Swimming is not only a great way to cool off and escape the heat in Hong Kong, it also has many health benefits. It helps you burn calories, strengthens your bones, and reduces stress. Plus, it can even boost your energy levels. With all that said, it’s no wonder that Hong Kong is home to a number of great public swimming pools.
With 44 pools throughout the city, it’s easy to find a pool that suits your needs. Many of the larger pools have water slides, kids’ pools and other fun amenities for a family-friendly day out. But the best part is that they’re all affordable! You can go for a swim at most of these pools for as little as HK$17.
This huge swimming complex in Tseung Kwan O is a bit of a kid’s paradise. With a full-length 50m main pool, a diving pool and a training pool, it has lots of ways to keep the whole family cool. Its four waterslides are a hit with the kids, especially when the weather’s hot and humid.
Located close to Central, Kennedy Town’s indoor main pool is perfect for when you need an escape from the sun (and Hong Kong’s unforgiving heat and humidity!), while its outdoor area, complete with a secondary pool, two teaching swimming pools and a sunbathing space, is the ideal spot to relax.
There are also plenty of restaurants nearby, from dai pai dongs to seafood restaurants. So you’re guaranteed to find something to suit your tastes and budget!
This massive pool is a little bit off the beaten path but it’s well worth a visit. The indoor main pool is the perfect retreat when you need a break from the sun, while its outdoor area is the ideal place to relax with a good book and take in some gorgeous views of Victoria Harbour.
It’s also worth mentioning that it’s a short walk from the airport express, which makes it easy to get to.