The government will open 28 heated pools during from November 2023-March 2024 so that Hongkongers can use swimming facilities during winter. The pools are located across Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, New Territories, and the Islands district.

The Hong Kong Leisure and Cultural Services Department runs 45 public pools across the territory. Here are the locations of the government-run heated swimming pools that will be open this winter:

Kennedy TownHo Man TinTung Chung
Sun Yat Sen Memorial ParkKwun TongTsing Yi Southwest
Island EastLam TinFanling
Siu Sai WanLai Chi Kok ParkTseung Kwan O
Morrisson HillSham Shui Po ParkHan Tin
Victoria ParkHammer Hill RoadSha Tin Jockey Club
Wan ChaiMorse ParkTung Cheong Street
Kowloon ParkShing Mun Valley
Tai Kok TsuiTuen Mun North West
Tuen Mun
Pang Shan Tin Shui Wai
Yuen Long
List of gazetted swimming pools in Hong Kong open from November 2023-March 2024

The Tai Wan Shan Swimming Pool, which is not a heated pool, will be open every day between 6.30am-12pm from November 1-30 this year. Certain pools will also be temporarily closed for maintenance work.

Hongkongers can use the city’s public swimming pools for a nominal charge of HK$17 (weekdays) and HK$19 (weekends) for adults, and HK$8 (weekdays) and HK$9 (weekends) for children and senior citizens. The government also issues monthly pool passes priced at HK$300.

In addition, there will be lifeguards at only 10 Hong Kong beaches during winter, between 8am and 5pm, and none at the remaining 29 public beaches that will be open from November 1, 2023-March 31, 2024.

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From the Middle East to the Far East and a couple of places in between, Anjali has lived in no fewer than seven cities in Asia, and has travelled extensively in the region. She worked as a lifestyle journalist in India before coming to Hong Kong, where her favourite thing to do is island-hopping with her daughter. You can check out her musings on motherhood, courtesy her Instagram profile.

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