Murray Rose Pool

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Temporary closures

In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and in the interest of protecting the health and safety of our community and staff, we have closed all beaches and harbourside pools, playgrounds, fitness stations and basketball courts. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Find out what we are doing to support our community and businesses.

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This harbourside tidal enclosure (previously known as Redleaf Pool) is popular with all age groups and proves busy on weekends in summer. The enclosure provides a swimming area of approximately 90m x 60m. The kiosk provides shaded seating and a spectacular outlook across Double Bay.

Getting here

536 New South Head Road, Double Bay

Stair access from New South Head Road

Facilities

  • Year-round swimming enclosure
  • Pontoons
  • Kiosk
  • Toilets
  • Showers
  • Change room facilities

Dogs

Dogs are prohibited from Murray Rose Pool, beach area and adjoining Blackburn Gardens

Restrictions

  • Fishing (line and spear)
  • Smoking

History

Council resolved to rename Redleaf Pool to Murray Rose Pool in honour of Olympic swimmer Murray Rose in August 2012.

Swimming advice

No life saving services are provided.

Beware of shallow water when diving.

The Office of Environment and Heritage recommends that you avoid swimming during and at least three days after heavy rain at harbour swimming areas due to the possibility of pollution from stormwater drains. Harbourwatch Information line 1800 036 677, or EPA Pollution Line 131 555.