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  • 110,000 Seoulites Use Swimming Pools in Riverside Parks

  • Integrated News SMG 2637

    According to the Seoul Metropolitan Government a total of 110,000 people have used swimming pools in parks close to the Hangang River since their opening on July 1.

    Swimming pool in Ttukseom Hangang Park

    The riverside parks are regarded as a pleasant environment for rest and relaxation for families. The pools, which are divided into pools for adults, youngsters and infants, provide a refreshing view of the Hangang River at reasonable rates.

    Swimming pool in Yeouido Hangang Park

    Visitors can choose the swimming pool or water fun facility that suits their needs, and have a great time near their homes without having to travel far.

    Water fun facility in Nanji Hangang Park

    Rates for the swimming pools are 3,000 won (for children), 4,000 won (for teenagers), and 5,000 won (for adults). Rates for water fun facilities are 1,000 won (for children) 2,000(for teenagers) and 3,000 (for adults). Children aged 6 and under are admitted free of charge.

    The facilities are open every day until August 28, from 9:00 AM until 8:00 PM.

    Parking fees are discounted by 50% for users of the facilities. However, it is recommended that visitors use public transportation, as the parking lots are crowded.