Andrew «Boy» Charlton Pool

Sydney Metropolitan Area, NSW, AUSTRALIA

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Andrew «Boy» Charlton Pool
1C Mrs. Macquaries Road, The Domain
Sydney Metropolitan Area, NSW 2000
(02) 9358 6686

Adult Admission Price & Policy

AUD 6.70; concessions AUD 5.10. [July, 2019]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50.15m, 8 lanes, 1.2m - 2m depth, chemically treated salt water, outdoors, heated, 25ºC (77ºF).
Pool 1
20m x 7m, 1.2m maximum depth, chemically treated salt water "program pool", outdoors, heated, 29ºC (84ºF).


-33.863435, 151.221679

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
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Facility Notes

The pool is closed from May 1 through August 31, each year.

Facility Reviews

Architecturally spectacular - few pools like it anywhere. Sweeping views across Woolloomooloo Bay through glass panels beside the pool. New wooden pool decking and seating areas. The only thing it lacks is shade if you want to sit near the pool.
The changing rooms are particularly well-designed and attractive. The pool is not exceptionally warm - but the structure and the surroundings are so pretty you may never notice.
The pool opens at 6 AM is completely full with lap lanes for lap swimmers.
Remains one of the best pools for lap swimming, anywhere.
[April, 2013]
This is an excellent facility but I find the water incredibly salty. The other comments are spot on. The location is ideal and, compared to other facilities around the CBD, the cost is OK.

Watch for the parking cost though. Those Sydney Council Rangers take no prisoners and will book you early in the morning, in the rain, when there's hardly anybody around. Go figure.
[April, 2014]
This is a beautiful pool on the edge of the Royal Botanical Gardens. I went in the morning and there were about eight other swimmers there. It was a little cold in the water (February) but a good experience. There is a nice cafe that overlooks the pool.
[April, 2020]