Hong Kong residents looking for respite from the heat can turn to one of 44 public pools to cool-off with. Many offer facilities like kiddie pools and water slides, making swimming an enjoyable family outing. Plus, swimming three times weekly can boost energy levels and even improve sleep quality!
Swimming offers many advantages beyond its fun family activity status – not only can it provide cardiovascular exercise but also helps with mental health conditions like anxiety and depression, blood pressure reduction and reduced heart rate as well as being an effective means of keeping fit – just 30 minutes of daily swimming can burn up to 300 calories!
If you’re in search of a pool with stunning city and Victoria Harbour views, the W’s iconic rooftop pool is sure to please. Boasting Instagram-worthy scenery as you relax under the summer sun. Additionally, sign up for their annual wellness membership and gain exclusive access to their pool, fitness centre, changing rooms as well as complimentary wellness consultations and spa treatments!
This popular public pool features an impressive variety of water slides suitable for different ages to keep children amused while their parents swim laps. Additionally, there’s also a toddler training pool, indoor and outdoor pools as well as an area surrounded by trees and plants for added shaded comfort.
Kwun Tong Swimming Pool provides an ideal escape from Hong Kong’s hectic pace and provides an oasis of cool waters to soothe away any summer heat. Their indoor heated pool makes an excellent place to cool off during cooler days while their outdoor pool offers stunning views over Hong Kong. In addition, there is an array of family activities throughout the year for all to enjoy.
Adult admission fees on weekdays and weekends for adults range between HK$17-19; discounted entry fees apply for people with disabilities, aged 60 or over and full-time students; these groups can take advantage of reduced entry rates of HK$8 weekdays and 9 weekends respectively. In addition, monthly tickets at each venue costing HK$300 are also available (half price for children and students). For more information visit their website.