19 Apr 2024
Summer in the city: Stockholm splash-pools
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Summer in the city: Stockholm splash-pools

Sweltering in the city? Kids clamouring for some water fun? Why not check out the city’s wading pools? Not quite as full on as the beach, yet oh, so cooling for little feet! As always, YLC is here to help out!

There are currently some 50+ wading pools for children in Stockholm – but unless you make it your business to try a new one every day – here’s a selection to keep you busy this summer! 

 

Rålambshov wading pool

Where: Smedsuddsvägen 6

Info: Closed on Monday mornings for cleaning. Water quality is tested regularly for water cleanliness.

 

Erikslund wading pool

Where: Elinsborgsbacken 13, Spånga

Info: Emptied Wednesday evenings, refilled next morning

 

Farstaängen wading pool

Where: Färnebogatan, Farsta

Info: Cleaned regularly to ensure water cleanliness

 

Gustav Adolfparkens wading pool

Where: Gyllenstiernsgatan 11, Östermalm

Info: Cleaned every Tuesday morning. Tested for water cleanliness twice a week.

 

Örby slotts wading pool (Älvsjö)

Where: Örby slott, Älvsjö, Söderort

Info: Cleaned regularly to ensure water cleanliness

 

Kristineberg Strandparks wading pool

Where: Kristinebergs strand 1, in the new Kristineberg strandpark

Info: Closed for cleaning every Thursday morning.

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Trissan wading pool

Where: Storasällskapetsväg 20, Skärholmen

Info: The pool is cleaned on Thursdays.

 

Tegnérlunden’s wading pool

Where: Tegnergatan 47, Stockholm, in Tegnérlunden

Info: Closed every Wednesday morning for cleaning. The pool is checked regularly to ensure water cleanliness.

 

Vängåvans wading pool

Where: Essinge kyrkväg 3, Stora Essingen

Info: Closed every Friday morning for cleaning. The pool is checked regularly to ensure water cleanliness.

 

Nystadsparken’s wading pool (Akalla)

Where: Nystadsparken, Akalla, Västerort

Info: Emptied Wednesday evenings, refilled next morning

 

Lofoten wading pool (Kista)

Where: Lofotengatan, Husby, Västerort

Info: Emptied Wednesday evenings, refilled next morning

 

Sannadalsparken wading pool

Where: Gröndalsvägen 41, Stockholm, in Sannadalsparken, south of Gröndalsvägen

Info: The splashpool is checked twice daily and cleaned once a week

 

General rules for the city’s splashpools:

  • no dogs allowed in the water
  • children must be in swimwear – babies in swim-diapers
  • use clean toys in the water
  • do not throw sticks and the like in the water

 

For more info on the city’s wading pools, check out the Stockholm city website (in Swedish).

Featured Image: Glenn Buckholtz/Flickr (file)

 

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