The summer sun is here and the heat is rising, so a trip to your favourite hk pool is the perfect solution for you and your kids to cool down. And the good news is that Hong Kong’s awesome public swimming pools are all reopening for summer – with some offering incredible water slides and other fun activities.
With so many pools to choose from around the city, we’ve rounded up some of our top picks. From fab kids-only swim spots to amazing rooftop pools with epic city views, check out our roundup of the best hk pools to cool off this summer.
Located in Wan Chai, this is a great pool for families with kids. With an indoor and outdoor pool, it’s easy to get to and has plenty of things to keep your little ones entertained including small slides, water guns and a fountain they can dance under. Plus, if you’re looking for a great location near the MTR station, this is definitely a place to check out.
With three outdoor leisure pools complete with waterfalls, rocks and footbridge as well as two teaching pools, a diving pool and a main pool, this is a great family-friendly spot. Plus, the indoor pools are heated during winter so you can still swim even when the weather isn’t too hot.
If you’re looking for a more luxurious pool experience, head to the W Hotel’s beautiful pool on their 76th floor with its stunning city and harbour view. You can also sign up for their annual wellness membership and enjoy full access to the pool (plus other facilities), fitness centre and changing rooms as a bonus.
This is a hugely popular destination in Kwun Tong for families with kids – and rightly so! With a toddler training pool, lots of small slides and water toys as well as floating mini animals to sit on, this is a really fun place for your little ones. Plus, if you’re a fan of pirates, this is the place to be as they have an indoor ‘pirate ship’ too!
This fab swimming pool in Sha Tin has four giant water slides, including one of the fastest in Hong Kong – plus there are other fantastic features such as mushroom and tree-shaped fountains. They have a great toddler and round stepping pool as well as three teaching and leisure pools, so there’s something for everyone here. Plus, it’s open daily and closes on Mondays for cleaning. Check out their website for the latest schedule.