Het Hofbad

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Het Hofbad
Address
Ypenburgse Boslaan 30
The Hague (Den Haag), South Holland 2496 ZA
NETHERLANDS
Telephone
(015) 310 83 96

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
€3.50; SC(65) €2.80. [August, 2017]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m, 8 lanes, divisible with a boom or bulkhead into a 23.5m, 8 lane, variable (0.0m - 2m) depth tank and a 25m, 8 lane, 2m - 3.8m tank , indoors , 27ºC (81ºF)

Location

County/Region
South Holland
GPS
52.053114, 4.383040

Teams That Use This Facility

Youth Swim
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Facility Notes

The pool opened in October, 2012.

Facility Reviews

This is the newest and best pool in The Hague. It opened at the end of 2012 and has a 50 meter competition pool. For lap swimming it can be tricky to find the times, as they change depending on the day of the week: Monday and Friday they have the 50 meter pool open for laps at lunchtime, 12:00 to 13:00, but other days it can be 09:30 to 11:00 or in the evening. Check the website for the times, though it's in Dutch, it's not hard to figure out (lap swimming is called Banenzwemmen).

The pool management doesn't impose any control over speeds in the lanes, so it can be a bit chaotic with slower swimmers mixing in with faster swimmers. Overall though, it works pretty well.

Being a new facility, it is very modern, clean, and well-lit. No pool toys are available, so bring your own kick-board, pull buoy, etc.
[June, 2015]