Shing Mun Valley Swimming Complex Opens to Public


The following is issued on behalf of the Provisional Regional Council:

The Shing Mun Valley Swimming Complex located in Shing Mun Road, Tsuen Wan will be opened to public this Saturday (December 5).

The swimming complex consists of an indoor heated Olympic size main pool cum diving pool and the outdoor facilities. This is the first solar heated indoor swimming pool of the Provisional Regional Council and the depth of the diving pool can be adjusted to 2 metres, 1.2 metres and 5 metres when necessary.

The outdoor pool comprises of a teaching pool, a training pool, a leisure pool (with water slides, water play equipment and Jacuzzi area) and a sunbathing area. It is expected to open next April.

The opening hours of the swimming complex is 7 am to noon, 1.30 to 6 pm and 7 to 9.30 pm. Admission fee during non-peak period (Monday to Friday) is $17 for adults and $8 for children, the elderly and disabled. Admission fee during peak hours (Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday) is $20 for adults and $9 for children, the elderly and disabled.

Other facilities of the swimming complex include a spectator stand with 1,000 seats and a light refreshment restaurant.

The swimming complex is accessible by Kowloon Motor Bus No.32, 32B, 32M, 43X and 49X; Green Light Bus 81M and 82M as well as Public Light Bus.

End/Wednesday, December 2, 1998