Pool Hours & Entrance Fees


Temporary Road Closure – Alternative Route
road closure
Please follow social distancing and hygiene measures in compliance with government regulations to contain the spread of COVID-19. 

  1. Shower before entering the pool
  2. During busy periods swim only along the length of the pool in marked lanes
  3. Keep 2 meters away from other people around the swimming pool and in the changing rooms if they do not live with you in the same household.

Current promotions on entrance fees:
   *1 hour   – 100 Baht
*1.5 hours – 120 Baht
   *2 hours – 150 Baht
*Add 15 minutes for showering and changing before leaving

Entrance fees

Centre of the Universe is a private swim club which welcomes tourists and other visitors subject to the same terms and conditions as full members. You can learn about them hereThe pool is closed for 15 days each year on some major Buddhist festivals and public holidays. Click for scheduled closed dates
Visit TaxiFareFinder.com for an estimate of local prices when flagging down an unmetered red cab or tuk tuk. 

chiang mai swimming pool lap swimming discount card

Leisure swim session times and pricing

Session 3 Lap Swimming 4:30 pm to 6:45 pm


Family discount card for Centre of the Universe Chiang Mai Swimming Pool

Cash Only no credit or debit cards
Terms and conditions of lap swimming discount cards 10 entries for lap swimming Lap swimming times Discount cards for recreational swimming Discount Card 5 entries Discount Card 10 entries Discount Card 20 entries Discount Card 40 entries Discount cards valid for one year from purchase date

How to get to the Centre of the Universe

Directions in Eng&Thai

Summary of terms and conditions

  • We are normally open 355 days of the year but reserve the right to close the pool at short notice for unscheduled repairs and maintenance, and for special events such as wedding receptions and private parties.  These closures will be posted at the top of this webpage with as much notice as possible.  Please scroll to end of this webpage for list of Thai Buddhist and public holiday dates when the swimming club is scheduled to close
  • All temporary members agree to abide by the swimming club’s rules and regulations which are posted on this website and displayed on the club noticeboard at the entrance to the pool
  • Please note entrance charges stated above apply for entry to the swimming pools and/or the gardens
  • Last entrance time to join the morning lap swim session is 9:15 am and swimmers should vacate the club premises by 10:15 am or pay for additional time
  • Lap swimmers arriving at the pool after 9:15 am will be charged 120 Baht for 90 minutes entry to the club
  • Last entrance time to join the evening lap swim session is 6:15 pm
  • The swimming pools are closed at 6:45 pm, allowing swimmers 15 minutes to shower and change before the club entrance gate is locked at 7:00 pm
  • Lap swimmers have priority use of the main pool during these sessions and no-one is allowed to swim across the width of the pool.
  • During busy periods, pool staff will put out markers for circle swimming to accommodate more swimmers viz

Diagram showing lane discipline during lap swim session

    • Children must be competent swimmers to join lap sessions in the main pool, or use the children’s pools only during these times.
    • Children must be accompanied by responsible adults in the ratio of at least one adult for every two children
    • Children who are not toilet trained are not allowed to use the pools unless wearing a swim diaper
    • We make no charge for babes in arms; toddlers who are able to walk are charged the normal children’s rate
  • For the benefit and enjoyment of all members and guests, parents are advised to read through the Rules and Regulations and ensure their children abide by them during visits to the pool


Scheduled Closure Dates
The swimming pools are closed to full and temporary members on the following Thai public holidays. (Residents staying at the resort are not affected by these scheduled closure dates)

13 October Anniversary of the death of King Rama IX
05 December King Rama IX Birthday

01 January New Year’s Day
26 February Makha Bucha Day
13 April – Friday 17 April (5 days) Songkran Festival – Thai New Year
26 May Visakha Bucha Day
24 – 25 July Beginning of Buddhist Lent
12 August Mothers Day
13 October Anniversary of the death of King Rama IX
05 December King Rama IX Birthday

01 January New Year’s Day

Other dates when we will be closed are posted on the website two or three days beforehand.

If you would like to be reminded of these dates, please Email and request your address be added to our mailing list notifying customers two or three days before scheduled pool closures. Your email address will not be disclosed to third parties and we will only contact you to advise you of dates we are closed or to advise you of significant operational changes e.g. opening hours, increase in entrance fees, and special promotions offered by the swim club.