Karori Pool

This facility has a 25-metre heated indoor pool, learners’ pool, teaching pool, toddlers’ pool, hydroslide and spa.

COVID-19 update: Pools at Orange

All pools are open. From 3 December pools will be operating with COVID Vaccine Pass and contact tracing. Please have your COVID Vaccine Pass handy as you approach the facility.

Find out more on our COVID updates page.

Karori Pool.

Opening hours

Pools and spa

Weekdays: 6am–9pm
Spa pool closed at 7.30pm on Tuesdays
Weekends: 7am–7pm
Public holidays: 10am–6pm (closed Christmas Day)

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Hydroslide hours

Hydroslide – term-time

Weekdays: 4pm–5.30pm
Weekends: 10am–12 noon and 2pm–4pm

Hydroslide – school holidays

Daily: 10am–12 noon and 2pm–4pm

Our facilities

Swimming pools

Pool Length Depth Temperature
Main pool 25m 1.2m - 1.8m 27.5°C
Learners' pool for preschoolers and babies – with water features 17m 0.8m 32°C
Teaching pool for school-age children and adults 7m 0.90m 32°C
Toddlers' pool 0.3m 33°C

Spa pool

  • 1 x spa pool (38°C)
  • You must be 5 years or older to use the spa pool.


  • 30-metre hydroslide

Changing rooms and showers

  • 1 x female/accessible, with accessible showers and toilets
  • 1 x male/accessible, with accessible showers and toilets
  • 2 x family/accessible

Entry fees and other charges

Swimming pool and hydroslide

Spa pool

Aquafitness classes

Swim memberships

Our services

Swimming lessons

Aquafitness and hydrotherapy classes

Lane/pool hire

Storing your gear

Food and drink

Swim shop

Visiting with babies and children


Family changing rooms


Swim nappies


Mobility car parks

Wheelchair access

Accessible changing rooms

How to get there

By bus

By car

Staying safe when you visit

To keep everyone safe and healthy at the pools, we have rules about hygiene, illness, and how children are supervised.

Pool rules and safety

Contact and address

Phone: 04 476 5400

Email: karori.pool@wcc.govt.nz

Street address: 22 Donald Street, Karori