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The Fencing of Swimming Pools Act was introduced to protect young children from the danger of drowning.
The Council has a range of community buildings available for hire for recreational activities, events, meetings and private functions.
The Council has 112 units in Kaiapoi, Oxford, Rangiora and Woodend for people over 60 with limited means.
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The Dudley Park Aquatic Centre is an indoor heated aquatic facility which is located in Rangiora and is open year-round.
The facility features a large 8-lane 25 metre lane pool, 19.5 metre long learners pool, children's leisure pool including toddler area, and spa pool.This aquatic facility was officially opened in February 2010.
Programmes and activities available include:
To ensure the safety and enjoyment of all our users we have the following pool guidelines:
During the first months of term one, which generally falls in February and March, school swimming sports are hosted at each site which close the facilities for a portion of the day. For the specific days and times of these closures, please check the School Swimming Sports link under Related Information.
Lions Club of Rangiora pool - pool availability throughout the day is dependent on programmes and other bookings. There is always a minimum of two lanes available for public lane swimming.
Please note: from 3.30 pm - 7 pm Monday to Friday and 7.30 am - 10 am on Saturday there are only two lanes available for public swimming.
Learners pool - the learners pool is closed for swimming lessons from 9 am - 6 pm Monday to Friday and 9 am - 12.30 pm Saturday and Sunday.
CLOSE for recreation swimming for WaiSwim programme
We are located at 47 Church Street, Rangiora.View mapPhone: 03 311 8905.
Entry fees to all Aquatic Centres
The Lions Club of Rangiora Pool is 25 m long and comprises of eight lanes. Each lane is 2.5 m wide allowing for plenty of room for lane swimmers. The pool has a shallow end of 1.2 m and a deep end of 1.8 m which allows for a wide range of aquatic activities including Aquarobics, lane swimming, Aquajogging, recreational swimming and more. The pool is heated to a pleasant 27-28o. The pool can be entered on one side by a ramp, which allows easy access for those with mobility issues.
The learners pool is 19.5 m long and 6 m wide, and has a depth of 0.75 m at the shallow end and 1 m at the deep end. This pool operates at a temperature of around 32o, making it a fantastic place for children learning to swim within our structured programmes. The pool's design and location also allows it to double as additional recreational space at key times.
The leisure pool has a total area of around 180 m2 and is heated to a warm 32 degrees. A beach entry into a toddlers area provides an excellent place for parents with smaller children, while at the deep end a 1 metre deep area of moving water keeps more adventurous children entertained. The leisure pool also has a number of spray features and a bubble pit for the kids to interact with.
The spa pool is a great place to relax and unwind. The spa pool seats 12-15 people and is heated to around 39o.