Hong Kong boasts an abundance of outdoor and indoor pools to provide relief when temperatures start rising. The Leisure and Cultural Services Department operates 44 public swimming pools; 9 on Hong Kong Island, 13 in Kowloon and 22 in New Territories are run by this department, each offering indoor/outdoor, training/diving pools as well as toddler-specific ones. All are open year-round.
Tai Wan Shan swimming pool, boasting stunning views over Victoria Harbour, is one of the city’s most beloved. Boasting an enormous size, you’re sure to find your own lanes for swimming laps or simply relaxing and floating through its waters. Plus, many hotel staycations packages include access to its waters!
Island Shangri-La’s swimming pool stands out as an oasis in the city, featuring grass surrounding it to give it that tranquil, relaxing feeling reminiscent of other pools on this list. Plus, membership and guest access allow for discounted swimcations opportunities there!
Grand Hyatt pool ranks third as a must-visit spot. Though not offering breathtaking vistas like other pools do, it does feature a lazy river and artificial waterfall for an authentic swimming pool experience. Plus, this pool makes an excellent spot for kids as there is ample shallow water play areas nearby.
Last but certainly not least on our list is HK Pools Forum City – an ideal hub for pool enthusiasts to get together and share their passion. Membership is completely free so that you can start talking to other pool enthusiasts about your games as well as gain advice from professionals in this field.
This site is available in both English and Chinese and features forums, news updates and blogs for its large community of players. With user-friendly navigation features such as search bars to quickly locate games or equipment online and reviews/ratings on various types of pool tables to help decide the one most suited to your needs, this platform is an excellent way for anyone interested in billiards to learn the game!