Mataura Centennial Pool

What's Hot this Season

Looking for some fun? Every Monday and Wednesday from 4.15pm to 6.00pm, the inflatable water toys will be out at Mataura. Don't miss out. 

About the Pool

The Mataura Centennial Pool was built in the 1960's as an outdoor pool and has been covered for a number of years. It is centrally located in Mataura's Main Street and is open during the summer months, approximately 7 months of the year.

The facility is made up of:

  • A six lane 25m main pool with a temperature of 28.5 degrees
  • Leisure pool & tots pool

Pool facilities include:

  • A disability hoist to lower customers into the main pool
  • Family/accessibility changing room including private shower, toilet, large changing table and baby changing table
  • Women's and Men's changing rooms include toilets, open showers with partitions for privacy, hand basins and baby change tables.

For more information about what's on you can phone 03 203 9128 or email us at

Open Hours

The Mataura Centennial Pool reopens on Saturday 25 September, 1.00-5.00pm.

School holidays

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 1.00pm to 5.00pm
Tuesday & Thursday 11.00am to 5.00pm
Saturday & Sunday 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Public Holidays Closed

School term

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 4.00pm to 7.00pm
Tuesday & Thursday 11.00am to 12 noon / 4.00pm to 7.00pm
Saturday & Sunday 1.00pm to 5.00pm

Times are 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 had 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.


Admission Price
Adult $3.50
Child (under 16 years) $2.50
Senior citizens (60 years and over) and students (with ID) $3
Caregiver accompanying preschooler (16 years and over) Free
Family concession (2 adults/3 children) $12
Shower $3
Aquarobics - Adult (without concession card) $5
Aquarobics - Senior (without swim concession card) $4

Six monthly membership

Children $100
Students/Seniors $125
Adult $150

These are non-refundable and can be used only by the person registered on the card, not the entire family.

Concession cards

  Normal cost 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 $27 $63.70 $120
Adult $3.50 $31.50 $74.50 $140
Senior citizens $3 $27 $63.70 $120
Adult Aquarobics $5 $45 $106.50 N/A
Senior aquarobics $4 $36 $85 N/A

Discounted swims/aqua sessions are non-refundable but are valid for 12 months after purchase date.

For a full list of charges, please go to our current Fees & Charges [PDF, 454 KB] schedule.

Contact Us

For any feedback or queries, phone 03 203 9128 or email

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