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18 Oct

New World Harbour Race Introduces Hong Kong’s First Harbour Playpark with FTLife Features 6 New “Instagrammable” Photo Spots on Victoria Harbour Registration opens from 18 October

New World Harbour Race, the annual sports extravaganza sponsored by New World Development Company Limited and organised by Hong Kong China Swimming Association (HKGSA), returns this year on 12 November (Sunday). Celebrating the theme: “Empower Happy Waves for All”, the organisers are debuting the first-ever harbourside playpark on the event day near the finish line in Tsim Sha Tsui, titled “FTLife Presents: #PowerUp on the Harbour”. It will feature six recreational attractions including trampolines and swings installed on large vessels, enabling the public to immerse in Hong Kong’s waterfront culture. Not only will they discover new “Instagrammable” moments, but also take in the stunning Victoria Harbour from a whole new perspective.

Captivating Photo Ops and Full-day of Family Activities with a Giant Twist

The “FTLife Presents: #PowerUp on the Harbour” Playpark will take place on two large floats located in Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade at the east end of the Avenue of Stars. All six attractions on board are designed around the New World Harbour Race and the stunning views of Victoria Harbour.

Among the six attractions are the “Harbour on the Roll”, “Harbour Bounce” and “Joyful #PowerUp Floaties Pool”, designed for all ages and all types of participants. In this harbour paradise for families, friends and lovers, participants can have fun with a completely new view of Victoria Harbour. They will also come across the iconic New World Harbour Race Mega Buoy and the “Infinity Swings”, which will be the perfect photo op thanks to the beautiful backdrop of Victoria Harbour. The giant, 10-metre-long "The Wondering Swimmer" will also be a crowd favourite, captivating providing a picturesque background for creative photo spots.

Registration for Harbour Playpark Now Open. Free Admission!

“FTLife Presents: #PowerUp on the Harbour" Playpark will be open from 9am to 4:45 pm on November 12, with each session lasting 45 minutes. On-site reservation services and walk-in quotas will not be available. Registration is open from now until 11:59pm on 29 October (Sunday). Interested individuals may visit to register for free. Participants must be at least 6 years old with a height of 1 metre or above. Those aged under 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 or above.

Should the number of registration entries exceed the limit, a ballot will be drawn by the organisers, who will notify each selected individual by email before 6 November. Each selected participant is invited to bring along one companion to experience the Harbour Playpark during the assigned session. Participants are advised to arrive at the registration area located at the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade at the east of the Avenue of Stars at least 15 minutes before their scheduled session. For further details, please visit the New World Harbour Race website (

Man Kit Ip, Chief Executive Officer of FTLife, said: “As the Premium Sponsor of this year’s New World Harbour Race, we are delighted to take a step further and become the title sponsor of the first-ever ‘#PowerUp on the Harbour’ Playpark in Hong Kong. This is the perfect extension of one of our four life pillars ─ ‘PowerUp’ being our flagship campaign this year. At the Harbour Playpark, we aim to inject vitality into the lives of every family in Hong Kong amidst the hustle and bustle of daily living. For that, we invite families to experience this sporting event in a new and interactive way as they enjoy quality time and create cherished memories together, enabling them to open up a new world of happiness to live life to the fullest with their loved ones.”

In addition, FTLife will provide “Explorer” Personal Accident Plan1 for all registered participants at the “FTLife Presents: #PowerUp on the Harbour” for free. They can enjoy Free personal accident insurance up to one year upon successful application on the “Explorer” Free Personal Accident Plan1 during the promotion period. Further details of the exclusive privileges for existing customers will be announced in due course.

1 The above product information does not contain the full terms and details of "Explorer" Free Personal Accident Plan, please refers to The Product Brochure and Policy document.

"FTLife Presents: #PowerUp on the Harbour" Playpark Details

Date12 November, 2023 (Sunday)
Time9am to 4:45pm (45 mins / session)
VenueTsim Sha Tsui Promenade at the East of the Avenue of Stars
Recreational FacilitiesNew World Harbour Race Mega Buoy, “Infinity Swings”, “Harbour on the Roll”, “Harbour Bounce”, “Blissful #PowerUp Floaties Pool”, and the “The Wondering Swimmer”
Registration Date & TimeFrom 12pm, 18 October, 2023 to 11:59pm, 29 October, 2023
Registration Website

  • Participants must be at least 6 years old and meet the height requirement of 1 metre or above.
  • Participants under 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 or above.
  • In case the number of registrations exceed the quota, participants will be selected on a ballot drawn by the organisers
  • Selected participants may bring along one companion to the event.
  • Participants must wear sports shoes and clean socks. Attire worn should be comfortable and lightweight.
  • Participants must arrive at the registration area at least 15 minutes before their scheduled session. Latecomers will not be given an extension of their participation time.