Swimming is the perfect sport to lift your spirits and get perfectly toned at the same time. In the hot and humid weather that Pune experiences in summers, it's hard to happily work out. We know you'll prefer sitting in your air-conditioned rooms and Netflix on your laptop but it doesn't have to be this way. Now you can have your daily dose of workout and enjoy it without sulking!
So, whether you are a newbie or an aquaholic, join any of these 10 best swimming classes in Pune:
1. Michael Phelps Swimming
A program for all age groups to learn swimming the exact same way as the legendary Olympian Michael Phelps, who is still a reigning champion in this sport. Get in the swimming pool with the best trainers in the city who ensure your safety at all costs. The trainers at the academy complete an exclusive training program which covers the philosophy behind the style of teaching, the fundamentals of the curriculum of each “level”, and tips on how to construct a creative lesson plan which they successfully pass on to everyone who comes to learn at the academy. You can also get personalized training.
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Address: At multiple locations in Mumbai (Know More)
Timings: Varies according to the preferred center
Contact Number: 8291728894 / 02249421777
2. WaterWorld Swim Centre
The WaterWorld Swim Centre is the go-to place to learn swimming in Pune. They have an indoor gigantic pool fit for all seasons where you are trained. They have different batches and you can choose any one which fits your time. The pool stays open all year round unlike most of the swimming pools in the city that open only in the summer season. The basic level of coaching starts at Rs. 3000.
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Address: 23/24, Sopan Nagar Road, Someshwar Nagar, Wadgaon Sheri (Get Directions)
Timings: 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Monday Closed.
Contact Number: +919970005500
3. Royal Connaught Boat Club
The Royal Connaught Boat Club was started in the mid-19th century and is one of the oldest institutions in Pune. The pool is huge and is very well maintained. The staff is well trained and has ample seating area around the pool. Guests can access the swimming pool for a daily one-time-swim fee of Rs. 200, or for Rs. 3000 per month. Coaching is available for both beginners and experienced swimmers. They also offer aqua aerobics classes every morning and in evening batches thrice a week.
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Address: 7/8, Boat Club Road, Bund Garden, Sangamvadi (Get Directions)
Timings: April to June - 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM. (5 days a week) Off Season - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. (3 days a week)
Contact Number: +912026163512
4. Champion Aquatic Club
An Internationally certified swimming coaching center that has professional coaches and lifeguards that train you into becoming a swimming champion starting from the basic survival swimming training to mastering the four strokes. They promote swimming by holding frequent competitions at local, district and even international level. A session lasts 45 minutes and you can access the pool without opting for coaching as well. For learning simple swimming skills, the classes start at Rs. 886 whereas for special trainers, Rs. 1436.
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Address: 135, Near Shivshakti Society, Mayur Colony, Kothrud (Get Directions)
Timings: 06:00 AM to 09:00 PM. Sunday Closed
Contact Number: +918308839790
5. Harmony Aquatic Club
The Harmony Aquatic Club was established in 2006. It is the city's one of the most popular spots to learn swimming. The coaching is excellent, along with other modern amenities which include well-maintained changing rooms, separate lockers, clean showers, a seating area and also floodlights for when it gets dark! The coaching costs Rs. 1200 per month.
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Address: Kai Pu Bha Bhave Marge, Mayur Colony, Kothrud (Get Directions)
Timings: 06:00 AM to 09:00 AM and 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Sunday Closed
Contact Number: 9422320002
6. BlueWater Swimming Academy
The coaches at BlueWater Swimming Academy in Pune are seasoned and have represented India in International Level Competitions. They aim at developing your stamina, strength and physical fitness. Whether you are a beginner or are a professional willing to train for competitive swimming, this is the ideal place for you.
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Address: Symphony Club, Lane 1, Near Balaji Mandir, Pashan (Get Directions)
Timings: 03:30 PM to 06:00 PM and 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM. Sunday Closed
Contact Number: +919637603853
7. Deccan Gymkhana Swimming Complex
Also more popularly known as the Tilak Tank among locals, the Deccan Gymkhana Swimming Complex provides one of the best swimming classes in Pune. They have 3 separate pools that surpass all the levels of quality check and are always filled with fresh natural water. Beginners training the basic survival skills training in a separate pool which is available all throughout the year. The coaches are professional and give attention to every student. They also hold aqua aerobics and water polo classes.
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Address: 759/8 Deccan Gymkhana, Off Prabhat Road, Next To Sahyadri Hospital (Get Directions)
Timings: 06:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
Contact Number: 9370077133
8. Balewadi Stadium Swimming Pool
This stadium swimming pool is every professional swimmer's dream! An Olympic size pool graces this stadium and holds many competitive swimming tournaments all throughout the year. Without a doubt, it is one of the best swimming pool in the city. You can train without a coach for Rs. 750 per month and with a coach for Rs. 1600 per month.
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Address: National Games Park, Mahalunge (Get Directions)
Timings: 06:00 AM to 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Sunday Closed.
9. AK Group Griffines Swimming Training Centre
These swimming classes in Pune are unsurpassed motivating atmosphere, knowledgeable staff, and premier exercise equipment in a very friendly environment which nurtures you and helps you grow. The coaches work on your fitness, strength, and stamina and train you to be an excellent swimmer. They have 3 separate swimming pools. Apart from swimming, they also teach scuba diving and water polo!
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Address: Maharashtra Divisional Sports Complex, opposite Moze School, Shastri Nagar, Yerawada (Get Directions)
Timings: 06:00 AM to 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Monday Closed.
Contact Number: 9850093716
10. Club 29
An entertainment and leisure place, Club 29 is a private club that offers a unique combination of sports, wellness, dining, and leisure which of course includes swimming! The pool is decent sized and well maintained. The coaches are well trained and give special attention to all its members. They also train you for competitive levels. The fees for a basic level-A starts at Rs 2500.
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Address: P-181, Opp. Pumpkin Patch, Wakad, Pimpri-Chinchwad (Get Directions)
Timings: 06:30 AM to 11:30 PM
Contact Number: +917264884455
Have you always been attracted to the swimming pool but never got the chance to learn?
Or whether you are a professional who lives by 'Home is where the Pool is' and swimming comes naturally to you, and are on a lookout for a great swimming pool near you then these few swimming classes in Pune are definitely for you. Hurry up and join!
Q.1. Is it safe to swim in a pool after heavy rain?
A. Rainwater is known to have acidic properties that can negatively affect your pool water chemistry balance. This can affect anything from the pH balance to alkalinity levels and more. Although, it is always best to be certain that your pool water chemistry is properly balanced at all times.
Q.2.Does swimming reduce belly fat?
A. Swimming in the pool can burn calories and target your tummy with specific strokes and exercises. Breaststroke, butterfly, and backstroke all engage your core, length after length, while movements like water crunches give your abs a run for their money.