The city of Busan has announced that outdoor public swimming returns to Hwamyeong Ecological Park on June 27th.
❍ Period: Saturday, June 27 – Sunday, August 30
Open only Saturdays and Sundays from June 27 – July 16, 2015
Open daily from Friday, July 17, 2015
❍ Hours of Operation: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on weekdays (Saturday, Sunday and Holidays 9:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.)
❍ Fees: 4,000 won for adults, 3,000 won for youths, 2,000 won for children
❍ For more info.: 051)333-3238
❍ How to get there: Take Metro Line No. 2 to Sujeong Station then leave by Exit No. 3, or take Bus No. 15, 59, 111, 121, 126 or 1009 and get off at Sujeong Station.
❍ Blog:blog.naver.com/waterisland (Only in Korean)
Source: Busan City News
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