Thorndon Pool

Thorndon Pool is at 26 Murphy Street, Thorndon, and is open during the summer months.

Closed for the winter

Thorndon Pool closes at 7pm on Sunday 2 April 2017 and will reopen on Saturday 21 October 2017.

However, from 3 July to 28 August Thorndon Pool will offer limited public swimming space from 7am-9am, Monday to Friday and 9am-11am Saturday due to the Karori Pool closure.

Thorndon pool.

Thorndon pool


This summer pool was built in the 1920s and is popular with city office workers and locals.


  • 30.5m heated outdoor pool
  • Spa pool
  • Terraced seating
  • Shade structures for sun protection


Monday - Thursday 6.30am - 8pm
 Friday 6.30am - 7pm 
 Saturday - Sunday 7.30am - 7pm
 Public Holidays 8.30am - 6.30pm 

Activities and services

Hiring the pool

The pool can be hired after usual opening hours for private get-togethers such as:

  • birthday parties for 8 to 14 year-olds
  • work, team or family functions.

Hireage includes spa, inflatable toys, pool entry, BBQ and qualified staff.

The pool is available for hire at the following times:

Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 7pm - 9pm

To arrange a booking, contact

Pay for pool hire

More information

Location map.


Phone 04 472 8055
Street Address 26 Murphy Street, Thorndon