This is a local hero to the families who live around it, especially in summer when a play at the park and a swim makes a happy day out.
Enfield Aquatic Centre
Phone: 9747 4319
Open: Depends on season, please call for details. Under threes free.
Indoor pools: 25 metre pool.
Outdoors—50 metre pool, toddler pool, 25 metre pool, under fives only pool. Closed in winter.
The is one of the best family pools in Sydney, where the needs of younger children have been specifically met.
The 50 metre outdoor pool has a shaded children’s pool at one end. It was built in 1933 and is the oldest freshwater Olympic swimming pool in Sydney.
There’s a fun water playground outdoors too.
At weekends an inflatable water monster is put into the 25 metre pool for children to play with.
The indoor pool is new and good for children. There are learn to swim classes plus squads and aqua fitness classes.
Cafe: Kiosk sells snacks and drinks
Baby change: Can use disabled change room
Shade: Plenty from shadecloth and trees
Strollers: No problems
Swim school: Yes
Sports shop: No
Membership available: 10 or 20 visit passes
Mum’s report: This is a terrific environment for families, a place the kids love to come to regularly in summer and ask about a lot in wintertime. It’s friendly and fun, and great to have parents’, carers’ and young kids’ needs looked after so well.
Extra: Barbecues and another playground in Henley Park.
Parking: Carpark behind pool and street parking
Bus stop nearby: Yes