The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) announced today (December 11) that the heated pool facilities of Tuen Mun North West Swimming Pool will be open for public use on December 19 (Wednesday). Swimmers will have one more place to enjoy the fun of swimming in the winter season. The outdoor pool facilities provided by this new swimming pool complex are scheduled to operate early next year.
Tuen Mun North West Swimming Pool is the first-ever swimming pool in Tuen Mun to offer indoor heated pool facilities and a Jacuzzi. Located at 95 Ming Kum Road, Tuen Mun, and adjacent to Po Tin Estate, the new swimming pool complex occupies an area of about 1.5 hectares.
In addition to the Jacuzzi, there is an indoor training pool measuring 25m x 25m and an indoor leisure pool.
The swimming pool complex also offers a standard main pool measuring 50m x 25m, a training pool measuring 25m x 15m and a teaching pool measuring 25m x 12m. The main pool has a spectator stand with some 800 seats and is suitable for holding swimming competitions. These outdoor facilities will be opened on April 1 next year.
The exterior design of Tuen Mun North West Swimming Pool merges with the surrounding area and provides an abundance of greening scenery, which adds vitality to the environment.
Adjacent to Tuen Mun Tin King Stop of the Light Rail Transit and various bus stops (route nos. 58M, 58X, 258D, 260X, 960, 960A, 960B, B3A and E33P), the swimming pool complex is easily accessible by public transport.
For details on the opening hours and the weekly cleaning operations of the swimming pool complex, please visit the LCSD's website (www.lcsd.gov.hk/beach/en/swim-intro.php ). For further information, please call the venue staff at 2164 8355.
Apart from Tuen Mun North West Swimming Pool, a number of LCSD swimming pools throughout the territory are providing heated swimming facilities for public use during the winter. For details, please visit the department's website (www.lcsd.gov.hk ).
Ends/Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Issued at HKT 12:01
The heated pool facilities of Tuen Mun North West Swimming Pool will be open for public use on December 19, providing the first-ever indoor heated pool facility in the district.
Tuen Mun North West Swimming Pool includes an indoor Jacuzzi.
An indoor leisure pool is also offered in Tuen Mun North West Swimming Pool.