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

Important notices - Term 2 2021

To avoid disappointment during our peak times please see the information provided below or call ahead of your visit.

Monday - Friday: Peak Times are 6:00am - 7:00am & 3:30pm - 7:30pm


Please note that during Terms 2 & 3:

On Tuesday evenings pools are cleared at 7:45pm for the Canoe Polo Secondary Schools interschool competition. Spectators are welcome.

On Wednesday evenings we will have limited lanes from 6:00pm through to 7:30pm.

On Thursday evenings pools are cleared at 7:15pm for the Canoe Polo Intermediate Schools interschool competition. Spectators are welcome.

On Fridays from 3pm onwards there will be limited space due to our Term 2 Flippaball competition. There will be no lane swimming 3:30pm-5:30pm on Friday afternoons. On Friday evenings we will be closed from 5:45pm for Canoe Polo. Casual players and spectators are welcome.


Queen's Birthday opening hours: Monday 7 June 10:00am - 6:00pm.

COMPLEX CLOSURE - Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 June 2021

The Makino Aquatic Centre will be closed from 11:00am on Saturday 12 June, reopening at 6:00am on Monday 14 June. This is due to Special Olympics. Spectators are welcome.

Learn to Swim lessons in the Learn to Swim pool will continue as normal throughout the weekend.


Makino Aquatic Centre

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

We provide safe, all year swimming for the community.

 Indoor Pools

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.


 Monday  6am - 9pm
 Tuesday  6am - 9pm
 Wednesday  6am - 9pm
 Thursday, Friday  6am - 9pm
 Saturday, Sunday  8am - 6pm
 Public Holidays  10am - 6pm
 Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, Good Friday

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.

Our outdoor complex is now CLOSED for the summer season.

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



Makino Aquatic Centre at Alert Level 1

The MAC team would like to thank everyone for their cooperation during Level 2. Please note there are some things you need to know to make sure that your visit to the Makino Aquatic Centre is safe for both you and our staff at Level 1.

Our priority is keeping you and our staff safe. In order to do so, we ask that you follow the guidelines below:

  • Stay home if you are sick.
  • Wash and sanitise your hands often. Hand sanitiser is available throughout the complex.
  • Follow instructions from Makino staff at all times.
  • COVID App QR codes are available at both the front and rear entrance of the facility.