The cepezed-designed Leeghwaterbad in Purmerend has been acclaimed best swimming pool in The Netherlands in the Swimming Pool of the Year Election 2014. Before, the pool had already been chosen as best of the Noord-Holland region. In several voting rounds, the public has expressed its massive appreciation for the Leeghwaterbad. “A very beautiful pool with endless possibilities,” was one of the judgements. “Delightfully open and an abundance of light” as well as “Pleasantly surveyable” are other recognitions. The spaciousness and the large panorama window in the side of the competition basin are also highly valued. Furthermore, the audience praises the customer-friendliness of the staff as well as the hygiene of the accommodation. To celebrate the election as best swimming pool of Noord-Holland and The Netherlands, everyone is welcome for a free swim on Saturday December 6th between 13.00 and 16.00 hours.