This facility has a 25-metre heated indoor pool, learners' pool, toddlers' pool and spa. 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: Tawa Pool Lane swimming calendar
- 25-metre heated indoor pool (27°C)
- 15-metre learners' pool (32°C)
- Toddlers' pool (33°C)
- Spa pool (40°C) - the minimum age to use this is five years and older
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 whole facility for your event or activities.
Non-commercial fees: $8.20 per hour for a 25m lane. Commercial fees are double.
To book, call 04 232 7041.
Pay for pool hire
Open daily: 6am–9pm
Pool closed: Mondays, 6.15pm–7.30pm and Thursdays, 6.15pm–7.30pm during the school term. Lane swimming on Mondays doesn't start until 8.15pm
Public holidays: 10am–6pm. Closed Christmas Day
What you can do here
- Children's swimming lessons
- School aquatic education programmes - talk to us about mixing aquatic activities with swimming lessons
- Boating safety, speed zone safety and water safety lessons are available on demand.
- NZSL swimming lessons
- Tawa Pool is currently offering NZSL lessons to children who are Deaf or have hearing loss during Term 4. Classes are held on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday with a NZSL trained instructor. You can request an assessment online to see what level best suits your child. Phone Tawa Pool for more information.
- Private swimming lessons on request. To book, call 04 232 7052.
- Lessons for swimmers with special needs on request. Call 04 232 7052 to find out more.
We welcome breastfeeding anywhere public at our pools, however due to health and safety reasons please do not breastfeed in the pool.
We have an outside grassed barbecue area with seating. You can hire a barbecue for $27 per hour.
- 1 × female / accessible
- 1 × male / accessible
- 1 × family / accessible, with accessible shower and toilet
You can store your things in a cubby hole near the main pool. These are not lockable.
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 at reception
We sell swimwear and swimming accessories for all ages. We also sell Huggies Little Swimmers and Zoggs reusable swim nappies for infants.
There is a big car park in front of the building. If this is full, there is free parking on the street.
We have two mobility car parks.
The facility is wheelchair accessible and provides three accessible changing rooms, one with an accessible shower and toilet.