Modelled on the surrounding landscape in the neighborhood of Bellahøj, it is known as a buzzing hub of activity, not least during the summer, when the outdoor facilities serve as the favorite spot of sun-loving Copenhageners.
What we are about
Dating back to 1960, Bellahøj Svømmestadion was one of the original public outdoor swimming facilities in Copenhagen and as such an iconic institution in the Danish capital. As part of a larger urban renewal plan, the facility underwent a major remodeling process in 2010 providing the historic facility with a modern look reflecting the local character of Bellahøj. It is now an aquatic centre of international standards, with an eight-laned 50-metre pool with room for up to 1,000 spectators. However, it has not lost sight of its historic roots, and visitors can still enjoy the revamped outdoor swimming pools during the summer.
What we have to offer
Bellahøj Svømmestadion offers swimming facilities both outdoors and indoors. Inside you will find an eight-laned 50-metre pool with a depth of 2 metres, a training pool for new swimmers with a depth of 0.8 metres, as well as a diving pool with a depth of 3.8 metres and diving towers of 1, 3 and 5 metres. Both the women’s and men’s locker room feature saunas, and you can regularly book sessions of sauna infusion therapy known as 'saunagus'.
The outdoor swimming facilities consist of a 25-meter swimming pool with a depth of 0.7 metres, a children's pool with a depth of 0.9 metres and a waterslide, as well as loungers for sunbathing. The water temperature is kept at 22 °C and visitors are advised to shower before using the facilities, since particles from sunblock can affect the water treatment system.
How to engage
Bellahøj Svømmestadion is open on weekdays and weekends, except for certain bank holidays and during competitions. Bellahøj Svømmestadion operates with the concept of 'green time', which lets you use the facilities at a cheaper rate from 08.00 to 15.00 on weekdays. The concept is aimed at improving the experience of the visitors by preventing a crowding of the pools. On the website, you can keep up with the number of people using the facilities in real time in order to better plan your visit. The outdoor swimming facilities are available for use during the summer from June 1st to August 31st.
If you have any questions, you can always drop by to have a chat with the English-speaking staff or reach out through the official website or Facebook page.