Monday, July 11, 2011

So hot, So cool! Swimming Pools in Daegu

As the weather getting hotter and hotter in this summer season, you might try to find somewhere to avoid the heat of the city. Here is the recommendation. Why don't you to visit outdoor swimming pools in and around Daegu and escape from the summer heat.

1. Daegu Spa Valley


Spa Valley first opened in 2003 and the citizens of Daegu City have been enjoying its hot springs and sauna facilities ever since. 

Address | Daegu-si Dalseonggun Gachangmyeon Naengcheon1-ri 27-9
Type | Hot Springs & Saunas
Inquiries | 
- Korea Travel Phone +82-53-1330 (English, Japanese, Chinese)
- For more info +82-53-608-5000~8 (Korean)
Homepage | www.spavalley.co.kr (Korean only)

Operating Hours  
Water Park, Hot spring [weekdays] 12:00 ~ 19:30 | [weekend] 12:00~20:00
Outdoor facility(Water park, Sauna) [weekdays] 10:00 ~ 17:00 | [weekend] 10:00 ~ 18:00
Jjimjilbang, Badet pool [weekdays] 9:00 ~ 18:00 | [weekend] 9:00 ~ 18:30

Admission Fees
* All day pass 
1) High season (June 18 ~ July 21) - Adult 42,000 won, Junior and High School 
Student 36,000 won, Children 29,000 won 
2) Gold season (July 22 ~ August 21) - Adult 54,000 won, Junior and High 
School Student 46,000 won, Children 38,000 won 
※ Children aged between 3 and 12

* Afternoon pass 
1) High season (June 18 ~ July 21) - Adult 21,000 won, Junior and High School 
Student 18,000 won, Children 14,500 won 
2) Gold season (July 22 ~ August 21) - Adult 32,000 won, Junior and High 
School Student 27,000 won, Children 23,000 won 
※ Children aged between 3 and 12

2. Outdoor swimming pool of Duryu Swimming Pool


* Opening period: Jul. 2~Aug. 15, 2011
* Venue: Outdoor swimming pool, Duryu Swimming Pool
* Office hours: 10:00~18:00
* Ticket: adults(2,000won), youth(1,500won), children(1,000won)
* Inquires& Reservation: 053-623-2156, www.duryuswim.or.kr(KR)

3. Outdoor swimming pool of Hotel Inter-Burgo EXCO


9 Lanes, 25 meters Outdoor Swimming Pool situated on the second floor, open during summer season. Also open till late night during the peak of summer season, and depending on the outside temperature.

* Location: 2nd Floor
* Open: 10:00~19:00 (in summer)
* Telephone: + 82 (53) 3800-332
* Ticket: adults(15,000won), youth(13,000won), children(11,000won)

4. Sincheon swimming pool


Daegu City are operating free swimming pools to help locals enjoy their vacation in the city. The water level is maintained at 80 centimeters in the outdoor swimming pool for the safety of children. As it grows in popularity as a vacation spot in town, some 70,000 people visited Sincheon swimming pools two years ago. 

* Period: July 16 – August 28 
* Opening hours: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
* Places: Sincheon Yongdu-bo #1, #2 upstreams, Gachang Bridge upstream and downstream (3 places)
* Free entry
* Sources: Construction and Disaster Prevention Bureau (Mobile: 010-6779-8171) /Korea Travel Phone: 1330 (English, Chinese, Japanese)