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

Season: Tuesday 1 September 2020 to Friday 30 April 2021.

Daylight savings

Opening hours may change on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.
  • Monday to Friday

    6am to 7pm

  • Saturday and Sunday

    7am to 4pm

  • Public holidays

    7am to 4pm

  • Good Friday and Christmas Day


Non-daylight savings (September)

  • Monday to Friday

    6am to 7pm

  • Saturday and Sunday

    7am to 4pm

  • Public holidays

    7am to 4pm


  • 50m pool included

    Outdoor saltwater pool with 8 lanes.

  • Licensed cafe included

    Outdoor deck area.

  • Learn to swim classes included

    For children and adults: coaching, private swimming lessons, club/squad training.

  • Health, dance and fitness classes included

    Group fitness sessions including cross training, martial arts and kayaking.

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 2019/20 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