Kai Tak Sports Park Launches Campaign to Recruit 2,000 Talents For The Exciting Journey to the 2025 National Games

October 10, 2023

Kai Tak Sports Park Launches Campaign to Recruit 2,000 Talents For The Exciting Journey to the 2025 National Games


(10 October 2023, Hong Kong) Kai Tak Sports Park serves as the home venue for Hong Kong, offering world-class sports facilities and venues that align with the Hong Kong government’s policy objectives in sports development, actively promoting sports popularization, fostering elite sports development, and hosting major sporting events. We wholeheartedly congratulate the China Hong Kong Team for their outstanding performance and unwavering spirit at the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games, which has resulted in historic success for Hong Kong.


To continue the momentum of the Asian Games and further drive the development of Hong Kong’s Sports Industry, we are pleased to announce the launch of a recruitment campaign today, aiming to fill approximately 100 positions over the next six months. Our goal is to create around 2,000 positions by mid of 2025, in line with the long-term development of the Sports Park and in preparation for the 15th National Games jointly hosted by Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macau in 2025. We aim to actively establish Hong Kong’s home advantage and leverage new infrastructure projects within the Kai Tak area to cultivate new economic growth opportunities.


Mr. John SHARKEY, Project Director at Kai Tak Sports Park said, “The dedication and perseverance of our athletes have brought honour to Hong Kong and showcased the strength and potential of sports development in our city. Kai Tak Sports Park will serve as Hong Kong’s home venue to provide unparalleled sports facilities to promote sports in the community, supporting the hosting of international sporting events in Hong Kong, and offering local athletes more opportunities to compete at home. Additionally, we aim to provide excellent career development opportunities for individuals aspiring to pursue a career in the Sports Industry.”


Situated adjacent to the Victoria Harbour in Kowloon East, Kai Tak Sports Park is set to become the future home of sports in Hong Kong. Spanning an area of 28 hectares, the entire Sports Park features world-class sports facilities, extensive outdoor spaces, and over 700,000 square feet of retail and dining facilities. The adjacent Dining Cove along the Victoria Harbour waterfront provide a breath-taking views of the Victoria Harbour, offering a comprehensive experience of leisure, entertainment, and shopping to visitors.


Kai Tak Sports Park is conveniently located near various public transportation networks, offering easy access and making it the new focal point of the Kai Tak Development Area and Kowloon East. Whether you are a professional athlete, amateur sports enthusiast, local residents or tourist, everyone will find their own sports and entertainment haven at Kai Tak Sports Park. It is expected that the Sports Park will become the main venue for most of the highly anticipated sporting events in the Hong Kong region during the 2025 National Games. During the event period, a significant number of talented individuals will be needed to manage the operation of sports facilities and other related services, including catering, tourism, retail, transportation, and hospitality.


In order to drive the long-term development of Kai Tak Sports Park and the Sports Industry in Hong Kong, we are launching a recruitment campaign to fill over 2,000 positions. The first phase of this plan will involve recruiting approximately 100 roles within the next six months. These positions will cover a wide range of fields, including catering services, management, sports facility maintenance, service ambassadors, event planners, financial management and planning, as well as marketing and event promotion professionals. In addition to full-time positions, we also offer flexible part-time arrangements suitable for individuals seeking a diverse lifestyle, such as slashers and homemakers.


Through this recruitment plan, Kai Tak Sports Park will provide more opportunities for Hong Kong residents to engage in the Sports Industry, cultivating outstanding professionals and further promoting the development of the Sports Industry.


Whether you are a passionate young individual with a strong interest in the Sports Industry, a fresh graduate ready to embark on your career path, or an experienced professional, Kai Tak Sports Park welcomes you to join our family. We also encourage individuals from ethnic minority and other diverse backgrounds to join our team. Kai Tak Sports Park offers a favourable work environment, training opportunities, and room for career development, allowing you to showcase your talents and contribute to the Sports Industry in Hong Kong.


Interested applicants can register online or WhatsApp us on the Kai Tak Sports Park recruitment hotline at (852) 6926 8108 for inquiries.


Top 10 Exciting Job Opportunities at Kai Tak Sports Park

  1. Leading Hand Turf Nursery
  2. Assets & Facilities Administration
  3. Executive, Schedule Coordination
  4. Customer Services Ambassador
  5. Food Safety and Sustainability Manager
  6. Assistant Manager, Content and Multimedia
  7. Sales Executive, MICE & Corporate Events
  8. Landscape Manager
  9. Irrigation Technician
  10. Keggers

Once again, we extend our heartfelt congratulations for the exceptional performance of Hong Kong athletes at the Asian Games! Let us collectively applaud their accomplishments and join hands in fostering the growth of sports in Hong Kong and shaping future sporting landscape.


About Kai Tak Sports Park

Kai Tak Sports Park is a fully integrated sports, leisure and entertainment destination. The 28-hectare Sports Park will be part of the redevelopment on the site of the old Hong Kong International Airport in Kai Tak. The Sports Park features a 50,000 seat Main Stadium with a retractable roof, an Indoor Sports Centre with the flexibility to host community sports and events of up to 10,000 seats, and a Public Sports Ground with a capacity of 5,000 seats. These venues will be complemented with extensive public open spaces for events and leisure together with retail and harbour front dining spaces.


Commuting and Accessibility

The project site of the Kai Tak Sports Park takes an area of around 28 hectares in the north apron of the former airport.

Kai Tak Station and Sung Wong Toi Station are within 10 minutes’ walk; with Station Square connecting these stations to Kai Tak Sports Park.

Pedestrian walkways
Pedestrian walkways will connect the Kai Tak Sports Park to new developments in To Kwa Wan, Ma Tau Kok, Kowloon City and Kai Tak districts.

Kai Tak Sports Park is located near two public transport interchanges.

Kai Tak Sports Park is located near Kowloon City Ferry Pier.

The precinct provides ample public parking spaces.

*Final designs are subject to change.


Other Features

Sports and Leisure facilities to be enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities, all day, every day.

The public open space will cater to a diverse range of user groups from community and participatory sports, active recreation, and sports events. It is composed of a rich tapestry of activity and education zones, galleries, trails and elements that honor the iconic Kai Tak Airport and heritage.

Sports Avenue
The Sports Avenue runs across the entire precinct from North to South, offering connections from the adjacent Station Square the Kai Tak and Sung Wong Toi MTR Stations, and through to the harbourfront promenade.

Main Plaza
Located in the heartbeat of the precinct, the Main Plaza can be used for community recreation activities or events. The canopy over the Main Plaza is designed to provide abundant shade for visitors during event and crowd dispersal, and underneath the Main Plaza, a sub-podium passageway will offer an additional visitor dispersal route during events.

Event Village
Located east of the Main Stadium, the Event Village offers a mix of lawn and concrete floor surfaces suitable for different sports activities or extension programmes for major events.

South Plaza
Located in the southern part of the precinct, the South Plaza offers an open-air multi-purpose space for a wide range of activities inclusive of trails and activity zones. The South Plaza connects the harbourfront promenade through an outdoor amphitheatre-like terrace.

Neighbourhood Park
The Neighbourhood Park at the northeastern corner of the precinct will be equipped with courts for ball games as well as a cycling track, a jogging trail, a children’s playground and a lawn for recreation.

Dining Cove
The Dining Cove which overlooks the Victoria Harbour will offer a diverse range of food and beverage options.

In addition to restaurants, retail shops, and a health and wellness centre, there will be an international-standard bowling centre with 40 lanes suitable for hosting international tournaments.
*Final designs are subject to change.


Major Venues

A wide variety of international standard sports facilities suitable for both professional and amateur athletes.

Main Stadium
A Main Stadium with a fixed seating capacity of 50,000, with the theme “Pearl of the Orient” as its design inspiration, it boasts a retractable roof and flexible pitch surface that can host a wide range of international, regional and local events in any weather.
The facility has been designed to meet the standards of major international events with customisable staging and seating configurations that cater to various events and crowd sizes. It also adopts a flexible pitch system which can be switched between quality natural turf for premier football or rugby events, to other surface for a myriad of sports, entertainment, and community events. The South Stand honours the great Hong Kong Rugby Sevens tradition, with a vast activity platform set against a panoramic glass wall that provides exceptional views toward Victoria Harbour.

Indoor Sports Centre
An Indoor Sports Centre with a seating capacity of up to 10,000, with 80% of the seats retractable or removable that caters for different events. The venue has been designed to meet the standard of major international tournaments including badminton, basketball, gymnastics, tennis and table tennis. The ancillary sports hall offers a seating capacity of up to 500.
With the use of different arena overlay floor surfaces and removable spectator seating system, the venue can be configured for different sports activities, from elite competitions to community use. Together, the main arena and ancillary sports hall can provide the equivalent space of 12 standard basketball courts for community use when all spectator seats are removed.

Public Sports Ground
A Public Sports Ground with a seating capacity of 5,000, suitable for hosting school sports days, athletics meets, local football and rugby matches, as well as team and athlete training sessions. With the exception of major events, the Public Sports Ground will be open daily to the public for jogging and quali-walk free of charge.
*Final designs are subject to change.