Swimming is an excellent exercise for all and especially for the children. Come summer and you would find both young and old, girls and boys in the swimming pool. Madurai has a couple of swimming pools which offer training to all young and adult enthusiasts who would love to learn swimming. All the swimming pools are not only equipped with trained coaches but they also have the required safety measures.
Corporation Swimming Pool in Madurai
Corporation Swimming Pool in Madurai is an ISO 9001 – 2008 certified pool that conducts swimming classes for all age groups. There is also option for girls to take coaching from lady trainers, which only high swimming professionals train the students. The depth of the Madurai swimming pool is 4 feet to 10 feet. The pool is open from 6.00 AM to 6.00 PM on all days (except Monday).
Corporation Swimming Pool charges around Rs. 1000 per month for swimming coaching for one hour. You can also contact or direct visit the staff to know more details about the fees and timings.
Children below 10 years: Rs. 10 per hour Adults: Rs. 20 per hour
There are also monthly membership schemes, which they charge around Rs. 300 per month. They clean the pool every Monday
Address: Near Gandhi Museum, Tallakulam, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625002. Contact Person: Mr. Kannan. Phone Number: 91 9442512412.
Madurai Race Course Swimming Pool
Race Course pool is located close to Madurai High Court. The ‘Learn to Swim’ scheme was established by the state government to encourage children to learn swimming. The scheme was put forward especially for school students as an initiate to encourage students from rural areas to learn the sport. The pool is 25 metres long and 4.5 to 5.5 feet deep. It is said that the pool cannot be used for championship matches but can be used for training purposes.
Swimming trainees can enrol in any one of the timings. 6.00 AM to 8.00 AM 4.00 PM to 7.30 PM Daily users are given the following slots: 8.00 AM to 9.30 AM 9.45 AM to 10.45 AM 2.00 PM to 3.00 PM 3.15 PM to 4.15 PM
For girls or women the pool is opened between 11.00 AM to 12.00 noon. Monday remains as holiday as they will be cleaning the swimming pool.
Address: Race Course Colony, Ramaond Reserve Line, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625020. Contact Person: Mr. Murugan Phone Number: 0452 2537835