4 Alfred Street South, Milsons Point 2061

Tel: 9955 2309

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Olympic Pool

Swim session bookings during COVID-19

The North Sydney Olympic Pool 50m pool is open for booked lap swimming from 23 May 2020. Please note that the health and safety of our visitors and staff remains a priority during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We ask you to support our efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and be vigilant in your personal hygiene and physical distancing. Please do not attend the centre if you are unwell.

We will continue to monitor the advice of the Federal and NSW Governments and will advise you of any changes to current restrictions. A number of special arrangements are in place. We appreciate your cooperation with the following conditions of entry.


New Booking System

To ensure we meet the NSW State Government restriction of one person per lane, you must book for lap swimming. There will be no casual entries. Bookings need to be made through Ticketbooth and you will need to provide your personal details when making a booking and present your ticket for entry to the pool.


Bookings will be for 45 minute sessions. There is a maximum of three bookings per week and no more than one session per day.

  • Weekday session times commence at 6am and are available every 45 minutes.
  • Weekend session times commence at 8am and are available every 45 minutes.

Sessions will commence on time, allowing 5 minutes for entry, 35 minutes swimming and 5 minutes to exit.  

Please exit the pools and the facility when instructed by centre staff.

There will be no spectator entry at this time.


Opening Times

Monday to Friday: 6am - 6.45pm

Saturday and Sunday: 8am - 5pm


Entering and Exiting

Entry to the NSOP will be from the main entry reception. 

Please ensure you keep a physical distance of 1.5m from staff and other patrons waiting to enter. No early entry will be permitted and entry doors will remain closed until the session time starts.

Exit from NSOP will be via the side turnstile on Olympic Drive.


Change Rooms 

In line with NSW Government restrictions, there will be no public access to the male and female change rooms – please come ready to swim.  An accessible toilet on pool deck will be available.


Gym, 25m Pool and Indoor Areas

In line with NSW Government restrictions, there will be no public access to any indoor areas of the centre including the crèche, indoor swimming and leisure pools, Learn to Swim programs, café and spa, steam and sauna.


Entry Fees and Membership

Gym Memberships, Subscriptions and Multi Visit Passes are on hold/suspended at this time. There will be no discounts or concessions. The entry fee will be $8.50 for everyone. 


Park & Swim

The Park & Swim scheme will operate as usual with a temporary reduced parking rate of $7.80 per hour until further notice.


Additional Hygiene and Cleaning Precautions

We have installed additional hand sanitiser throughout the centre as well as increased cleaning and more regular disinfecting of surfaces. Signage has been placed throughout the centre to help communicate the importance of hand washing, covering your sneezes or coughs, and staying home if unwell. We have dedicated staff on regular cleaning duties during operating hours of the centre. 

Please call our Reception 9955 2309 or email us at council@northsydney.nsw.gov.au if you have further enquiries.

Please be reminded to follow personal hygiene and social distancing rules - thank you.



Service/Program - Outdoor Areas Current Status
Outdoor 50m Pool Lap Swimming – limited to a maximum of 8 people for 45 minute sessions. Bookings only, no walk ins.  

Booking times:
Monday to Friday

First session: 6am

Last session: 6pm

(45 minute sessions available throughout the day)
Booking times:
Saturday and Sunday

First session: 8am

Last session: 4.15pm

(45 minute sessions available throughout the day)

Booking process Bookings must be made online at Ticketbooth
Change rooms Change room facilities and showers will not be available. Please arrive showered and changed ready to swim (toilet facility available).
Other areas

The pool is open for lap swimming only. No gatherings or sitting around the pool

Water bubbler Refill nozzle only, bring your own water bottle



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