search iconlogin icon

Find a
SPASA Member

Choose Type of Member

SPASA Barrier Safety

New Victorian Pool & Spa Fence Laws


Legislation Change

Latest News

become a member3

Become a
SPASA Member


Discover the
benefits of SPASA

More Info

home poty gallery

SPASA Pool of the Year Gallery

Why use a spasa member

Why Sydneys unique ocean pools are the envy of other Australian citiesDotted all along the Sydney coastline, from Palm Beach in the north to Cronulla in the south, are about 35 ocean pools — but not a single one has been carved out since the 1960s.

Who built these pools shaped by the natural rockface of the city's beaches, and why aren't they still being built?

That's the question Curious Sydney has been asked to investigate by Krissy Varga, a swimming teacher and long-distance swimmer originally from Hungary.

"I started wondering — because I have been all around Australia as a tourist — why other cities haven't got this many ocean pools," she said.

Read this article in full HERE