Swim Centre

The Manly Andrew "Boy" Charlton Swim Centre is owned, operated and serviced by Manly Council. 

Manly Swim Centre is located on the corner of Balgowlah Road and Kenneth Road, Manly. The popular facility is open all year round for young families, kids, teenagers and lap swimmers. Manly Swim Centre is accessable by public transport or private vehicle and has parking facilities on site. 

Please go to our Conditions of Entry page for further information. 

The facility offers:

The Swim Centre offers the following activities :

Winter Maintenance

To keep our pool and services in great working order we need to shut down for our annual winter maintenance program.  Our doors close temporarily from Monday 30 June 2014 and reopen on Monday 4 August 2014.

Below are the business hours of the Swim Centre once reopened:

Monday - Friday                          


Public Holiday    




Casual Entry Prices as at 1st July 2014

Adult Single Entry $7.00
Concession Single Entry $5.00
Family Single Entry (no more than 2 adults) $18.00
Spectators $4.00
Children under the age of 4 years single entry and T.P.I. Pensioners Free

 History & Other Info

Andrew Murray Charlton known popularly as Boy Charlton, was an Australian freestyle swimmer of the 1920s and 1930s. He was raised in Manly an educated at Manly Public School and later Sydney Grammar School. He won a gold medal in the 1500 m freestyle at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris. He set five world records and also won a further three silver and one bronze medal in his Olympic career.

Contact Manly Swim Centre

For further information please contact the Manly Swim Centre facility on 9976 1495 or email swim@manly.nsw.gov.au. One of our friendly staff will be happy to help you with your enquiry:

  • Jon Colwell - Centre Co-Ordinator
  • Simon Power - Assistant Co-Ordinator

All business correspondence should be sent to:   records@manly.nsw.gov.au