Dannevirke - Wai Splash

Facilities and Management

Tararua Aquatic Community Trust are responsible for the management of the Wai Splash Community Pool.

Kim Taylor the Trust Chairperson, can be contacted by phone on 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

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

Fees and Charges

Click here to download a full list of fees and charges as at July 2020.

For swim club fees - Dannevirke Swim Club or other, please contact swim clubs directly.

Facility or lane bookings are available inside or outside standard opening hours, upon negotiation with the Aquatics Manager.

Seasonal Opening Hours



9am - 7pm



6am - 7pm



6am - 7pm



6am - 7pm



9am – 5pm



9am - 5pm



10am - 5pm

Public Holidays


12pm - 5pm

* Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, 31st December, New Years Day, Good Friday

Head to www.waisplash.org for up to date information. 

Programmes and Activities

Head to www.waisplash.org for up to date information. 

Swim School
Please contact Steph Buckeridge  on 06 374 7772

Aqua Aerobics  & Aqua Fit - The Wet Way to a Fit Body – Monday, Wednesdays & Friday 9:15am – Tuesday & Thursday Night – 6pm
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.

Tuesday Night Session is slightly more intense & and is Aqua Fit 

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.

Head to www.waisplash.org to get in touch with us today.

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

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