The 4 Best Swimming

The 4 Best Swimming Pools in Osaka You Must Know!

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Summer, Swimming pool

Summer is the perfect season for water activities!

Where are you planning to go for this year’s summer? The Beach? River? or Swimming Pools?

In this article, we will focus on swimming pools.

Osaka has a lot of swimming pools, and each one of them can be enjoyed in many different ways.

Out of all the swimming pools, in this article, we will introduce you to only the best.

Osakajyo Water park

Source:Huis Ten Bosch

The first facility is “Osakajyo Water Park.”

This swimming pool was open at Osakajyo park for just a limited time during 2016 and attracted huge attention.

A new water slide will be added to last years activities and will be open to the public from the 15th of July. The activities run during the day and the night are different.
The water slide with sudden ups and downs “Boomerang Slider,” the longest water slide in the Kansai area “Water Long Slider,” and the”Jumping Slider,” which will throw you 10m in the air all are expected to be popular activities.
The night activities are completely different with the latest projection mapping.
Other than the swimming pool, the facility has a snow park with real snow, and a grassy picnic area to rest. The park that can be enjoyed by not only children but adults too.
PlaceOsakajyo Water Park
Address3-11 Osakajyo, Chuo-ward Osaka-shi, Osaka
Open HoursAM9:30~PM5:00//PM6:00~PM10:00
Entrance feeWeekdays
(High-school students and above)Children:1500Yen
(3~Junior High-school students)
High-school students and above)Children:1700Yen
3~Junior High-school students
High-school students and above)Children:1800Yen
3~Junior High-school students

Hirakata Park

Source:Hirakata Park

Next is Hirakata Park.

Hirakata Park, known as Hirapar is an amusement park in Hirakata city.


The swimming pool is open only in the summer and is famous for its 210m pool “Donbra,” the pool on the hill “Siesta,” the pool that gets deeper as you go further in “Nagisa Pool,” and a pool just for elementary schoolers and under “Wanpaku Pool.”

The 4 pools and 4 slides are loved by children and adults and are a popular facility that represents Osaka.

Place“Hirakata Park”
Address1-1 Hirakatakouen-cho, Hirakata-shi, Osaka
Open HoursAM10:00〜PM5:00
Entrance FeeAdults:2300yen
Children:1300yen(2~Elementary School Students)


Spa World, Onsen from around the World

Source:Spa World, Onsen from around the World

The third swimming pool is “Spa World, Onsen from around the World” known as “Spapoo,” which is 350m from Tsutenkaku.

It is famous for one of Osaka’s largest indoor swimming pools and is recommended for people worried about sunburns.

The 150m water slide, “Panic Tornado,” and the 70-degree slide, “Zokuzoku burn,” are both exciting activities at “Spa World.”

Also, the water temperature is controlled, so Spa world can be enjoyed not just in the summer, but throughout the year.

Spa World is also famous for its hot spas, which is a great way to relax after playing in the swimming pools.

Address3-4-24 Ebisuhigashi, Naniwa-ward, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Open HoursWeekdays AM10:00~PM7:00Weekends/Holidays AM10:00~AM0:00
Entrance FeeAdults:1200Yen(Above 12)
Children:1000Yen(Under 12)

※There is an additional charge for attractions

Pool land RiO

Source:Misaki Park Pool Land RiO

“Misaki Park Pool Land RiO,” is a swimming pool attached to a zoo and an amusement park.

The water slide “Flat Slider” and the 12m high, 40m long “Straight Line Slider,” and “Water Jungle,” an activity where a 1 ton of water will drop over you, are its highlights.

There are also shallow pools of 0.2m, 0.3m, 0.5m for small children. It is possible to enjoy dolphin shows and other attractions in your swimming wear.

Place“Misaki Park Pool Land RiO”
Address3990 Tannowa, Misaki-cho, Sennan-gun, Osaka
Open HoursAM9:30〜PM5:00
Entrance FeeAdults:2100yen(Junior high-schoolers and over)
Children:1200yen(3~elementary school children)

Playing at the Swimming Pool

How about going to a swimming pool this summer with your friends and families?