Gore Aquatic Centre

The Gore Aquatic Centre is part of the jewel in the Gore District's recreational crown, that is the Gore Multisports Complex.

kids swimming 

It is located just off Robertson Street and is signposted from the intersection of SH1 and Charlton Road.

The aquatic centre is made up of

  • An eight-lane 25m main pool with a water temperature of 28.5 degrees
  • A leisure pool, including a toddler's pool, rain drop, water fountains, walk-in beach area, bubble pit & sprays. Water temperature is 31 degrees.
  • A hydrotherapy pool shaped like a three leaf clover, with a water temperature of 39 degrees

Pool facilities include:

  • A disability hoist to lower customers into the main pool and hydrotherapy pools
  • Wheel chair
  • Family changing rooms, include private shower & baby change table
  • Disabled changing rooms include shower, toilet, basin, hoist, change table & storage
  • Women’s and men’s changing rooms include toilets, open showers with partitions for privacy, hand basins and baby change table & seat

For information about what's on you can phone 03 203 9128 or email us at multisports@goredc.govt.nz.

Open Hours

Monday to Friday 6.00am to 8.00pm
Saturday & Sunday 10.00am to 6.00pm
Public Holidays 1.00pm to 5.00pm


  • Christmas Day/Boxing Day
  • News Years Day/2 January
  • Good Friday

Times subject to change


To ensure a safe and happy time at the pool please consider the following:

Health Issues

If you have diarrhoea please do not use a public swimming pool until you have clearance from your doctor. Preschool children must have correctly fitted swimwear eg. Little Swimmers, which can be purchased at reception. We recommend swimmers shower and use the toilet before entering the pool.

Dress Code

We prefer approved togs be worn in the pool. A clean t-shirt and shorts may be worn over togs in special circumstances. Unacceptable swimwear includes jeans and underwear.

Age Restrictions

Children aged under 8 years must be actively supervised by a responsible person aged 16 years and over, who is able to provide immediate assistance. Preschool children must have a person aged 16 years and over in the water with them, actively supervising and able to provide immediate assistance.

There's a few other things we'd like you to remember, so please check out our Conditions of Entry [PDF, 484 KB]

Lane Availability

We have eight lanes in our main pool, but from time to time availability is limited due to bookings and Aquarobics. During terms 1 and 4 there are limited lanes available when swimming lessons are on during after school hours. For day to day lane space availability, please feel free to contact our friendly customer service team on phone 03 203 9128.


Admission Price
Children (under 16 years) and pre-schooler (under 5 years) $2.50
Adults (16 years ad over) $4.50
Senior Citizens (60+) and Student (ID required) $3.50
Caregiver accompanying pre-schooler (16 years+) Free
Family Concession (2 adults/3 children) $14
Spectator $1
Shower $3
Swim/Skate Combo - Adult/Child (includes skate hire) $14/$10
AquaFit (with swim concession card) $2
AquaFit - Adult (without swim concession card) $6
AquaFit - Senior (without swim concession card) $5

Swim Concession Cards

  Per Visit 10 Swims 25 Swims 50 Swims
Pre-School $2.50 $22.50 $53.50 N/A
Child $2.50 $22.50 $53.50 $100
Student $3.50 $31.50 $74.50 N/A
Adult $4.50 $40.50 $96 $180
Senior Citizen $3.50 $31.50 $74.50 $140

Annual Membership

Children $250

Students/Seniors $350

Adults $450

These are non-refundable and can be only used by the person registered on the card.

Concession Cards

Discounted swims and AquaFit sessions are non-refundable and expire 12 months after purchase.

For a full list of charges, please read our current Fees & Charges schedule.

Contact Us

For any feedback or queries, phone us on 03 203 9128 or email multisports@goredc.govt.nz.

Gore District Council 29 Bowler Avenue Gore P: 03 209 0330 E: info@goredc.govt.nz