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
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
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!
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
The mayor of Brussels proposed a swimming pond, 5 weeks before elections. What shall we think about it?Read More
Gaspard Giersé made a short documentation about his grandfather, Paul Giersé, who swam in the canal in the 1930’s.Read More
The water quality of the canal was very good on Tuesday when we took the samples but it can not be guaranteed on Sunday due to the heavy rainfall on Wednesday night We also expect the authorities to show up for the BIG JUMPRead More
The new General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") comes into effect May 25, 2018. That’s why we need to confirm that you would like to receive updates and invitations from POOL IS COOL also in the future.Read More
Bruxelles Les Bains will move in 2019. Should POOL IS COOL be involved in its redefinition and help to realize the part that was always missing: the ‘bain’? It could be a first step towards permanent outdoor swimming in Brussels.Read More
Great news: the Minister of Environment of the Brussels government, Céline Fremault, asked the Brussels Environmental Administration (IBGE) to commission a study on the possibility of swimming ponds in Brussels.Read More
Earlier this week, Bianca Debaets made the news with her proposal for the transformation of the lake in Bois de la Cambre into a public swimming pond. Here is what we think about this nice idea.Read More
Good news: read about the MIXITY AWARD for Badeau, the BWMSTER LABEL for our research activities and support through BRUSS-IT in 2017.Read More