Botany Aquatic Centre is a firm family favourite. The sad thing is that the gigantic water slides are no longer there, although we believe there are plans for renovations and, hopefully, new water slides.
Botany Aquatic Centre
Address: Cnr Myrtle and Jasmine Streets, Botany 2019
Phone: 02 9316 6218
Open: Daily 6am–7pm during daylight savings, 6am – 6pm otherwise. Open October – April, closed in winter. Under fives free.
Pools: Outdoors – 50 metre pool, 22 metre teaching and training pool, toddler pool
This pool is a great attraction for families with its shade, the playground by the pool and the barbecue and picnic area surrounded by lawns.
Sadly, the Botany Big Splash water slides were taken down in 2018.
There are sometimes movies shown at the pool, and other events. Check the Facebook page for the latest info.
Cafe: Kiosk sells hot and cold snacks and drinks
Baby change: No
Shade: The toddler pool has shade cloth, there’s shade over the grass from trees, and some umbrellas
Strollers: Yes, easy access
Playground: Yes, play equipment by the pool
Swim school: Yes
Sports shop: No
Membership available: Books of tickets for sale
Mum’s report: This is a great pool in summer, with lots for all of us. The kids don’t use the waterslide yet…but their dad does.
Extra: Booralee Park is beside the pool, click here to read all about this park and playground and there is a small fenced playground at the opposite side.
Fancy a walk? The Kamay Botany Bay National Park is not too far away, with walks, Captain Cook’s Landing Place and Cape Solander.
Parking: Free carpark in front of the pool
Bus stop nearby: Yes