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Eight Great Public Swimming Pools
Make a splash and get the most out of these public swimming pools before they close for the winter.

By Sarah Fung

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  • Eight Great Public Swimming Pools

Kowloon Park Swimming Pool
Has outdoor leisure pools, a 50-meter indoor training pool and a diving pool.
Kowloon Park, 22 Austin Rd.,
Tsim Sha Tsui, 2724-3577.

Kowloon Tsai Swimming Pool
Has a main pool, two leisure pools, a family changing room and a spectator stand. Admission free for children under three.
Kowloon Tsai Park, 13
Inverness Rd., Kowloon City, 2336-5817.

Morrison Hill Swimming Pool
Has a 25 meter indoor training pool as well as an outdoor main pool, an 18 meter teaching pool and an 18 meter toddler pool. Also has a restaurant.
7 Oi Kwan Rd., Wan Chai, 2575-3028.

Pao Yue Kong Swimming Pool
Has a main pool, one secondary pool,
one training pool, two teaching pools and a 600-seat spectator stand. Other facilities include a diving pool, a fun pool, a leisure pool, slides, and diving boards.
2 Shum Wan Rd., Aberdeen, 2553-3617.

Sai Kung Swimming Pool
A relatively new site with a main pool and a spectator stand seating 450 people, a teaching pool, a children’s pool with slides and games, and two big slides.
Wai Man Rd, Sai Kung, 2792-7285.

Sha Tin Jockey Club Pool
Another big, popular swimming site that attracts professionals, open competitions and families alike. Four pools.
10 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, 2693-6613.

Victoria Park Swimming Pool
The biggest public swimming pool on Hong Kong Island has a main pool, a training pool, two fun pools and a diving pool. Also has a huge sunbathing area, a large spectator stand with 1,700 seats and electronic scoreboard.
Victoria Park, Hing Fat St., Causeway Bay, 2570-8347.

Kennedy Town Swimming Pool

Though soon to be replaced by a futuristic “water cube” pool, this old favorite has two 50-meter pools (one for lapping, one for lounging), and a fun children’s play area up on a podium.
12N, Smithfield, Kennedy Town, 2817-7973.
 

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