Karori Pool

Karori Pool is at 22 Donald Street, Karori.

Karori pool closed for maintenance

Karori Pool is closed for maintenance from Monday 3 July and will reopen Monday 28 August 2017.

Work includes refreshing the changing rooms, shower repairs and tile and roof repairs.

During this time, you can visit any of our other pools:

If you are a Learn to Swim customer, for the five weeks Karori Pool is closed, we will have extra Learn to Swim classes with Karori Pool instructors at Keith Spry Pool and Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre.

Karori Pool.

Karori pool

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This facility has a 25-metre heated indoor pool, learners' pool, teaching pool, toddlers' pool, and a spa pool. We offer swimming lessons for adults and children.

Lane swimming calendar

If you want to come in for a swim, check out our calendar to see which swimming lanes are free: Karori Pool Lane Swimming Calendar

Pools

  • 25-metre heated indoor pool (27.5°C)
  • 17-metre learners' pool for preschoolers and babies – with water features (32°C)
  • 7-metre teaching pool for school-age children and adults (32°C)
  • Toddlers' pool (33°C)
  • Spa pool (38°C)
  • 30-metre hydroslide ($1 on top of swim charge; see hours below).

Charges

For details, see: Pool charges. Discounts are available with family passes, multi-swim/spa passes or a Leisure Card.

Lane / pool hire

You can book out swimming lanes or the full pool for your event or activities. 

Non-commercial fees: $8.20 per hour for a 25-metre lane. Commercial fees are double. 

To book, call 04 476 5400.

Pay for pool hire



Hours

Daily: 6am–9pm
Public holidays: 10am–6pm. Closed Christmas Day

Facility Time Days
Main pool 6am–9pm Daily
Learners' pool 6am–9pm
Daily
Toddlers' pool  6am–9pm
Daily 
Hydroslide (term time)
4pm–5.30pm
Monday–Friday


  10am–12 noon and 2pm–4pm
Saturday and Sunday
Hydroslide (school holidays)
10am–12.30pm and 2pm–4pm
Monday–Friday
  10am–12 noon and 2pm–4pm
Saturday and Sunday
Spa
8am–9pm
Daily 

What you can do at Karori Pool

Lessons

For children:

For adults:

For any age:

  • Private swimming lessons - on request. To book, call 04 476 5402.
  • Lessons for swimmers with special needs - on request. Call 04 476 5402.

Activities

Fitness

  • Aqua jogging - check out our timetable for when one lane is reserved for this. Ask our friendly life guards for some tips to get started.
  • Lane swimming

Bookings

To book and pay for lessons and activities, visit our Recreation bookings site.

If this is your first time booking, call 04 801 4403

Facilities

Changing rooms

  • 1 × female / accessible, with accessible showers and toilet
  • 1 × male / accessible, with accessible showers and toilet
  • 2 × family / accessible

Barbecue

$26.50 per booking.

Note:
You may bring snacks for small children into the building, but no commercial food. 

Lockers

You can secure your things in the cubby holes by the main pool or in one of our free lockers. Bring your own padlock or borrow one from reception. 

Valuables tray
You can keep small items safe at reception - just ask for a free valuables tray. We'll give you a tag which you can hand back when you want to collect your items.

Swim shop

We sell swimwear and swimming accessories for all ages. We also sell Huggies Little Swimmers for infants.

Parking

There is a small car park in front of the building. If this is full, there is parking on the street.

Accessibility

We have three mobility car parks in the car park area.

The facility is wheelchair accessible.

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Inflatable Saturdays

Saturday:  1.30pm - 4pm

A big inflatable toy is set up in the main pool every Saturday. This is a great challenge and best suited to children over 8 years of age.

More information

Location map.

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Phone 04 476 5400
Email karori.pool@wcc.govt.nz
Street Address 22 Donald Street
Karori