Swimming at Onehunga Pool

Dive in and make a splash with YMCA Onehunga Pools

Swimming at Onehunga Pools has something to offer the whole family. With a variety of indoor and outdoor facilities, swimming at Onehunga Pools can be a way to cool off or to warm up, depending on the time of year and what you’re looking for.

With everything from a dedicated learn-to-swim pool and a 33m outdoor pool, to a safe and shallow toddler pool and a 3.6m deep dive well, there really is a whole lot that you can do at our YMCA managed Onehunga pools.

As well as our facilities for casual swimmers, we also have a variety of different swimming lesson options so that no matter you or your child’s age or stage, there’s a chance to learn something from seasoned professionals who are here to help swimmers push themselves and have fun doing it.

Swimming Services at Onehunga War Memorial Pool & Leisure Centre

Learn To Swim

There’s no wrong age to learn to swim. YMCA swimming schools across Auckland cater to all ages and stages, and our facilities are perfectly equipped for participants to get the most from the learning opportunities that our highly trained instructors provide.

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Swimming Squads

Swimming squads for adults, teens, or children – whatever fuels your need to swim, we get it! We’re just as excited about swimming as you are – and really excited to have you on board.

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Community & School Group Swimming

Community group or school swimming lessons can be tailored for whatever ages and abilities are at play – as well as any other group-related requirements. These can range from basic learn to swim lessons to more fitness-oriented sessions for older students.

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Casual Swimming

Swim some laps in our indoor heated pools, take a relaxing dip in the spa or rejuvenate in the steam room. Public swimming and lane hire available.

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Lane & Pool Hire

Looking for some private space? With a range of different pool hire options available, we are open to accommodating your requests.

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Aqua Classes

Experience a workout like no other with our Aqua Classes. Classes are designed to get your heart pumping but with a low impact to your body.

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Onehunga Pool & Leisure Centre Facilities

Family Changing Rooms

Alongside dedicated male and female changing rooms, you'll find dedicated family changing rooms for parents with children.

Indoor Heated Pools

Indoor heated pools including a kids pool and 30m lap pool. Pools are heated to and maintain a temperature of 27 degrees.

Steam, Spa & Sauna

Spa pool, steam room and sauna located in a dedicated area with entry restricted to persons aged 16 and over.

Outdoor Pools

Open seasonally, swimmers can enjoy the use of a large outdoor pool in a park like setting with picnic areas.

Dive Well

Located in the Outdoor Pool and open seasonally, we offer the use of a dive platform.

Bumper Boats

Available at for selected events only, YMCA has a small number of bumper boats used for special events.

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