On this page, sportsmen and women can obtain up-to-date information on how to use the sports facilities of the city of Basel. Clubs can find the information for the use of clubs at

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

When do the public pools open?

The public outdoor pools open to the public on 6 June 2020. Training sessions for clubs and groups have been possible since 11 May 2020.

Will the sports pools be reopened for training of individuals?

With the opening of the public outdoor pools on 6 June 2020, training of individuals in the sports pools is possible again.

When will the school sports facilities reopen for the clubs?

The school facilities in Basel (outdoor courts, gymnasiums, school swimming pools, auditoriums and classrooms) will remain closed for the time being. In accordance with the basic principles of the Federal Office of Public Health and the schools' protection concept, the school buildings are only available to schools. All clubs occupying school sports facilities will be informed when operations can be resumed.

For further questions not answered in the FAQ, athletes should contact the Basel City Sports Office on +41 61 267 57 00 or by e-mail to: