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Brussels - Pool is cool

Brussels - Pool is cool

Every major city in Europe has at least one public open air swimming pool - except for the the capital of Europe. POOL IS COOL wants to change this for Brussels.

Due to its history and internationality, Brussels is a very heterogeneous city with a prosperous "Oberstadt" and a poor "Unterstadt". Although the desire to cool oneself down on a hot summer day is shared by all inhabitants, there are no public open air swimming pools in the Belgian capital – they have disappeared successively since the 1970s. Based on the fact that open air swimming pools have the potential to create a common identity in Brussels, we have founded POOL IS COOL. They foster the creation of public open air swimming possibilities, draw attention to their idea with urban actions and research the political, economic and urban context for this.

http://www.pooliscool.org