Sydney’s swimming options range from indoor and outdoor pools to ocean swimming. The City of Sydney has several pools designed to meet community needs.
The Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool near the Royal Botanic Gardens
, is an outdoor heated eight lane pool that offers views of Sydney Harbour. There is also a shaded learners pool and therapy suite.
The Cook & Phillip Park Aquatic and Fitness Centre on College Street, has an eight lane 50 metre indoor heated pool. The facility includes a leisure pool with wave machine.
The Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre in Ultimo offers a 50 metre eight lane heated pool in addition to a heated leisure pool and spa. The facilities also feature a fitness centre including a gym.
The Victoria Park Pool in Camperdown features an eight lane 50 metre heated outdoor pool available all year round.
Many of Sydney’s beaches have netted and patrolled swim areas. Swimming between the yellow flags is advised as they are the patrolled areas of the beaches.
North Sydney Olympic Pool
Milsons Point (02 9955 2309)
Sydney Aquatic Centre
Sydney Olympic Park (02 9752 3666)