Olympic Pool Redevelopment

May 2022 update

Work continues to be impacted by the heavy rain in Sydney and progress has been slowed as a result.

Significant works completed include:

  • Program structure complete.
  • Piling works have been completed to the western stairs and the grandstand.
  • 50m pool pour 1 and balance tank poured.
  • Detail excavation to 50m pool complete.
  • Detail excavation for level 2 complete.
  • Level 1 (western end) inground services commenced.
  • Level 2 (crane base) inground services commenced.
  • Waterproofing to level 3 commenced.
  • Western stairs detail excavation complete.

Activities forecast on-site for the next month are:

  • 50m Pool structure to be complete.
  • Outdoor pool plantroom slab complete (under western stair).
  • Level 2 North East in-ground hydraulics to be complete.
  • Final section of spa balance tank to be complete.
  • Level 1 inground services installation to be completed.
  • Detailed excavation and construction of level 1 strip and pad footings to be completed.
  • Level 1 North West slab to be complete.
  • Eastern boundary retaining wall capping/rectification to be complete. 

The current estimated completion date is May 2023.


Highlights of the project

The new state of the art fitness and leisure centre will significantly improve and expand the aquatic and recreational facilities available. This includes:

  • Existing 50m and 25m pools will be upgraded and art deco features will be maintained, including the harbourside wall, sundeck and heritage stair tower.
  • Exciting kids waterplay area with a splash pad and water spray feature.
  • New warm water pool suitable for gentle exercise and other programs.
  • Expanded gym with harbour views, separate spin and exercise rooms.
  • Larger creche with private indoor and outdoor spaces.
  • New 970 person grandstand with permanent shade for sun-safe swimming carnivals.
  • Ramp access to pools and accessible change rooms


View the progress so far in this latest time-lapse video.


Watch this video to discover how the pool redevelopment will progress overall.


Watch this video for information and Q&A on the project (March 2021).

The images below are an artist impression of how North Sydney Olympic Pool will look once the redevelopment is complete.



View more information on the history of the project here.

Posted on 31 May 2022

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