Ōtaki Pool is open under Alert Level 1.
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Ōtaki Pool is a recently renovated facility located in the grounds of Haruātai Park, catering for all ages and aquatic abilities. This facility also features a free to use splash pad.
Weekly pool booking schedules
When there are bookings or programmes in the main pool there will be a minimum of three lanes for the public.
For any queries, please phone 06 364 5542.
Ōtaki Pool is open every day except for Christmas Day, and from 1pm on ANZAC Day.
- 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–6pm. (5pm during winter due to Canoe Polo training)
- Public holidays: See our Public holiday hours
Note: In order for swimmers to have enough time to dry and change before the pool closes for the night, all swimmers must be out of the pools 15 minutes before closing time.
Haruātai Park, 200 Mill Road, Ōtaki, Kāpiti Coast
Bus route: 290 from Waikanae Station
Bus stops on Mill Road (stop ID:1728)
For more information visit the Metlink website at www.metlink.org.nz
|Adult (16 years+)||$5.20 each|
|Child (5-15 years)||$3.20 each|
|Adult swimming with a preschooler (0-4 years)||$1.70 each|
|Gold Card holders||$3.20 each|
|Community Services cardholder||$3.20 each|
|Students (with valid ID)||$3.20 each|
|Aquafit (class only)
Community Services cardholder
Adult Concession card - 10 classes Senior Citizen / Community Services cardholder Aquafit Concession Card - 10 classes
|$6.30 per class *
$56.70 * $52.20 *
Family Pass (family of 4, max. 2 adults) Each family member extra is $2.70
|Group Discount adult (10 or more)||$4.70|
|Group Discount child (10 or more)||$2.90|
* includes a 15 minute spa after the class.
All fees are GST inclusive and effective 1 July 2019.
- Sauna and spa $2.00 (plus normal pool admission)
- Sauna and spa only - $5.20 (applicable pool entry, ie. Community Services Card = $3.20)
- Learn to Swim - $12.80 per lesson.
A $25.00 deposit must be paid at the time of booking. Full payment must be made prior to, or at the first lesson. Please refer to Learn to Swim for more information.
Take advantage of our special swim concession rates. Concession cards can be used at any Kāpiti Coast Aquatics Facilities - Coastlands Aquatic Centre, Ōtaki and Waikanae Pools.
- 10 Swim - $46.80
- 20 Swim - $88.40
- 30 Swim - $124.80
- 50 Swim - $195.00
- 10 Swim - $28.80
- 20 Swim - $54.40
- 30 Swim - $76.80
- 50 Swim - $120.00
Gold and Community Services cardholder
- 10 Swim - $32.00
- 10 Classes Aquafit - $52.20 (includes a 15-minute spa after the class)
Ōtaki Pool has two pools, a 33.5m pool, with a hoist and ramp to assist swimmers with disabilities into the pool, and a toddler’s pool. 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.
The complex also features:
- Warm showers
- Heated changing rooms
- Disabled and family change rooms
- Outdoor splash pad - open 8am-8pm everyday and free to use
We have an all-inclusive accessibility policy.
- hoist access into the lane and spa pools with trained staff available to assist
- ramp access into the Lane Pool - the removable ramp structure is 15.4 metres long with handrails on each side and made from non-slip fibreglass
For session times for all Aquafitness classes, including Aquafit, AquaEase, AquaMove and AquaYoga, see our Aquafitness Programme page.
Fun whatever the weather; with inflatables and games on weekends, as well as public holidays and every day of the school holidays from 1pm - 4.30pm.
- SPLASH! - whatever the weather!
- Large inflatable in the main pool
Learning to swim and survive is a fundamental life skill that opens up a world of opportunities.
SwimKāpiti runs swim lessons all year round at Coastlands Aquatic Centre held in line with school terms. See our Learn to Swim page for more information.
We also offer swimming lessons run in Te Reo Māori.
Introducing the awesome new addition to Ōtaki Pool – Te Mania Auheke | The Slippery Slope!
Te Mania Auheke will be running through the 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.