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Public swimming pools?
« on: February 08, 2012, 02:43:26 PM »
Are there any public swimming pools around?
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Re: Public swimming pools?
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2012, 02:59:17 PM »
As a non swimmer, I don't know for sure but I have often heard of a place called B&G in all the towns I have lived in. I have no idea what it stands for but I believe there is usually a swimming pool attached to it.

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« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2012, 03:05:44 PM »
The Blue Earth (Blue Ass  in Katakana :D ) gym in my town has a pool. I would assume most of them do though I am not sure of this so sorry if the one in Isawa doesn't.
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« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2012, 03:10:05 PM »
The Blue Earth (Blue Ass  in Katakana :D ) gym in my town has a pool. I would assume most of them do though I am not sure of this so sorry if the one in Isawa doesn't.

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« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2012, 03:36:55 PM »
I prefer to think of it as Blew Ass

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Re: Public swimming pools?
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2012, 03:42:18 PM »
There is a indoor public pool next to the recycling plant (near Kose Sports park)  the heat and energy comes from the plant itself!

Other pool is the super nice public pool and park center kaiyuu park on alps dori

both are very cheap...150-300 yen.

Another option is to visit a gym like Nakadate on Heiwa dori where you can pay 500 yen for each use without membership.
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Re: Public swimming pools?
« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2012, 03:50:00 PM »
There is a indoor public pool next to the recycling plant (near Kose Sports park)  the heat and energy comes from the plant itself!


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« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2012, 04:23:30 PM »
In the summer a group usually heads up to the Asakawa river evry week or two to do a little nature swimming.  The water is usually freezing but the little pools to swim in and the water falls and the rocks to jump off make it worth it.

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« Reply #8 on: February 09, 2012, 10:07:28 PM »
In the summer a group usually heads up to the Asakawa river evry week or two to do a little nature swimming.  The water is usually freezing but the little pools to swim in and the water falls and the rocks to jump off make it worth it.

When in the summer does this usually happen? River swimming is one of the funnest things I have ever done in Japan, (besides waterfall climbing). I would def. jump on board if you post more information about this in the Summer. I know I could just google the river, but I would rather know the rivers sweet spots ^__^

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Re: Public swimming pools?
« Reply #9 on: February 10, 2012, 08:45:30 AM »
It's kind of random. Any summer day that people have free and get a small group of friends together can become a river day. The place we usually go had large flat rocks perfect for setting up a grill.  There is usually a few high school kids smoking being rebellious out there and it's a big draw for brazilians as well, so you can practice your Portuguese.  When it warms up I'll post something in non-yeti events with directions and a map of two "sweet spots".

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Re: Public swimming pools?
« Reply #10 on: February 10, 2012, 09:13:46 AM »
unfortunately it doesn't look like there are any city pools in Kasugai. Your closest public pool would be a 15 minute walk from Isawa Station at the Yamanashi Prefectural Youth Center (but it ilooks like it is closed for renovation until the 24th of February)
http://www.nns.ne.jp/ass/yp-yaf/pool.htm

There is a public pool in Yamanashishi, about 20-30 min walk from the station as well.

I think both pools are 200-400yen each use, but you aren't allowed to use any sort of soap or shampoo in the showers.
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Re: Public swimming pools?
« Reply #11 on: May 17, 2013, 03:52:23 PM »
Bumping for the quickly approaching summer!!

Coleman, I don't remember ever seeing any more info from you about that place, and I'd still like to find it. Can we get the down-low?
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Re: Public swimming pools?
« Reply #12 on: May 17, 2013, 04:32:23 PM »
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Go here.  Park on the street and walk down... Also, you could take the Minobu Line to Ashigawa Eki and walk up route 36 a few kms.  Maybe 3?  Just time your leave to catch a train back to Kofu because they only run once an hour or so. 

I've been up twice this year and the water is freezing... :-o  Take a little grill and a few drinks and have a BBQ.  Its a good time.

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« Reply #13 on: May 17, 2013, 05:23:30 PM »
It is a great wee spot.
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Re: Public swimming pools?
« Reply #14 on: May 17, 2013, 08:24:42 PM »
As far as wee spots go, i prefer the wall of the taxi stand outside Fujisan station, or at worst the outside wall of Nagasaka station directly next to the toilets if I'm feeling sour against Japan Rail and my bladder is full...

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Re: Public swimming pools?
« Reply #15 on: May 17, 2013, 10:56:14 PM »
As far as wee spots go, i prefer the wall of the taxi stand outside Fujisan station, or at worst the outside wall of Nagasaka station directly next to the toilets if I'm feeling sour against Japan Rail and my bladder is full...

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Re: Public swimming pools?
« Reply #16 on: May 18, 2013, 02:36:45 PM »
As far as wee spots go, i prefer the wall of the taxi stand outside Fujisan station, or at worst the outside wall of Nagasaka station directly next to the toilets if I'm feeling sour against Japan Rail and my bladder is full...

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« Reply #17 on: May 18, 2013, 09:23:46 PM »
As far as wee spots go, i prefer the wall of the taxi stand outside Fujisan station, or at worst the outside wall of Nagasaka station directly next to the toilets if I'm feeling sour against Japan Rail and my bladder is full...

 :-D Dick...

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Re: Public swimming pools?
« Reply #18 on: August 29, 2013, 01:17:04 AM »
The Blue Earth (Blue Ass  in Katakana :D ) gym in my town has a pool. I would assume most of them do though I am not sure of this so sorry if the one in Isawa doesn't.

The Blue ass is located opposite to Thai restaurant?

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« Reply #19 on: August 29, 2013, 06:42:24 PM »
The one in Isawa is down on route 20, right by the Macdonalds.
In Fujiyoshida (Kawaguchiko actually) it is up a road at the Bell shopping centre.
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