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Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Swimming Pool Complex

Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Swimming Pool Complex was constructed in 1982 to hold Asian Games.  For the forth coming Commonwealth Games 2010 the existing swimming pool complex has now been upgraded and renovated with the latest state of art facilities so as to meet the international standards required for hosting world class aquatic events. With a total seating capacity of 5000 spectators, the stadium now has the largest cohestrand supported, breathable, elliptical shaped aluminum roof with span of 150m x 130m , which is first of its kind in the world. The stadium will host other multipurpose activities during legacy period. The stadium is the largest covered aquatic stadium in the country having Olympic sized racing and diving pools with a six lanes warm up pool. The work was executed by Central Public Works Department (CPWD), the premiere construction agency of the Government of India for the venue owner Sports Authority of India.

Land Area


12.3 acres



Air-conditioned Indoor Stadium with New Glass Façade &  Standing Seam Roof

Seating Capacity


5,000 Fixed Seats

Total Floor Area


10,000 sq. m.

Entrance / Egress


2 ramps up to 1st floor level, staircases & lifts

Score Boards


Electronic Score Board & Video Screens

Sports Disciplines



Diving, Roller Skating, Swimming, Volleyball, Water Polo, Fitness Centre 

Sports Facilities


50 m Swimming pool (10 lane) 25 m Diving Pool with new diving platforms

Lighting & PA System


Sports Lighting & PA System suspended from Catwalks

Barrier Free Access


Access & Amenities Provided


  • New 50m Warm up Pool (6 lane)
  • Facilities of International Standard for Spectators, VIPs, Athletes, Media & Technical Officials
  • State of the Art Infrastructure & Finishes
  • Legacy use considered for non-sports activities in form of large flexible halls / spaces and associated facilities.
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