Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre

Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre is at 63 Kilbirnie Crescent, Kilbirnie.

The 50m dive board at the end of WRAC's pool.

Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre



  • 50-metre heated indoor pool, including diving pool
  • Programmes pool
  • Hydrotherapy pool 
  • Toddler's pool and Spray water-play area
  • Club Active fitness centre and aerobics studio
  • Three private spa pools (20 minutes per person - bookings required)
  • Single-sex private saunas
  • Swim shop
  • Meeting rooms
  • Café


  • We're currently working on renovations to the spas and saunas.
    These facilities wont be available until work on this area finishes in February 2016.
  • The programmes pool is closed for maintenance from 20 December to 18 January.
    There won't be any wading sessions and women's only sessions during this time.
  • At the centre, the only food you're allowed to eat (including birthday cake) is food you've bought at the Aquatic Café. The exception to this is snacks for children.


Daily: 6am - 9pm
Public holidays: Usual hours apply – closed Christmas Day
Facility Time Days Status
Spray 8am - 8pm Daily Open
Saunas 8am - 9pm Daily Open
Dive pool

1pm - 4pm
1pm - 2.30pm
Hydrotherapy pool Timetable (104KB PDF)Text version (8KB RTF)

Club Active off-peak membership

As the pool hosts a number of regional, national and international events, it may close to the public from time to time.

2015 Schedule of Events (49KB PDF)Text version (478KB RTF)

Activities and services

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Pay for pool hire

Spray water-play area

Spray is an indoor water-play area with family fun activities and a toddler's pool.

Facilities include spray jets, baby bungy, see-saw, water shooters, and an animated aquarium.

It is available for children's parties, community and corporate groups.

Women-only swimming – unavailable from 20 December to 18 January

When: 6pm - 8pm Thursday
Where: Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre
Cost: $5.90
With Leisure Card: $3.00

An opportunity for women of all ethnic backgrounds to swim in a relaxed, female-only, environment.

A non-structured session where women can enjoy the water and develop confidence.

Female staff will be present during this session.

Male children attending the session must be under 8 years old. All children under this age must be supervised by an adult at all times.

For this session you can wear comfortable tight-fitting clothes, although a swim suit is recommended.

    More information

    Location map.


    Phone (04) 387 8029
    Fax (04) 387 8025
    Email wellington.aquatic-centre@wcc.govt.nz
    Street Address 63 Kilbirnie Crescent, Kilbirnie