Table 8 : Standards of Provision for Recreation Buildings

[Table Summary]

Built Facility Provision Standard Site Area# Remarks
Sports Centre 1 per 50 000 - 65 000 0.6 ha
(i.e. 100m x 60m)
With*:
8 x badminton, or
2 x basketball, or
2 x volleyball
2 x tennis
plus
3 x Squash Courts
1 x Activity/Dance
1 x Fitness Training
Leisure Centre 1 per 50 000 0.6 ha
(i.e. 100m x 60m)
May be provided as an alternative to Sports Centre*
Sports Ground/ Sports Complex 1 per 200 000 - 250 000 3.0 ha 400m track (all weather), grass infield for athletics (field events), seating capacity for about 10 000 spectators in standard designed sports ground
Swimming Pool Complex
- standard
1 m2 water per 85 persons or
1 complex per 287 000
2.0 ha for a standard complex Usually with pools of 50m and/or 25m long*
Swimming Pool
- leisure
min. per 900 m2 pool size
1 per district
0.6 ha - 2.0 ha
subject to advice from LCSD
In addition to swimming pool complex*
Indoor Stadium
- multi-purpose
Territorial facility based on need To be determined at detailed design stage subject to advice from LCSD/Arch SD Two existing i.e. Hong Kong Coliseum and Queen Elizabeth Stadium.
Indoor Stadium
- sports
Territorial facility based on need To be determined at detailed design stage subject to advice from HAB / LCSD in consultation with the NSAs There may be a need for one such facility, but project feasibility and implementation aspects subject to further study.
Outdoor Stadium Territorial facility based on need 4.5 ha - 6.0 ha  
Water Sports Centre No set standard To be determined at detailed design stage subject to advice from LCSD/Arch SD New provision, to be located at suitable inshore recreation areas and subject to EIA

Notes: * Provision level of activities to be determined on an individual district-by-district basis.

  # Site area for reference only and should be applied with a degree of flexibility¬†according to actual site situation.


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