Need to escape the summer heat in Tokyo? Why not go to Meguro Public Pool! Here is a quick video showing you how to get there, how to buy a ticket, and some other handy hints:)
Meguro Public Pool is located just a 10 min walk from Meguro Station.
Address: 2-4-36 Meguro, Tokyo 153-0063, Japan (See MAP)
- When you exit the station, walk down Meguro Dori to the west
- Walk down the hill and you will pass Starbucks on the left. Keep walking until you get to river.
- When you get to the river, walk over the bridge and turn right
- Walk alongside the river going north and you will see Meguro Public Pool on your left.
- NOTE: the outdoor pools are not open all-year round. The outdoor 50 meter and baby pools are open from 1st July – 10th September.
- Opening times:
- Baby pool is open from 10am-5pm
- 50 meter pool is open from 10am-8pm
- 100 yen for baby pool (1 adult + a baby) for the first 2 hours, 70yen for every hour after that
- 200 yen for 50 meter pool for the first 2 hours, 150yen for every hour after that
Rules for baby pool:
Don’t forget to check the pool rules! Public pools in Japan have ALOT of rules, so important to take note of them. See this pdf in English for a comprehensive list of rules of the pool.
- Babies and children up to 2nd year elementary school (about 10 years age) are allowed in the baby pool
- Babies are required to wear swimming-nappies (babies wearing a regular disposable nappy or no nappy are not allowed in the pool)
- For every child, one adult can enter the pool for free (so 100yen for 1 Baby + 1 Adult)
- All children younger than 2nd year elementary school have to be accompanied by a guardian of no younger than middle-high school student (so guardian has to be older than about 16 years)
- Guardians can enter the pool with up to 2 children (2 guardians are required for 3 children)