotel and it can accomodate tens of tens swimmers at once. The water at the pool is very clean and there are plenty of lifeguards who can guarantee on your safety in case of any thing. The swimming pool also has an onsite restaurant that provides an adults and kids menu.


Safety Precautions When Swimming

Swimming is a fun and healthy activity, but it’s important to remember that safety should always come first. Here are some safety precautions to keep in mind when swimming:

  1. Learn how to swim: Before you jump in the water, make sure you know how to swim properly. Take swimming lessons from a certified instructor to learn the correct techniques and improve your swimming skills.
  2. Always swim with a buddy: Never swim alone, always have a buddy with you. This is especially important in open water where currents and other hazards can pose a danger.
  3. Swim in designated areas: Always swim in areas that are designated for swimming. These areas are usually monitored by lifeguards and are designed to be safe for swimming.
  4. Know the water conditions: Before entering the water, check the water conditions. Look for signs of dangerous waves, currents, or water temperatures that could be hazardous.
  5. Wear a life jacket: If you’re not a strong swimmer or if you’re in open water, wear a life jacket. A life jacket will keep you afloat and can save your life in an emergency.
  6. Stay hydrated: Swimming can be a physically demanding activity, so it’s important to stay hydrated. Drink plenty of water before and after swimming to prevent dehydration.
  7. Follow pool rules: If you’re swimming in a pool, follow the pool rules. Don’t run, dive into shallow water, or engage in any other unsafe behaviors.
  8. Sun protection: Don’t forget to protect your skin from the sun when swimming outdoors. Wear sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses to prevent sunburn and other skin damage.
  9. Know your limits: Don’t push yourself beyond your limits when swimming. Know your abilities and swim within them to prevent exhaustion or injury.
  10. Learn basic water rescue skills: In case of an emergency, it’s important to know basic water rescue skills. Take a CPR course and learn how to perform basic rescue techniques.

By following these safety precautions, you can help ensure that your swimming experience is fun and safe for everyone involved.

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