Category: summer pools

Sakado Summer Seasonal Pool

The local outdoor seasonal pool | SAKADO

High on our long list of “must do” during the summer holidays in Japan is visit the local seasonal pool. This year we spent most of our summer holidays in Ireland. We only have a week of Japanese summer to cram in our favorite #summerinjapan things to do. Today was the perfect opportunity to tick “seasonal pool” off our list […]

Shirakobato Summer Pools

Shirakobato Water Park with Beach | KOSHIGAYA

Shirakobato Water Park – Shirakobato was named after the prefectural bird, a collared dove. One of the parks unique features is an imported beach of white sand from Australia. Located in Koshigaya, it is one of the most popular water parks with families as the park offers a lot more than just pools. A full list below under “Facilities”. They also […]

Summer pools at Saitama Water Park | AGEO

*From our Facebook page Saitama With Kids* This Saturday one of the many summer water parks opening their doors for the summer season is the prefectural water park: Saitama Suijo Koen. The pools will be open daily until August 31st. Hours: From 9 am on Saturday July 16th. They close at 6 pm until the 16th of August and 5 […]

Numakage Park

Summer Outdoor Pool, Numakage Park | URAWA

One of the earliest parks to open their outdoor pools for the summer season is Numakage Park in Urawa, Saitama. Information adapted from Saitama with Kids facebook page (with permission): The outdoor pools in NUMAKAGE PARK have been opening for weekends since July 2nd. They will open daily from this Saturday the 16th of July. Hours: July 2nd to August 15th: 9am […]

Pedal car at kazo hanasaki park santa kazo

Water play and pedal cars at Hanasaki Water Park | KAZO

Kazo Hanasaki Water Park made quite an impression on me. It isn’t a huge park, but there is a lot to do in the relatively small area. So much so, I recommend it as one of those parks that it is worth a journey to, even just once. That is, if you are in Saitama! POOLS AND BIKES There are two […]

Spring Cherry blossoms and Summer Pools at Kawagoe Water Park | KAWAGOE

Kawagoe Water Park – Today (2015), our local summer pool opened for the season. Kawagoe Suijo Kouen, or Kawagoe Water or Aquatic Park, is one of the bigger summer pools in Saitama. Like all the other seasonal pools, it only opens for 7 weeks over the summer holidays. However, the pools are just one part of a larger recreational park […]

Summer Water Park at Seibu Amusement Park | TOKOROZAWA

The summer water park at Seibu Amusement Park opened early in July.  The night pool will open on select dates from July 15th.  Seibu amusement park and its seasonal pools, beer garden and fireworks are popular with locals and even people commuting from Tokyo and further afield too. Hours: 9am to 5pm until September 4th. (They will close only 1 day during the […]