Clube de Regatas do Flamengo - Sede da Gávea

Rio de Janeiro, RJ, BRAZIL

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Clube de Regatas do Flamengo - Sede da Gávea
Avenida Borges de Medeiros, 997, Lagoa
Rio de Janeiro, RJ 22430-040
(021) 2159-0154 or 2159-0163

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Single-swim admission is not available to the general public.
Membership Info
One month pass: BRL 198, plus nominal charges for a card and a medical check. [June, 2019]

Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m x 25m, 10 lanes, outdoors, heated, 26ºC (79ºF).
Pool 2
25m x 50m, 20 lanes, 2m - 2.4m depth, outdoors, 28ºC (82ºF).


On the famous Lagoa in Rio, between the bairros of Lagoa and Leblon.
-22.979274, -43.220163

Teams That Use This Facility

We have no web links or contact information for teams that train at this facility.

Facility Notes

The club was started in the 19th century by English rowers. It's now the dominant professional football team in Brazil. It has youth football programs and sponsors amateur Olympic-track, rowing, swimming, water polo, gymnastics, volleyball, judo and more. A two-tier membership system allows many income levels to participate in sports and health-club facilities. Classes of school children use the pool weekday mornings.
Both of the pools listed above are of recent vintage; the first, a Myrtha pool, was installed in 2015, the second was built by a local contractor in 2019. Both of the pools can be configured with ten 50 meter lanes or twenty 25 meter lanes, but the Myrtha pool (Pool 1) is usually set up for long course swimming and the other pool is usually set up for short course swimming. The club's original 50m pool was demolished after the first new pool was opened in 2015.
In addition to the two pools listed above, the facility also has a 25m x 7m, unstriped, tots teaching pool; a shallow, 17m x 13m, 6 lane, beginners lane swimming and teaching pool; and a large, irregularly shaped family and leisure pool.

Facility Reviews

They don't seem to like the idea of more than two people sharing a lane, which is great, never crowded, a pleasure to swim...

The change rooms have all been totally refurbished - everything new - but half of it dysfunctional on occasions. A professional cleaning firm now looks after all the change rooms, which is an improvement over earlier conditions.
[September, 2018]