SwimKids offers English and Dutch spoken swimming lessons to children from ages three to ten. SwimKids focuses on small groups, individual instruction and playful teaching and is a certified swimming school working with qualified swimming instructors.
Amsterdams only sub-tropical pool with a stone beach, wave machine, waterslide, whirlpool and outdoor pool. Also squash courts and restaurant. Open Monday to Friday from 07:00-22:00 and weekends from 09:30-17:00. At De Mirandalaan 9, 1079 PA Amsterdam.
Indoor 25m pool with water slides, whirlpool and a sauna. Open daily. Times vary. Call in advance to check. No credit cards. At Marnixplein 9, The Jordaan.
Outdoor swimming pool and relaxation centre with two huge pools, a playground and areas for sunbathing. Open daily May to early September from 10:00-17:30 (or 19:30 in hotter weather). No credit cards. At Zeeburgerdijk 630, Oost.
Eerste Hollandse Drakenboot Club
Dutch dragon boat club. Trains twice a week on the Gaasperplas and participates in races. Also arranges canal trips to local landmarks and eateries, barbecues, parties and camping trips. Male and female members of various nationalities and ages welcome.