At the riverside swimming facility Flussbad Oberer Letten in the center of Zurich, a 400meterlong channel for swimming in the Limmat river and a sun terrace for relaxing make this spot a popular meeting place. Admission is free.
Flussbad Unterer Letten
The riverside swimming facility Flussbad Unterer Letten offers a 100-meterlong swimming channel, a pool for non-swimmers as well as a 3-meter diving platform and a children’s paddling pool. A children’s slide, playground, and grass play area as well as a restaurant complete the facility. Yoga sessions and movie evenings take place regularly.
Frauenbad am Stadthausquai (Frauenbadi) & Barfussbar
The women-only riverside swimming facility with its historic listed premises offers pools for swimmers and non-swimmers as well as a sunbathing deck and a kiosk selling snacks. During the daytime admission is strictly ladies only. However, when the “Barefoot Bar” opens at 8 p.m., men are also welcome.
Located directly on Lake Zurich, the lakeside facility Seebad Enge, with its panoramic views of the Alps, has been offering its guests an extra special experience for over 20 years. Depending on the season, it functions as a swimming facility, restaurant, or sauna and also hosts readings, poetry slams, and parties.
This lakeside swimming facility on Lake Zurich has a 250-meter-long sandy beach and a generous grassy sunbathing area. Those who don’t just want to lie in the sun certainly won’t get bored: As well as offering table tennis tables, yoga and pilates sessions, barbecue areas, and delicious food from restaurant Hitl, this facility is also home to the world’s first automatic rental depot for stand-up paddle boards. Those who prefer a more relaxed atmosphere can borrow reading material from the book boxes supplied by the Pestalozzi Library.