5 Places to cool down in and around Pretoria

2015-09-30 15:51 - Louzel Lombard
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Cape Town – The City of Tshwane is currently suffering under a severe heatwave. 

READ: Weird weather: Heat wave in Tshwane, flooding in the Cape

The Emergency Services Department and the City of Tshwane have warned residents to keep cool and hydrated, as the excessive hot weather could be life-threatening due to heat exhaustion.  

You heard the officials: For your own well-being, drop what you're doing and head straight to one of these awesome swimming pools in the city. 

Here are the 5 coolest places in and around Pretoria right now: 

Tjaart van Vuuren Swimming Pool 
Where: Corner of Hertzog Street and 31st Avenue, Villieria
Opening times: Mondays – Saturdays:10:00 – 18:00 ; Sundays and public holidays:10:00 – 17:00
Cost: Adults: R11 Scholars: R6


Hillcrest Municipal Swimming Pool
Where: Corner of Jan Shoba (Duncan) Road and Duxbury Street, Hillcrest
Opening times: Mondays – Fridays: 05:30 – 19:30; Saturdays: 10:00 – 18:00
Cost: Adults: R11 Scholars: R6

Sunnyside Swimming Pool 
Where: Corner Kotze and Jorrissen Streets, Sunnyside
Opening times: Mondays –Fridays:10:00 –18:00; Saturdays: 10:00 –18:00; Sundays and public holidays:10:00 –17:00
Cost: Adults: R11 Scholars: R6


Fountains Valley Resort
Where: Christina de Witt Avenue, Groenkloof
Opening times: The resort is open to guests all year round, at all times
Cost: Adults: R30 Scholars: R18 

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Les Marais Swimming Pool 
Where: Benita Avenue, Les Marais
Opening times: Mondays – Fridays: 11:00 –18:00; Saturdays: 10:00 –18:00; Sundays and public holidays:10:00 –17:00
Cost: Adults: R11 Scholars: R6

These are just 5 of our favourites. Check out all the swimming pools in Tshwane here

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