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LCSD's heated swimming pools open in winter
     The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) will provide heated swimming facilities in 25 swimming pools under its management throughout the territory for public use during winter (i.e. November 2018 to March 2019) to enable more people to continue to exercise. The department calls on swimmers to keep public swimming pools clean and hygienic and mind their safety while swimming.

     The list of swimming pools providing heated swimming facilities during winter can be found in the attachment. Of them, individual swimming pools will be temporarily closed during certain periods in winter for maintenance works. Details are as follows:
Swimming pool Period of temporary closure
Tai Kok Tsui Swimming Pool September 11, 2018, to March 31, 2019
Wan Chai Swimming Pool December 1, 2018, to January 20, 2019
Kwun Tong Swimming Pool January 2 to March 18, 2019
Tuen Mun Swimming Pool February 14 to April 7, 2019
Victoria Park Swimming Pool February 14 to April 15, 2019
Sham Shui Po Park Swimming Pool February 24 to April 15, 2019

     In addition, Kowloon Tsai Swimming Pool without heated swimming facilities will be opened from 6.30am to noon daily from November 1 to 30.
     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/Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Issued at HKT 16:30
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