The various district offices in Seoul operate community centers that provide a number of services for the community including in some locations, swimming pools, gyms, various kinds of fitness, arts & crafts, cooking, etc. classes, rental facilities, and lots more.
Foreign residents can use the services provided, however the information provided is generally in Korean-only. In some centers, you may find staff who can speak English and who are willing to explain what's on offer. Classes will be conducted in Korean.
Access to a number of city programe are also available through the district community centers.
YONGSAN-GU COMMUNITY CENTER
(Korean: Yongsan-Gu Goomin HoeGwan 용산구 구민회관)
Location: 63-379, 3rd Avenue , Hangang-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Subway - Walk straight for 2 minutes after exciting from gate 1 of Ichon Station (stop 430).
Facilities: Great Hall (744 Seats, theater style), Small Hall (160 Seats, Only for weekdays), Choir Room (No chairs), Wedding Hall (160 Seats, Only for weekends)
Programs: Wedding Ceremonies and variety of free cultural events
Rental Costs (subject to change)
Great Hall – 130,000won for weekday - 3pm
(Additional 50,000won for weekend of use, 25,000won for night of use, 30,000won for each additional hour of use)
Small Hall - 50,000won for weekday - 3pm
(Additional 12,500 won for night of use, 10,000 for each additional hour of use)
Choir Room - 30,000won for weekday 3pm
(Additional 7,500won for night of use, 6,00won for each additional hour of use)
Wedding Hall – 50,000won (1 hour)
(Everything apart from the venue should be reserved individually)
Contact: Tel: 02)749-5316 / Fax: 02)796-6289 (may be Korean-only speaker)
Website: Korean only
YONGSAN-GU SPORTS CENTER
(Korean: Yongsan-Gu Moonhwa Cheyuk Center 용산구 문화 체육 센터)
Location: 19-2 Moonbae-dong, Yongsan-Gu, Seoul
Subway - Walk straight for about 4 minutes after exciting from gate 9 of Samgakji Station (stop 428)
Buses – 110, 152, 262, 503, 730, 0015, 0016, 203, 730
Facilities: Swimming Pool, Fitness Club, Gym,
Programs: Swimming/Fitness Club/Cultural Class/Multipurpose Class
Costs: Differs from program to program (Check the website for specific details)
Contact: Tel – 02)707-2394 Fax – 02)707-2395 (may be Korean-only speaker)
Website: Korean only
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Photo: from Yongsan-gu Sports Center website - swimming class
Last Updated on 2010-05-30
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