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Pool open day for trans and gender diverse communities

City of Sydney < 1 mins read

A fun, free, family-friendly open day for Sydney’s trans and gender diverse communities is on at Cook + Phillip Park Pool on Sunday 31 March.

 

On International Transgender Day of Visibility, visitors and their families and friends will enjoy free exclusive access to the pools and gym, and be treated to a DJ, aqua aerobics classes and roaming entertainment.

 

“This is the second time we’ve hosted a free event at a pool with a specific focus on a safe celebration of gender diversity and inclusivity,” Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore AO said.

 

“We look forward to welcoming trans and gender diverse people to Cook + Phillip Park Pool for a fun and relaxing afternoon and evening on International Transgender Day of Visibility.”

 

The event features free and exclusive access to:

 

  • the 50m indoor pool
  • the indoor wave pool filled with inflatable flamingos and unicorns
  • aqua aerobics classes
  • gym facilities
  • a live DJ
  • entertainment including drag artist Joyce Maynge and floating dancers
  • light snacks and refreshments
  • the chillout zone.

Community LGBTQA+ groups will also be on hand at the event to chat and provide visitors with information.

 

Visit What’s On to find out more about the event and to register your attendance.

 

Event details

Cook + Phillip Park Pool, 4 College Street (corner of William Street), Sydney
4pm to 8pm, Sunday 31 March
Free but ticketed.
Register now. This is an all ages, alcohol-free event.

 

For media enquiries, contact Roxanne Macara. Phone 0438 554 640 or email mediateam@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au

 

For interviews with Lord Mayor Clover Moore contact Zoe Delamare. Phone 0477 263 615 or email zdelamare@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au

 

For more stories from your local area, visit news.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au

 

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