Outdoor swimming pools are open again (as of Monday 27th September 2021)! For those keen to get back in the water, here’s a list of all the local outdoor pools. Always consider current health orders when selecting your location.
Auburn Ruth Everuss Aquatic Centre
Church St, Lidcombe
LGA: Cumberland City Council
Outdoor pool is open for lap swimming only.
- Access only for those within a 5km radius of your home or if our venue is in your LGA
- Physical distancing rules apply
- Outdoor group gathering limits apply as per current public health order, Only fully vaccinated adults can gather in group of 5 people, Unvaccinated adults can gather in groups of 2 people
- Masks are required when not in the water
- Check-in via the Services NSW app when visiting.
- This is subject to change in line with revisions from the state government.
- Opening hours for 27th September to 3rd October
- Monday to Friday 7am – 4pm
- Saturday & Sunday 9am – 3pm
Drummoyne Swimming Centre
1p Henley Marine Dr, Drummoyne
LGA: City of Canada Bay
No limits on how long you can swim for and no pre-booking needed.
Learn more here.
Dence Park, 26 Stanley Road, Epping
LGA: City of Parramatta
Hornsby Aquatic & Leisure Centre Outdoor Pool
203 Peats Ferry Rd, Hornsby
LGA: Hornsby Shire Council
Only Outdoor Lap Pool is open for lap swimming only.
Only open for fully vaccinated adults 16+ – any child under 16 who is swimming laps must be accompanied by a fully vaccinated parent or legal guardian 16+.
- Lap swimming for adults and confident swimmers – no spectators on the pool deck
- Proof of full vaccination required on entry for ages 16+
- Kids under 16 years must be with a fully vaccinated parent or legal guardian aged 16+
- All swimmers must pre-book and pay online at www.hornsby.nsw.gov.au/lapswimming
- 4 swimmers per lane
- Mandatory QR code check in using your own smartphone device
- Toilets only. No changing or showering
- Sessions will be for 45 minutes. Please arrive 15 minutes before your session time to complete the check-in process.
- Initial opening hours are:
- 7-11am & 3-7pm, Monday to Friday
- 10am-4pm, Saturday and Sunday
Albert Street, Greenwich
LGA: Lane Cove
LGA: Inner West Council
The following 3 locations are operated by Inner West Council.
- Leichhardt Park Aquatic Centre – Mary St, Lilyfield
- Ashfield Aquatic Centre – 160 Elizabeth St, Ashfield
- Dawn Fraser Baths – Elkington Park, Fitzroy Ave, Balmain
Woolwich Road (opposite Margaret Street), Woolwich
LGA: Hunters Hill Council
The small harbour beach at Woolwich Baths is a popular spot for families with young children. There is no entry fee and there are no COVID related restrictions.