History of Toa Payoh Swimming Complex

Toa Payoh swimming complex is a pool located in the northern part of the central region of Singapore.

It started its operation in 1973 during the Southeast Asian Peninsular Games. The sports complex consists of a swimming complex, stadium and one sports hall. These facilities were back then used for competition training, leisure swimming and swimming lessons for public uses.

Toa Payoh Swimming Complex has 3 swimming pools in place mainly the wading, training and teaching pools.

There are few diving platforms in this swimming complex, highlight, however, goes mainly to the 10 meters one.

These diving platforms are uncommon in other swimming complexes. These platforms were used by swimming coaches in Toa Payoh swimming.

It must have driven many 13 to 16 years, old learners, in this swimming complex to some “heart attacks” back then and now.

This swimming complex is a popular training ground for SEA games diver and aspiring little ones in the early days and now.

History of Toa Payoh

Toa Payoh started its development during the 1960s. Do you know that they were mostly rental units and most people back then own the flats in Toa Payoh via rental?

Toa Payoh Swimming Complex

Crowed Toa Payoh Pools

The pool is crowded usually during the weekends. During the weekdays, it is filled up with kids and the elderly taking swimming lessons and doing leisure swim. It is generally less crowded after office time from 6-8 pm on weekdays. If you are looking for serenity, you can try doing swim at these hours.

Toa Payoh Swimming Complex 4K Challenge?

4K challenge was held in this swimming complex in 2018, organized by TMD Sports back then. Float Fit Singapore swimming program can also be found in this old swimming complex.

What to Do Other Than Swimming?

Food in Toa Payoh

You can find many good foods after swimming, here are some of the good ones we recommend.

  • Soi 47 Thai Food for clay pot glass noodles with big prawns.
  • Block 75 Toa Payoh Lor 5 Hawker Centre for Char Kway Teow
  • Toa Payoh Town for Black Pepper Steak

Toa Payoh Central

You may also checkout Toa Payoh central for walks around the shopping center after the swimming sessions.

The cental contains many good foods, such as the teapresso, Krazy salad bar, Bengawan Solo and more.

Toa Payoh Central Park

Have a stroll at the Toa Payoh Central Park, there is a lake just beside the park and it is good for sightseeing, resting or warming up sessions before the swim.

Any Bus From Toa Payoh Central?

There is no need for a bus to get to the swimming complex, it is approximately 1.6km distance walking after you drop off from Toa Payoh MRT.

ADDRESS

301 Lorong Toa Payoh, Singapore 319392

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PHONE NUMBER

+6259 2916

OPENING HOURS

Monday 6.30am to 9.30pm
Tuesday 2.30pm to 9.30pm
Wednesday 6.30am to 9.30pm
Thursday 6.30am – 9.30pm
Friday 6.30am to 9.30pm
Saturday 6.30am to 9.30pm
Sunday 6.30am to 9.30pm

Entrance Fees

Weekdays Weekends
Adult S$1.00 S$1.30
Children S$0.50 S$0.70
Senior Citizen S$0.50 S$0.60

Nearest Shopping Center

Whampoa Hawker Centre 3.1km
SAFRA Toa Payoh 1.5km
Home Team NS Balestier 3.2km
Toa Payoh Central Library 879m
Toa Payoh Mall 867m
Toa Payoh Polyclinic 1.2km
Jackson Square 1.4km
Toa Payoh Lor 7 Market 1.4km

Nearest MRT

Toa Payoh MRT (NS 19) 1.6km

Nearest Swimming Comple

Hougang SC
OCBC Aquatic Centre

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