Swimming Pools

Far North Pools (Facebook cover)

Overview

All four Far North pools operate under National Pool Safe standards and hold Pool Safe accreditation. This ensures that fully-qualified lifeguards are on duty and high-quality filtration systems keep the pools clean.

For up-to-date information about the hours and events at these pools, visit the Far North Pools Facebook page. Queries about pool management should be directed to CBEC on 09 408 1092.

Kaikohe pool

Kaikohe pool is a summer pool, located in the Northland College grounds. It is a 33.3m pool with six lanes and is open between November and March (dates vary).

Location: Northland College, Mangakahia Road
Operated by CBEC (09) 408 1092

Opening hours (November to March)

During the school term

  • Lane swimming Monday-Friday 6-9am
  • Monday-Friday 3–6:30pm
  • Saturday-Sunday 10am–8pm

School holidays

  • Monday-Friday 10am–6pm
  • Saturday-Sunday 10am–8pm

Costs

  • Adult $3
  • Child (5yrs and over) $3
  • Child (under 5)  Free
  • 10 swim concession $20
  • Gold Card holders Free (with card) 

Kerikeri pool

Kerikeri swimming pool is a summer pool, located at Kerikeri High School off Hone Heke Road. It is a 25m pool with six lanes as well as a dive pool and a toddler’s pool. It is open from November to March (dates vary). 

Call (09) 407 1073 (during pool hours)

Operated by CBEC (09) 408 1092

Opening hours (November to March)

During the school term

  • Lane swimming Monday-Friday 6-9am
  • Monday-Friday 3–6:30pm
  • Saturday-Sunday 10am–6:30pm

School holidays

  • Monday to Sunday 10am–6:30pm

Costs

  • Adult $3
  • Child (5yrs and over) $3
  • Child (under 5)  Free
  • 10 swim concession  $20
  • Gold Card holders  Free (with card)

Kawakawa pool

Kawakawa swimming pool is a 25m indoor heated pool with six lanes. It is located in the ASB Recreation Centre within the Bay of Islands College grounds. This pool is heated and open all year around including public holidays except Christmas Day.

Phone (09) 404 0127 (during pool hours)
Operated by CBEC (09) 408 1092

Opening hours

General public

  • Monday-Friday 6am–7:30pm
  • Saturday-Sunday 8am–4pm

Costs

  • Adult   $3
  • Child (5yrs and over) $3
  • Child (under 5)  Free
  • 10 swim concession  $20
  • Gold Card holders  Free (with card)

Kaitaia pool

Kaitaia Memorial swimming pool is located in central Kaitaia on Bank Street. It is a 33.3m pool with six lanes, a dive pool and a toddler’s pool. This is an outdoor, summer pool open October to March (dates vary).

Phone (09) 408 0844 (during pool hours)
Operated by CBEC (09) 408 1092

Opening hours (October to March)

  • During the school term
  • Lane swimming Monday-Friday 6–9am
  • General public Tues/Weds/Fri 3pm–6:30pm
  • Saturday-Sunday 10am–6:30pm

School holidays

  • Monday-Sunday 9am–6:30pm
  • The pool is open on public holidays except for Christmas Day.

Costs

  • Adult $3
  • Child (5yrs and over) $3
  • Child (under 5)  Free
  • 10 swim concession  $20
  • Gold Card holders  Free (with card)