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An Australia Day dip at Petersham Pool
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Peaceful Petersham Park Pool
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The pool in the park at Petersham

An Australia Day dip at Petersham Pool

  A morning dip at our local pool was a nice way to start Australia Day. In the water I met the very tanned Joe, appropriately attired for a swim on 26 January. It’s a pretty relaxed place – Petersham Park Pool or I should say the Fanny Durack Aquatic Centre as it is officially called. It was[…]

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Peaceful Petersham Park Pool

Yesterday morning when I went for a walk around the lovely Petersham Park I looked in on the pool. What I discovered was a very peaceful scene of about seven swimmers slowly lapping up and down the 33-metre pool. With my regular swimming spot – Leichhardt Pool – crowded with holiday-makers at this time of year,[…]

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The pool in the park at Petersham

Life seems to slow down a pace or two when you enter Petersham Park Pool or rather, Fanny Durack Aquatic Centre, as it was renamed in 1999. Very popular with families with young children, the 48-year-old complex includes a 33-metre pool and a children’s wading pool. No one swims particularly fast at this inner west pool[…]

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