Baths and Lakes

Baths and Lakes

A warm summer's evening at Krumme Lanke: the quacking of the ducks, the sun going down, a leisurely spot of backstroke. Or an early morning round of exercise, in the middle of winter, at 6.30am, at the SSE indoor swimming and diving pool at the Europa-Sportpark: a few quick lengths to get you fit to face the day. In Berlin there are more than 100 options for cooling off in the water. These include a number of natural waterways – after all, Berlin has more water than the Alpine lakes, and a broad range of outdoor and indoor pools. There's something for everyone. Fancy a dip?

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If anything is missing in Berlin, it's the sea. The river that runs through the city, the Spree, can only slightly make up for this lack. But kids love splashing around...
The Badeschiff is one of the most extraordinary beach bars in Berlin and is a symbol of the modern, creative city. The large pool floats on the Spree in front of Arena...
Clean quarry pond north of Tegel Airport. This lake is free of shipping therefore ideal as a bathing spot.
The “east’s counterpart” to the Wannsee, with lido, beach volleyball, covered beach chairs, playground, and well suited for kids, as there is an additional shallow zone...
Surrounded by the Berlin juvenile detention centre, the Plötzensee Memorial to the victims of National Socialism, and a large cemetery complex, the beach at Plötzensee...
The children's beach in Monbijou Park is not known for its Olympic-size swimming pools; instead, it's worth a visit for its too chic steel pools meant primarily for...
Krumme Lanke got its name by its curved shape. It is located in the south-western Berlin district of Steglitz-Zehlendorf, surrounded by the dense green forest of the...
Its deepest end was measured at close to eight meters. It is four and a half kilometres in length, two and a half kilometres wide, and Berlin’s largest lake: the...
The Paracelsus Bad in Reinickendorf has had a stainless steel pool since the 80’s: a 25-metre pool with diving tower and a no swimming area. Swimming lessons and aqua...
The pool in the largest community children youth and family centre in Europe is ideal for swimming in eight 50 metre lanes. Once you've tired yourself out, you can relax...
The Schermützelsee is located about 50 kilometres east of Berlin and is the largest lake in the local area known as the Märkische Schweiz. It has been mentioned many...
In summer, encircling the Schlachtensee, countless bathers are to be found; yet, the cleanest Berliner swimming lake is not only favoured by them. The fishermen also...
It is the peaceful calm which draws city-tired Berliners to lake Schwielowsee. And those who arrive here for the first time know why. "Malerdorf", painter's village,...
The pool offers its guests a 50-metre swimming pool, a diving tower with 1 and 3-metre diving boards as well as 5 and 10-metre platforms. A special highlight is the 83-...
Swim in Berlin's oldest indoor pool. The pool constructed in Art Nouveau underwent extensive renovations in the seventies. A 25-metre pool and an integrated wading pool...
With its opening in 1914, the public pool was already considered to be among Europe’s most beautiful pools. Today, with up to 10,000 daily guests, it is one the largest...
After 30 years of standstill, the public pool in Kastanienallee was reopened in 2016 after extensive renovations. The new pool in the old design now beams with great...
For more than 100 years, the place for bathing culture in Berlin. Opened in 1907 as a so-called family pool, the lido has over 1,275 metres of sandy beach at its...
The Weißer See (White Lake) with its characteristic centre fountain, surrounded by a park consisting of meadows and natural beauty spots, is guaranteed to provide that...
That the Insulaner pool is bursting at the seams with swimmers every summer speaks for itself. Even the youngest of children can have some swimming fun in the Insulaner...
Situated in the north of Berlin, with a surface area of 4.6 square-kilometres, is Berlin’s second largest lake—and one of the most beautiful: the Tegeler See. The wind...
The fun pool at Helene-Weigl-Platz offers swimmers a heated 28°C pool of 50 metres. There is a separate pool with a slide for those who want to learn it. Various saunas...
The pool has a 50-metre pool (26°C), a non-swimmer area (28°C) with a slide, a wading pool, and a therapy pool (33°C). There is a special happy hour fee at a reasonable...
The swimming pool as 50-metre lanes, diving boards of various heights, and a wading pool. In the solarium you can get as tanned as you were on your last holiday. The...
The pool has a 50-metre pool, a wading pool, and a diving pool. The restaurant Nixe is open weekdays from 1pm to 7:30pm. On selected Fridays, mermaiding can be booked in...
Berlin's surrounding region boasts a number of rivers and lakes. But a trip to lake Rangsdorfer See south of Berlin is not only ideal for bathing. There is also a great...
This indoor swimming pool is ideal for a family outing. Parents can swim in the 25-metre lanes or relax in the saltwater pool and hot tub. There is a wading pool, a...
You can take a refreshing dip here, swim a few lengths or simply relax in the sauna. The swimming pool at Sewanstrasse has a wheelchair-accessible quiet room. The pool...
Sporty people will definitely get their money's worth in Stadtbad Mitte. In addition to the 50-metre swimming pool and 2 fitness rooms, you can take yoga classes on...
A sauna with two Finnish dry saunas, a sanarium, a Russian/Roman steamroom and a large fresh-air garden. There's a 25-metre pool with a 1m and 3m diving boards for water...

Five minutes’ walking distance from Alexanderplatz. Huge hand-painted film posters hang on the sandstone façade of the postmodern building from the 60’s. Though its architecture is striking from the outside, the building’s most impressive features are found inside. With its magnificent chandeliers, retro eastern European style, red armchairs and huge glass front, the cinema’s foyer is a highlight in itself. Be it premieres or gay parties, this cinema hosts all sorts of events where glamorous VIPs mix with students, film lovers and party people.