Where35 Garnett Avenue
HoursRefer to website
Cost and Booking$$
Here's what you need to know while we are still in the Red of the Traffic Light setting:
- Face masks and physical distancing still apply and are important to keep us all safe from COVID-19.
- Face masks need to be worn at all times inside our facilities unless you have a health-related exemption.
- There will be capacity limits inside some of our facilities.
Hamilton Pools comprises of Waterworld (Garnett Ave in Te Rapa/Forest Lake) and Gallagher Aquatic Centre (22 Collins Road, next to Melville High School), and both facilities are owned and operated by Hamilton City Council.
12 months of summer and a world of activities in one place
If you are in need of a fun filled day, rain or shine, visit Waterworld - one of New Zealand's largest aquatic centres.
Need to keep the kids busy? Come and relax poolside while your children shoot down the hydroslides or play on the fun inflatables.
Waterworld's outdoor Splashpad area offers a safe and fun water playground for your under 8 year olds.
There is a fun and safe playground suitable for children under 10 years of age.
Do some serious training upstairs at Waterworld in their very own Club Aqua Gym or downstairs in the public swimming lanes.
Or just visit and have a family BBQ outside at their great picnic area or enjoy the on-site cafe.
Gallagher Aquatic Centre
Our city also boasts a boutique swimming facility featuring two indoor pools, a picnic area with gas barbeque for hire and an outdoor children's playground located at 22 Collins Road, Melville.
Monday - Friday 6.00am - 8.00pm
Saturday -Sunday 7.30am - 8.00pm
Public Holidays Closed
- 25m lane swimming pool
- Learn to Swim and toddler pool
- Learn to Swim programme
- Outdoor Playground
- Barbeque area
- Inflatables and Bouncy Castle (Subject to availability)
- Aquacise classes