Are you looking for an effective, but not too strenuous workout? A relaxing way to release the stress building up in your muscles and your mind? And what about a healthy activity for the kids? If so, you should consider Prague's many swimming facilities. Swimming has several health benefits - first of all, it's relaxing and fun. It gives your entire body a thorough, balanced workout and unlike running, there is no impact to potentially damage your joints. Moreover, it's suitable exercise for people with restricted mobility or injuries. If you have kids, you already know that children naturally love water. Swimming guarantees them hours of amusement and the exercise is ideal for their growing bodies. Prague has an abundance of swimming pools, both outdoor and indoor, so you can swim year-round. Newer facilities also offer various courses so you can do more than just swim laps. For example, you can go to aqua aerobic classes, or if you are planning an exotic vacation, a diving course might come handy. Here you can find a selection of swimming pools with full descriptions and photos, and handy maps so you know where to find them.  

Podolí Swimming Center

PodolĂ­ Swimming Center on the Vltava riverbank, used by swimming enthusiasts since 1965, is among the most popular swimming facilities in Prague. Besides the great swimming pool, the center also offers an outdoor water slide, and a large grassy space for summer sun-bathing. The center also offers a steam bath, Finnish sauna, rehabilitation and a t...

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