Olympic Pool Redevelopment

February 2023 update

The work site was closed for the Christmas and New Year break from 23 December 2022 and reopened for construction on 9 January 2023.

Works completed in December:

  • Level 1 slab on ground pour 5 and pour 6.
  • Level 1 western stairs on ground slab pour 1.
  • Level 2 suspended slab pour 5 complete.
  • Water test to 50m pool complete.
  • Detailed excavation complete level 3 North East.
  • RW2 and W1 walls complete to Level 2 North East
  • Precast Plats to level 2 grandstand installed.
  • Blinding slab for the 25m indoor pool complete.
  • Blade walls to support the 25m pool complete.
  • Shop drawing approval continues.
  • Sample submission approvals continue.

Works to be complete in January:

  • 25m pool blanket boxes to be complete.
  • 25m pool base slab to be complete.
  • Level 1 western stairs on ground slab pour 2.
  • Stair 3 core walls from level 2 to level 3.
  • Ripples café kitchen slab to be complete.
  • OSD Tank structure and 50m heritage wall support structure to be complete.
  • Service install to level 3 north east to be complete.
  • Level 2 to 3 North West verticals (columns, lift shafts etc) to be compete.
  • Level 3 suspended slab pour 1 to be formed and tied.
  • Shop drawing approval continues.
  • Sample submission approvals continue.


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.