Nemzeti Sportközpontok

Császár-Komjádi Swimming Stadium


The Császár-Komjádi Swimming Stadium is one of the most popular swimming pools in Budapest. All year around its indoor and outdoor swimming pools are welcoming professional athletes and those leisure swimmers who are seeking some relaxing time. In its learning pools kids and adults can take part in swimming courses

Swimming pools, services

Indoor pools:

  • 50 m pool
  • learning pool

Outdoor pools:

  • 50 m pool
  • 25 m pool – it’s covered in the winter
  • learning pool

Other services:

  • buffet, restaurant, conference room, gym (only for clubs)


Address: 1023 Budapest, Árpád fejedelem way 8. phone: (1)-212-2750, (1)-326-1478

Director of the Olympic centre: Tamás Dala  e-

Operation: Gáborné Lukácsovics (1) 326-1478


The Császár-Komjádi Swimming Stadium is situated on the right side of the river Danube, not far away from Margaret Bridge. Parking around the facility is paying. Public transport: The H5 suburban train (that goes towards Szentendre) stops nearby. Trams No. and 17. also have a stop nearby.

Did you know?

  • In the hall of the swimming stadium there are pictures entitled „I love my swimming pool”, and they are presented by famous Hungarian athletes.
  • The part of the building that is on the Frankel Leó way was built in 1860, its style is classicist and is now a hotel.

Leisure time, services for the public

The Császár-Komjádi Swimming Stadium is not only welcoming competitor athletes, but also leisure athletes, who are able to swim, enjoy the sun and relax in the premises. The use of swimming caps is obligatory in the inside pools. In the swimming pool.


Adult 1 800 Ft
Junior (under the age of 25) and retired 1 100 Ft
Runner-swimmer ticket (2 times entry) 2 100 Ft
Adult block of tickets for 10 entries 15 300 Ft
Junior (until 25 years of age) and retired block of tickets for 10 entries 9 350 Ft
Aquafitness block of tickets for 10 entries 11 100 Ft

Those challenge-seekers who would like to take part in water aerobic classes, have to buy Aquafitness ticket. Schools can buy preferential tickets for PE classes. There are so-called swimmer tickets that also can be bought for preferential price and are valid between 6 and 7 am. The swimming stadium is a popular base among those who run or jog along the river-side. We offer them special ticket at the cash desks.

Competition sport

In the Császár-Komjádi Swimming Stadium there are five pools in total. It regularly hosts national and international swimming competitions, water polo games, while numerous triathlonists and modern pentathlonists hold their training here. Student and junior athletes are also using the facility regularly.

For more information on events please contact Gábor Baróta sport organiser – phone: 00-36-30-749-7344, e-mail:

The history of the swimming pool

The history of the swimming pools go back to the ancient Roman times. The water of the nearby thermal springs was used already in the time of Emperor Claudius.  The Császár bath was opened in 1806, the building got ready in the second half of the XIX. century. It was unbuilt in 1989-90, and was rebuilt in 1997. In the meantime, in 1976 the Komjádi swimming pool got to be operational in the neighbourhood of Császár. It is named after Béla Komjádi, the coach of the Olympic champion Hungarian water polo team of the Games in 1932. The specialty of the Komjádi swimming pool is that its roofing can be opened. It is the home pool of the multiple times Hungarian champion and Hungarian cup winner water polo team, Vasas. On its tribune 1800 fans can be accommodated. In average 100 events are held in the stadium each year.