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Pool Spots in Niigata Area

  • Yuzawa Town Leisure Pool Aurora
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Nigata Pref. Minamiuonumagunyuzawamachi Tsuchidaru 151 - 1 in Yuzawa Chuo Park
    This water park is part of Yuzawa Chuo Park, a park equipped with a number of sporting facilities. Surrounded by the mountains of Yuzawa, it is open only during the summer for July and August. The park has two lazy rivers, one outdoor and one indoor, as well as water slides. It also has a kiddy pool intended for small children, making it a fun destination for families. The indoor pool is heated, making it convenient for when the outdoor pool is too cold or when the weather takes a sudden turn for the worst. There is a restaurant on the second floor of the pool building where guests can take a break after swimming.
  • Niigata Prefectural Kashiwazaki Aqua Park
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    Leisure / Hobbies
    Nigata Pref. Kashiwazakishi Gakkouchou 6-73
    A 10-minute drive from Kashiwazaki Interchange this aquatic athletic and recreational complex was designed with the theme Play, Gather, Compete, and Relax in the Water. There are many ways to have fun at the facility. These include riding the water slides at its all-season water park with, enjoying water polo or synchronized swimming in its Olympic-size indoor pool in the summer, or enjoying ice skating and curling in the winter. The park's facilities also include a bathing room with full-body baths, sauna, and utaseyu (waterfall shower), as well as training rooms and conference rooms. Swimming lessons for children and adults are also offered.


  • Vision Yoshida
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Niigata Tsubame-shi Yoshida Honjo 153-1
    "A training center next to Tsubame-shi General Gymnasium Yoshida, 15 minutes from Makikata-Higashi Interchange on the Hokuriku Expressway. In addition to a 25-meter pool where you can enjoy athletic swimming, it has a lazy river pool, a gym with exercise machines, and an all-weather indoor play area. Their popular Chibikko Dreamland playscape has retractable walls so they can open up in the summer for ""outdoor"" fun. It has an earthen floor and you can go outside by passing through a tunnel and going down a slide. Use of the playscape is free of charge."
  • Region Plaza Joetsu Leisure Pool
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Niigata Joetsu-shi Shimomonzen 446-2
    A heated indoor pool facility adjoining Region Plaza Joetsu, a recreation facility built to promote the health and wellbeing of local residents. A 25-meter-long practice course pool, children’s pool, and three-meter-deep diving pool can be used year-round. The facility’s 80-meter-long spiral waterslide is extremely popular with children. During the summer vacation period, occasionally a line of children waiting to go down the slide forms. From early July through August, an on-site ice arena is turned into a gigantic pool which can be freely swum around in.
  • Myokokogen Gymnasium
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Niigata Myoko-shi Sekigawa 958
  • Shitayama Sports Center
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Niigata Niigata-shi Higashi-ku Shitayama 1-121
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Niigata Myoko-shi Ryozenji 1966

Niigata Main Areas


Found along the northwestern coast of Japan, Niigata prefecture is celebrated for its high-quality rice and breathtaking nature, most notably its spectacular mountains, whose white peaks draw in snow sports lovers from far and wide over the winter months. Hit the slopes at Yuzawa, pick out your favourite modern artist at Echigo Tsumari, or take a ferry over to Sado Island for an extra adventure.

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