Stadtbad Mitte «James Simon»

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Stadtbad Mitte «James Simon»
Gartenstraße 5, Mitte
Berlin, Berlin 10115
(030) 2219 0011 or 78732-2010

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Standard tariff: €5.50.
Weekdays, except holidays, from opening until 10 AM, from 10 AM to 2:30 PM, and from 8 PM to closing: €3.50.
[May, 2019]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m x 15m, 5 lanes (usually only 3 lanes set up for laps, the rest left open for recreational swimming), 0.6m - 3m depth, indoors, 27.5ºC (81.5ºF)


52.529409, 13.392876

Teams That Use This Facility

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

Facility Notes

Although the pool itself is quite old, it is encased in a beautiful, modern, soaring, 4-story, glass enclosure.
A €1.00 refundable locker deposit is required. Hold on to your entry ticket, you'll need it to get out when you're finished swimming!

Facility Reviews

Old (1930) and divine - full on 50m. One lane divider. Three sides of three stories tall paned glass. Stunned by how nice the Germans were to this non-German speaking fool. I would RUN back again in a minute.
The pool is not too good for lane swimming, the last 10m of one side of the pool are barely 30 cm deep. Check the schedule for lane swim times, it changes often. Lanes are not speed segregated; you may find yourself slaloming most of the time. Very clean, as most German swimming pools.
A glorious place to swim on an unassuming street in the Mitte. Watch for the riptide approximately 15m in from the shallow end (a red line marks the danger area)... Take €0.05 coins for the electric driers.
[June, 2013]
This is definitely the friendliest pool I ever came across. Smiley at the cash register .. and when I realized I had no towel, they lent me one. Just like that :)
[May, 2015]