Harbourside pools and baths

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COVID-19 safety

Our beaches, harbourside pools and parks are open.

To provide increased evening exercise opportunities for our residents, sports lighting is currently activated from 6.45pm - 8.30pm Monday to Friday at all of our sportsgrounds: Andrew Petrie Oval and Woollahra Oval 2 and 3 (Woollahra), Christison Park (Vaucluse), Trumper Oval (Paddington) and Lyne Park (Rose Bay).

Please maintain good hygiene and social distancing when using our fitness equipment and playgrounds. Masks are no longer required in outdoor settings.

For updates on outdoor gathering restrictions, visit NSW Health.

Our staff and security personnel will be monitoring crowds at the Woollahra Council beaches and parks. If these locations reach full capacity to the extent where social distancing requirements cannot be met, we will need to stop public entry until people leave the location and more space becomes available. Check our social media and VMS boards in our popular recreational locations for updates.

We hope you enjoy our outdoor places and spaces.

Woollahra has some of the most beautiful and historic beaches, bays and inlets in Sydney. There is approximately 16km of harbourside extending from Rushcutters Bay to Watsons Bay. Many of our foreshore areas enjoy views across Port Jackson to northern Sydney.

Council managed swimming areas

Camp Cove Beach, Watsons Bay

One of Sydney Harbour's finest sandy beaches located adjacent to Sydney Harbour National Park. A great location for snokelling and diving.

Parsley Bay Swimming Enclosure, Vaucluse

Parsley Bay

The enclosure provides an approximate swimming area 150m long and 95m wide and is subject to tidal variations.

Murray Rose Pool, Double Bay

Redleaf Pool

This harbourside tidal enclosure is popular with all age groups, and includes a separate toddlers swimming area. The enclosure provides a swimming area of approximately 90m x 60m.

Watsons Bay Baths, Watsons Bay

Watsons Bay Baths

This harbourside tidal enclosure is popular with all age groups. The enclosure has two sections. The first provides a swimming area of approximately 50m x 45m and the second provides an area of 50m x 14m.

Swimming areas managed by National Parks and Wildlife

Shark Beach, Nielsen Park, Vaucluse

Nielsen Park beach