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Ōtaki Pool

Located on the grounds of Haruātai Park, our Ōtaki Pool caters for all ages and aquatic abilities. For fun whatever the weather, join in our SPLASH! sessions, book a birthday party, and check out our Aquafitness programme and upcoming events

In the summer, our tamariki love our free-to-use splash pad, and our slippery slope Te Mania Auheke which runs most days through the summer school holidays (normal pool admission charges apply).

Weekly lane schedule
Important notices

We're planning for stage 2 of the Ōtaki Pool upgrade, in which we're improving your pool experience and reducing our carbon footprint and running costs. Find out more at Ōtaki Pool upgrade.

To sign up to our text or email alerts please email us your contact details to [email protected] 

Opening hours

  • Monday: 5.30am–8pm
  • Tuesday: 5.30am–7pm
  • Wednesday: 5.30am–8pm 
  • Thursday: 5.30am–8pm
  • Friday: 5.30am–8pm
  • Saturday: 8am–6pm
  • Sunday: 8am–5pm 
Public holiday hours

To ensure all customers have vacated the facility before the pool closes for the night, you must be out of all pools and spa 15 minutes before closing time. 

Our spa closes at 6pm on Tuesdays and Fridays for cleaning.

Our facilities

Our 33.5 metre lane pool has a removable ramp and hoist access to assist swimmers with disabilities into the pool. 

When there are booking or programmes in the main pool. there will be a minimum of three lanes for the public. 

Babies and toddlers love our toddler pool.

Swim nappies must be worn by all babies and toddlers under four. These can be purchased from reception at cost price. 

The adult only spa* is great for tired muscles, backache and stress relief. Seating up to 8 people, the spa is heated to 38 degrees.

Both our sauna and spa are restricted to 16+ years.

Te Mania Auheke runs most days through the summer school holidays, 1–3pm excluding Tuesdays and Thursdays, weather permitting! 

Join us in the sun (remember your suncream!) and see how fast you can go down the 28-metre slope!

Normal pool admission costs apply.

Enjoy our warm showers, heated changing rooms and pick up essentials at our on-site swim shop. You can also make use of our on-site BBQ and in the summer our free outdoor splash pad is open 8am-8pm.

Splash pad >     Swim shop >


We have an all-inclusive accessibility policy including ramp and hoist access into pools with trained staff to assist. We also have disabled and family change rooms. Read more about accessibility at our pools

Water safety is important to us – read our pool safety rules to keep everyone safe and healthy.

Group Bookings

For group bookings, please fill out our Ōtaki Pool booking form and we'll be in touch to finalise your details.

For further information or queries, please phone 04 296 4746 and speak to reception or email to [email protected].

Our programmes and events

Contact us and location

Phone: 04 296 4746
Email: [email protected]
Address: Haruātai Park, 200 Mill Road, Ōtaki, Kāpiti Coast

Bus route: Bus route: 290 from Waikanae Station
Bus stops on Mill Road (stop ID:1728)

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