The temperatures have already started soaring beyond 40 degrees and there are only a few things that provide respite (think Lingaraj lassi). Swimming happens to be one of them. Now if you are looking for a handy guide to take that quick dip to cool you down. We’ve got you covered!
Biju Pattnaik Swimming Pool
Located in Kalinga Stadium, it’s not every day that we can boast of a well maintained pool and an array of trainers that can help you champion the sport at an amazing pace.
Location: Kalinga Stadium, Bidyut Marg, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
Contact number: +91-674-242 0377
One of the oldest swimming pools in the city – this one boasts of legacy and is a great place to chill especially if you had a long game of tennis in the adjoining courts!
Location: RAJPATH, UNIT – VI
Contact number: +91-674-239 2211
Hotel New Marrion
Though you might have to pay a bit of premium to access in-hotel pools, Marrion pool is great for beginners and amateurs. The only con, the swimming pool is not deep – making it a non-hit amongst serious swimmers.
Location: 6, Janpath, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751001
Contact: +91-674-238 0850
The swimming pool is just one of the fitness options! This one is great for people who do not want to venture too far from Patia and get an array of other options like Gym, aerobics etc. Expert tip: keep an eye out for their summer packages & also the annual membership is a better deal.
Location: Jaydev Vihar, P-1, Nandan Kanan Road, Bhubaneswar.
An outdoor pool for that serene experience. Let go of all your worries and beat the heat with the ‘pool with a view’. Though a bit on the higher side of the pocket – it’s for people who are into swimming for just relaxation. Don’t show off your Michael Phelps strokes here!
Location: 8-B, Jaydev Vihar, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751013
Contact: +91-674-666 0101
OCA Club – Cuttack
The world’s your stage – in this case your pool when you have a It comprises a 50×25 meter swimming pool with eight lanes and a gallery to accommodate 10,000 spectators.
With coaches, trainers, physios and lifeguards for smooth running of the coaching programme on daily basis – this is the best place to hit the pool in Cuttack.
Location: Biju Patnaik Colony, Cuttack, Odisha 753008
Being one of India’s oldest and unique clubs, it would be a shame to not take a dip into ‘legacy’ itself. Beat the heat in the silver city by registering yourself for a swim in Cuttack Club!
Location: Barabati Fort, Buxi Bazaar, Cuttack, Odisha 753001
Contact:+91-671- 230 0007