Karori Pool

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

COVID-19 update: Pools

Due to Omicron we may need to change our opening hours at short notice. Before visiting your local pool please check the current timetable below, or visit our Facebook page for the latest updates.

Karori Pool.

Opening hours

Pools and spa

Monday to Friday: 6am–9pm (spa pool closed at 7.30pm on Tuesdays)
Saturday and Sunday: 7am–7pm
Public holidays: 10am–6pm (closed Christmas Day)

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Note: Due to Omicron we may need to change our opening hours at short notice. Please check the timetable below or follow us on Facebook for the latest updates.

Hydroslide hours

Hydroslide – term-time

Monday to Friday: 4pm–5.30pm
Saturday and Sunday: 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