Barcelona Olympic swimming pools on Montjuic hill


Barcelona swimming pools Montjuic hill

There are two public outdoor Olympic swimming pools on Montjuic hill in Barcelona and a private sports club outdoor swimming pool on Montjuic.

Please note this page only has information about the swimming pools which are on Montjuic hill in Barcelona. Find other Barcelona public swimming pools or visit Barcelona fitness centres with indoor and outdoor pools. 

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Piscines Bernat Picornell

Outdoor and indoor swimming pools. Open all year

The Bernat Picornell swimming pool on the mountain of Montjuïc is the flagship of Barcelona’s swimming pools. This gym and swimming centre was opened in 1970 for the European swimming championships, and was remodelled and modernised for the Olympic Games in Barcelona in 1992.
Bernat Picornell swimming pool

Piscina Municipal de Montjuïc

Outdoor Olympic diving & swimming pool. Open July and August


The Barcelona diving and swimming pool has one of best swimming pool views in the world. It was used by Kylie Minogue as the location for her music video "Slow" in 2003. The outdoor Olympic swimming pool was designed by Antoni de Moragas and built in 1992 for the diving events of the Barcelona Olympics.

It is only open to the public in July and August, but the diving section is closed to the public, so you can only swim in the pool next to the diving pool. The Olympic diving and swimming pool has a seating capacity of 4.100 spectators and the panoramic views of the city provide a unique backdrop for diving events.

The pool was designed as a competition pool only and does not have a fitness centre or other facilities. There are no sun-beds or deck chairs for sunbathing so bring a thick towel to lie on.  There is a small cafe with chairs and tables that serves refreshments. 

Location Piscina Municipal de Montjuïc
Pictures Montuic Olympic diving pool

Club Natació Montjuïc

Members club on Montjuic with outdoor pool.

Club Natació Montjuïc is a members only fitness club centre and outdoor swimming pool, which is covered in the winter. It has a wonderful location on Montjuic mountain. This is a private club with a membership fee and monthly subscription fee per month. Club Natació Montjuïc is not open to the general public.

Club Natacio Montjuic
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