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Freizeitpark Chur

Sand outdoor pool


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The outdoor pool in the middle of Chur's old town treats you with refreshing summer hours.


The 2023 outdoor pool season is now over. We look forward to your visit in summer 2024!

The «Badi Sand» is iconic and known for its refreshing water temperature! That's because the historic swimming pool in the heart of the old town is idyllically situated in the shadow of the cathedral and is an insiders' tip for visitors to Chur. The 50m-pool is a welcome way to cool off on hot summer days and the beautiful sunbathing lawn and wooden patio offer an inviting spot to relax.

You can have a nice chat or play cards over a refreshing drink and tasty snack at the bistro on the sun terrace. Your gaze will be drawn to the vines, the spires of the churches, and high up to the surrounding forests. Please find more information on the bistro and menu here.

100 years of «Badi Sand»
The Chur Swimming Club was founded in 1921 to encourage the people of Chur to swim when the Chur Swimming Centre (Sand outdoor pool) opened in 1922. In 2022, Sand outdoor pool turned 100 years old. More information. 


Please find pool prices here. 

Ticket shop
Buy single tickets for the Sand outdoor pool online:

  • buy your ticket online with or without ChurCard, adult or child
  • pay by credit/debit card or Twint
  • receive your ticket with QR code by e-mail
  • validate your QR code at the turnstile of the respective facility
  • let the pool fun begin!

The tickets are valid for 3 days from the date of purchase. Purchased tickets cannot be cancelled.

Tickets are also available at the ticket machine on site.


The reception is not continuously open:

  • 22.05.-30.06.2023 & 14.08.-06.09.2023: Wed & Fri, 11.30am-6.30pm, Sat/Sun/Whit Monday, 10am-7pm
  • 01.07.-13.08.2023: in fair weather open daily - Mon-Fri, 11.30am-6.30pm, Sat/Sun, 10am-7pm, 1. August (National Day) 10am-5pm

Please use the ticket machine on site or the webshop. If you have any questions, please contact the pool attendant: Tel. 079 560 17 52. This adjustment does not affect the opening hours of the outdoor pool itself. These remain unchanged (daily 9am - 8pm).

  • Sun loungers are available without deposit cards.
  • Rental changing rooms: can be rented for CHF 54/season. Two keys are handed out for a deposit of CHF 50. No deposit of keys at the cash desk.
  • Day lockers: Please bring your own lock, no locks available on site.

Opening hours

11. May - 1. September 2024*

  • Monday - Sunday 9am - 8pm
  • 1. August 9am - 5pm

*dates may vary depending on weather conditions


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