Swimming pools

Lane hire and full pool hire are available at all pools.

COVID-19 update – Alert Level 1

Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre, Freyberg Pool and Fitness Centre, Keith Spry Pool, Karori Pool and Tawa Pool are open. 

Opening hours:

Freyberg Pool and Fitness Centre, Keith Spry Pool, Karori Pool and Tawa pool will operate at the hours below.

  • Monday-Friday 6am-9pm   
  • Saturday/Sunday 7am-7pm 

Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre will operate at the hours below.

  • Monday-Friday 6am-9pm   
  • Saturday-Sunday 7am-9pm 

General information:

  • We have returned to single lane swimming. There will be no requirement to physically distance or restrict numbers in our spaces. 
  • Cash will be accepted again at all of our sites.
  •  Contact tracing will no longer be a requirement for our casual swimmers but we will have Covid QR codes on display throughout the facilities.

Indoor pools

In Wellington, there are five Council-run indoor pools that are open all year.

Outdoor pools

In Wellington, there are two Council-run outdoor pools that are open during the summer.

Pool charges

Charges for swimming, spectators, fitness classes, and spas and saunas at the Council's pools.

    Swimming lessons for children

    SwimWell offers year-round swimming lessons for children aged 5 months to 14 years during the primar...

      Swimming lessons for adults

      Find out about our adult swimming lessons.

        Aquafitness and hydrotherapy classes for adults

        Find out about our aquafitness and hydrotherapy classes for adults.

          Pool rules & safety

          To keep everyone safe and healthy at the pools, we have rules about the supervision of children, hyg...

            Swim memberships

            Swim memberships are an economical option if you swim at the Council's pool three or more times a we...