A diver tries the Nemo 33

Would you dive into the World’s Deepest Indoor Swimming Pools?

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If you like to train to be a diver or test your diving skills you may want to visit these indoor swimming pools.

 

One of the world's strangest pools.
One of the world’s strangest pools.

 

Nemo 33

From May 1, 2004 to June 5, 2014, Nemo 33 held the title of the Deepest Indoor Swimming Pool. It is located in Brussels, Belgium and designed by a Belgian diving expert John Beernaerts. The place is a recreational hotspot for divers of all levels with a nice and relaxing place.

It’s maximum depth is 34.5 meters or 113 feet and contains 2,500,000 liters of non-chlorinated and highly filtered spring water maintained at 30 °C by a solar heater. There are underwater caves at the depth level of 10 meters or 33 feet.

 

A diver free falling into the depth of Nemo 33.
A diver free falling into the depth of Nemo 33.

 

Y-40: The Deep Joy

The pool opened last June 5, 2014 and was awarded as the “Deepest Swimming Pool for Diving” by the Guinness World Records. It is located inside the Hotel Terme Millepini, a 4-star hotel in Montegrotto Terme, Padua, Italy. It was designed by architect Emanuele Boaretto. The place is a recreational hotspot for divers of all levels with a nice and relaxing place.

 

Divers trying to reach the bottom part of Y-40.
Divers trying to reach the bottom part of Y-40.

 

It is 42 meters deep or 137 feet and contains 4,300,000 liters of thermal water maintained at temperature between 32 to 34 °C. It also has underwater caves with different platforms from 1.3 meters or 4.2 feet to 12 meters or 39 feet.

One of it’s coolest feature is the underwater tunnel for guests to walk through.

 

The underwater tunnel.
The underwater tunnel.

 

Video by Apnea Planet on YouTube

 


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