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


Yes!!! We are OPEN for casual swimming and lessons!!!

While at Alert Level 2 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
Queen’s Birthday

We are open Saturday 30th May and Sunday 31st May. We will be closed Monday 1 June 2020.

Mellow Mondays will not recommence until further notice, although you are welcome to come for a casual swim.

Please observe the following Health and Safety requirements:

  • Sanitise your hands at  reception when entering/exiting the building
  • Provide your contact details at reception
  • Shower before entering the pools
  • Ensure 1.0m physical distancing at all times

School bookings

Sometimes we have schools booked in with us. At these times the small pool will be unavailable, however limited space is available in the main pool unless otherwise stated.

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