Release of the COVID Safety Plan for the re-opening of Outdoor Pools

by Aquatic Recreation Institute on September 23, 2021


Thursday, 23 September 2021

The NSW Government has announced that outdoor swimming pools in stay-at-home areas and areas of concern will be permitted to reopen from Monday 27 September 2021.

Following stakeholder consultations including Government representatives and the Aquatic and Recreation Institute (ARI NSW), the NSW Government has released the updated COVID-19 Safety Plan which can be accessed at the following link:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

To assist members, the Aquatic and Recreation Institute (ARI) NSW has prepared responses to frequently asked questions to support the successful re-opening of the Aquatics and Recreation sector.

Members can view the Frequently Asked Questions via the ARINSW website at

ARINSW members can contact us with enquiries related to the re-opening of outdoor pools by email, at