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Cyclone Gabrielle: Council facility closures

The Tuakau and Ngaruawahia Pools will also be closed on Monday 13 February.

Further closures are possible for Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 February and we will update this webpage as we have the information. Thank you for your understanding and patience.

What you need to know about Cyclone Gabrielle

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:

3-18 DecemberWeekdays: 3pm-6pm
Weekends: 12pm-6pm
19-23 DecemberWeekdays and weekends: 12pm-6pm
24 December12pm-3pm
25 DecemberCLOSED
26 DecemberCLOSED
27-30 DecemberWeekdays and weekends: 12pm-6pm
31 December12pm-3pm
1 JanuaryCLOSED
2 JanuaryCLOSED
3-29 JanuaryWeekdays and weekends: 12pm-6pm
30 January - 2 February

Weekdays: 3pm-6pm
Weekends: 12pm-6pm
(unless school booking)

3 FebruaryCLOSED for maintenance 
4 February - 26 MarchWeekdays: 3pm-6pm
Weekends: 12pm-6pm
(unless school booking)

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

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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 dates and hours:

17-23 DecemberWeekdays and weekends: 10am-6pm
24 DecemberWeekdays and weekends: 10am-3pm
25 December
26 December
27-30 December
Weekdays and weekends: 10am-6pm
31 December
1 January
2 January
3 January - 26 March
Weekdays and weekends: 10am-6pm (unless school booking)

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


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