Swimming & Aquatics

Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre is home to several world-class aquatic facilities, that deliver a wide range of programs to encourage you and your family to get into the water.

We offer

  • Pools / Indoor 50m heated

    Enjoy our impressive 50m indoor pool with 8 lanes for lap swimming.

  • Pools / Indoor leisure

    Suited for all ages, this pool includes a spa area and water features.

  • Pools / Indoor program

    Heated to 32 degrees, our Program Pool is perfect for gentle exercise and relaxation.

  • Sauna and Steam room
  • Programs / Learn to swim - kids

    GOswim is a swimming and water-safety program, focusing on experiential and activity-based learning. The curriculum is suited to all ages and designed to integrate student learning outcomes into real world scenarios.

  • Programs / Adult swimming lessons

    Learn the basics or further develop your skills.

  • School carnivals & programs

    Bring your own qualified instructors, or use ours!

  • Squads

    If you want to improve your technique and race skills, you're in the right place!

  • Aqua aerobics

Learn more about accessibility and inclusion at Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre

Advanced swimming programs

For advanced swimmers looking to take the next step, both Squads and the City of Sydney Aquatic Club offer additional programming and opportunities for competitive swimming.