Hornsby Aquatic and Leisure Centre will be open to the public on August 11 but Learn To Swim participants will get to test the waters a week earlier.
Hornsby mayor Steve Russell said final tasks include painting the building’s exterior, landscaping the forecourt and installing Wi-Fi.
■ heated eight-lane 50-metre outdoor pool;
■ outdoor seating for 500 spectators;
■ heated indoor pool for learn-to-swim activities;
■ heated leisure pool with fun water features for the kids;
■ a two-metre-high enclosed water slide for kids;
■ a kiosk and café;
■ child minding service;
■ 100 on-site car spaces; and
■ lifts to all levels.