Hangang Outdoor Swimming Pools Open on June 24
The Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) will operate six swimming pools in Ttukseom, Yeouido, Gwangnaru, Mangwon, Jamsil, and Jamwon Hangang Parks for 60 days from June 24 (Fri.) to August 22 (Mon.).
The Ttukseom swimming pool has installed solar shade canopies in order to reduce the visitors’ inconvenience of having to line up under the sun before entering the swimming pool. Also, visitors can enjoy the flowing water pool floating on their tubes in 0.3 to 1.2-meter water.
Jamsil swimming pool has transformed into the largest water park on Hangang River. Facilities such as the wave slide, water play, and animal rides have been installed to allow visitors to have a thrilling experience in the center of the city.
In Yeouido swimming pool, visitors can enjoy aqua rings, where cool water pours down, water cannons, spiral tunnels, and other attractions, as well as other fun features. This year, a “Viking” ride will be installed in the infants’ pool, so visitors are encouraged to come pay a visit with their children.
Everyday fun events will be held in the outdoor swimming pools of Ttukseom, Yeouido, Gwangnaru, Mangwon, Jamsil, and Jamwon Hangang Parks to allow residents and visitors to have fun in the water. There will be various events with plenty of prizes, and also a variety of entertainment and educational experiences such as survival games, a bubble dance festival, safety education, skin-scuba training, and more.
Hangang outdoor swimming pools will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week. The swimming pools will feature pools for adults, youth, and infants to allow people of all ages to come and have fun, and there are various facilities such as showers, snack bars, air slides, and more.
The admission fee is 5,000 won for adults (19 years or above), 4,000 won for youth (13 to 18 years), 3,000 won for children (6 to 12 years), and free for children six years or under. Visitors can get a 50% discount on their parking fee if they receive confirmation by the swimming pool staff. Multi-child Happiness Card holders (including the family members registered on the card), senior citizens 65 years old or above, the disabled (level 1 to 6) and one guardian of the disabled person (level 1 to 3), and veterans receive a 50% discount oㅜ the admission fee.