Five weeks of EXPEDITION SWIM and even more than a year of preparations are behind us. The first weekend proved the interest and possibility of outdoor swimming in ponds while the other two expeditions showed that guaranteeing the water quality is not yet evident.Read More
The program of the new government of the Brussels Capital Region clearly states that they want to support temporary and permanent outdoor swimming projects!Read More
The BIG JUMP BXL has always been a festive summer swimming event at the canal in Anderlecht, but we won’t repeat it this year. And here is why.Read More
Advice for a rainy day: Listen to a podcast! How about this one about water in the city, featuring Paul of POOL IS COOL.Read More
Here it is, our summer project: EXPEDITION SWIM, a bathing exploration of the ponds of Brussels! 3 swimming events at 3 ponds as part of a research program about the future of outdoor swimming in the existing waters of Brussels.Read More
POOL IS COOL is looking for lifeguards for the 2019 summer project in the Brussels region, EXPEDITION SWIM. Contact us if you are interested!Read More
What is the position of the parties that are standing for the election of the Brussels Parliament on the subject of outdoor swimming?Read More
On Sunday the 5th of May, a Sunday with a very cool and volatile weather, we already gave a foretaste of the coming summer during the Irisfestival.Read More
Who is still doubting that the bassin at the Marché aux Poissons should become accessible for fun and relaxation in and on the water?Read More
How about swimming with a view in Brussels? The “Brussels Bouwmeester” just published the architecture competition for a new building on the site of Abattoir in Anderlecht, with a public pool on the roof!Read More
Yes, and here are some details!
Oui, et voici quelques détails !
Ja, en hier zijn enkele details!
We applied at the Future Architecture Platform to be invited for the Creative Exchange Conference in February 2019. Vote for POOL IS COOL.Read More
The City of Brussels has decided to build an open air pool, it’s possibly the first step towards the revival of outdoor swimming in Brussels!
An analysis of what is actually written in the agreement.
New: the POOL IS COOL ONLINE SHOP! Now you can get all the cool POOL IS COOL shirts, sweaters and caps for you or your friends and family. And we get financial support for future projects. Win-win!Read More
POOL IS COOL, as external expert, will follow up the ongoing design project at BRUFACE, the joint engineering program of ULB and VUB, for an in- and outdoor swimming facility at the Neerpede lakes in Anderlecht.Read More
After a visit to the wasteland around Gare de l’Ouest and Beekkant we’re convinced that there is a big potential for an open air pool in the future.Read More
Thanks to everyone who ran with us the Brussels Canal Run with the message “TODAY WE RUN, TOMORROW WE SWIM!” Let’s make the canal the place for outdoor swimming in Brussels!Read More
POOL IS COOL was invited to “Baignade en Ville”, a conference on outdoor swimming in Paris. It revealed the importance of joined action by all authorities and administrations to make things happen.Read More