Pool Hours & Entrance Fees


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Entrance fees

Centre of the Universe, a private swim club,  welcomes tourists and other visitors subject to the same terms and conditions as full members. You can learn about them hereThe pool closes for 15 days each year on some major Buddhist festivals and public holidays. Click for scheduled closed dates
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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 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 are posted on this webpage with as much notice as possible.  Please scroll down for a list of Thai Buddhist and public holiday dates when the swimming club is scheduled to close
  • Temporary members must follow the swimming club’s rules and regulations posted on this website and displayed on the club noticeboard at the entrance to the pool
  • Please note entrance charges 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
    Swimmers must vacate the club premises by 10:15 am or pay for additional time
  • Lap swimmers who arrive at the pool after 9:15 am are charged 120 Baht for 90 minutes entry to the club
  • Last entrance for evening lap swim session is 6:15 pm
  • The swimming pools close at 6:45 pm.  This gives swimmers 15 minutes to shower and change before the entrance gate is locked at 7:00 pm
  • Lap swimmers have priority use of the main pool during these sessions. No-one is allowed to swim across the width of the pool.
  • During busy periods, pool staff put out markers for circle swimming to accommodate more swimmers viz

Diagram showing lane discipline during lap swim session

    • Children joining lap sessions in the main pool must be competent swimmers. Alternatively they may use the children’s pools during these times.
    • Children must be accompanied by responsible adults in the ratio of at least one adult for every two children
    • Unless wearing a swim diaper, children who are not toilet trained are not allowed to use the pools 
    • We make no charge for babes in arms.  Parents of toddlers who can walk are charged the normal children’s rate
  • Parents are advised to read through the Rules and Regulations; please ensure children abide by the rules during visits to the pool


Scheduled Closure Dates

Swimming pools close to both full and temporary members on the following Thai public holidays. (Residents are not affected by these closures)

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 we will close are posted on the website two or three days beforehand.

We will send a reminder of these dates, if you  Email us. We will add your address to our mailing list notifying customers two or three days before scheduled pool closures. Your email address is never disclosed to third parties. We only contact you with dates we are closed. Or to advise significant operational changes, e.g. opening hours, increase in entrance fees, and special promotions offered by the swim club.