Our first fully accessible heated outdoor pool features a green roof of native grasses to regulate temperature and includes functional public art pieces.
Important information regarding the re-opening of our pools
We’re pleased to welcome swimmers back into our pools following the recently announced changes to the NSW Government’s public health orders.
All our outdoor swimming pools are now open.
Outdoor pools will stay open until 8pm Monday to Friday.
The fitness centres at Cook + Phillip Park Pool, Gunyama Park Aquatic and Recreation Centre and Victoria Park Pool will be open on Monday 11 October.
The fitness centre at Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre will reopen on Wednesday 13 October.
Indoor aquatic facilities will reopen for lap swimming, rehabilitation activities, squads and learn to swim classes from Monday 18 October including:
- Gunyama Park Aquatic and Recreation Centre – indoor 25m pool and hydrotherapy pool
- Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre – 50m pool
- Cook + Phillip Park Pool – 50m pool and hydrotherapy pool
Sun lounging will also return to outdoor pools and change rooms will re-open.
Lap swimming, recreational swimming, lane walking and children’s swimming are available at all outdoor pools.
See individual facilities for more information and visit the link below for requirements when visiting our City of Sydney venues.
Our teams are passionate about seeing people fulfill their fitness goals, are we are excited to get Sydney moving again. We look forward to welcoming the community of Sydney back into our pools.
Monday to Friday
6am to 8pm
Saturday and Sunday
7am to 7pm
Good Friday and Christmas Day
50m pool includedA maximum of 10 swimmers permitted per lane.
Covid-safe measures includedThis venue has a Covid-safe plan. You’ll be asked to sign in. Hand sanitiser is available throughout the centre and additional cleaning measures are in place.
Free play lanes includedAt 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).
Change facilities included
Close to transport includedNext to Central train station and near Central Chalmers Street tram stop.
Shaded areas includedThe pool is surrounded by bleachers, umbrellas, improved paths, furniture and lights.
Water toys includedSplash deck with water toys for toddlers.
City of Sydney Aquatic Club included
Find out more about City of Sydney Aquatic Club and how to enrol through the official website.
Dog off-leash included
Only in central grass and woodland area bounded by:
Cleveland Street (north)
aquatic centre (south)
main shared path (west)
park boundary (east).
Prohibited areas: Tennis and basketball courts, playgrounds, swimming pool (being upgraded), barbecue areas, fitness stations.
Energy efficient includedEnergy efficient lighting and heating
Water saving includedLatest filtration systems and water saving fixtures.
Stormwater harvesting included
Current fees and charges for the 2021/22 season are listed below. All prices include GST.
360 Go multi visit pass
360 Go multi visit pass
360 City Access Card
For residents on a low income. Contact centre for information.
For carers of people with significant and permanent disability.
2 adults and 2 children under 17 years
Additional family member – adult
Additional family member – child
While visiting the pool
- notify staff if you start to feel unwell
- maintain 1.5m physical distance from all people including staff
- wash or sanitise your hands on entry and regularly after that
- wipe down equipment that you use or touch with the sanitising wipes supplied
- follow the centre’s signage and conditions of entry along with staff directions
Do not attend if you are unwell or have been asked to self-isolate
Please do not attend if you are unwell or have any signs of cold or flu, including a cough, sore/scratchy throat, runny nose, shortness of breath or fever. If staff observe any of these symptoms you will be asked to leave immediately.
Do not attend any of our facilities if you have been asked to self-isolate.
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