Hong Kong offers many cool-off pools to help beat the heat this summer, from water slides and fountains to splash buckets and splash buckets – perfect for keeping kids (and adults!) entertained all season long! Plus swimming helps burn more calories than walking or cycling! Check out this article to gain more information and discover your next favourite pool!
Terry Farrell and Partners designed Hong Kong’s latest addition, the Kennedy Town swimming pool. Opening on February along the waterfront for $671 million HK (or approximately 86 million U.S.), construction took eight years resulting in an amazing sight for residents living within dense Hong Kong cityscape.
Castle Peak Bay Marina Pool is an extremely popular destination for families. Offering two separate pools – one designed specifically for children, and another featuring adults. Furthermore, there’s a water park complete with slides, splash buckets and floor fountains – perfect for making any visit more convenient when travelling by MTR and airport express trains.
Kerry Hotel’s outdoor pool provides another wonderful spot to soak up some sun. Enjoy a leisurely swim while gazing upon Victoria Harbour as the backdrop, then visit their terrace bar afterward for drinks or refreshments!
Swimming isn’t only great exercise; it can also serve as an incredible stress reliever and prevent joint pain for older individuals due to its low impact nature. Swimming also improves heart health while decreasing dementia risk and other chronic illnesses.
Swimming can help keep us healthy and active – it could even become one of your favourite hobbies! So if you want a new adventure or hobby, why not give swimming a try!
Although swimming pools remain open despite coronavirus restrictions, opening hours may vary so be sure to visit Leisure and Cultural Services Department website prior to heading out for your swim session. Don’t forget your towel and sunscreen for added safety!
In 2004, the LCSD made headlines when they reduced lifeguarding staff from 2,400 to 1,580, much to the chagrin of Hong Kong and Kowloon Life Guards’ Union who have protested it ever since. Indeed, in August 2014 at the peak of summer swimming season many lifeguards in Hong Kong went on strike, which caused some beaches and pools in Hong Kong to close.
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