Swim in Sydney pools for free on open days

Swim - Prince Alfred Pool


The City’s free aquatic centre open days will start at the Ian Thorpe Aquatic and Fitness Centre in Ultimo on Saturday 22 October and run through to Saturday 19 November.

Visitors can have a swim, try a fitness class, tour the facilities, get a special discount on the City’s 360 membership, ask questions at Meet the Manager sessions, enjoy a free barbecue and have their children’s face painted.

Lord Mayor Clover Moore said the opening days were a great opportunity to enjoy some of the best aquatic centres in the country.

“Our world class pools and gyms offer residents the chance to live fit and healthy lifestyles. They’re supervised by professional lifeguards and fitted out with excellent fitness facilities,” the Lord Mayor said.

“Open day visitors who sign up for a 12-week learn to swim or water safety program will go into the running to win tickets to the Dawes Point viewing area on New Year’s Eve.”

Visitors can also sign up to the City’s 360 membership with a discounted joining fee of $3.60. Members will have access to all of the City’s aquatic and fitness facilities and a range of additional fitness opportunities and initiatives.

Each of the City’s five aquatic centres boast 50-metre pools for lap swimming and a range of other facilities and services, including gyms, indoor courts, fitness classes, massage/physiotherapy treatments and cafes.

The following pools will be free to the public from 10am ”“ 3pm on their Saturday open days throughout October and November:

22 October – Ian Thorpe Aquatic and Fitness Centre
29 October – Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool
5 November – Cook+Phillip Park Aquatic and Fitness Centre
12 November – Victoria Park Pool
19 November – Prince Alfred Park Pool

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