Zwembad / Stichting Parima

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Zwembad / Stichting Parima
Address
At the intersection of Mr. Eduard J. Brumastraat and Johan Adolf Pengel Straat, Centrum
Paramaribo
SURINAME
Telephone
475-700 or 479-870

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
SRD 7.50. Thursday evenings SRD 5.00. [April, 2013]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m, 6 lanes, outdoors, unheated, ~28ºC (82ºF)
Pool 2
25m, 4 lanes, outdoors, unheated, ~28ºC (82ºF)
Diving
One 1m and one 3m board.

Location

GPS
5.82991, -55.16742

Teams That Use This Facility

We have no web links or contact information for teams that train at this facility.

Facility Notes

Hours as of February, 2015:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 5 - 7 AM, 1 – 2:45 PM, and 7 - 8:15 PM.
Thursday: 5 - 7 AM, 1 – 2:45 PM, and 7 - 7:45 PM.
Weekends: 1 – 4:45 PM and 6 – 7:45 PM.

Facility Reviews

The facility reopened in 2009 after renovations, but only the basins were rehabilitated; the showers and dressing rooms were untouched. Lockers cost an extra SRD 2.50; most people leave their belongings near the pool. The water is clean, but the bottomof the 50m pool is greenish in spots. There are no longer lanes for lap swimmers, and it seems that the pool has lost business after the fee increase from SRD 5 to 7.50. In the evening, there were few swimmer, making it seem deserted.