SwimKāpiti | swimming lessons for everyone

click to view brochure in a new windowWe provide swimming lessons in Kāpiti for people of all ages and abilities. This is where you can learn aquatic skills for life!

Lessons at Coastlands Aquatic Centre are held in the purpose built PAK'nSAVE Programmes Pool. The water temperature of 32°c, plus the pool's ranging depth, provides the perfect environment to learn to swim.  More advanced lessons are in the main pool.

At Waikanae and Ōtaki pools, younger children have their lessons in the toddlers' pool. Older children are taught in the main pools, where platforms can be used.

Our facilities hold PoolSafe accreditation which ensures high quality filtration systems ensuring the pool cleanliness is kept to an optimum and fully qualified lifeguards on poolside for the extra safety for you and your children.

Our friendly instructors undergo continuous training in learn to swim principals.

Plenty of parking and family change rooms fully equipped with showers and baby change tables makes your swimming experiences as comfortable as possible.

SwimBegin, SwimDevelop and SwimSmart programmes are our affordable block swim lessons in which each level includes two or more levels of our regular swim school. Private lessons are also available.

To book swimming lessons visit or call either Ōtaki Pool or Coastlands Aquatic Centre. A 25% deposit must be paid at the time of booking. Full payment must be made by the second lesson.

For more information contact SwimKāpiti:

  • Ōtaki Pool: 06 364 5542
  • Coastlands Aquatic Centre: 04 296 4746
  • Waikanae Pool: 04 296 4789

Email: swim@kapiticoast.govt.nz or download a copy of our brochure from the image, above right.

Term Two lessons at Coastlands Aquatic Centre and Ōtaki Pool run from Monday 20 April to Saturday 4 July 2015.

Registration forms below:

Learn to Swim registration forms:-

SwimBegin / SwimDevelop / SwimSmart registration forms:-


Lessons Schedule

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Kāpiti Coast District Council Contact Details

Kāpiti Coast District Council
175 Rimu Road
Private Bag 60601
Paraparaumu 5254

Phone: (04) 296 4700
Toll free: 0800 486 486
Fax: (04) 296 4830 
Email: kapiti.council@kapiticoast.govt.nz

View more contact details here including our business hours and Service Centres.