Hong Kong Pools – Cool Off in Style

Summer in Hong Kong can be an excruciatingly hot experience, from scorching sun glares to incessant humidity that leaves you sticky all over. To escape all this heat and humidity, head for one of Hong Kong’s best pools where you can cool-off while taking a refreshing swim. Swimming not only increases energy levels and decrease stress levels but it can also have positive results when it comes to depression and other mental health conditions – studies have proven this fact! Studies also reveal that people who swim three times a week tend to be generally happier and healthier overall than those who don’t.

This article will highlight some of Hong Kong’s premier swimming spots, from public pools to hotel pools, with tips for making the most of each visit.

Are you searching for an idyllic place to unwind and refresh? Look no further than Cordis Hong Kong’s 20-metre outdoor pool, featuring fibre optic underwater lighting that creates stunning visual effects. Swim or relax in their jacuzzi while taking in views of Hong Kong cityscape; making this an ideal spot to unwind after an exhausting day in the heat.

Tai Po Swimming Pool, boasting some of the longest and highest water slides in the city, should also be on your itinerary. Though often packed during weekdays, weekends prove just as popular for visitors to this popular swimming spot – offering teaching, diving, children’s pools as well as family swim areas.

Kowloon Park Swimming Pool was opened as part of a major redevelopment project and officially inaugurated in 1989 as the final pool on our list. This vast complex hosts seven distinct pools for teaching, leisure and diving purposes as well as benches and shaded areas to keep swimmers cool while they take pleasure in water activities.

Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) oversees Hong Kong’s public swimming pools. There are 44 in total; 9 on Hong Kong Island, 13 in Kowloon and 22 in the New Territories – open year-round except for maintenance/cleaning during certain weeks each summer; for more information visit their website here; some pools require prior booking to guarantee space; click here for a complete list.