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Cancelled due to SOE: Kawagoe Water Park Summer Pools 2021

July 31, 2021 @ 10:00 17:00

Kawagoe summer pools – 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, in 2021 its only opening for four weeks. In 2020 they didn’t open at all.

2021 information

Further to the confirmation that Saitama Prefecture will go under a State of Emergency (SOE) from August 2nd, Kawagoe Aqua Park announced they will not open this year after all. Official notification and ticket refund information.

The pools are scheduled to open from Saturday July 31st to Sunday August 29th. However, this year they will open at the later time of 10 am. Furthermore, you must purchase a dated ticket in advance. Tickets will go on sale on July 24th at 7-11 convenience stores in Saitama prefecture only. Please note that you cannot purchase a ticket at the gate in 2021.

Kawagoe Water Park Kawagoe Aquatic Park Saitama Pools summer pools

Opening Hours

In 2021: 10 am to 5 pm with last entry at 4 pm, from July 31st to August 29th.

In a normal year: July 13th to 15th and August 17th to September 1st from 9 am to 5 pm. July 20th to August 16th from 9 am to 6 pm.

Kawagoe summer pools events

During the time the pool is open there are normally some events and classes on. Please note that it is unlikely there will be any events in 2021.

A taiko performance from 11 to 11.40 am on the opening weekend.

Around the weekend closest to July 20th: Snorkeling classes (book in advance)

Last weekend in July: Snorkeling classes (pre-booking is recommended)

Last week of July : Scuba Diving classes

Early August: Aqua dance

Mid August: Aqua dance

Kawagoe summer pools cost:

¥730 yen for adults, ¥210 yen for children of school going age, children under 7 are free. Family ticket for 2 adults and 2 kids is 1670 yen. No tattoos allowed.

Access: by bus from the West exit of JR Kawagoe Station, bound for Kawagoe Suijo Koen. Parking costs ¥840 for the day.


More information about the park and its facilities:

For more events this summer (and beyond) please see the main events calendar.

Official website

kawagoe Water Park

〒350-1171 埼玉県川越市大字池辺880 Japan + Google Map
+81 49-241-2241
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July 31
10:00 – 17:00
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