Are you coming to the Blaarmeersen beach?


From May 11th, the swimming area is open on weekdays from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM and on weekends from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
From June 24th to August 31st, this is daily from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Swimming is only permitted when the green flag is raised.
Outside of these hours, the beach and sunbathing area are freely accessible, but swimming is prohibited.


Free open water swimming takes place only in June, July, August, and September on Thursdays from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
There are 2 lifeguards on duty, and reservations are not required. In exceptional weather conditions such as thunderstorms, the event may be canceled.


Ghent resident, under 12, or student in Ghent?

No reservation required.
Make sure to bring your ID card (from age 12).
Tip: Check the crowd meter beforehand!


Not from Ghent or over 12?

Reserve your ticket for 1 euro until 9:00 AM on the day itself.
From 9:00 AM, the price is 5 euros, online or on-site.

Reserve your tickets here.


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