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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 - Opening 17 November

The pool opens to the public from 17 November until 17 March the following year.  Please check the list of dates closed.

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).  

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.