Summer in Zurich
Outdoor Pools in Zurich
Zurich, city of water par excellence, where bathing is a cult. And a place to cool down with a summer swim in the river or lake.

Outdoor Pools in Zürich

Everyone finds a favorite place to swim in Zurich.

Women meet at the ladies only Frauenbad am Stadthausquai, and men at the Freibad am Schanzengraben. And both these public pools open their doors as trendy outdoor bars under the stars in the evening.

At the Seebad Enge a lake swim is combined with views of the snow-capped Alps, at the Strandbad Mythenquai there's a 250-meter-long beach and at the Oberer and Unterer Letten river baths you discover a popular place to swim, chiefly for young adults, whereas the Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen is a bathing paradise for kids.

The Upper Letten River Pool is not far upstream from the Swiss National Museum

The Schanzengraben River Pool is located very centrally in Zurich and is only open for men

Women can swim surrounded by Zurich's Old Town at the Stadthausquai women's pool...

The Tiefenbrunnen swimming beach entices many along the lakeside promenade to swim in Lake Zurich

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Fine-grained sandy beach at Lake Zurich – You feel like you are on a remote island at Mythenquai swimming beach

A jump into the fast current at Lower Letten is especially popular among young people.

Katzensee entices people to swim and relax not far from the city, but in the middle of unspoiled nature

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The historic Utoquai swimming area is located adjacent to the lively lakeside promenade between Bellevue and Zürichhorn

Enge swimming area attracts with relaxation the whole year with swimming in the summer and sauna in the winter

The lido in Richterswil is a real gem on Lake Zurich. ...

The swimming pool in Schmerikon is affectionately known by the locals as the "Badi Schmerkä". ...

The Egelsee lakeside bathing facility invites visitors to swim, paddle, sunbathe and play. ...

The Strandbad Stampf in Jona is free for children and young people. ...

The beautiful, well-maintained bathing facility on the upper part of Lake Greifen ...

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