Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre

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

Three girls smiling.

School holiday programmes

Check out the awesome April school holiday programme timetables offered at our pools and recreation centres: School Holiday Programmes

Bookings open 8.30am Tuesday 22 March 2016.

April lane swimming restrictions and Club Active class changes

Due to the NZ Age Group Championships (17-22 April) and other events at this facility during April, lane swimming will be unavailable or restricted and Club Active classes relocated or cancelled. For more specific information refer below or to the Public Schedule Changes (35KB PDF)

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 group fitness studio
  • Spin studio
  • Three spa pools
  • Single-sex saunas
  • Swim shop
  • Meeting rooms
  • Café


  • 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
50m pool 6am–9pm Daily
Spray 8am–8pm Daily
Saunas and spas 8am–9pm Daily
Dive pool

Hydrotherapy pool Timetable (104KB PDF)Text version (8KB RTF)

As the centre hosts a number of regional, national and international events, it may close to the public from time to time. You can stay updated by registering to Etxt alerts at reception, by visiting the WRAC Facebook page or by checking our swimming lane calendar.

2016 Schedule of Events (143KB PDF)Text version (232KB RTF)

Activities and services

Book now

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

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