By He Ping
From today, 7 parks in Hongkou will extend opening hours for residents nearby. Luxun Park, Quyang Park, Ai’si Children’s Park, Huoshan Park, Kunshan Park and Liangcheng Park extend opening hours (from 05:00 to 21:00) from May 1 to October 31, while Chuanbei Park extends opening hours (from 05:00 to 22:00) in the whole year of 2017.
It is learnt that up to 133 parks in Shanghai extend opening hours this year, an increase of 44 parks compared with those in 2016. Noticeably, 43 parks extend opening hours in a whole day, an increase of 12 parks compared with those in 2016. Among the 133 parks, 76 extend opening hours in the whole year of 2017, 56 do so in half a year (from May to October) and 1 does so from July to October. After extending opening hours, most parks open from 05:00 to 21:00.