The Leisure and Cultural Services Department manages a total of 45 public swimming pool complexes in Hong Kong, of which 9 are on Hong Kong Island, 13 in Kowloon and 23 in the New Territories.
Pool water in all public swimming pools is continuously filtered and sterilised throughout the opening hours. The water quality is always closely monitored on the spot as well as by regular laboratory tests.
For the latest information on public swimming pools (such as temporary closure of the whole swimming pool complex due to emergencies), please visit our webpage on Press Releases. For information on temporary closure of public swimming pools due to bookings by organizations, please visit our webpage on information of Swimming Pools.
The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) will provide heated swimming facilities in 27 swimming pools under its management throughout the territory for public use during winter (i.e. November 2022 to March 2023). The list of swimming pools providing heated swimming facilities during winter can be found in the attachment. Of them, individual swimming pools will be temporarily closed during certain periods in winter for maintenance works. Details are as follows:
|Swimming pool||Period of temporary closure|
|Wan Chai Swimming Pool||December 2, 2022 to January 21, 2023|
|Island East Swimming Pool||November 1, 2022 to February 15, 2023|
|Victoria Park Swimming Pool||February 16 to April 17, 2023|
|Sham Shui Po Park Swimming Pool||February 24 to April 15, 2023|
|Kwun Tong Swimming Pool||January 3 to February 22, 2023|
In addition, Tai Wan Shan Swimming Pool without heated swimming facilities will be open daily from 6.30am to noon from November 1 to 30, 2022.
Leisure and Cultural Services Department