Make a splash this summer at one of our favourite public swimming pools in Hong Kong! With water slides, fountains, splash buckets and more, there are so many affordable public pools to cool off!
The best way to cool off this summer is to jump into some of the fabulous public swimming pools in Hong Kong. We are spoiled for choice with 44 public swimming pools in all corners of Hong Kong, so chances are, there’s one not too far away. Admission price to the LCSD pools is fixed no matter where you go, $17 for adults on weekdays and $19 on weekends and public holidays. For children (aged 3 to 13 years) and seniors, it’s $8 on weekdays and $9 on weekends and public holidays. Toddlers under 3 years go free.
Sassy Mama Tips:
- Water-loving families can look into the monthly passes. These are $300 per adult and $150 per child, full-time student, disabled person (and their minder) or senior. Click here for more information on prices.
- We’ve been caught out promising the kids water slides only to find the kids’ swimming pools shut. It’s worth calling ahead to check if the facilities you want to use are open. Phone numbers for each pool are included in the listings below.
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Kennedy Town Swimming Pool
Conveniently located and easy to get to from Central, the Kennedy Town Swimming Pool is always a favourite with kids! There are two indoor pools, a Jacuzzi and two outdoor swimming pools – one for the kids with water slides, animals and the works, and the other for mamas, papas and big kids! It’s right opposite Belcher’s Bay Park, so if your kids haven’t expended all their energy swimming, you can always hop across to the outdoor playground for some more playtime, while you get your daily run.
Opening Times: Kennedy Town swimming pool is closed on Wednesdays for cleaning, click here for opening hours and schedule
Kennedy Town Swimming Pool, 2 Sai Cheung Street North, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, 2817 7973, 2817 4504, www.lcsd.gov.hk
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Morrison Hill Swimming Pool
The first public swimming pool to open in Hong Kong, Morrison Hill swimming pool is located in the heart of Wan Chai and is a popular choice for families nearby.
Opening Times: Morrison Hill swimming pool is closed on Wednesdays for cleaning, click here for opening hours and schedule
Morrison Hill Swimming Pool, 7 Oi Kwan Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 2575 3028, 2891 7335, www.lcsd.gov.hk
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Tseung Kwan O Public Swimming Pool
The huge public swimming pool complex in Tseung Kwan O is a bit of a kids’ paradise! As well as a full-length 50m swimming pool, you’ll also find a 25m training pool, two teaching pools, a diving pool and two leisure pools full of fun water play equipment.
Opening Times: Tseung Kwan O swimming pool is closed on Wednesdays for cleaning, click here for opening hours and schedule
Tseung Kwan O Swimming Pool, 9 Wan Lung Road, Tseung Kwan O, New Territories, Hong Kong, 2706 7646, 2706 6767, www.lcsd.gov.hk
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Victoria Park Swimming Pool
Hong Kong Island’s biggest public swimming pool complex in Causeway Bay is the place to go if you have a kid who loves to dive, as the deep end is an impressive 5m (whoa!). There is even a dedicated diving pool and while you have to be in a class to use the big boards, anyone can bounce off the 1m springboard. This swimming pool is close to the Central Public Library, with plenty of restaurants and of course, there’s an abundance of playgrounds in the park itself.
Opening Times: Victoria Park swimming pool is closed Mondays for cleaning, click here for opening hours and schedule
Victoria Park Swimming Pool, 1 Hing Fat Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, 2570 8347, www.lcsd.gov.hk
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Jordan Valley Swimming Pool
Jordan Valley is a fab little-kid-friendly swimming pool in Hong Kong, ideal for preschoolers, kindergarteners and little swimmers under 10 years old. In addition to a pool for laps only, you’ll find an area with lots of fun stuff for the kids – water slides (including baby slides…yay!), water-squirting dolphins and sharks, floating mini aquatic animals to sit on, a water fountain to dance under and lots more.
Opening Times: Jordan Valley swimming pool is closed for cleaning on Tuesdays, click here for opening hours and schedule
Jordan Valley Swimming Pool, 6 Choi Ha Road, Ngau Tau Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2305 5919, 2305 5920, www.lcsd.gov.hk
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Kowloon Park Swimming Pool
You cannot miss this large family-friendly pool complex! There are four heated indoor pools, three outdoor leisure pools linked together by waterfalls, one circular paddling pool and a sunbathing area. Make it a complete day out by enjoying the lovely playground, taking your little ones to see a flock of flamingoes and then cooling off by jumping into the pool.
Opening Times: Kowloon Park swimming pool is closed for cleaning on Tuesdays, click here for opening hours and schedule
Kowloon Park Swimming Pool, 22 Austin Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2724 3577, www.lcsd.gov.hk
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Ma On Shan Public Swimming Pool
With easy access via MTR and direct access to the waterfront promenade, a trip to Ma On Shan makes for a great day! Take the kids for a cycle along the river, play in the playground and collect shells at Wu Kai Sha Beach and then cool off at this fun public swimming pool.
Opening Times: Ma On Shan swimming pool is closed for cleaning on Tuesdays, click here for opening hours and schedule
Ma On Shan Swimming Pool, 33 On Chun Street, Ma On Shan, New Territories, Hong Kong, 2641 0776, www.lcsd.gov.hk
Editor’s Note: As of April the training pool, giant water slides, round stepping pool and toddler’s pool are closed due to insufficient lifeguards. It’s recommended that you check the website or call for opening updates.
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Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park Swimming Pool
A popular indoor pool option for Sai Ying Pun families to take a quick dip. There’s a full-length 50m pool as well as a 25m training pool for regular lap swimmers.
Opening Times: Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park swimming pool is closed for cleaning on Tuesdays, click here for opening hours and schedule.
Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park Swimming Pool, 16 Eastern Street North, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, 2540 6708, 2547 3982, www.lcsd.gov.hk
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Hammer Hill Road Swimming Pool
A great swimming pool for families (and one of our faves), this complex has connected indoor and outdoor pool areas and loads of kid-centric features. The big draw here? Are you ready…an indoor pirate ship! With waterslides. And water cannons. That’s not all! There are fountains and floating animals – including a massive sea serpent (or is it a dragon?) that you can climb all over. Need we say more?
Opening Times: Hammer Hill Road swimming pool is closed Mondays for cleaning, click here for opening hours and schedule
Hammer Hill Road Swimming Pool, 30 Lung Cheung Road, Wong Tai Sin, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2350 6173, 2350 6062, www.lcsd.gov.hk
Editor’s Note: The indoor swimming facilities are currently closed for renovation and are due to open again in June, 2023.
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Kwun Tong Swimming Pool
The indoor main pool here is perfect for when you need an escape from the sun, heat and humidity, whereas the outside secondary pool, two teaching swimming pools and a sunbathing area are the perfect places to sit back with a good book. But stay sun smart, and don’t forget the hats, sunnies and sunscreen!
Opening Times: Kwun Tong swimming pool is closed Wednesdays for cleaning, click here for opening hours and schedule
Kwun Tong Swimming Pool, 2 Tsui Ping Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2717 9022, 2347 8140, www.lcsd.gov.hk
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Hin Tin Swimming Pool
With an area designed for toddlers and multiple water slides, rest assured you and the kids will have plenty of fun while staying safe. On top of the fun slides and jacuzzis, the area also offers lots of local restaurants from dai pai dong to seafood restaurants.
Opening Times: Hin Tin swimming pool is closed Thursdays for cleaning, click here for opening hours and schedule
Hin Tin Swimming Pool, 68 Che Kung Miu Road, Tai Wai, Sha Tin, New Territories, Hong Kong, 2607 3423, www.lcsd.gov.hk
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Tsing Yi Swimming Pool
Ever travelled on the Airport Express and looked longingly at this pool? A quick walk from the MTR, this pool is a hit with the older kids mainly because it has bigger slides.
Opening Times: Tsing Yi swimming pool is closed on Thursdays for cleaning, click here for opening hours and schedule
Tsing Yi Swimming Pool, 51 Tsing King Road, Tsing Yi, New Territories, Hong Kong, 2435 6407, www.lcsd.gov.hk
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Editor’s Note: “The Best Public Swimming Pools In Hong Kong For Kids And Families” was most recently updated by Jess Mizzi in April 2023.