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  • Opening of Hangang Outdoor Swimming Pools

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    Seoul City opens its outdoor swimming pools at Ttukseom, Gwangnaru, Jamsil, Jamwon, and Yeouido and water parks at Yanghwa and Nanji from June 28 to August 25, 2019. The outdoor swimming pool at Mangwon will be closed due to construction for improvement of northern extremity of Seongsan Bridges.

    The Hangang swimming pools and water parks have been beloved by Seoul residents as they are located at the heart of the city, offering the view of the river, enabling visitors to enjoy playing in water at a low price.

    This year, as the repairs of the facilities are completed, including the floor of the swimming pool, wall painting, filters, and showers, a more ameliorated and safe environment is available. Seoul City has also improved the convenience of users by changing the rental toilets in order to fundamentally tackle the sanitation issues.

    The opening hours are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day, and all visitors are required to wear swimming caps to help guarantee clean water quality and prevent inconvenience of other users.

    Swimming pools are divided according to age groups, including separate pools for adults, teenagers, children, and toddlers to ensure the safety of pool visitors. They are equipped with a variety of supplementary facilities as well, such as shower facilities, snack bars, and air bounce inflatables.

    Entrance fees for pool facilities are KRW 5,000 for adults, KRW 4,000 for teenagers, and KRW 3,000 for children, while the water park is available for a fee of KRW 3,000 for adults, KRW 2,000 for teenagers and KRW 1,000 for children, while children under six years of age are permitted free entrance. Presenting parking tickets at facility entrances also earns visitors a 50% off discount from entrance fees.

    Zero Pay users can receive a 10% discount but multiple discounts are not permitted. The discount for Zero Pay users is available at outdoor swimming pools at Jamsil, Jamwon, Yeouido and water parks at Yanghwa and Nanji, with the exception of outdoor swimming pools at Ttukseom and Gwangnaru.