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Six things to do at the City of Sydney pools during school holidays

Though the weather may be getting cooler, there are still plenty of fun and healthy things for the kids to do across the City's aquatic and leisure centres.

Thu, 11 Apr 2024,
posted by City of Sydney

Looking for something to do these school holidays? There's plenty on offer at Sydney's world-class pools and aquatic centres.

Aqua play at Gunyama Park

1. Slide, splash and play at Gunyama Park's Indoor Aqua Play Pool

Slides, fountains and even a magnificent mega-drencher make the kids' water play area a highlight. This is the perfect pool for kids of all ages.

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Kids playing in Creche at Gunyama Park

2. Fast-track School Holiday Intensives

The fast-track school holiday intensive program is an excellent way to accelerate the development of your child's skills, and increase their confidence in, and around water.

The best part? They run every school holiday period.

Ian Thorpe Aquatic CentreGunyama ParkCook + Phillip Park Pool

3. Catch a wave at Cook + Phillip Park Pool

The indoor leisure pool is perfect for families, with a beach style entry and water features for kids.

PLUS the wave feature is turned on for 10mins every hour on the hour between 12pm-3pm during school holidays.

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4. Looking for great coffee and delicious meals for the kids? Check out Gunyama Park Cafe

No visit to Gunyama Park is complete without visiting Mark and the team for a steaming cup of coffee, a post workout refreshment and some hot chips for the little ones.

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5. Keep up the learn to swim lessons.

Never forget, Summer swimming skills are developed in Winter. The City of Sydney pools delivers a year-long learn to swim program that ensures all children have the opportunity to advance their skills, and parents have the peace of mind that their child is water safe.

Gunyama ParkIan Thorpe Aquatic CentreCook + Phillip Park Pool
Prince Alfred Park Pool

6. Want to spend some time outdoors? Picnic by the pool at Prince Alfred Park or Victoria Park.

There is nothing better to do on a sunny day than relax and recharge poolside and enjoy the beautiful parks Sydney has to offer.

Prince Alfred Park PoolVictoria Park Pool

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