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Cook & Phillip Park Aquatic and Leisure Centre

4 College St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9326 0444
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4 College St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This excellent pool is conveniently located right in the centre of Sydney. The swimming lanes are twice the length of "normal" swimming lanes in Europe and are amazing! I have so far visited on a Sunday evening around 6pm and a Tuesday morning at 7.30am...More

Thank Mikael S
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Decent lap pool, reasonable sized wave pool for the kids, small outdoor area for unwinding and a mid sized hydrotherapy pool open to the public. Coupled with very very reasonable entry price. Recommend.

Thank Stephen J
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

My adult son is on crutches, in pain, and awaiting bilateral hip replacements. Arriving at the College Street lift there was no signage advising that he needed to call Reception for its use; but after a long and futile wait in the hot sun he...More

Thank linturnbull
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Swim school staff, most gym staff and junior staff at reception are lovely but heaven forbid you have a criticism, concern or feedback for them. The reception Manager is extremely rude and aggressive. When asked about plans of the centre to include a child minding...More

1  Thank DalalLim
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

The management is very rude and unhelpful, The staff is nice but you can see they are under the thumb of rude management and we're cut short when giving advice, Also place you can not leave your children unsupervised. Trust me I know but cant...More

2  Thank Warrick A
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

The pool is located next to the Australian Museum near the cathedral. There is a 50m lap pool and a smaller kids' pool. I enjoyed a swim in the slow lane on a hot day after work. It was getting busy as I left just...More

Thank wombatdavid
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Installations are clean, classes are really good BUT when I came to the reception after a problem with a door that didn't open, he straight away looked at me as if I was a thief and started to question me as if I was a...More

1  Thank krysmittnacht
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

This is a great place to visit if you are staying in the city to take a break from walking/sight seeing. It makes for a cheap couple of hours. The wave machine during school holidays was a hit with my kids and the lazy river...More

Thank BathurstMum2
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

The Cook and Phillip Park behind the Aquatic and Leisure Centre is attractive looking and busy on a sunny day: green lawns, trees, paths, and lots of people exercising. There are open air areas in which trainers run classes, and there are free range runners....More

Thank Alys-Schatzi
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

I was taken to this pool by a person who's a visual artist and a swimmer. She showed me the murals painted by Sydney artist Wendy Sharpe. There are eight big murals along the western wall above the main pool. They were installed in 1999...More

Thank Alys-Schatzi
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