11 Best Swimming Locations for Your Toddler

Yvonne Kanyi

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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

 

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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

 

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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

Email:reservations@methodistresort.co.ke

Operating hours: 10:00am – 8:30pm

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

Temperature: not heated

 


This photo of Methodist Resort is courtesy of TripAdvisor.

 

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)

 

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Swimming classes for children also available!

 

6. Fairmont the Norfolk

Location: Harry Thuku Rd, Nairobi, Kenya

Tel no: +254 20 2265555

Email:kenya.reservations@fairmont.com

Operating hours: 8:00am – 6:00pm

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

Temperature: heated at 28 degrees celsius

 

 

7. Kasarani Aquatic Stadium

Location: Kasarani

Tel no: 02023900500

Email:  info@stadiumskenya.co.ke

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

Cost: Ksh. 150

Temperature: not heated

 

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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

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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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