Rangiora has a fantastic and accessible aquatic center for swimming and recreation!
The Dudley Park Aquatic Centre is indoor heated and is generally open year-round.
The facility has a large 8-lane 25 metre lane pool, 19.5 metre long learners pool, a children’s leisure pool as well as toddler area, and a spa pool.
Programmes and activities available include:
- Learn to swim and water safety programmes
- Schools swimming lessons
- Lane swimming
- Masters swimming
- Birthday pool parties
47 Church Street, Rangiora
Phone: 03 311 8905
Monday – Friday: 6 am – 9 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 7.30 am – 7 pm
Public Holidays: 10 am – 7 pm
Christmas Day: Closed
Lion Club of Rangiora Pool
The Lions Club of Rangiora Pool is 25 m long and has eight lanes. Each lane is 2.5 m wide which allows plenty of room for lane swimmers. The pool has a shallow end of 1.2 m and a deep end of 1.8 m which allows for various aquatic activities including lane swimming, Aquajogging, Aquarobics, recreational swimming and more. The pool is usually heated to a pleasant 27-28 degrees C. The pool can be entered on one side by a ramp, which allows easy access for those with mobility needs.
The learners pool is 19.5 m long and 6 m wide, and has a depth of 0.75 m at the shallow end and 1 m at the deep end. This pool operates at a temperature of around 32C, making it a great place for children learning to swim within the centre’s programmes. The pool’s design and location also allows it to double as additional recreational space at key times.
The leisure pool has a total area of around 180 m2 and is heated to a warm 32C. A beach entry into a toddlers area provides a great place for parents that have smaller children, while at the deep end a 1 metre deep area of moving water keeps more adventurous children entertained. The leisure pool has a number of spray features as well as a bubble pit for children to interact with.
The spa pool is an excellent place to unwind and relax. The spa pool generally seats 12-15 people and is heated to around 39C.
Lions Club of Rangiora Pool – pool availability throughout the day is dependent on programmes and other bookings. There is always a minimum of two lanes available for public lane swimming. Please note: from 3.30 pm – 7 pm Monday to Friday and 7.30 am – 10 am on Saturday there are only two lanes available for public swimming.
Learners pool – the learners pool is closed for swimming lessons from 9 am – 6 pm Monday to Friday and 9 am to 12.30 pm Saturday and Sunday.
Inflatable Obstacle Course
Every Saturday and Sunday, 1 pm – 3 pm, Dudley Park Aquatic Centre has the Inflatable Obstacle Course available for children aged 8 years and older.
It is also available every day in the school holidays between 1 pm – 3 pm.
There may be days the inflatable is not available due to unforeseen circumstances.
There is a minimum age of 8 years and maximum weight of 70kgs.