Waitaha Aquatic Centre, while privately owned, is also open for casual lane swimming.

We are OPEN for casual swimming and weekly lessons.

Casual swimming is available:

  • Monday to Thursday 6.00am – 3.00pm; 7.00pm-8.00pm
  • Friday 6.00am – 3.00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 11.30am – 1.30pm

Please continue to observe the following Health and Safety requirements:

  • Sanitise your hands at  reception when entering/exiting the building
  • Shower before entering the pools

School bookings

Sometimes we have school groups booked with us. At these times space is limited, or may be unavailable, in either pool.

We have school groups with us during September at the following days/times:

  • Monday 14 September – Friday 18 September 9.15-12.30pm, then 1.00-2.30pm.      NB: The small pool is fully booked at these times; one or two main pool lanes will be available 9.15-12.30pm, and five main pool lanes will be available 1.00-2.30pm.
  • Monday 21 September – Friday 25 September 9.15-12.30pm, then 1.00-2.30pm.     NB: The small pool is fully booked at these times; one or two main pool lanes will be available 9.15-12.30pm, and five main pool lanes will be available 1.00-2.30pm.

Unaccompanied children

Unaccompanied children are unable to swim at our complex.

Children’s safety is paramount; our policy is all children under 14 years of age must be accompanied and actively supervised by a parent/caregiver aged over 16 years at all times.

All children in the water under the age of 7 must be actively supervised and within arm’s reach of a parent/caregiver at all times