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The Fencing of Swimming Pools Act was introduced to protect young children from the danger of drowning.
The Council has 112 units in Kaiapoi, Oxford, Rangiora and Woodend for people over 65 with limited means.
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The Waimakariri District Council is one of the largest employers in the Waimakariri District and has become an employer of choice.
The WaiSwim learn to swim programme is offered at Kaiapoi Aquatic Centre, Dudley Park Aquatic Centre and Oxford Community Aquatic Centre (summer months only). WaiSwim is a registered Quality Swim School with Swimming New Zealand. The focus of our programme is to provide children and adults with a strong foundation of balance and body positioning in the water and then build on these skills. Learning to swim is a life skill and takes time.
Bookings open for Term 1 (2021) on 15 December 2020.
Lessons commence Monday 1 February 2021.
Download learn to swim brochure (pdf, 502.7 KB)
Adult group swimming lessons are available at Dudley Park Aquatic Centre. Lessons are run on Wednesday evenings in 5-6 week blocks and there are 5 levels available. Lessons are 25 minutes in duration with a maximum of 4 people per group.
Download adult swimming lesson brochure (pdf, 142.6 KB)
Come and swim in our masters programme. We have swimming to suit all levels - entry level fitness through to masters competitions and everything in between. Develop your stroke and fitness in a fun environment with our experienced coaches.
Download masters brochure pdf, 497.0 KB