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LCSD's heated swimming pools open in winter
     The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) will provide heated swimming facilities at 24 LCSD swimming pools throughout the territory for public use during winter to allow more people to continue to exercise. The department calls on swimmers to keep public swimming pools clean and hygienic while swimming.

     Individual swimming pools with heated swimming facilities will be temporarily closed during certain periods in winter for maintenance works. Details are as follows:
Swimming pools Periods of closure
Ho Man Tin Swimming Pool September 1 to November 30, 2016
Wan Chai Swimming Pool December 1, 2016 to January 23, 2017
Kwun Tong Swimming Pool January 3 to February 22, 2017
Tuen Mun Swimming Pool January 28 to March 31, 2017
Sham Shui Po Park Swimming Pool February 6 to April 15, 2017
Victoria Park Swimming Pool February 14 to April 15, 2017

     In addition, from November 1 to 30, Kowloon Tsai Swimming Pool without heated swimming facilities will be open from 6.30am to noon daily.

     For details of the opening arrangements and the schedule of the weekly cleaning operations of the public swimming pools, please visit the following websites: www.lcsd.gov.hk/en/beach/swim-intro/swim-location-hk.html (for swimming pools in Hong Kong Island and Kowloon) and www.lcsd.gov.hk/en/beach/swim-intro/swim-location-nt.html (for swimming pools in the New Territories).
Ends/Friday, October 28, 2016
Issued at HKT 11:00
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