People lap swimming at Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool.
A view of shaded seating alongside the pool
A father holds his young child above the water in the pool

Set on Woolloomooloo Bay near the Royal Botanic Garden, the Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool offers patrons breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour.

Opening hours

Temporarily closed
  • Monday to Sunday


  • Public holidays


  • Good Friday and Christmas Day



  • 50m pool included

    Outdoor saltwater pool with 8 lanes. A maximum of 10 swimmers permitted per lane.

  • Covid-safe measures included

    Hand sanitiser is available throughout the centre and additional cleaning measures are in place.

  • Free play lanes included

    At least one lane will be available for free play only from 9am each day. Free play lanes have a maximum capacity of 15 people (including children).

  • Licensed cafe included

    Outdoor deck area.

Pool with a view

Our 50m outdoor pool is perfect for lap swimming. It has 8 lanes and ranges in depth from 1.2m to 2m. The pool is heated from 1 September to 30 April and filled with chemically treated salt water.

The smaller (20m) pool is 1m deep throughout and perfect if you're learning to swim or just want to have fun. It is heated to 28ºC and also contains chemically treated salt water. This pool has a shade cover to protect you from the sun.

There are features in place to make sure Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool is accessible to people with disability.

Admission fees

Current fees and charges for the 2023/24 season are listed below. All prices include GST.




per entry

360 Go multi visit pass


20 visits



per entry

360 membership

Your pass to enjoy the City’s pools and fitness centres

Spaces for use and hire