The Pool complex allows everyone to combine swimming with other leisure pursuits in the one spectacular location overlooking Sydney Harbour, next door to Luna Park and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Customers can pay per-visit or choose a membership package in order to enjoy the heated swimming facilities and full use of the gymnasium, spa and sauna.
As a valued community facility, North Sydney Olympic Pool hosts a number of local swimming carnivals during the Summer months The 50m pool (only) will be used by local schools for their swimming carnivals on pre-arranged dates. On these days the outdoor pool will be closed to the general public from 9am - 3pm (approximately). The 25m indoor pool and Lane 9 gym will be open as usual. North Sydney Council regrets any inconvenience caused to its regular swimmers during this period. Dates the 50m pool will be closed:
Friday 31 January, 9am - 2pm
Tuesday 4 February, 9am - 3pm
Friday 7 February, 9am - 1.30pm
Thursday 13 February, 9am - 3pm
Friday 14 February, 9am - 3pm
Tuesday 18 February, 9am - 3pm
Friday 21 February, 9am - 3pm
Wednesday 26 February, 9am - 3pm
Tuesday 11 March, 9am - 3pm
Wednesday 5 February, 7pm onwards
Saturday 15 February, 7pm onwards
Saturday 22 February, 7pm onwards
Tuesday 4 March, 7pm onwards
Shade sails have been installed during the carnival period:
Lane 9 Gym
Lane 9 Gym is ideal for residents living close-by or workers from North Sydney CBD, it has the latest equipment, shock resistant flooring and air-conditioning, plus free-to-air and pay TV while you exercise (bring your own Walkman). Experienced and qualified staff are on hand to give advice. Membership packages include a fitness assessment with a tailored exercise program to suit you.
Lane 9 Gym weekly classes:
North Sydney Swimming Clubs
Interested in having fun and getting involved with your local swimming clubs? How about swim classes and squad training? Please visit:
The Badger Swim School
Tel: 9966 1551
North Sydney Swimming Club
contact: Lawrence Powderly
North Sydney Aussi
History of the Pool
North Sydney Olympic Pool has a rich heritage. In all, 86 world records have been set at the pool by such swimming greats as, for example, Jon and Ilsa Konrads, Lorraine Crapp, Frank O'Neill, Judy Joy Davies, John Devitt, Shane Gould and Michelle Ford:
Full list of our world record winners and their events
Everything you need for a swim, and other accessories, can be purchased from the Pool's reception counter.
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