Sydney Pools Need a Makeover
A recent report has revealed that Sydney Pools outdoor swimming pools are renowned among tourists and residents alike. However, some areas need an upgrade and a much-debated makeover is on the way for one of the city’s most popular spots. Sydney boasts more ocean pools than any other city, with Cape Town coming in second with 19 of its own. Ocean pools, defined by Dr Marie-Louise McDermott as “public seawater pools situated on surf coasts, where waves wash over the sides”.
Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool
If you’re planning a trip to Sydney, you should definitely visit the Andrew ‘Boy’ Charlton Swimming Pool. This outdoor pool boasts a view of Sydney Harbour and the Royal Botanic Gardens, and a wonderful cafe. The pool is open daily, but especially good for adults. Andrew ‘Boy’ Charlton Pool was designed by renowned Australian architect John Lippmann.
Manly’s Fairy Bower Pool
You’ll love Manly’s Fairy Bower Pool for its crystal clear waters and scenic coastal promenade. This ocean tidal rock pool sits on a scenic coastal promenade. Whether you want to jump in or simply lounge on the beach, you’ll love this place. Here you can enjoy a picnic with your loved one or relax with a book.
Annette Kellerman Aquatic Leisure Centre
The Annette Kellerman Aquatic Leisure Centre in Sydney offers two heated pools and a fully-equipped fitness centre. It offers a range of classes for all fitness levels, including aqua aerobics and swim school. The centre is also home to a sauna and steam room. For those looking to stay fit, the Centre also offers a variety of health and fitness programs and offers massage and physiotherapy services.
Cook and Phillip Park Aquatic Centre
The Cook and Phillip Park Aquatic Centre is a recreational facility located in Sydney’s Central Business District. It has everything that you could possibly need for a great day of swimming or water-skiing. The centre also offers a variety of fitness and aquatic programs, so you’re sure to find something to suit your individual needs. The centre is open daily except Monday, so you can always expect a queue, so plan your visit accordingly.
Waves Fitness and Aquatic Leisure Centre
The Waves Fitness and Aquatic Leisure Centre Sydney is an excellent place to spend an afternoon. Open seven days a week from 5:30am to 10pm, it offers heaps of activities and memberships, including free swim sessions and fitness centre classes. The centre’s staff are knowledgeable and helpful, and the centre is located in a central location near public transport. If you’re looking for an active day out with the kids, the centre is a great option.
Riverstone Swimming Centre
Whether you’re after a quiet day out on the beach or a tan at a hongkongpools in the city, Riverstone Swimming Centre Sydney is the place to go. This swimming complex overlooks a lake and features rock waterfalls to add a splash of nature to your day. The swimming pool itself is spacious and the surrounding gardens have some beautiful statues. A picnic table is also available in the park.