Hong Kong Pools – The Best Places to Swim in Hong Kong

Swimming can be an enjoyable way to keep cool in Hong Kong’s heat while also offering many health advantages. Swimming helps burn calories, increase flexibility and balance, as well as increase energy levels. Furthermore, it has also been known to alleviate depression and anxiety symptoms by relieving stress and elevating mood – so visiting one of Hong Kong’s finest pools may well be worth your while!

Hong Kong boasts 44 public swimming pools, with 9 on Hong Kong Island, 13 in Kowloon, and 22 in the New Territories managed by Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) and open to the general public. Make sure to check their schedule online prior to visiting as some pools close for maintenance on various days throughout the week or for annual cleaning or repairs – something to be mindful of if considering joining one.

YMCA Bridges Street Centre is one of the city’s most beloved swimming pools. Conveniently situated, offering various pools at reasonable rates compared to others nearby and hosting swimming lessons – making it an excellent option for children!

Hammer Hill Swimming Pool offers another fantastic way to cool off in Hong Kong: ideal for families with young children and boasting numerous waterslides and fountains, it makes an enjoyable day trip with family or visitors! Don’t miss this must-visit destination public pool during their visit to HK!

Are you in search of an enjoyable yet relaxing swim? Look no further than Sai Kung Pool! With multiple lanes for lap swimming and free form teaching pools as well as leisure pools where people can just kick back and relax, and multiple lifeguards on duty so that all their exercise can take place safely!

Swimming pools can also be found at hotels and other private facilities, like W Hong Kong’s rooftop pool on the 76th floor, one of the highest outdoor pools worldwide! Offering breathtaking city views with both an infinity pool and jacuzzi.

Be sure to bring a towel and sunscreen when heading to a pool. Some pools require a small deposit; most pools provide lockers which will require you to use a coin to unlock them; make sure you bring one along! Most often, when leaving the pool behind you can leave one in an appropriate slot; but just to be safe it’s advisable to check before heading over there.