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Where's Sydney's Best Swimming Pool?

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Published July 11th 2011
What's the best swimming pool and aquatic centre in Sydney? Well, according to the Sydney WeekendNotes team, there are quite a few candidates.

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Dawn Fraser Baths was the top pick of Madeleine, Coogee Swimming Pools was highlighted by Ricardo S and Emma Brown highly recommended Clovelly Beach and Outdoor Pool. Also Ryde Aquatic Centre was given the thumbs up by Eloise Dempsey, Fiona Caitlin Alldis was complimentary of North Sydney Olympic Pool and Francesca Sidoti reviewed a number of swimming pools including Andrew 'Boy' Charlton Pool, Wylie's Baths and Fanny Durack Pool.

So, that is our say, now we would to hear from you. Let us know which indoor and outdoor swimming pools could possibly be Sydney's best. Let us know if they have a unique facility or program.

We look forward to your suggestions.
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Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre
By ida.l - reader
Thursday, 14th of July @ 12:13 am
Boy Charlton! (in summer anyway..)
Mrs Macquaries Chair
By sarah115 - reader
Thursday, 14th of July @ 02:14 am
Cook and Phillip Park.
Indoors, always clean, bit busy though and weekends can be annoying with so many kids around. The spa is good.
By nicho35 - reader
Thursday, 14th of July @ 03:58 am
My favorite pool is the Boy Charlton, I used to swim there. I like the one in North Sydney too and the beach pools at Manly and Bondi.

Sydney has great beaches and some fantastic swimming pools.
By Jody Kimber - senior reviewer
Thursday, 14th of July @ 07:01 am
Dawn Fraser pool Balmain
By bpaul - reader
Friday, 15th of July @ 04:23 am
Carlile Swimming at Cherrybrook, indoors, friendly staff, nearby free parking.
By krist217 - reader
Thursday, 14th of July @ 10:36 pm
Caringbah pool. It has lots of learn to swim classes from bubs to adults, all the year around. Its outdoor but heated. My coach, Sandy, loves her job and it shows through her teaching. Regards Yasmin
By yasmi11 - reader
Monday, 18th of July @ 11:59 am
Victoria Pool - Glebe

Petersham Pool
By sarah192 - reader
Friday, 15th of July @ 04:29 am
I've been to many of the ones you listed, but my personal favourites have always been the Olympic pool at the University of New South Wales (it was seriously destiny that I went there, I used to swim there when I was maybe eight years old). Another good one is at Maroubra, I think it was called Wiley baths or something. It may have had a name change since then. The Sydney Aquatic Centre was fun when I was a young one too! The baths at Coogee Beach are great but given the open nature of beach pools, they feel a little less safe for me. Happy swimming guys!
By Maz Serena Rockers - senior reviewer
Thursday, 3rd of November @ 01:25 pm
Parramatta War Memorial Swimming Pool - it has great waterslides and the outdoor dive towers are always fun!
By Anonymous
Friday, 10th of February @ 12:07 am
Manly Boy Charlton
By joann - reader
Wednesday, 7th of November @ 11:27 pm

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