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Chai Wan Pools Complex [c.1980- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1980-01-01 (Year is approximate)

Lei Cheung Uk Swimming Pool

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2018

Taken from Tai Po Road looking west.

Tai Wan Shan swimming pool [1977- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1977-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

A government report dates the opening to 1977:

Previous place(s) at this location: 

1965 Swimming Pools of Victoria Park in Causeway Bay = 銅鑼灣維多利亞公園游泳池

70 Tai Hang Road and Grandview Mansion on the extreme left hand side.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1965

1975 Looking west to the Lei Cheng Uk Swimming Pools, Lei Cheng Uk Estate is in the background 向西看李鄭屋游泳池,李鄭屋村在其後方

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1975

Lei Cheng Uk Swimming Pool

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1972

Pak Sha Wan swimming pool and changing rooms [????- ]

Morrison Hill Swimming Pool [1972- ]

Date Place completed: 
1972-01-01
Previous place(s) at this location: 

Kowloon Tsai swimming pool [1964- ]

Date Place completed: 
1964-01-01

Kowloon Tsai Swimming Pool, in Kowloon Tsai Park, opened in 1964 as the first public swimming pool in Kowloon. The opening of the facility was publicised internationally in a British Pathé newsreel, which stated a construction cost of £125,000 and highlighted the lack of bathing beaches in the densely populated vicinity

http://www.britishpathe.com/video/hong-kongs-in-the-swim/query/Kowloon

Swimming Baths (Victoria Recreation Club) [1866-1900]

Date Place completed: 
1866-11-01
Date Place demolished: 
1900-01-01

The location is approximate, based on the 1880 map of the area (the baths are out in the water, below the caption "North Barracks"):

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