There are literally hundreds of swimming pools in Sydney, many of them super special places to swim and play.
If you’ve got busy kids then you’ll know that splashing and swimming can really wear them out. In a good way!
Plus we all know that every kid in Sydney needs and deserves to learn to swim. It’s a simple safety issue.
It’s a fun, play and exercise issue to.
Here is a list of the public swimming pools which we have described in detail on this blog, plus a list of other goodies we hope to get to soon.
All of the pools listed here are good for families. Just read all the details and you’ll be ready to plan your trip.
Contents of this post
- Pools in Central Sydney
- Western Sydney Swimming Pools
- North Western Sydney Swimming Pools
- Swimming Pools on Sydney’s North Shore
- Southern Sydney Swimming Pools
- Eastern Suburbs Swimming Pools
- Sydney’s Best Swimming Pools for Kids
Pools in Central Sydney
An indoor pool complex right beside Hyde Park in the centre of Sydney. Check out the post here, and see the little video above.
Another indoor pool complex wth 50m pool plus leisure pool and learn to swim.
Gorgeous location with outdoors pools only. The kids pool is open only in summer, but 50m lap pool outdoors is open all year round and there’s a gym and creche too, so good for parents. Read all about Victoria park Pool here.
Western Sydney Swimming Pools
This vast indoor complex has a 50 metre Olympic pool, 50 metre training pool, a huge leisure pool with a rapid river run and a slide. There are also two baby splash pools, adults spas, steam room and saunas. Read all the details you need here.
A wave machine in the west, hooray! The leisure pool here is fun plus there are two baby and toddler pools and lap pools too.
North Western Sydney Swimming Pools
Indoor and outdoor pools plus a trampoline centre there too. Check out Waves Fitness and Aquatic Leisure Centre here.
Swimming Pools on Sydney’s North Shore
This is a free pool on the side of Sydney Harbour with the BEST VIEWS over the Harbour and city.
My most fave pool of all. Gorgeous complex between the Bridge and Luna Park. 50m heated outdoor pool and kids pool plus indoor pools too. Stunnin’ views. Check it out here.
The old West Pymble is all jazzed up with indoor and outdoor options, plus it’s right beside a fab playground.
A suburban haven with classic 50m outdoor pool plus 25 lap pool indoors and a wonderful leisure pool with fun stuff for kids.
Read all the inside info you need on Lane Cove Aquatic Centre on this post.
A pool for everyone, great for adults and teenagers as well as children. Pools, a slide, a wave machine and a rapid river run. Great day trip, worth a drive.
An outdoor 50m pool and a fun indoor pool with great splashy fun and a slide too.
Read all the details about Hornsby Aquatic and Leisure Centre here.
Southern Sydney Swimming Pools
Indoor and outdoor pools, terrific large leisure pools. A great spot for all ages of children… and adults.
Eastern Suburbs Swimming Pools
Bondi Icebergs Club
An outdoors pool at Bondi which charges a small fee and is open all year. Sydney’s most iconic (and most photographed pool).
Pools we know are good and need to visit to take pix
Where else do you highly recommend for families?
Sydney is huge and there must be many more.
Your advice very welcome and I’ll keep adding more in.
Let’s go swimming!