Kaiapoi Aquatic Centre


Programmes and activities available include:

  • Learn to swim and water safety programme
  • Schools swimming lessons
  • Aquarobics
  • Lane swimming
  • Masters swimming
  • Birthday pool parties and more!

Pool Guidelines

To ensure the safety and enjoyment of all our users we have the following pool guidelines:

  • Children under the age of 5 must have an adult in the water with them at all times
  • Each adult can supervise up to two children under the age of 5
  • Children aged 5 - 7 years (inclusive) must be actively supervised by an adult at all times
  • Please walk around the poolside
  • Ensure you have a 20 minute rest from the water after eating
  • Please follow the instruction of the lifeguards
  • Please see a staff member before using any camera equipment inside the facility

Public Availability

Monday - Thursday: 6 am – 3.30 pm, then 6 pm – 9 pm (see seasonal times below)
Friday: 6 am - 9 pm
Saturday- Sunday: 7.30 am – 7 pm (see weekend Waiswim hours below)
Public Holidays: 10 am – 7 pm
Christmas Day: Closed

While we are a busy facility, if you prefer a quieter time to swim you can try the following periods; 7am to 10.30am, 2.30pm to 3.30pm or 6pm to 9pm.

Maintenance Closure Hours

5 – 15 Jan 2021: Customer service open 9am-4.30pm - All pools closed.
16 Jan – 5 Feb 2021: Learn to Swim pool and customer service open weekdays 8am-5pm / weekends 8.30am-5pm.
From 6 Feb 2021: Full facility open. Holiday hours during Waitangi Day (6th/8th February).

Sessional WaiSwim hours

Monday - Thursday: 3.30 pm – 6 pm

Note there is no lane or recreation swimming available at these times and sessional WaiSwim hours only occur during the school terms.

Weekend WaiSwim hours

Learners pool is closed on weekends from 9.00am - 12.30pm


9 Cass Street, Kaiapoi
Phone: 03 375 5041

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