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11 Best Swimming Locations for Your Toddler

Swimming is one of the best ways to train your child on fitness, confidence, discipline, strength, and coordination. However, finding the perfect location can be tricky.

We’ve compiled a list of child-friendly pools that may be in your neighborhood. Be aware that some places do charge a fee, others may not. Please call ahead to confirm prices as well as any regulations the hotel may have and availability.

1. Jacaranda Hotels

Location: Woodvale Close, Westlands

Tel no: (254) (711) 089000

Email: cro@jacarandahotels.com

Operating hours: 7:00 am – 7:30 pm

Cost: Ksh.600 for children and Ksh.1000 for adults

Temperature: not heated



2. Ole Dume Suites (hidden gem for MumsVillage community grapevine)

Location: Ole Dume Road, Kilimani

Tel no: +254 722 385 280

Email: reservations@oledume.com

Operating hours: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Cost: Ksh.200 per child per day and Ksh. 400 per adult per day

Temperature: not heated




3. Best Western Executive Suites

Location: Corner off Riverside Drive and Riverside Grove, Nairobi, Kenya

Tel no:+254 (0) 733 407 100

Email: reservations@bwexecutiveresidencynairobi.co.ke

Operating hours: 6:30 am – 10:00 pm

Cost: Ksh.1000 for adults and Ksh.500 for kids

Temperature: heated at around 30-40 degrees celsius  (regulated according to weather)


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4. Methodist Resort (formerly known as Methodist Guest House)

Location: Oloitokitok Road | Off Gitanga Road

Tel no: +254 733 699994


Operating hours: 10:00am – 8:30pm

Cost: Ksh.300 for kids and Ksh.500 for adults

Temperature: not heated

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5.  Sarabi Pool at Sankara

Location: Woodvale Grove, Westlands

Tel no: +254 703 028000

Email: connect@nairobi.sankara.com

Operating hours: 6:00am – 6:00pm

Cost: Ksh.200o for under 13 and Ksh.2500 for over 13

Temperature: heated (regulated according to weather)

poolSwimming classes for children also available!


6. Fairmont the Norfolk

Location: Harry Thuku Rd, Nairobi, Kenya

Tel no: +254 20 2265555


Operating hours: 8:00am – 6:00pm

Cost: Ksh.800 for kids and Ksh.1800 for adults

Temperature: heated at 28 degrees celsius


Location: Kasarani

Tel no: 02023900500

Email:  info@stadiumskenya.co.ke

Operating hours: 7:00 am- 5:30pm

Cost: Ksh. 150

Temperature: not heated


8. YMCA Nairobi Central Hostel

Location: Sate House Road

Tel no: +254729152816

Email: centralymcahostel@kenyaymca.com

Operating hours: 9:00 am – 7:00pm (closes  early at 5:00 pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and weekends)

The Hostel allows guest to use indoor facilities within the complex at a fee.

Cost: Ksh. 50 per for members and Ksh. 100 per day for non -members

Temperature: not heated



9. Impala Club Kenya

Location: Ngong Road

Tel No: +254202111951

Email: info@impalaclubkenya.com

Operating hours: 6:00 am – 7:00pm

Cost: Ksh. 300 for adult non-members and Ksh. 200 for children who are non- members.

Temperature: not heated



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10. Rowallan Club

Location: Kibera Drive near Jamhuri ASK Showground

Tel no: +254020220819

Cost: Ksh. 100 a day


11. Nairobi Club

Location: Ngong Road opp Kenya National Library Services

Tel no: 0722 203649

Email: info@nairobiclub.com

Temperature: not heated

For pricing

Only for members



They also have organized swimming galas quarterly during every school holiday including April, August and December, usually from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00p.m.

12. Cloud Hotel Suites

Location: Parklands

Tel no: 0715404994pool


Email: info@cloudhotelsuites.com

Operating hours: 7:00am-7:00pm

Cost: Ksh.600 for adults and Ksh.400 for kids

Temperature: heated (regulated according to outside weather)


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