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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:

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 - 26 March

Weekdays: 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


24 December6.30am-3pm
25 DecemberCLOSED
26 DecemberCLOSED
27-30 December10am-6pm
31 December10am-3pm
1 JanuaryCLOSED
2 JanuaryCLOSED
3-8 January10am-6pm
9 JanuaryNormal hours resume

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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: Tuakau pools remain closed for the time being due to maintenance. We will update you all as soon as we have opening times available.

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

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