Things to do

It’s spring! Enjoy the sunshine and dive into one of our city pools

Sydneysiders and visitors who love the water can visit any of our 6 outstanding aquatics centres.

Man and child swim at Andrew Boy Charlton Pool
ABC Pool

We look forward to welcoming back our regular swimmers to Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool from Friday 1 September.

Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool
Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool

Join us to celebrate the launch of the 2023/24 season with a swim, or simply relax on a sunbed and enjoy the breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour. A range of special activities and promotions will take place over the reopening weekend.

Prince Alfred Park Pool boasts an outdoor pool, a green roof of native grasses and includes public art pieces, while Victoria Park Pool offers a chance to have a splash in beautiful parkland surrounds.

Prince Alfred Park Pool in Surry Hills
Prince Alfred Park Pool in Surry Hills

If you’re in the city centre, Cook + Phillip Park Pool is partially underground but designed to make the most of the natural light, with indoor swimming and outdoor relaxation spaces on offer.

Featuring 3 pools, Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre has a unique wavelike design, and something for everyone regardless of age or fitness level.

Gunyama Park Aquatic Centre has 4 pools and an aqua play area for the kids as well as plenty of indoor and outdoor spaces to relax.

Each of our centres offers a variety of programs to get Sydneysiders moving, ranging from aquatic programs such as learn to swim, to health and wellbeing programs including group fitness and personal training.

Published 31 August 2023