Hawke’s Bay’s most impressive new sports facility lies within the Hawke’s Bay Regional Aquatic Centre. Certified to the highest FINA international specifications, our 50m Olympic Pool is a world-class destination that is built to host local, national and major international swimming events right here in Hawke’s Bay.

Better yet, this pool is available to the public for lane swimming, and available to hire for local and national swimming events.

Aquatic Memberships

  • Casual or long-term memberships available

  • Swim-only, or Swim-Gym memberships available

  • Memberships include:

    • Access to the Olympic Pool and Learners Pool for lane swimming

    • Access to AquaFit classes

    • Access to Royston Health & Fitness Centre (Swim-Gym memberships only)


Aquatic Memberships

Casual visit$9.00$6.00
Casual visit x10$81.00$54.00
Flexi* (per week)$20.25$13.50
Fixed* (per week)$18.00$12.00
Upfront (12 months)$842.40$561.60

Gym Memberships

Casual visit$20.00$15.00
Casual visit x10$180.00$135.00
Flexi* (per week)$21.00$16.00
Fixed* (per week)$19.00$14.00
Upfront (12 months)$889.00$655.00

Gym+Swim Memberships

Casual visit$24.00$18.00
Casual visit x10$216.00$162.00
Flexi* (per week)$30.00$21.50
Fixed* (per week)$27.00$19.35
Upfront (12 months)$1,264.00$906.00

Concessions include

  • Seniors (65+ years)
  • Students (full-time student and <25 years old)
  • Community services card holder

No admin or joining fee

Access key: $15 (one-off payment)

Casual visit x10 passes expire within 6 months of purchase

Direct debits are paid fortnightly from your nominated bank account

*Flexi - No commitment, cancel after 28 days
​​​​​​​*Fixed - 12 month commitment period


  • Children under 16 years
  • Babies and spectators

Standard terms and conditions apply

Contact us for more information


​​​​​​(06) 651 2324

Sport Event Hire

Main Pool

  • 51.5m x 25m (10 lane) FINA compliant competition pool

  • 51.5m pool includes a 1.5m movable bulkhead for long and short course meet hosting

  • 2.2m deep (allows for deep water sports eg water polo, canoe polo etc)

  • Gold standard accessibility features throughout facility including Pool Pod to allow dignified independent access to the pools

  • World class Omega electronic timing and touchpads, scoreboard and PA system available

  • FINA starting blocks, lane ropes, and backstroke flags available

  • Pool pod access available for disabled swimmers

  • Fixed seating for 840 people / temporary seating to allow for up to 1662 (largest in NZ)

  • High quality and efficient pool air heating

  • Large event marshaling room (90m2), first aid and drug testing rooms available

  • Meeting room available (75m2)

Learners Pool

  • 25m x 15m (6 lane) FINA compliant warm-up pool 

  • 1.0m - 1.35m deep

  • Accessible ramp access

Accommodation Hostel

  • 60 bed hostel, split into two 30 bed wings

  • Optional 12 extra rollaway beds

  • Each wing contains 12 twin share rooms and 3 twin share manager rooms

  • Two team lounges 

  • Fully equipped, self catering kitchen (catering options available)

  • Two adjoining dining rooms seating a total of 80 

  • Outdoor BBQ area

  • Laundry facilities

  • Onsite custodian

Sports Hall

  • Indoor basketball or netball court, with options for badminton and volleyball

  • Extra half court available

  • Indoor 60m running track

Affiliated Clubs​​​​​​​

We are proud to be associated with the following clubs in Hawke's Bay