Thorndon Pool – outdoors

Open during summer, this facility has a 30.5-metre heated outdoor pool, built in the 1920s.

COVID-19 update

Pool space is limited due to pool closures and as we adjust to the Delta Level 2 restrictions. For more information visit our COVID-19 Services and facilities page.

End of season at Thorndon Pool

With Keith Spry main pool re-opening, this means the extended season at Thorndon has come to an end. Thorndon Pool will open again for the summer season on Labour Weekend in October.

While the pool is closed, paid parking will be implemented in the carpark. When the summer season starts up again, the parking will go back to being free for swimmers to use.   

The main pool at Thorndon Pool.

Opening hours

With Keith Spry main pool re-opening on Monday 20 September, this means the extended season at Thorndon has come to an end. The pool will reopen in the summer from Labour Weekend to April 2022. 

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Our facilities

Swimming pool

30.5m length, 0.90m - 2.8m depth heated outdoor pool (28°C)

Spa pool

1 x spa pool (38°C)

Changing rooms and showers

  • 10 x individual changing rooms     
  • 1 x male changing room
  • 1 x female changing room
  • 4 x individual showers

Entry fees and other charges

Swimming pool entry

Spa pool entry

Swim memberships

Our services

Lane/pool hire

Storing your gear

Food and drink

Swim shop

Visiting with babies and children


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: 04 472 8055


Street address: 26 Murphy Street, Thorndon