Het Marnix

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Het Marnix
Marnixplein 1, Jordaan
Amsterdam, North Holland 1015 ZN
(020) 524 60 00

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Residents €4.30; non-residents €5.10. [November, 2018]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m x 12.5m, ozone sanitized, indoors, 26.5ºC (79.7ºF)
Pool 2
20m x 10m, unstriped, ozone sanitized, indoors, 31.5ºC (88.7ºF)


Several trolleys stop at Marnixstraat (13, 17, 14, 170, 172, 174) from where it is a 10 minute walk.
North Holland
52.377867, 4.878533

Teams That Use This Facility

Youth Swim
Click on the Team Name to view its website.

Facility Notes

The showers and locker room are coed. A key to a locker is given out with payment.

Facility Reviews

The only place near central Amsterdam where you can swim laps.
Very nice, reasonable lane lines, polite distribution of fast/slow swimmers.
The 25m pool is 3 speed-designated, wide lanes, plus a double lane for socializers. The lanes are divided by loose ropes, so the water is very turbulent. The pool gets extremely crowded (10 or more per lane) during lap swim times.
Talk with a guard before just jumping into a lane – at times, some lanes may be designated for non-freestyle strokes.
I give it an A+ for a European public pool: Rebuilt just two years ago, it's brightly lit, spacious, immaculate, smoothly run, and offers a stunning canal view.
[October, 2013]
I was disappointed. The locker rooms were not clean; the pool has sand and hair; and it was crowded. I would have preferred to swim in the canal.
[November, 2014]
Open seven days a week. Lap swim daily from 7 to 9 AM, on Sunday from 7 AM to 12:15 PM. Consult web site for two other daily lap sessions.

An electronic wrist band will get you through the turnstile. Turn right downstairs, grab a hanger, then touch the band to the lock of the public (designated M/F) changing rooms. Touch it on the opposite door to exit, then touch it on the electronic key pad located on the lockers. A locker will be assigned to you. Touch the bracelet to the locker door to open it. To leave the facility, you must deposit the wristband in an opening in the surface of the turnstile that faces you.
[November, 2014]