Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool

  • Mums & Bubs
    All Ages

The Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool is quite possibly the most iconic outdoor pool in Sydney thanks to its prime location overlooking Sydney Harbour, and the spectacular views aren't the only feature drawing the crowds to this pool year after year. 

An Iconic Outdoor Pool in Sydney

Whether you're a family looking to brush up on your swimming skills, have little grommets who desperately want to learn how to swim, or simply want to splash about in a stunning outdoor pool, Andrew (Boy) Charlton is the place to be. 

Set on the stunning Woolloomooloo Bay, Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool (ABC) offers a 50m outdoor saltwater pool, a 20-metre program pool, and sun lounges to relax and unwind. The 20m shallow pool is perfect for kids to have a splash.

Kids and adults can learn to swim with ABC's kids' and adult swimming squads. Their kids' GOswim program 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.

What's on Offer at Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool

Andrew Boy Charlton Pool
Take in the incredible views from the relaxing pool deck.


  • 50-metre Olympic swimming pool
  • 20-metre swimming program pool
  • Squads, Swimming Lessons and Private lessons
  • Family change rooms
  • Pram access to the pool deck
  • Disabled access
  • Lockers to store your valuables

Find out why Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool is an Oasis For Parents In The City.

Opening Times

Monday to Sunday from 6 am to 8 pm

Pool Entry Fees

Adult – $7.50
Concession – $5.40
Family – $21.30
Children under 3 are FREE!

Getting to Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool

ABC Pool is located at 1c Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney. 

Parking: Metered parking is available on Mrs Macquarie Road inside the Royal Botanical Gardens.
Buses: A bus service from the QVB will drop you off right outside the centre. The 441 runs between 7.30 am to 6 pm Monday to Saturday every half hour.
Trains: Martin Place and St James train stations both have trains arriving and departing every fifteen minutes.