Please note the above is the centre opening times. Various areas or sections of our facility may have specific opening and closing times which you can see here.
In the heart of Sydney CBD near St Mary’s Cathedral, Cook+Phillip Park Aquatic and Fitness Centre provides world-class swimming, fitness, sporting and recreational facilities, as well as an outdoor training area within a picturesque parkland setting.
The Centre is fully accessible with street level entry accessible from William Street and College Street through ramps from St Mary’s Cathedral.
Christmas Holiday Trading Hours
Please see our amended trading hours across Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre, Cook + Phillip Park Pool, Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool, Victoria Park Pool and Prince Alfred Park Pool.
This week we celebrated International Day of People with Disability through our Swim Champs program, helping to improve water safety and build confidence in children with disabilities.
Sydneysiders are invited for a FREE dip and pilates class at our Open Day on Saturday 1 December.
Despite popular belief, it's crucial that your kids continue swimming lessons throughout the winter period to learn this valuable skill for life.
Learn how to make the perfect after workout snack that's delicious and easy.
We are excited to host this great event. The following includes important information about the pools availability during this event.