All public swimming pools, except Mui Wo Swimming Pool will be open from 1st April for new swimming season

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Kennedy Town Swimming Pool

Hong Kong Government Press Release

30th March 2023 – (Hong Kong) The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) announced today that swimming pool complexes will open gradually for public use from 1st April, or upon completion of annual maintenance, for the new swimming season. The department calls on swimmers to mind their safety and keep public swimming pools clean and hygienic while swimming.

All public swimming pools, except Mui Wo Swimming Pool, will be open between April and October from 6.30am to 10pm for three sessions daily with two one-hour breaks. To tie in with the ferry schedule, the daily opening hours of Mui Wo Swimming Pool start from 8.30am, with two one-hour breaks. Kowloon Tsai Swimming Pool in Kowloon City District has been temporarily closed for maintenance. It is anticipated to be reopened in 2024-25.

For the 17 pool complexes with both heated and non-heated swimming facilities, heated facilities will continue to operate between 1st and 15th April while non-heated facilities will come into service from 16th April.

The 17 swimming pool complexes include:

Hong Kong Island: 

DistrictSwimming Pool Complex
 
Central and WesternKennedy Town Swimming Pool
Wan ChaiMorrison Hill Swimming Pool

Kowloon:

District Swimming Pool Complex
Kowloon CityHo Man Tin Swimming Pool
Wong Tai SinHammer Hill Road Swimming Pool
 Morse Park Swimming Pool
Kwun TongKwun Tong Swimming Pool
Sham Shui PoLai Chi Kok Park Swimming Pool
Yau Tsim Mong Kowloon Park Swimming Pool

New Territories: 

District  Swimming Complex
Islands    Tung Chung Swimming Pool
NorthFanling Swimming Pool
Sha Tin Hin Tin Swimming Pool
 Sha Tin Jockey Club Swimming Pool
Tsuen WanShing Mun Valley Swimming Pool
Tuen MunTuen Mun Swimming Pool
 Tuen Mun North West Swimming Pool
Yuen LongYuen Long Swimming Pool
Sai KungTseung Kwan O Swimming Pool (Note 1)

Note 1: Tseung Kwan O Swimming Pool will be temporarily closed from 11th to 15th April due to upgrading works of the electricity supply system.

To maintain the hygiene of public swimming pools, each pool will be closed for thorough cleaning once a week, in addition to the routine cleaning work carried out daily. The cleaning operation will be conducted on a designated weekday (Monday to Friday) from 10am to the end of the second session. If the scheduled weekly cleaning day falls on a public holiday, cleaning will be rescheduled to another weekday in the same week.

Individual swimming pools will be temporarily closed during certain periods in 2023 for maintenance works.

Holders of the public swimming pool monthly ticket are encouraged to apply for monthly ticket smart cards which are printed with the card holder’s portrait and preloaded with information on the validity period. The smart cards will enable holders to enter the pools easily and conveniently without having to produce documentary proof of identity. Interested monthly ticket holders can apply for smart cards free of charge at 61 ticket outlets including all District Leisure Services Offices and the booking offices of designated sports centres and leisure venues. For details, please visit the following website: www.lcsd.gov.hk/en/beach/swim-intro/swim-ticket.html