History of Dawn Fraser Baths

Dawn Fraser Baths, built in the 1880s, is the oldest pool and swimming club in Australia.

It is a tidal salt water pool located in Elkington Park, Balmain. At low tide we even have a beach to build sandcastles. Link to Sydney Tide Tables here. (PDF 1.1MB)

The baths structure is listed on the National Trust and on the Register of the National Estate.

Dawn Fraser Baths is now open for the summer season.

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Page last updated: 18 Mar 2019