List of long course swimming pools in the Philippines

The Aquatics Center at the New Clark City, Capas, Tarlac. The only FINA-certified swimming pool facility in the Philippines.

The following is an annotated list of swimming pools in the Philippines that conform to the Olympic standard. Additionally, it lists other long-course facilities that do not quite come up to the full standard of 50 × 25 metres, 10 (middle 8 used) lanes.

Olympic size poolsEdit

Location Pool/centre name Pool dimensions Further information
Length Width (lanes)
Capas New Clark City Aquatics Center 50 m 25 m (10) Opened in August 31, 2019 as part of the New Clark City Sports Hub and one of the venues for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games,[1] and upcoming 2020 Asian Swimming Championships.[2][3]
Pasig PhilSports Swimming Center[4] 50 m 25 m (10) Opened in 1985 as part of PhilSports Complex and one of the venues for the 1991 Southeast Asian Games
Tagum DNSTC Aquatic Center 50 m 25 m (10) Opened 12 December 2012 as part of Davao del Norte Sports Complex and one of the venues for the 2015 Palarong Pambansa[5][6]
Legazpi Bicol University Swimming Pool 50 m 25 m (10) Opened in 2016 as part of the Bicol University Sports Complex and one of the venues for the 2016 Palarong Pambansa[7][8]
Butuan Sunrise Swimming Pool[9] 50 m 25 m (10)
Bacolod Panaad Swimming Complex 50 m 25 m (10) Part of the Panaad Park and Sports Complex
Tagbilaran Victoriano B. Tirol Aquatic Center 50 m 25 m (10) Part of University of Bohol's Victoriano B. Tirol Jr. Sports Complex
San Jose de Buenavista Binirayan Sports Complex Swimming Pool 50 m 25 m (10) Part of the Binirayan Sports Complex and one of the venues for the 2017 Palarong Pambansa[10]
Los Baños Trace College Aquatics Centre 50 m 25 m (10) Venue for the 2005 Southeast Asian Games
Baybay Visayas State University Swimming Pool[11] 50 m 25 m (10)
Cebu City Cebu City Sports Complex Swimming Pool 50 m 25 m (10) Part of the Cebu City Sports Complex[12]
Dapitan Jose Rizal Memorial State University Sports Complex Swimming Pool[13] 50 m 25 m (10) Part of the Jose Rizal Memorial State University Sports Complex and one of the venues for the 2011 Palarong Pambansa
Imus Vermosa Sports Hub 50 m 25 m (10) Proposed venue for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games
Dapa Siargao Sports Complex Swimming Pool 50 m 25 m (10)

Planned or under constructionEdit

Location Pool/centre name Pool dimensions Further information
Length Width (lanes)
Bocaue Philippine Sports Center 50 m 25 m (10) Under construction as of January 2019.[14]
Davao City Davao City - UP Aquatics Center 50 m 25 m (10) Under construction as of January 2019 as part of the Davao City-UP Sports Complex and one of the venues for 2019 Palarong Pambansa.[15]
Prosperidad Democrito O. Plaza Memorial Sports Complex Aquatic Center 50 m 25 m (10) Under construction as part of the Democrito O. Plaza Mamorial Sports Complex.[16]
Ormoc Ormoc City Sports Complex Swimming Pool 50 m 25 m (10) Under construction as part of the Ormoc City Sports Complex.[17]
Digos Davao del Sur Olympic Swimming Pool 50 m 25 m (10) Under construction as part of the Davao del Sur Sports Complex.[18]
Cauayan Benjamin G. Dy Sports Complex Swimming Pool 50 m 25 m (10) Under construction as part of the Benjamin G. Dy Sports Complex.

Other 50 metre poolsEdit

Location Pool/centre name Pool dimensions Further information
Length Width (lanes)
Nasipit Saint Joseph Institute of Technology Cubi-Cubi Campus Swimming Pool[19] 50 m 27.5 m (11)
Marikina Marikina Sports Center Swimming Pool[4] 50 m 22.5 m (9) Opened in 1969, and renovated in 2001 and 2017; part of the Marikina Sports Center
Taguig Philippine Army Swimming Pool[4] 50 m 22.5 m (9)
Makati Makati Aqua Sports Arena[4] 50 m 20 m (8)
Iloilo City Iloilo Sports Complex Swimming Pool 50 m 20 m (8) Part of the Iloilo Sports Complex
Roxas Villareal Stadium Swimming Pool 50 m 20 m (8) Part of the Villareal Stadium[20]
Manila Rizal Memorial Swimming Center[4] 50 m 20 m (8) Part of the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex
Zamboanga City Joaquin F. Enriquez Memorial Sports Complex Swimming Pool 50 m 20 m (8) Part of the Joaquin F. Enriquez Memorial Sports Complex
Surigao City Surigao Provincial Sports Complex - Swimming Pool 50 m 20 m (8) Part of the Surigao Provincial Sports Complex
Tubod Mindanao Civic Center Swimming Pool 50 m 20 m (8) Part of the Mindanao Civic Center
Quezon City Amoranto Sports Complex Swimming Pool[4] 50 m 20 m (8) Part of the Amoranto Sports Complex
Naga Metro Naga Sports Complex Swimming Pool 50 m 20 m (8) Part of the Metro Naga Sports Complex[21]
Mati Mati Centennial Sports Complex Swimming Pool 50 m 20 m (8) Part of the Mati Centennial Sports Complex[22]
Bantay Quirino Stadium Poolside 50 m 20 m (8) Part of the Quirino Stadium and one of the venues for the 2018 Palarong Pambansa
Cagayan de Oro Pelaez Sports Complex Swimming Pool 50 m 20 m (8) Part of the Pelaez Sports Complex and one of the venues for the 1975, 1977, 1978, and 1988 Palarong Pambansa. Reopened in November 2016.[23]
Batangas City Batangas Provincial Sports Complex Swimming Pool 50 m 20 m (8) Part of the Batangas Provincial Sports Complex
Quezon City Philippine Science High School Swimming Pool 50 m 20 m (8)
Santa Rosa Santa Rosa Multi-purpose Complex Swimming Pool[24] 50 m 20 m (8) Part of Santa Rosa Sports Complex
Palayan Nueva Ecija Sports Complex Swimming Pool[25] 50 m 20 m (8) Diving pool is never finished.[26]

Planned or under construction/refurbishmentEdit

Location Pool/centre name Pool dimensions Further information
Length Width (lanes)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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