Kids New Zealand

Swimming Pools

Grey Lynn Paddling Pool

Grey Lynn Paddling Pool

This children’s pool is scenically located in Auckland's Grey Lynn Park - and it's free! Ideal for young families, the pool is situated next to a playground, with a pleasant area for parents to sit. A trained lifeguard monitors the pool throughout the summer.

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West Wave – Waitakere City Aquatic Centre

West Wave – Waitakere City Aquatic Centre

West Wave – formerly the Big Top Aquatic Centre – is a fabulous facility with two 25metre heated indoor pools, two toddler pools, a wave pool, dive pool, hydro-slide and family spa. The wave and toddler pools run in sessions, so give them a call to check the best time to visit.

Facilities:
A fully integrated "Lifestyle Centre", West Wave has a range of world class facilities the whole family can enjoy. With an array of structured and non structured activities on offer there's something for everyone.

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YMCA Tepid Baths

YMCA Tepid Baths

Centrally located by the Viaduct Harbour, the YMCA Tepid Baths incorporate a 25metre heated indoor pool, warm toddler/children’s pool, spa pool, sauna and steam room.

Takapuna Aquatic Centre

Takapuna Aquatic Centre

Takapuna Aquatic Centre has a 33.3metre heated indoor pool, together with a toddler pool.

There’s also a great outdoor pool, open during the summer months only. The Centre is located next to Lake Pupuke, so combine your swim with a picnic next to the lake. An on-site creche is also available for casual users and Centre members.

Roskill Aquasport

Roskill Aquasport

Mt Roskill's Cameron Pool, situated in Keith Hay Park, has both a 25metre heated indoor pool and outdoor aquatic facilities. Set amidst trees and cobbled paths, the outdoor children's pool is great for both kids and spectators. Barbecues, picnic tables and shade make it a great place to bring the family during the summer months.

Philips Aquatic Centre

Philips Aquatic Centre

Philips Aquatic Centre is not your regular swimming pool! Set within a Caribbean theme, there’s a fantastic wave pool that laps on to a beach area.

When the waves have finished children can escape to the lazy river, race down the hydro slide or scramble over the rolling log. Younger children will love splashing in their toddlers’ pool, filled with colourful balls, or investigating their various water features. The Philips Aquatic facility is indoors and boasts warm temperatures even on the coldest days.

Onehunga Aquasport

Onehunga Aquasport

Onehunga Aquasport has a 25metre heated indoor pool, learner pool, toddler pool, spa, sauna and steam room. In summer, the whole family can enjoy the outdoor pools, springboards, water slides, children's water toys, as well as picnic and barbeque facilities. There's a child minding facility on site, perfect for the baby while you swim with your toddler.

Olympic Pools and Fitness Centre

Olympic Pools and Fitness Centre

As well as a 50metre heated indoor pool, Olympic Pools and Fitness has a warm learner pool, toddler pool, spa, sauna and steam room. There's a registered crèche at the pool - useful if you have two or more children.

Lagoon Leisure and Fitness

Lagoon Leisure and Fitness

Lagoon Leisure and Fitness is another great facility. There’s an indoor, heated 33.3metre pool together with a toddlers pool, super heated teaching pool, as well as a relaxing spa pool.

The outdoor leisure facility is open for summer swimming, with a 50metre outdoor pool, a kids pool, dive pool and hydroslide. Not to mention an adventure playground! There’s plenty of grass (and shaded picnic areas) for family BBQs on hot summer nights and weekends, so 'phone ahead to book your BBQ.

Moana-nui-a-kiwa Leisure Centre

Moana-nui-a-kiwa Leisure Centre

The indoor complex at Moana-nui-a-kiwa includes a 25metre heated pool, learner pool, spa pool and sauna. Open from November through to March, the outdoor facilities include five irregular-shaped pools, jump pool, fast and gentle water slides, as well as picnic and barbeque areas.