Lap Swimming Pools in Ubon Ratchathani

In February I began training for a triathlon and I was surprised to find that Ubon has quite a few lap pools available to the public. Below is a list of them. I’ll update information as I hear about it changing. The hours below are during the Summer and may change once schools open again. All pools have showers. The earlier you go in the day the fewer people there are. I was surprised how many people go during the heat of the afternoon, considering the usual Thai aversion to sunlight. There is a map below.

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Narinakul High School
Size: 50m
Hours: 08:30-19:00
Cost: 40b
Swimming Cap: Required for everyone regardless of hair length.
Notes: This is my favorite pool because it seems to be the most well maintained and there is rarely ever anyone there.

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Dong Klang
Size: 25m
Hours: 08:30-19:00
Cost: 40b
Swimming Cap: Required for long hair.
Notes: The water is well maintained but the facilities are not.

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Ubon Sports School
Size: 50m
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 06:00-08:00, 15:00-20:00 Weekends 08:00-12:00, 14:00-20:00
Cost: 50b This is the only pool where you can buy a monthly membership for 500b
Swimming Cap: Required for everyone regardless of hair length.
Notes: This was still closed as of April 20.

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Warin Children’s Home
Size: 25m
Hours: 09:00-19:00
Cost: 50b
Swimming Cap: Required for long hair.
Notes: One end of this pool is barely swimmable because it gets too shallow but only for a couple strokes.

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Chao Warin Pool
Size: 25m
Hours: 08:00-20:00
Cost:40b
Swimming Cap: Required for long hair.
Notes: This one can get quite busy like the Dong Klang Pool later in the day.

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Ubon Ratchathani University (Mo Ubon)
Size: 50m
Hours: 16:30-19:00
Cost: 40b
Swimming Cap: Required for everyone.
Notes: I have not been to this one yet. Just called for information.


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One Response to Lap Swimming Pools in Ubon Ratchathani

  1. Col. Dan says:

    “Nice update”-Thanks. :-)

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