Dannevirke - Wai Splash

Facilities and Management

The management of the AMP Wai Splash Community Pool is by the Tararua Aquatic Community Trust.

Kendyl Paget is the Aquatic Manager and Brian Beale the Trust Chairperson. They can be contacted phone 06 374 7772.

The aquatic facilities include two heated pools operating most days all year round:

  • 25m lane pool
  • 12m learners pool

Activities at the facility include:

  • Swim School
  • Aqua Aerobics
  • Large blow up toys - these are often in use and supervised during school holidays
  • New paddle boats in 2017

2017 is the 20th anniversary of the facility’s opening.

Management is implementing the New Zealand Recreation Association “Pool Safe” system of operations at the facility

Fees and Charges


Casual Swim


12 Swim


24 Swim

Swim Entry Fee
  Pre-School (0-4 years) $2   $20   $32
  Child (5-16 years) $3   $30   $55
  Senior (60+ years) $3   $30   $55
  Adult (17-59 years) $4   $42   $80
  Adult with Baby $5        
  Family Pass (2 Adults + 2 Children) $13        
  Non-Swimming Caregivers/Visitors/Spectators Free        

Aqua Aerobics

  Per Class $5   $50   $104
  Gym Member $4   $38   $80
Medical Referrals*
  Non Adult $2   $18   $32
  Adult $3   $37.50   $65
(* Must have signed/certified current P.H.O referral or medical certificate)

Swim Club Fees - Dannevirke Swim Club or Other: Please contact Swim Clubs directly

Facility or Lane Bookings: Inside or Outside standard opening hours, upon negotiation with the Aquatics Manager

Opening Hours

Monday   9am - 7pm
Tuesday   6am - 7pm
Wednesday   6am - 7pm
Thursday   6am - 7pm
Friday   9am - 5:30pm
Weekends   10am - 5pm
Public Holidays   12pm - 5pm

*Closed Christmas Day, New Years Day, Good Friday and ANZAC Day

Programmes and Activities

Swim School
Please contact Kendyl Paget for the programme.

Aqua Aerobics - The Wet Way to a Fit Body - Wednesdays (9:15am)
No need to book, just turn up. Less stress on joints than land aerobics, more resistance within the water! A great way to get active and stay active.

General Information and Contact Details

Children under 8 must be actively supervised by a caregiver 16 or over. Actively supervised means watching your child at all times, and being able to provide immediate assistance. Children under 5 must be within arms reach at all times.

Wai Splash Community Pool
35 York Street, Dannevirke
Phone 06 374 7772 

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