Water Sports

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.
Flevoparkbad
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.
Mirandabad
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.
Marnixbad
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.
Sloterparkbad
Swimming school Aquakidzz offers lessons to beginners and advanced, adults and children both for English and Dutch speaking students. The location is at the Sloterparkbad, President Allendelaan 3, 1064 GW Amsterdam.
Paradiso Windsurfing School
Learn how to windsurf on the recreation pool in Almere. One day or week-long courses. Private lessons available. Minimum age 17. At Uilenweg 8, 8245 AB Lelystad.
Vinkeveen WakeboardSchool Amsterdam BV
Various watersports and classes available. At Plantage Parkln 21, 1018SV Amsterdam.
Apnea Academy
Free diving courses including special breathing and relaxation classes and intensive pool and outdoor lessons. Freediving Discovery courses for beginners and levels 1 to 3 freediver courses.
Kanoverening Viking
Viking themed canoeing club with weekly Wednesday training, parties and activities. Open to anyone over the age of 5. Vikingpad 40, 1034 VG Amsterdam.
Gaasperplas Windsurfing
Windsurfing club located at the Gaasperplas lake in Amsterdam South-East. Lessons available. Driemondweg 25, Amsterdam.
SWIMKIDS
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.

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