The scorching heat of summers and holidays from school is definitely the best time to learn and enjoy swimming. Be it kids or adults, men or women, there are many swimming academies and coaching places in Delhi that help you train and take pleasure in the sport. You can have your personal coach as well, if you are a little skeptical about being a water baby. So, here we bring you some of the best swimming academies and coaching places in Delhi.
DDA SPORTS COMPLEX
Inaugurated on 26th May 1990, DDA Sports Complex in Saket is one of the 14 sports complexes developed by DDA in Delhi. It is the most sought after Complex in South Delhi due to its excellent and affordable sports facilities. It has special and unique feature of the greenest of the green and is tucked away from pollution of the roadside vehicular traffic. Members and dependants may avail the swimming pool facility on payment of prescribed fee subject to availability of capacity in the pool. The guests accompanied by the members may be allowed entry provided there is capacity available in the pool on payment of required fee. One session includes 45 minutes swimming and 15 minutes for change/ shower.
Where: Saket Sports Complex, Saket, New Delhi
Timings: 6:00 am-9:00 pm
KHAJAN SINGH SWIMMING ACADEMY
Khajan Singh Swimming Academy is a sports & fitness center for children in Delhi. The starting age to join the academy is 5 years and above and can go up to 80 years. They also have coaching classes for swimming. The membership packages start at Rs. 2000 per month. However, walk-ins are also allowed at Rs. 150 per hour. They have both male and female coaches.
Where: No. 18, Baba Ganga Nath Marg, Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg, Munirka Near Kendriya Vidyalaya, Opp JNU Campus, New Delhi
Timings: 5:00 AM – 9:00 AM, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
SIRI FORT SPORTS COMPLEX
The Siri Fort Sports complex was built in 1989, next to the Asian Games village by the Delhi Development Authority, which also runs the facility now. The complex offers swimming classes for children for the age of 4 to 14 years. Schools and colleges can book the sports facilities on weekdays at special rates, for team and individual swimming classes. For government and government-aided schools there are further concessional rates for daily and monthly booking.
Where: August Kranti Marg, Near Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi
Timings: 6:00 am-8:00 pm, Mondays closed
Greenshoots was inaugurated in 2013, with the objective of providing multi-activity sports facilities and classes to children in the age of 3 to 10 years. However, the curriculum now provides a platform to learn a range of diverse skills and activities appropriate for all in a safe, interactive and fun environment. The curriculum has been designed in consultation with accredited sports consultants and coaches. They offer swimming classes from Monday to Saturday, and also offer individual classes for beginners.
Where: Westend DLF Chattarpur Farms Gadaipur Off Mandi Road, Chattarpur, New Delhi
Timings: 4:00 pm-7:00 pm
PACIFIC SPORTS COMPLEX
Pacific complex is centrally located in Greater Kailash-1 on a sprawling 5000 sq m land. It offers swimming classes for everyone in the age group of 4 to 60 years. There are certified coaches and instructors, who train you as per your learning capability. The complex provides services all seven days of the week. The average fee is around Rs 1500-3000 per month. They offer individual coaching classes as well. The attractive feature of this complex is its olympic size swimming pool (50x21m).
Where: Pacific Sports Complex, GK-1, New Delhi
Timings: 5:00 am-10:00 pm
DAVID SWIMMING ACADEMY
You can find David Swimming Academy in the Niti Bagh club in South Ex. The academy offers expert coaches and trainers for swimming for the age group of 4 to 14 years. The average fee is Rs 4000-6500 per month. You can find it open all seven days of the week. The academy is almost 15 years old, and takes pride in qualified and trained coaches.
Where: Niti Bagh Club, South Extension, New Delhi
Timings: 6:00 am-9:00 pm
Located in Rajouri Garden, Aqua Floats provide swimming classes for people in the age group of 7 to 60 years. The average fee is Rs 2000 per month. They do not provide individual training sessions; however, the student to coach ratio is 20:1.
Where: Shadley Public School, Mayapuri, Opposite Rajouri Appartments, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi
Timings: 4:00 am-9:00 pm
FRIENDS SWIMMING ACADEMY
Friends Swimming Academy offers an olympic sized pool for professional and aspirant swimmers. They allow people in the age group of 3 to 60 years. Closed on Thursdays, the pool is well maintained and equipped with all the necessary furnishings. The pool is regularly cleansed to maintain high levels of hygiene. Professional coaches are available on spot to teach and train swimming skills.
Where: Near Hotel Surya, New Friend’s Colony, New Delhi
Timings: 6:00 am-6:00 pm
NETAJI SUBHASH SPORTS COMPLEX
Netaji Subhash Sports Complex is a DDA sports complex that offers swimming experience and coaching classes as well. All you have to do is fill a form and get enrolled. The average fee is Rs 1200 per month; however, they do not provide individual classes.
Where: DDA, Jasola Vihar, New Delhi
Timings: 6:30 am-8:30 pm
So, gear up your swimming costumes and beat the heat this summer!