Arena pool opening times and fees

For a splashing good time, head to Porirua’s Arena Aquatics – the wave pool, hydroslide, spa & sauna is all included with your entry! Find out opening times and entry fees

For a splashing good time, head to Porirua’s Arena Aquatics – the wave pool, hydroslide, spa & sauna is all included with your entry! Find out opening times and entry fees


Haere mai, everyone's welcome at our fabulous pool complex at Te Rauparaha Arena. Arena Aquatics is an indoor heated facility with a lane pool, leisure pool, toddlers' pool, lazy river, wave pool, hydroslide, spa pools, sauna, steam room and a café. Alert Level protocols are in place and affect some offerings.

Alert Level 2 changes

Lane swimming is limited to 4 people per lane and aqua jogging is limited to 8. Spas are limited to 5 people. Sauna, steam room and toddler spa are closed.

Opening hours


Monday – Friday 5.30am – 9pm*
Saturday – Sunday 8am – 7pm
Wellington Anniversary 8am – 7pm
Anzac Day 12 noon – 7pm
Christmas Day & New Year's Day Closed

*On Thursdays the Spas and Toddler Pool close at 8pm for cleaning.



Entry fees and other charges

Adult 16 years and over $6.20
Adult off peak Weekdays 8am – 2pm and 7.30pm – 9pm
(excludes public and school holidays)
$4.80
Child 10–15 years Caregivers, we encourage you to supervise your children $3.90 - Adult Swimming supervisor in pool $9.60
Child 5–9 years With 1 adult actively supervising from the pool edge*
(adults going in the pool pay adult admission)
$3.90 with free supervisor
Child 0–4 years With 1 adult swimming as supervisor, within arm's reach at all times $3.90 with free supervisor
Senior citizen 65 years and over $3.10
Family pass 1 Adult 4 children or 2 Adults 3 Children $19.70
Spectator Non-swimming $1.00
10 trip 20 trip 50 trip
Adult $57.30 $111.40 $255.00
Child $33.40 $66.80 $148.50
Senior $30.20 $60.40 $151.00
Off-peak* $42.40 $84.80 $212.00

*Actively supervising means, watching your children at ALL times and being able to provide immediate assistance.


Visit us


Address Te Rauparaha Arena Aquatics, 17 Parumoana Street, Porirua
Phone (04) 237 1521
Email aquaticsbooking@poriruacity.govt.nz


Parking at Te Rauparaha Arena

220 free car parking spaces right outside the door. Park for up to 3 hours while visiting Te Rauparaha Arena, Porirua Library or Pātaka Art + Museum


Arena Cafe

Enjoy a cup of coffee and a bite to eat before an event, or grab something on your way out of your swim or gym session.