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Swimming Pools

Information on Council supported swimming pools

Waipawa and Districts Centennial Memorial Pool 

Facilities include a 25 metre outdoor pool and a learner's pool, both with ramp access.

 The pool is open during the summer season only.

From Monday 28th February through March 2022

General Public: Weekends only 11am-6:30pm
Weekdays: School bookings

Numbers are limited and entry is on a first come first served basis. Different coloured wrist bands will identify spectators from swimmers as learner pool and main pool will each have a maximum number of swimmers. - Friends and family bubbles are asked to maintain a 2 m distance from other bubbles.

The pool is closed on public holidays.


*Opening hours may change without notice as they are weather dependent. Please phone Centralines Indoor Pool on +64 6 858 8972 to check if in doubt.

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The entry cost is $3.00 for an adult / child and $1.00 for a toddler (under 5 yrs).

Sponsor further development:

To progress the development of the Pool and enhance this fabulous facility we are encouraging the public to sponsor a drop. Purchase a drop at any District Council service Centre or Library. You can view the renovation project here.

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Waipukurau has a heated indoor swimming pool which is owned by CHB Community Trust. The Trust is contracted with Council to provide swimming services for the District through a Service Agreement. Council's involvement is to provide some funding and to monitor the performance of the Trust with respect to the agreement.

The stadium has a sprung wooden floor and is used for Basketball, Indoor Soccer, Netball, Indoor Hockey and Miniball. The stadium can also be hired out to approved groups for major functions. Please enquire at reception.


For entry fees and open times, please visit the Centralines Heated Pool, Stadium and Gym website

Holiday Programmes

Please head to the Centralines Heated Pool Complex website for details about holiday programmes

Meeting Room

A meeting/function room with modest kitchen facilities is available within the facility for hire. See complex reception for more details

Contact Details

10 River Terrace
Waipukurau Central Hawkes Bay
New Zealand 4242

Phone: ++64 6 858 8972




Waipawa Swimming Pool

Waipawa Swimming Pool


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