Columbiabad Berlin

My plea for the best swimming pool in the whole wide world: Columbiabad in Neukölln.
23 Jun ’14 by Sara Places

Columbiabad is one of my favorite resorts in summer, even though they’re constantly fucking me over by raising their prices. We’re now at 5,50 €. Students get in for 3,50 provided they’re under 26 and if you can’t prove it you don’t get in. The ladies at the door do NOT fuck around with you, and even Sven Marquardt doesn’t have that authority.

I love Columbiabad – mostly because it reminds me of my childhood. The 10m diving boards make every second spent near the pool an exciting show of skills. Even though the swimming pool has been known for rough crime activities and gang fights, I’ve never witnessed any actual trouble. The lawn is always freshly mowed. And I hate lakes, because standing waters are disgusting. So if you’re lucky enough to experience an actual sunny day with no chance of rain – this is where it’s at.

Columbiadamm 160, 10965 Berlin5,50€€€€€€€€€

Twenty-eight comments


  2. Nice photos of that short summer dream! I’m very curious about this “soundstick” and whether it lives up to your praise. But alright, next summer: Summer Rave @ Columbiabad – with just some JB.

  3. That thing looks amazingggggggggg. Must.have.

  4. Yes, Ja, Gerne! Grünes Bad, Bikinigirls, Sonne und Berlin. Passt alles wunderbar.

  5. waterproof! how cool is that! would be very nice to disturb everybody around with my sweet little soundsystem :-)


  6. Testing out a Justin Bieber song – lol

    what a nice product!

  7. boomboooommbooom! I want you in my room!

  8. I will strap it to my body all summer long, I promise!

  9. I’d love to hear Selena Gomez’ new song with those speakers.

  10. jaa, die wäre super für spontane raves im park!

  11. Boom shakalaka

  12. Boom boom boom boom

  13. oh wie geil das wäre so wunderbar für den sommer! (er kommt noch!!!!)

  14. na ja, warum nicht? xx :)

    Katherine Twomey
  15. Der Wackelkontakt an meiner Anlage macht mich langsam wahnsinnig. I need this thingi!! <3

  16. Baby, baby, babyy… the only JB-song I know of ;-)
    Die Boombox, brauch ich aber trotzdem

  17. boom boom!

    Rasmus Hedlund
  18. will play weired cockpit songs in public. swear.

  19. Bass in Küchen brauchen!

  20. Yes please!

  21. Yes please!!!

  22. Biete Date gegen UE Boom?! ;)

  23. this boom thing got so much swag.

  24. boom boom boom! i’m so into columbia-partying! ;)

  25. yes please.. for a loud kreuzberg summer!

Other opinions

  1. […] Every­body loves Korean food! This is a known fact! And another fact is that I am the per­son that loves it the most, which is why any new Korean joint in town is already a favor­ite of mine. Unfor­tu­nately, Mmaah is a little on the off-side. It’s between Hasen­heide, Columbiabad and Tem­pel­hof, sure, but at the wrong entrance of Tem­pel­hof and Hasen­heide and there­fore only really rel­ev­ant when it’s soar­ing hot out­side and I’m on my way to the Columbiabad. […]