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Swimming pools

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Tuakau Centennial Swimming Pools

The Waikato district has three community swimming pools located in Ngaruawahia, Huntly and Tuakau.

New Zealand leisure management specialists, Belgravia Leisure NZ, have been appointed by Waikato District Council to operate its aquatic facilities located in Huntly, Tuakau and Ngaruawahia.

Any swimming lessons will be run by Belgravia Leisure NZ, please contact the relevant swimming pool location to find out more information.

Ngaruawahia Swimming Pool

Location: Market Street, Ngaruawahia
Phone: 07 828 8402

Opening date and hours

4 December - 24 December | Weekdays: 3pm to 5pm. Weekends: Noon to 5pm

27 December - 30 January | Every day noon to 6pm

31 January - 27 March| Weekdays: 3pm to 6pm. Weekends: Noon to 6pm.

CLOSED: 25, 26 December and 1 January.

Pool charges:

The entry fees listed below are the half price rate for summer thanks to the Ngaruawahia Community Board.

Children aged 3 and under - accompanied by an adultFree of charge
Supervising adult of a child 3 and under$1.00

Huntly Aquatic Centre

This indoor facility has a lap pool and a learner and toddler’s pool. There is also an outdoor picnic area available.

Location: Wight Street, Huntly
Phone: 07 828 8402

Opening hours:

Monday - Friday | 6:30am - 7pm
Saturday and Sunday | 9am - 5pm


26 December 2020 - 3 January 2021 | 10am-6pm (inclusive of public holidays)

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Pool charges:

Children aged 3 and under - accompanied by an adultFree of charge
Supervising adult of a child 3 and under$2.00
One lane hire charge$27.00/hour
Swimming groups, schools and special users groups: Toddlers' pool or bulkhead pool$32.00/hour

Tuakau - Centennial Pool

Location: Escotts Road, Tuakau
Phone: 09 236 8544

Opening date and hours: (Please note opening hours up to 13 December are affected by staff resourcing due to Auckland boundary).

4 December - 5 December | 10am to 6pm

6 December | CLOSED

7 December | 10am to 6pm

8 December | CLOSED

9 December | 10am to 6pm

10 December | CLOSED

11 December | 10am to 6pm

12 December | CLOSED

13 December - 27 March |10am to 6pm daily


24 December and 31 December | 10am to 4pm

25 and 26 December and 1 January | CLOSED



Pool charges: The entry fee is $1 until the end of summer thanks to the Onewhero-Tuakau Community Board.

Children 3 and under - accompanied by an adult$1
Supervising adult of a child 3 and under$1


Swimming pool rules

Previous projects that benefited from CCS funding