Important information regarding the re-opening of outdoor pools in City of Sydney

We're pleased to welcome swimmers back into our outdoor pools following the recently announced changes to the NSW Government’s public health orders.

Sat, 25 Sept 2021,
posted by City of Sydney

The outdoor pools at Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool, Gunyama Park Aquatic and Recreation Centre, Prince Alfred Park Pool and Victoria Park Pool have now re-opened.

It is important if you are intending to visit the centre to swim that you are familiar with the process and measures in place, and adhere to the COVID safe rules during your visit.

The NSW Government does not require staff or patrons to be vaccinated to attend the pools.

When attending an outdoor pool

  • You will be required to check-in using our QR code and your Service NSW app prior to entry
  • Please adhere to 1.5m social distancing
  • You can attend in groups of up to 5 people if fully vaccinated, or groups of 2 people if unvaccinated
  • Contactless payment is encouraged

Conditions of Use

  • The pools will be available for lap swimming, recreational swimming, lane walking and children’s swimming
  • Freeplay/recreational swimming lane available between 9am-5pm
  • Bookings are not required, however, the centre will have a capacity of 1 person per 4 square metres
  • A ‘swim’n’go’ policy will be in place. Sun lounging around the pool area will not be permitted
  • Seating remains closed
  • Changerooms will remain closed, however, accessible toilets and outdoor showers are available
  • Visits are limited to a maximum of 2 hours
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At this moment, under the current public health order, indoor aquatic centres and gyms remain closed.

Our teams are passionate about seeing people fulfil their fitness goals, and we are excited to get Sydney moving again. We look forward to welcoming the community of Sydney back into our pools.

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