Wylie's Baths, Coogee

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Wylie's Baths is a heritage-listed tidal swimming pool located near Coogee Beach, in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The baths are noted for holding the first Australian Swimming Championships and for being one of the first swimming baths for mixed gender swimming in Australia. The Baths were added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 14 November 2003 and are also classified by the National Trust of Australia.
Wylie's Baths was built in 1907 by Henry Wylie, the father of Mina Wylie who, along with Fanny Durack, were Australia's first female Olympic swimming representatives, and Australia's first woman gold and silver medallists respectively. From 1959 to 1978, the baths were called Sunset Pool. Owned by the City of Randwick, Wylie's Baths is run by a management committee established in 1978 comprising representatives from South Maroubra Dolphins Winter Swimming Club, Randwick & Coogee Amateur Swimming Club, the Coogee-Randwick RSL Diggers Swimming Club, and the Coogee Surf Life Saving Club.
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  • About 20 years ago, I went to Wyllie’s Bath often, and if I remember correctly, it was always hard enough to find a parking spot. Since it is a tidal pool, it has always been interesting to look for.....  more »
  • A number of classes are held here, under the shade and overlooking the waves and Wedding Cake island. The classes can be booked via Wylie’s website- under Health and Wellness Classes. I recommend...  more »
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  • Had a great time down there! Old school open-sea baths but with kiosk + life guards Highly recommended and family friendly You can also walk around the headland which the kids love - playing in the rock pools
  • Once you get used to paying the entrance fee even if you only want a coffee it's a great place in a fabulous location. Good for a swim in the enclosed beach pool. The only downside is that most of the large tables in the shade are totally taken over by groups early in the day.
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