Prince Alfred Park Pool

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Set in the heart of Sydney next to Central Train Station, Prince Alfred Park Pool is the ideal location for relaxing, exercising, learning how to swim or enjoying a splash with the kids.

This iconic facility is one of Sydney's favourite outdoor heated pools and offers a state-of-the-art 50-metre lap pool, a toddlers' splash pad, learn-to-swim programs, fitness classes, a kids' playground, and plenty of shade to stay out of the sun.

One of Sydney's Favourite Outdoor Heated Pools

If you've driven past Prince Alfred Park Pool, you've undoubtedly noticed its iconic bright yellow umbrellas. Its signature umbrellas aren't the only thing that attracts many Sydneysiders to its waters year after year. There's loads to love about relaxing and swimming at Prince Alfred Park Pool, including:

  • The 50-metre, nine-lane Heated Outdoor Pool
  • Grandstand
  • Toddlers' Splash Play Area
  • Learn-to-swim programs
  • Fitness classes
  • Lane availability
  • Umbrellas for shade
  • Sky-lit change rooms
  • Swim Shop
  • Kids' playgrounds.

Kids' Playgrounds

Prince Alfred Park Playground
You can't miss the bright yellow hot air balloon at the playground.


Prince Alfred Park offers not one but two outdoor playgrounds for active kids. Once you've had your fill of splashing, swim training or aqua aerobics, take the kids for a play at the adjacent playground or enclosed toddler play space and let them burn off even more energy. Just look out for the bright yellow hot air balloon near the pool entrance.  

Special Access

Prince Alfred Park Pool has been designed to accommodate the various requirements of special needs patrons. Their facility includes ramp access into the pool (wet wheelchair available upon request) and disabled access toilets.

Opening Times

Prince Alfred Park Pool is open Monday to Friday from 6 am to 8 pm; Saturday to Sunday from 7 am to 7 pm.

Free play and recreational swimming is from 9 am to 5 pm.

There are always four lanes open for public swimming at all times. The busiest times are between 6 am to 7.30 am and between 5.30 pm and 8 pm Monday to Friday.

*Closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day.

Pool Entry Fees

Adult – $7
Concession – $5
Family – $20

Getting to Prince Alfred Park Pool

Prince Alfred Park is bordered by Cleveland Street at its south end and Chalmers Street at its Eastern end, with Central Station’ s Elizabeth Street exit just north of the park.

Parking: Metered parking can be found on the surrounding streets.
Trains: Close to Central Train Station.

For more information, visit the Prince Alfred Park pool website.

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