Our Pools


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Cromwell Swim Centre

The Cromwell Swim Centre was built in the 1980s as part of the Clyde Dam redevelopment and extensively upgraded in 2007. The indoor heated facility today boasts a 25-metre lap pool, a therapeutic and learners’ pool and a toddlers’ pool. The facility also has a great spa pool to unwind in. To complement the pool, there is also a privately operated fitness centre on site – NRG Health and Fitness Centre.​

Catering for water play as well as swimming for health and fitness, Cromwell Swim Centre also offers a range of water-based programmes and activities, including aqua aerobics and swim classes. The Swim Centre is open year-round. ​

Phone: (03) 445 0919
Email: cromwellswimcentre@codc.govt.nz

NRG Health and Fitness Centre can be contacted on (03) 445 4880

Molyneux Aquatic Centre, Alexandra

​Located within Molyneux Park off Centennial Avenue in Alexandra, ​the Molyneux Aquatic Centre provides something for everyone. Built in 2003 to replace the old Centennial Baths, the substantial facility includes a 25m lap pool, a large therapeutic/learners’ pool and spa pool, particularly popular over the winter months. There is also an outdoor pool for summer use with an expansive area of grass to lie back and enjoy.

Catering for water play as well as swimming for health and fitness, Molyneux Aquatic Centre also offers a range of water-based programmes and activities. These include water workouts, swimming lessons, holiday programmes and pool parties. The Aquatic Centre is open year-round. 

Phone: (03) 448 8653
​​Email: molyneuxaquaticcentre@codc.govt.nz​​​

​Casual Swim Charges 
​Preschooler (with max. of 2 per 1 caregiver)no charge
​Gold Card and tertiary student ​$5.50
​Community Services card holder ​$5.50

See our fees and charges link in Quick Links or talk to pool staff to find out about concession passes.​​

Summer Pools

​The following pools are summer pools only. Ranfurly Pool is a Council facility and the other three pools are community run facilities. 

​​Ranfurly Pool

​This large indoor facility heated by solar gain and a heat pump consists of a 5-lane, 30m main pool with a small toddlers’ pool. The pool is popular with locals and visitors alike to cool off, to play or to swim for health and fitness. 

The pool opens to the public at the beginning of December and closes in April, dependant on the weather conditions. Pool charges can be found in our fees and charges​.

Ranfurly Swimming Pool Hours - from 7 April 2019

Weekdays - 3.00pm to 6.30pm
Weekends and School Holidays - 1.30pm to 6.30pm

Adult lap training sessions are available for season ticket holders. These supervised sessions are weekdays 7.30am to 9.00am and weekends 8.30am to 10.30am.

Enquiries and bookings can be made by contacting, or dropping into Council's Ranfurly Service Centre (03) 444 9170.

Millers Flat Pool

Within the peaceful settlement of Millers Flat is this gem of an outdoor pool. For older folks the pool will remind you of days gone by, where outdoor pools were the norm bustling with activity and laughter on the long hot days of summer. With its 25m pool and expansive grounds, the pool is a great place to keep fit, meet up with family or friends or just relax poolside.

The pool is open over the summer months and is managed by a local committee. Enquiries and bookings can be made by contacting Millers Flat Holiday Park (03) 446 6877.

Ophir Community Pool

Run by a dedicated group of volunteers the Ophir Pool is open December through to March (weather dependent). It is an unsupervised facility and operates on a honesty system.

Those wanting to purchase a season pass can do so at the Ophir Post Office and there is an honesty box within the pool grounds for casual swimmers who wish to use the facility.

Roxburgh Community Pool

Located at the north end of Cheviot Street this is a great place to take the family to cool off over summer or to keep fit swimming laps in the 30m long outdoor pool. For spectators, there is a large grass area to sit back and watch the activity in the pool or even set up a BBQ.

The Roxburgh Pool is operated by a local committee, and the Roxburgh community is currently fundraising for the upgrading of this pool.

The Pool is open over the summer months.

Keys can be obtained from the Information Centre or from the pool attendant. Opening hours will be advertised at the pool and on the consent form for key. ​

Page reviewed: 04 Apr 2019 12:20pm