Hong Kong Pools – The Best Places to Cool Off This Summer

Public swimming pools in Hong Kong may be great places for quick dips, but during the summer they can become overrun with people trying to cool off quickly. Luckily, many Hong Kong hotels feature stunning pool areas for relaxation and water fun; from infinity pools with Victoria Harbour views to water zones specifically tailored towards children – these hotels provide ideal spots to cool off this season!

Swimming can be an enjoyable way to connect with family and friends while reaping countless health advantages. Swimming helps lower stress levels, ease depression and boost energy thanks to its higher metabolic rate; plus it serves as an excellent workout that strengthens muscles in legs, back and arms – so what are you waiting for – get on board now!

The pool at The Peninsula offers an idyllic Roman experience. Its stunning design includes statuesque columns that create an opulent palatial environment reminiscent of classical Rome. A breathtaking view of Hong Kong’s skyline completes this must-visit spot, offering visitors the perfect respite from city life.

Cordis’ outdoor rooftop pool is another highlight, offering breathtaking views from its 40th floor perch. Surrounded by deck and cabana seating areas, this swimming oasis provides the ideal spot for relaxing with a cocktail in hand or basking in the sunshine on sunny days. Additionally, this oasis features underwater lighting as well as LCD screens that feature tropical fishes, bubbles, and beach scenes to add extra visual stimulation and enjoyment.

Ma On Shan’s pool complex sits right by the seafront in Ma On Shan and looks towards Tolo Harbour. The main pool accommodates 1,200 swimmers while two smaller training and teaching pools as well as four waterslides are also provided. Furthermore, guests can take a refreshing dip indoors amidst stunning natural skylines.

Pao Yue Kong Pool complex, the sole public swimming pool in the Southern District, was officially inaugurated by then Governor Sir Murray MacLehose on 9 July 1977. It features a spacious, airy building featuring a main pool with spectator stands on one side and training and teaching pools along with toddler pools on the other. Two of these pools also contain whimsical water installations like mushroom and tree-shaped fountains for added decoration.

Leisure and Cultural Services Department reported on Thursday that 38 public swimming pools had closed due to an insufficient supply of lifeguards, though 14 partially reopened this Thursday. Hong Kong Recreation and Sports Professionals General Union (HKRSPGU) warned this summer that at least 20 public pools will only partially open due to staff being insufficient to meet demand; it advised checking online or calling staff prior to visiting facilities, obey safety rules, respect lifeguard work and sign up more people as lifeguards if available.