9 More Pools to Quench the Summer Heat

By Alex Xue 2022-08-04 12:04:37

It's still hot, hot, hot out in Shanghai. In fact the recent continuous heat wave is the worst in over a century. The record breaking heat calls for a refreshing swim in a cool pool. Here, we have brought together a list of nine hotel pools for your enjoyment! Whether its a day pass for a pool party or a full staycation at the hotel, we gathered the details. Also check out our previous list of seven more pool options.

Wellness Club at Shangri-La Qiantan, Shanghai

The 2,300 square-metre Wellness Club aims to deliver programs and facilities designed to nourish guests’ bodies and minds. The fitness areas are equipped with aerobic facilities and professional strength training equipment. A range of training programs are offered in the multi-functional training rooms with fitness instructors on-site to customize programmes for guests. Guests can also choose to stretch their muscles in the 25-metre heated indoor swimming pool.


The hotel is equipped with a 12m*25m standard indoor swimming pool with beautiful natural light. The large LED light right next to the pool is one of the most photogenic places in the hotel. A family changing room is exclusive for guests who have children with them.


Entry: (Day Pass) 400 RMB

Opening Hours: 6a.m.-11p.m. Daily

Location: No. 551 West Haiyang Road

Perks: Full Usage of Gym and Pool


Junior Swimmer Adventures at The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong

Take your child on the newly elevated Ritz Kids summer adventures, with professional coaches creating an exclusive swimming experience. Inspire your children to explore their creative spirit while immersing yourself in a unique parent-child vacation.


The package includes:

• Your choice of luxury accommodation for one night in a City Light View Room, a Pearl Tower View Room or a Shanghai Bund View Suite.

• Swimming class provided at designated times by the hotel swimming coach.

• An energizing breakfast for up to two adults and two children under six years old, or two adults and one child between six and twelve years old.

• A “DIY” kid-themed in-room welcome amenity.

• Ritz Kids’ Welcome Gifts.

• Little Safari Adventurer with the option to set up a kids’ safari tent or extra bed.



• Kids are required to be accompanied by their guardian during the swimming class.

• Swimming class is available from 9am to 10am daily; one-day advance reservation is required and subject to availability.

• This offer cannot be combined with any other offer or promotion. This offer is not applicable for Rewards Redemption Stays.

• This offer is subject to room availability.


Entry: 2,388 RMB/Night Stay (With Lessons); 445 RMB (Day pass)

Opening Hours: 7a.m.-8p.m. Daily

Location: The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong Shanghai IFC, No. 8 Century Avenue, Lujiazui

Perks: One-to-One/ One-to-Two Private Lessons

Tel: 2020 1111


Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai

Kerry Sports is a well-equipped fitness and recreation destination. The gymnasium at Kerry Sports spans four activity zones comprising more than 80 pieces of state-of-the-art exercise equipment. Kerry Sports swimming pool is heated indoor and about 25-meter with a vew of outdoor rooftop garden with jogging track. Including the main pool, a children’s splash pool and a Jacuzzi.


Annual Membership: 2,5000 RMB

Opening Hours: 6a.m.-11p.m. (For Members and In-House Guests Only)

Location: No. 1388 Huamu Road, Pudong New District

Perks: Splash Pool, Jacuzzi

Tel: 6169 8858


Summer Workout at Amanyangyun

Amanyangyun offers customized one-on-one swimming lessons in breaststroke, freestyle swimming, butterfly stroke and backstroke. The lessons are centered on ensuring the balance and streamline of the body in the water, starting from breaststroke and teaching four strokes in stages to improve cardio-pulmonary function by combining endurance and speed. Hence, continuous workout can enhance the body's coordination and balance ability.


Amanyangyun has both an indoor and outdoor swimming pool. The indoor heated swimming pool is 20 meters long, while the outdoor pool, which is 57 meters long at its longest point, faces out into the forest with fantastic views throughout the year.


Entry: 780 RMB (Day Pass); 390 RMB (Kids Day Pass); 880 RMB (Private Swimming Class)

Opening Hours: 7a.m.-10p.m. Daily

Location: No. 6161 Yuanjiang Road

Perks: One-to-One Private Lessons

Tel: 8011 9999


Health Club & Swimming Pool at Jing An Shangri-La

The Health Club at Jing An Shangri-La, Shanghai features advanced cardio and fitness equipment, and floor-to-ceiling windows that provide views of Yan’an Elevated Road.

Scenes of vehicles speeding past provide a compelling rhythm and momentum for training. Adjoining the Health Club is a 25-metre heated indoor swimming pool with natural light.


Individual Card: 35,000 RMB per person per year

Family Card: 66,000 RMB per year (two adults with two children under 12 years old)

Day Pass: 680 RMB per person per day

Operating Hours: 6a.m.-11p.m.

Tel: (86 21) 2203 8888 ext. 450

Address: No. 1218 Middle Yan’an Road, Jing An Kerry Centre on West Nanjing Road


InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland

The swimming pool is located on 14F in the Quarry of InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland. The ceiling and column shapes abstracted from stalactites create an atmosphere like a karst cave.


Under the natural light, through the large glass wall, the explorers can feel the magnificent pit cliff outside while swimming in the pool. In the swimming pool area, artificial stone is used to create interesting decorative elements similar to mushroom bubbles, making the pool more dreamy.


Entry: Free for In-House Guests

Opening Hours: 7a.m.-10p.m.

Location: No.5888 Chenhua Road, Songjiang District

Perks: Beautiful Late-Night Scenery

Tel: 6766 1888


Retiro Garden at Radisson Blu Forest Manor Shanghai Hongqiao

The bright French windows connect different sports both indoors and outdoors.

The hotel has a 7,000-square-meter Spanish royal garden-style sunken garden that caters to all kinds of sports and recreation activities. The 1,000-square-meter polygonal outdoor garden-style pool is divided into adult pool and children's play pool, surrounded by small bridges and pavilions, and a delicate mermaid-shaped fountain. Here you can enjoy swimming, bathe in the sun.


Entry: Free for In-House Guests; Weekday Day Pass: 200 RMB; Weekend Day Pass: 380 RMB

Location: 839 Jinfeng Road, Qingpu District

Tel: 6212 9998


Star Swimming Pool at Radisson Blu Forest Manor Shanghai Hongqiao

You can enjoy the fun of swimming in the 12m*25m star-studded professional standard swimming pool. The floor around the pool and in the men's and women's locker room is equipped with floor heating to create a warm and comfortable environment for those who come to swim in the winter. Not only can you enjoy a variety of steam baths, saunas and massage baths in the locker room, you can relax on the hot jade chair. The gentle music, moderate massage and proper temperature will help you relax and rejuvenate.


Entry: Free for In-House Guests; Weekday Day Pass: 200 RMB; Weekend Day Pass: 380 RMB

Location: 839 Jinfeng Road, Qingpu District

Tel: 6212 9998


JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Shanghai Pudong

The JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Shanghai Pudong sits in the heart of downtown Shanghai in the dynamic Pudong New District, in a premium location close to the Lujiazui CBD and on the banks of the picturesque Huangpu River. Its strategic location allows convenient access to all other parts of the city, including the Shanghai World Expo, the Mercedes-Benz Cultural Arena and nearby airports. The JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Shanghai Pudong is located next to an art gallery and riverside walkway, harmonizing with the artistic and cultural vibe of its surroundings.


On the fifth floor of the hotel, the hotel's beautiful indoor infinity pool is a tranquil place to swim or relax. The pool deck features full-height windows which command magnificent views of the Huangpu River. A 24-hour Fitness Center is exclusively available for guests who wish to maintain their fitness routines while on the road. After a long day at work, sightseeing or shopping in Shanghai, a Spa offers a menu of indulgent spa treatments specially created to revitalize tired minds, bodies and spirits.


Entry: 680 RMB

Opening Hours: 7a.m.-11p.m. Daily

Location: No. 988 Puming Road, Pudong New Area

Tel: 3809 8888

Perks: 24/Hour Fitness Centre


*All opening times are subject to changing Covid-19 management policies. Make sure to call ahead.