Toa Payoh Swimming Complex’s History

Toa Payoh Swimming Complex is a pool in the northern section of Singapore’s central district.

It began operations at the Southeast Asian Peninsular Games in 1973. The sports complex includes a swimming pool, a stadium, and one sports hall. 

These facilities were utilized for competitive training, recreational swimming, and public swimming instruction back then.

Toa Payoh Swimming Complex features three pools, mostly wading, training, and teaching pools.

There are a few diving platforms in this swimming facility, but the 10 meter one stands out.

Other swimming facilities do not have these diving platforms. However, swimming coaches in Toa Payoh took advantage of these sites.

Many 13 to 16-year-old swimmers in this swimming facility must have had “heart attacks” back then and today.

In the early days, this swimming facility was a famous training location for SEA games divers and ambitious young swimmers.

Toa Payoh’s growth began in the 1960s. Do you know that they were essentially rental apartments and that most individuals in Toa Payoh owned their flats via leasing?

Swimming Complex in Toa Payoh

The pool is generally packed with children and seniors taking swimming classes and enjoying leisure swims on weekends. On weekdays, it is often less congested between 6 and 8 p.m. So if you’re seeking tranquillity, consider swimming during these hours.

In 2018, TMD Sports hosted a 4K challenge at this swimming facility. This historic swimming facility also houses the Float Fit Singapore swimming program.

What Activities Are Available Apart from Swimming?

Toa Payoh’s cuisine

You may discover a variety of tasty dishes after swimming; here are a few that we suggest.

Soi 47 Thai Cuisine is known for its clay pot glass noodles topped with large prawns.

Toa Payoh Lor 5 Block 75 Char Kway Teow Hawker Centre

Toa Payoh Town is renowned for its black pepper steaks.

Central Toa Payoh

You may also visit Toa Payoh central for post-swimming strolls through the retail district.

The Toa Payoh Central features a variety of delectable meals, such as the teapresso, Krazy salad bar, and Bengawan Solo.

Central Park Toa Payoh

Take a walk around Toa Payoh Central Park; a lake next to the park is ideal for sightseeing, relaxing, or pre-swim warm-up exercises.

From Central Toa Payoh via Bus

  • There is no need to take a bus to the swimming facility; it is roughly 1.6km walking distance from the Toa Payoh MRT station.

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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