This is the pool in the Julu Lu compound where you find Maya Mexican restaurant. The location is excellent, and they let in non-resident shitbirds like us, too. And they're open year-round. Okay, the pool's not huge, but it's good enough for a dip. Busy on weekends, due to the location, but the housing blocks surrounding it tend to block out the afternoon sun, so it's better in the mornings or midday. The Kwik-E-Mart downstairs also dispenses chilled domestic and imported beer and snacks of dubious nutritional value. Open 9am-9pm daily; 100rmb Monday to Friday, 150rmb on weekends. 50rmb for children under 1.2 meters. They say you need a swim cap here, but the rule is clearly not enforced. No health check necessary.
This Capoeira Studio was formed this year by a passionate and experienced teacher in the former French Concession. Capoeira is a martial art and a dance - not just a sport but also a lifestyle. This makes it a fantastic way to improve...
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