Inner West Council

Ashfield Aquatic Centre

Ashfield Aquatic Centre has a range of services to cater for the whole community. It caters for all ages with:

Three outdoor heated pools
One indoor heated pool
Ashfield Swim School
Aqua Aerobics Flyer, July 2017
Free Childminding
School Holiday Program
Easy parking 
Swimming Clubs 

There are two grandstands facing the Olympic pool both covered with shade, which makes it ideal for school swimming carnivals. The indoor pool enables the centre to be open all year. The indoor pool features four lanes for lap swimmers, a programme pool, toddlers pool, areas for aqua aerobics and a ramp for disabled and elderly access.

Lockers, cubicles and hot showers are available for a small charge.

Ashfield Aquatic Centre Hours and Contact Details 

Monday to Friday 6am to 7.45pm and Saturday/Sunday/Public Holidays 6am to 5.45pm
Swim School office hours are Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm, Saturdays 8.00am to 12.30pm. Sundays the Swim School Office is closed but lessons do run with swim school staff working from the pool deck. The swim school is closed on Public Holidays.
The Centre is closed Christmas Day and Good Friday. Fully qualified pool staff are in attendance during all opening hours.
The Centre is located on the corner of Frederick and Elizabeth Streets, Ashfield. Please see the Ashfield Aquatic Centre Travel Access Guide for more information.
Should you require any further information please contact Ashfield Aquatic Centre directly on Phone (02) 9797 8420.

Fees and Charges 

Click here for more information.

See the Clubs & Services page for details on Learn to swim, squad training and water polo.


The Aquatic Centre regularly hires out pool, lane and rooms to schools, clubs and community groups. For pool, lane and room hire enquiries please contact

Facility Hire Agreement for Ashfield Aquatic Centre.


The Ashfield Aquatic Centre Child Minding Service is now open.

The service operates on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 9.30am and 1.30pm.

For further information about the Ashfield Aquatic Centre Child Minding Service please contact Council's Community Service Department on 9716 1844.