Summer guide to Kyiv beaches and pools
Kyiv is far away from the sea, but has lots of places to escape summer heat and enjoy swimming and sunbathing. Here are some of the top Kyiv recreation spots with good service, cozy atmosphere and picturesque views.
City Beach Club
City Beach Club is conveniently located on the roof of the Ocean Plaza shopping mall, close to the city center. It has Kyiv’s biggest rooftop swimming pool. It also offers a bar and lots of beach chairs. At night the place turns into an outdoor beach club offering summer fresh cocktails, live and disco music from the best Ukrainian and foreign DJs.
176 Horkoho St., roof. Open from 9 a.m. till the last visitor. Free admission
Hr 100 for a beach chair and a towel per day on weekdays, Hr 200 on weekends
Tsarsky City Resort
Tsarsky is mostly known as an elite sports club, but it also has a large summer terrace and a 25-meter-long outdoor pool. The club also offers some fine cuisine, an impressive choice of cocktails, scented hookahs and other services to justify a quite pricy membership. Parties are held near the pool on weekends.
13B Staronavodnytska St. Open daily 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Hr 17,000 for a monthly membership, Hr 1,500 for a one-day visit for those who have a recommendation from a club member
This summer entertainment complex is located on an island in the middle of Dnipro River. It offers a beach, an outdoor swimming pool, and a gourmet restaurant. Those who prefer to spend beach time actively can play volleyball or rent water skis and aqua bike on the spot.
Dolobetsky Island, Hydropark. Open day and night. Free admission
Hr 100-200 to rent a beach chair on weekdays, Hr 200- 400 on weekends
Visitors escape the heat at Kyiv’s Olmeca Plage beach club. (Courtesy by Olmeca Plage)