Best Swimming Academies across Kolkata

Swimming has been a part & parcel of people’s lives since time immemorial. It has not only been taken up as a sport but also for recreational and as a mind-easing activity.

Even though Kolkata as a city has it’s fair share of obsession for cricket and football, numerous academies have come up in the last few years which have been witness to a lot of footfall yearly. Safe to say that the people out here have started to take a liking to going underwater! Here’s a list of the top swimming academies in the city !

Vidysagar Swimming Coaching Centre

Best Swimming Academies in Kolkata

Vidyasagar Swimming Coaching Center has an outdoor swimming pool of length 50 meter and water is not transparent much like the other swimming clubs in Kolkata But the swimming environment is appreciable as one can find novice training which is provided here by the trainers carefully coaching the swimmers specially the kids. There is also a provision of amateur swimming and training for the professional swimmers who use to represent the clubs in the noted aquatic championships.

Where: 4/2/1A ,38, Ram Krishna Das Lane, Near Sukia Street, Raja Bazar, Yogi Para, Garpar, Machuabazar, Kolkata


Timings: 7.00 am to 8.00 pm, Sundays closed.

Cost: INR 800 / 870 for one season ( kids and adults respectively)

YMCA Swimming Club

Best Swimming Academies in Kolkata

This well-known swimming club of Kolkata is situated in the heart of the college square swimming tank and it is among the four major swimming clubs around this water tank. This YMCA section is having a standard 50 meter sized 8 laned pool along with a mini smaller pool of length 25 meter and this smaller swimming pool is basically used for the swimming classes of the kids and the children and thus this pool has a bit lesser depth as well. Apart from that, there is a water-polo ground just adjacent to the standard pool section.

Where: College St, College Square, Opp to Kolkata University, Kolkata

Call: 09830435158

Timings: 6.00 am to 8.00 am / 4.30 pm to 6.30 pm

Cost: Learner – INR 480/-{For new} INR 460/-{For Old}
Swimmer – INR 440/-{For new} INR 420/-{For Old}
Special member – INR 650/-{For both New & Old}

The Tollygunge Club

Best Swimming Academies in Kolkata

From one perspective it is not a dedicated swimming club of Kolkata, but this club is famous for its swimming pool also, and obviously for its quality of water and the age of the club. Professional swimming is not much a thing that is practised in this club but swimming classes specially for the children is much common here and tutors are available for imparting the swim lessons

Where: The Tollygunge Club 120, Deshapran Sasmal Road, Kolkata

Call: 033-24176022; 24728754

Timings: 6.00 am to 8.30 pm

Cost: INR 25.00/day for weekdays & INR 50.00/day for weekends & holidays

Indian Life Saving Society ( Anderson Club )

Best Swimming Academies in Kolkata

ILSS is another elegant swimming club in Kolkata which is situated at south Kolkata, precisely near Calcutta sports Association adjacent to the lake friends club of Rabindra Sarobar.

This swimming club has a standard 50 meter pool with the standard 8 lanes sidewise and of course this pool is meant for the advanced and experienced swimmers. For the swimming lessons and classes for the children, this club is found to be giving special attention as some capable trainers and coaches are there for letting the children of this swimming club trained in the separated pool which is set up for the kids.

Where: Rabindra Sarobar, Sarat Bose Road, Kolkata 

Call: 03324665359        

Timings: 6.00 am to 8.30 am / 4.00 pm to 6.00 pm

Charges : For Kids – 1200 INR per season     For adults – 2200 INR per season

The Calcutta Swimming Club

Best Swimming Academies in Kolkata

The Calcutta Swimming Club provides membership based on referrals. Moreover the membership applications are taken only in a specific period of time in year which is intimated by the club officials via the proper medium. No membership application is accepted without reference of at least two existing member in the prescribed manner and format.

Where: 1, Strand Road, Kolkata

CallT: 033- 2248-2894/95

Timings: 6.30 AM – 10.30 AM (Unisex)

10.30 AM – 3.00 PM (Exclusive Ladies, except Sundays & Holidays)

3.00 PM – 10.30 PM (Unisex)

National Swimming Association

National Swimming Association is a good option if you’re a local and are interested in novice training. They do not have an indoor swimmg pool but still is a great option for everyone. 

Where: Azad Hind Bhag, Hedua, Maniktala, Kolkata

Call: 033-23502956, 09433854465

Timings: 4 pm to 7.30 pm in the evening.

Calcutta Sports Association

The Calcutta Sports Association is the swimming pool situated adjacent to the Rabindra Sarobar also known as Dhakuria Lake, near Golpark and is one of the mostly proffered swimming pool of kolkata by of the residents of the south Kolkata. This swimming club of Kolkata offers swimming and water polo coaching within which the waterpolo squad is nurtured by coach in order to make the team enable to compete in several district and state level waterpolo championship. This swimming Institution also provides swimming classes for the kids under the coaching term of novice training. For the swimming training of the novice and the beginners, there is a separate swimming pool here at The Calcutta Sports Association having lesser length and depth in comparison to the main swimming pool which is a pool of standard length of 50 meters and is mainly available for the amateur swimmers and the advanced swimmers.

Where: 46, Lansdowne, Kabi Shastri Sarani, Gariahat, Kolkata – 700029

Call: +(91)-33-24634252

When: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10:00 am to 06:00 pm
Sunday: Closed


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