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Napier Aquatic Centre

The Napier Aquatic Centre is Hawkes Bay’s most widespread yearlong water facility. We provide for anyone searching for aquatic exercise to general fun. Positioned in the heart of Napier, in the centre of Onekawa Park, our centre proudly offers top-notch, harmless and inexpensive entertainment for the entire family. Come visit us – we’re just off the Napier-Hastings highway. We’re a POOLSAFE© and SMOKEFREE complex that is community-based, supplying loads of leisure programmes for Napier and the wider Hawkes Bay region. There are heated pools with suitable access for those with disabilities. Our emphasis is on learning to swim, water safety and confidence, and encouraging a lively and healthy lifestyle through aquatic activities. The Napier Aquatic Centre also has several other facilities, so why not make a day of it and hire the barbeque, try out the hydroslides and chill out in the all-new Spray Park. It’s an awesome location for birthday parties, business events or that outing your family will always remember. The Napier Aquatic Centre is delighted to be included in the Community Development Department of the Napier City Council. We are dedicated to supplying top-notch facilities for residents and all visitors to Napier.


If you are uncertain of our opening hours please call us and we can to assist you.

Day Time

Monday to Friday 6.00am – 3.00pm and 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Weekends 11.00am – 6.00pm

Weekdays during school terms 25m pools closed between 3.00pm – 7.00pm. Spas, Waterslides and Learner Pools closed between 5.00pm – 7.00pm



We have 3 amazing pools for many different activities from lane swimming to a low depth kids pool.


A 5-lane 25m pool 1.2m deep for the whole length. Water temperature is at 28°C. This pool is perfect for walking and lane swimming and has ladder access.


A 6-lane 25m pool 1.05m deep dipping to a depth of 2m. Water temperature is at 27°C. This pool is suited for deep water jogging and lane swimming. The IW pool is disability-friendly with a ramp for our submersible wheelchair, making entry simple for all.


A 14.5m-long pool 0.85m deep. Water temperature is 32°C. This pool isintended for children under 10 years of age and has ladder entry. There is a Toddlers Pool and “Beach” area connected, including a mini waterfall for littler kids.


We have 2 indoor, heated waterslides. There’s the quick 63m dash slide for the thrill-seeker and the 75m gentler slide for the more easy-going. Both hydroslides run all year long.


We have a beautiful grass space for family picnics or school excursions. We supply outdoor seats under shade sails, three sand volleyball courts, three coin-operated barbeques, a slide, flying fox and a trampoline for the children. There is a courtyard next to the swimming pools. We prohibit smoking on our grounds. We have additional Dry Play equipment that is both enjoyable and harmless for children. Our outdoor area has never been so much fun!


Our brand new outdoor facility provides ages of entertainment for all. From water cannons to water jets firing out of the ground, both the children and adults will love being refreshed in the zero depth splash pad. It’s a fantastic way to spend the long, hot summer holidays. Make a day of it and bring along your own picnic to share with friends and family! The Spray Park is available from October to March.


We supply 2 spa pools heated to temperatures varying from 36°C – 39°C. The big Spa has a disability seat for hassle-free entry. It’s the ideal way to chill out after an exhausting day.


Aqua Fitness is an aquatic workout intended to raise cardiovascular conditioning, enhance muscle tone and help with weight loss. With no strain on joints, this type of exercise is ideal for all ages and swimming levels. The encouragement the water gives and the resistance it gives makes Aqua Fitness perfect for sport and injury recovery, expectant mothers and anybody who may be getting back into fitness. You decide the intensity of your workout and we give you all the motivation you need!


Spice up your kid’s birthday by having their special day at the Napier Aquatic Centre. With so much to do it’s a fantastic way to celebrate with family and friends in a wild, harmless and entertaining space. We supply you with free invitations and awesome discount when you book your party.

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  • Address

    Maadi Rd, Onekawa, Napier 4110
  • Phone Number

    06 834 4150
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