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All LCSD swimming pools fully or partially open
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Attention Radio and TV Announcers:

Please broadcast the following special announcement as soon as possible and repeat it at suitable intervals:

The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) announced that all the 36 public swimming pools are open or partially open to the public for the evening session:

32 fully-open swimming pools are as follows:

Wan Chai Swimming Pool
Morrison Hill Swimming Pool
Victoria Park Swimming Pool
Island East Swimming Pool
Chai Wan Swimming Pool
Lai Chi Kok Park Swimming Pool
Sham Shui Po Park Swimming Pool
Lei Cheng Uk Swimming Pool
Tai Wan Shan Swimming Pool
Ho Man Tin Swimming Pool
Kowloon Tsai Swimming Pool
Morse Park Swimming Pool
Hammer Hill Road Swimming Pool
Jordan Valley Swimming Pool
Kwun Tong Swimming Pool
Mui Wo Swimming Pool
Tuen Mun Swimming Pool
The Jockey Club Yan Oi Tong Swimming Pool
Yuen Long Swimming Pool
Tin Shui Wai Swimming Pool
Tsuen King Circuit Wu Chung Swimming Pool
Kwai Shing Swimming Pool
North Kwai Chung Jockey Club Swimming Pool
Tsing Yi Swimming Pool
Fanling Swimming Pool
Sheung Shui Swimming Pool
Tai Po Swimming Pool
Sha Tin Jockey Club Swimming Pool
Hin Tin Swimming Pool
Ma On Shan Swimming Pool
Tseung Kwan O Swimming Pool
Sai Kung Swimming Pool

Four partially open swimming pools are as follows:

Pao Yue Kong Swimming Pool (Secondary pool, teaching pool, training pool)
Kennedy Town Swimming Pool (Secondary pool, leisure pool)
Shing Mun Valley Swimming Pool (Main pool)
Kowloon Park Swimming Pool (Main pool, leisure pool) (Due to the thunderstorm)

For partially-open swimming pools, the number of swimmers accommodated will be less than that of normal capacity. People should pay heed to the on-site public announcements or notices at swimming pools and follow instructions of the pool staff.

Lifeguard services at beaches were suspended at 6pm as usual.

People may call the Government Hotline at 1823 or browse LCSD's website at http://www.lcsd.gov.hk to enquire about the opening of public swimming pools.

Details of the on-duty lifeguards at swimming pools and beaches are:

Swimming pools:
9am
Number of lifeguards required: 439
Number of LCSD lifeguards who reported duty: 419

2pm
Number of lifeguards required: 444
Number of LCSD lifeguards who reported duty: 324

Beaches:
9am
Number of lifeguards required: 340
Number of LCSD lifeguards who reported duty: 312

2pm
Number of lifeguards required: 341
Number of LCSD lifeguards who reported duty: 309


Ends/Friday, August 19, 2005
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