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Ngatea Public Swimming Pool

There are two pools in Ngatea; the main pool is 33 yards long with 6 lanes, as well as a small learner’s pool. Heated to 27o.


Facilities include: toilets, changing rooms, BBQ tables and shade shelters.


Hugh Hayward Domain, Ngatea.

Swimming Season - Closed

The swimming pool season at Ngatea is now closed. 

The pool opens to the public for four months from November until March the following year.  

Opening Hours during school term:

Monday to Friday
Time Activity
6.00am - 9.00am Lane Swimming 
9.00am - 12.30pm    Schools
12.30pm -1.30pm Lane Swimming
1.30pm - 3.00pm Schools
3.00pm - 4.30pm  Public Swimming
4.30pm - 5.30pm Lane Swimming
5.30pm - 7.30pm Swimming Clubs
Saturday, Sunday & Statutory Holidays
11.00am - 5.00pm  Public Swimming (lanes made available)

Opening Hours School Holidays   

Monday to Friday
Time Activity
6.00am - 9.00am Lane Swimming 
9.00am - 5.30pm*    Public Swimming (lanes made available)
Saturday, Sunday & Statutory Holidays
11.00am - 5.00pm * Public Swimming (lanes made available)

*check for days & times closed listed below

Ngatea Pool Closed to general public

...on the following days:

  • 25 December - Christmas Day  
  • 26 December - Closed only until 11am - Open 11am - 5pm
  • 1 January  - New Years Day 
  • 2 January - Closed only until 11am - Open 11am - 5pm  

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Admission Charges

$2 per swimmer (aged 5 years and over).  

During the month of January there is a special daily admission of $1 per swimmer (aged 5 years and over).

Children under 5 FREE - when actively supervised by a responsible person over the age of 16 years.

No child under the age of 8 years shall enter the pool unless in the charge of a person over the age of 16 years. 

Supervising person (non swimming) may enter the grounds free of charge.

Refer to main Swimming Pools page for Concession tickets and Season passes.