Our libraries, parks, swimming pools, community centres, gyms and other facilities are available for everyone to enjoy.
Explore our award-winning parks, playgrounds and libraries. Attend a class at one of our gyms, have a swim in one of our pools or meet others at our community centres and gardens. If you need help, our friendly customer service centre employees are here to assist you.
The City of Sydney Library has 9 branches where you can browse and borrow from the collection, access free wifi and use our public computers and printers.
LibrariesGreen Square LibraryZetland
LibrariesDarling Square LibraryHaymarket
LibrariesSurry Hills LibrarySurry Hills
There are more than 400 parks and open spaces in the local area. Our parks cover an area of more than 188 hectares. Many have off-leash areas for your dog.
ParksPrince Alfred ParkSurry Hills
ParksObservatory ParkMillers Point
Prince Alfred Park Pool
GymsKing George V (KGV) Recreation Centre gymThe Rocks
GymsJuanita Nielsen Community Centre gymWoolloomooloo
GymsCook + Phillip Park Pool fitness centreSydney
Our community centres are open to all residents, workers and visitors.
Community centresRedfern Community CentreRedfern
Community centresKing George V (KGV) Recreation CentreThe Rocks
Community centresPine Street Creative Arts CentreChippendale
Community centresJuanita Nielsen Community CentreWoolloomooloo
Grow and harvest your own produce with your neighbours.
Community gardensSydney City FarmSt Peters
Community gardensCharlie’s GardenDarlington
Community gardensJubilee Kitchen GardenGlebe
Community gardensNewtown Community GardenNewtown
PlaygroundsMary O’Brien Reserve PlaygroundZetland
PlaygroundsJubilee Park PlaygroundGlebe
PlaygroundsPirrama Park PlaygroundPyrmont
PlaygroundsMatron Ruby Grant Park PlaygroundZetland