A swimming oasis place in the heart of Sydney

What Is Unique About Prince Alfred Park Pool?

Prince Alfred is a little touch of paradise hidden away in the big city, it has an award-winning architectural design with a unique green landscape and vibrant yellow umbrellas for plenty of shading. It has an accessible ramp making it friendly for wheelchairs and people with a disability and is in the best location with Central Station right next door. It’s perfect for an early morning swim, lunch-time session or a chill-out zone after a long day at work, and most importantly, it features a children’s splash pad play area making it fun for the whole family!

What are the different swimming programs for children and adults?

The main learn-to-swim program runs from October through untill April and they run lessons for babies from 1 year all the way to older adults aged 90+! They also offer Aqua aerobics and outdoor fitness classes. Through the colder months, they still run learn-to-swim and stroke correction for adults and have many adult fitness squads to keep you swim-fit all year round!

What Are The Benefits Of Membership At Prince Alfred Park Pool?

You can purchase a 360 Active Swim Only Membership which gets you unlimited access to all three outdoor pools within the city of Sydney (Prince Alfred, Victoria Park Pool, and Andrew Boy Charlton Pool) for swimming only. They also have a 360 Active ‘all-inclusive’ membership which gives you unlimited access to all three outdoor pools plus the use of all programs (adult learn-to-swim or stroke correction, aqua aerobics & fitness programs). They offer both direct debit and up-front payment options at very affordable prices. If a membership is not for you, They also have the 360 GO pass which a 20-visit multi-visit pass, which still allows you access to all three outdoor pools.

Little Heroes Swim Academy

Little Heroes Swim Academy is a private organisation that offers swimming lessons for children with disabilities, they run their program out of the pool in the summer months.

What Can Be Expected In The Summer Months?

From late spring (November), they start up the outdoor fitness programs and the learn-to-swim season kicks off with a completely free open day in so everyone can come and experience Prince Alfred.

It’s loads of fun for the whole family featuring free entry, face painting, a sausage sizzle, giant pool inflatable, free aqua class and free stroke correction classes, and special one-day-only merchandise and membership deals.

Also, enjoy a coffee and something ‘nice’ in ‘The whisk and paddle’ café.


Q: What is Prince Alfred Park Pool?

A: Prince Alfred Park Pool is a swimming pool facility located in the heart of Sydney next to Central Station.

Q: How big is the pool?

A: It has a 50m pool.

Q: What features does the pool offer?

A: The pool features state of the art facilities, including a 50m lap pool and a toddlers’ splash pad.

Q: Can I relax and recharge my batteries at Prince Alfred Park Pool?

A: Yes, the pool provides a large shaded area where you can relax.

Q: Is Prince Alfred Park Pool an iconic facility?

A: Yes, it is an iconic facility in the heart of Sydney.

Q: Is there a cafe in the facility?

A: Yes, there is a cafe available at Prince Alfred Park Pool.

Q: Can I train at Prince Alfred Park Pool?

A: Yes, you can train at the pool.

Q: Is there a grass area for sun lounging?

A: Yes, there is a grass area available for sun lounging.

Q: What are the opening hours of Prince Alfred Park Pool?

A: The pool is open for 10 hours a day.

Q: Is there a grandstand with shade?

A: Yes, there is a grandstand with shade at Prince Alfred Park Pool.

Contact Details

Prince Alfred Park Pool



a: 105 Chalmers St, Surry Hills NSW 2010

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