Opening Hours

Please note bookings occur during open hours. Check What's On for details.

  • Monday:6am - 9pm
  • Tuesday:6am - 9pm
  • Wednesday:6am - 9pm
  • Thursday:6am - 9pm
  • Friday:6am - 9pm
  • Saturday:8am - 6pm
  • Sunday:8am - 6pm

Opening Hours

The Makino Aquatic Centre (Makino) is an indoor and outdoor heated aquatic site. 

We provide safe, all year swimming for the community.

On Monday evenings there will be limited lanes available from 7pm-8pm.

On Wednesday evenings there will be limited lane space available between 6pm-7.30pm.

The Outdoor Complex closes at 7.30pm Monday - Thursday evenings.

On Friday evenings the Outdoor Complex will be closed from 5:45pm for Canoe Polo.

Whole Complex Closure 29 March - 31 March for National Secondary Schools Canoe Polo Champs: Spectators are welcome!

Please note both the Indoor & Outdoor Complex close for the NZ Secondary School Canoe Polo Champs at 9.45am on Friday 29 March and reopen at 6.00am on Monday 1 April 2019. Friday Aqua Fit & Water Walking classes will both take place at 9.00am on Friday 29 March. There will be no Saturday Aqua Power class on Saturday 30 March. Lessons in the Learn to Swim pool continue as normal. Thank you for your cooperation.


Indoor Pools
 Monday - Friday  6am - 9pm
 Saturday - Sunday  8am - 6pm
 Public Holidays  
 Closed  Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, Good Friday
 Otherwise Open  10am - 6pm    
 ANZAC Day      1pm - 6pm

The Makino’s Indoor Complex supports three fully heated swimming pools: A 25 metre 6 lane pool, at a warm 28 degrees, a play pool with ‘beach’ area, at a lovely 33 degrees and a dedicated Learn to Swim  pool at 33 degrees.

Outdoor Pools

A 50 metre 7 lane pool, a learner pool, and a diving pool, all heated to approximately 27 degrees, plus a fresh water toddler pool.  Currently open for summer season.

For more information about our opening times or pool space contact our friendly customer services team.
Phone: (06) 323 5312