Tawa Pool

Tawa Pool Party poster for event on 13 November 2015.

Summer pool party

Join us for an evening of poolside fun. There'll be a DJ, a photo booth, and prizes!

When: 7pm-9pm, Friday 13 November
Ages: 8-12 years
Cost: $5 entry

Reopening day at Tawa pool.

Tawa pool


Tawa Pool is in Davies Street, Tawa.



The facilities are open seven days a week.

Daily: 6am - 9pm
Pool closed: 6.15pm - 7.30pm on Monday and Thursday nights during the school term (Monday - no lane swimming until 7.45pm. Aquafitness class will start at 7.30pm).
 Off-Peak:  8am - 3pm, Monday - Friday. Adults $3
Public holidays:

10am - 6pm. Closed Christmas Day.

Activities and services

Tawa Pool runs a large variety of activities:

  • Aquafitness classes
    Use the resistance of the water to help you improve your cardiovascular fitness, mobility, flexibility and strength. We offer two levels of aquafit classes in the shallow end of the main pool. See the Tawa Pool Aquafitness Timetable (132KB PDF) 
  • Birthday parties
    Parties are aimed at 5-12 year olds, but we can cater for youth adult parties too. Contact us below to book or for more info.
  • Lane swimming
    Check out our Lane Swimming Calendar to use one of our seven 25m lanes. Come and train at a competitive level or just enjoy a few lengths to keep you fit and healthy.
  • School holiday activities
    Have a go at inflatable relays, flipperball, kayaking and more.
  • Schools aquatic education programmes
    - Our swimming lessons cater for school children who are unconfident in the water right through to those swimming at club level.
    - We also teach flipper ball, volleyball, kayaking, snorkelling, water safety, speed zone safety and boating safety.
    - We can adapt programmes to your needs, eg mix an aquatic activity with a Learn to Swim session.
  • Swim school 
    For babies through to adults. Our experienced and friendly teachers make learning to swim and being safe around the water positive and enjoyable. Follow the link to book into a class.
  • Toddler Day
    10am - 12 noon, Fridays. If your little ones love experimenting with water, arts and crafts, and playing with other children, bring them along to discover the magic of the Artic World. We are also offering two 15-minute free lessons for those interested in trialing our waterbabies class.

Book now

To book any of the above activities, contact us below.

Hire Tawa Pool

Tawa Pool's sport and recreation facilities are available for hire. Book out lanes or the whole facility for a one-off event.

Pay for pool hire


Tawa Pool image gallery


More information

Location map.


Phone (04) 232 7041
Fax (04) 232 9636
Email tawa.pool@wcc.govt.nz
Street Address Davies Street, Tawa