Swimming Facilities

​​​​​​If you are looking for exercise, recreation or learning how to swim the Hamilton pools can cater for you. Visit our facilities at Waterworld in Te Rapa, or Gallagher Aquatic Centre in Melville.

The Hamilton pools provide quality, safe and affordable fun for the whole family. We offer PoolSafe facilities with many recreational programmes and activities for Hamilton and the wider Waikato community, including learn to swim classes, club aqua, health and fitness centre and Educare onsite creche. 

Hamilton pools is dedicated to promoting health, recreation and rehabilitation through swimming and water activities. 

Visit Hamilton Pools for more information.

Hamilton Pools

Waterworld

Waterworld caters for all ages, rain or shine!

Waterworld has various options including hydroslides, fun inflatables, outdoor splashpad, BBQ area and an upstairs Club Aqua Gym.

Visit Waterworld at Hamilton Pools for more information on:

  • Learn to Swim
  • Educare
  • Club Aqua
  • Hydrotherapy Pool
Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday​: 6.00am - 9.00pm​
Saturday:​ 7.00am - 9.00pm​
Sunday​: 9.00am - 9.00pm​
Public Holidays (Closed Christmas and Good Friday​): 9.00am - 9.00pm​

Gallagher Aquatic Centre

Gallagher Aquatic Centre has a great community feel, and is ideal for family fun occasions.

Opened in 1997 Gallagher Aquatic Centre has two pools, a 25m pool with a disabled access ramp and a toddler’s pool.  

Gallagher Aquatic Centre has two gas barbeques for hire in the outdoor entertainment area with sheltered children’s playground and picnic area. 

Check out Gallagher Aquatic Centre at Hamilton Pools for more information on the following:

  • Learn to Swim
  • Club Aqua 
Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday​: 6.00am - 9.00pm​
Saturday:​ 7.30am - 8.00pm​
Sunday​: 7.30am - 8.00pm​
Public Holidays (Closed Christmas and Good Friday​): 8.00am - 8.00pm​

Municipal and Partner Pools

The Municipal Pools, at the South End of Victoria St, have been permanently closed by Hamilton Council. They are unsafe, do not meet current pool standards and regulations, and are not available for public use. A decision on the long-term use of the Municipal Pools site is still to be made.​

Information on the Partner Pools locations and operating hours can be found here, on the Hamilton Pools website.

Page reviewed: 07 Jan 2019 10:55am