Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre

Welcome to your new favourite swimming pool in Sydney!

The Ian Thorpe Aquatic and Fitness Centre in Ultimo offers a range of health and aquatic programs and services to cater for all swimming abilities, fitness needs, and indoor activities.

This iconic $40-million facility, which is housed in a distinctive wave-form building, was named in honour of five-time gold medal-winning Olympic champion, Ian Thorpe. Services include personal training, group fitness, aquatic education (learn-to-swim), squad training, personal health services, and school programs. Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre is open all year round with the exception of Good Friday and Christmas Day.

What's on Offer at Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre

Indoor Swimming Pools

Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre is home to three heated, indoor pools including a 50-metre pool, a leisure pool with a spa, and a dedicated program pool. Great for having a splash around in or doing laps to keep your fitness levels up. Kids and Adult swimming lessons are also available.


  • 50-metre indoor heated pool
  • Heated Indoor Aquatic Education Pool
  • Heated Indoor Leisure Pool
  • Car park
  • Disability access
  • Fitness centre
  • Group fitness studio
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Steam room
  • The spin studio

A State of the Art Fitness Centre

The fitness centre at Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre is fitted out with state-of-the-art machines and equipment, a new gym floor layout, and a new group fitness timetable.

Market-leading machines and equipment: All machines have been upgraded to the latest models from Matrix, including pin-loaded strength machines, free weights and cardio.
Enhanced group fitness experience: For BODYPUMP enthusiasts, the Les Mills SMARTBAR will power up your performance in class, and Matrix spin bikes offer a smooth ride.
High-performance flooring: Multi-purpose flooring, with high-grip technology, is engineered to tackle the toughest of workouts. Dedicated stretch and HIIT zones feature a synthetic indoor turf.

Ian thorpe aquatic centre fitness centre
Brand new, state of the art equipment will help to improve your fitness program.

Read our ellaslist review and find out why Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre is Splash-tastic Fun for the Whole Family!

Opening Hours

Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre is open Monday to Sunday from 6 am to 8 pm.

Leisure Pool - Daily 9 am to 8 pm
Fitness Centre - Weekends 6 am - 4 pm
Sauna And Steam Room - Daily 6 am - 7:30 pm

Closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day

Pool Entry Fees

Adult – $8.60
Concession – $6.40
Family – $22.50
Kids 3 and under FREE

Getting to Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre

Parking: Carpark on-site – Entrance is from Pyrmont Street.
Trains: The Light Rail stops outside the pool.
Ferries: Darling Harbour is the nearest wharf.

For more information, visit The Ian Thorpe Aquatic and Fitness Centre.