|Historic Outdoor Pool Reopens Soon
|The city`s oldest swimming pool will reopen on Saturday after a major renovation.
Hongkou Swimming Pool is located at 500 Jiangwan Road E. and is the only remaining public pool in the former foreign concessions.
The open-air pool has a large sunshade over it and an artificial grass beach has been installed alongside. The pool measures 53 meters in length and is 20 meters wide.
Ten wooden deckchairs and sun umbrellas have been placed on the 1,050-square-meter beach beside the pool, the same as when it first opened, according to Shanghai Changyuan Group, which operates the pool.
According to the district government, the 95-year-old outdoor pool in Hongkou District will open from 9am to 9pm daily through to August 27.
News source:Shanghai Daily