Thorndon Pool – outdoors

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

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.

Some pools will open reduced hours between Friday 3 December and Sunday 5 December. Find out more on our COVID information pages.

The main pool at Thorndon Pool.

Opening hours


Monday-Thursday: 6.30am-8pm

Friday: 6.30am-7pm

Saturday-Sunday: 7.30am-7pm

See all facilities' holiday hours

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