Latest arrangements on LCSD public services

     The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) announced today (March 27) that, in view of the latest situation of COVID-19, further measures have to be adopted to achieve social distancing. From 6pm tomorrow (March 28), the LCSD will start to close free outdoor leisure facilities. These outdoor facilities include soccer pitches, basketball courts, volleyball courts, handball courts, netball courts, badminton courts, gateball courts, table tennis tables, playgrounds for children, barbecue sites, skateboard grounds, roller skating rinks, roller hockey courts, skateparks, fitness equipment, model car play areas, model boat pools, cycling facilities (except for cycle paths), amphitheatres, road safety towns and Pui O Campsite. Preparatory works to cordon off those facilities will be conducted earlier. The LCSD appealed for the public to avoid going to the above mentioned facilities that will be temporarily closed starting from March 28.

     Other venues and facilities with services already suspended will continue to be closed until further notice.

     Meanwhile, all booking applications for the department's recreation and sports facilities, wedding venues, amphitheatres and non-fee charging leisure venues for non-designated use is suspended until further notice.

     The LCSD will continue to monitor the situation closely and review the arrangements in a timely manner.

Ends/Friday, March 27, 2020
Issued at HKT 23:09