The weather is getting warmer, the days are getting longer and it is time to start enjoying the Bay’s best season – SUMMER! 

Make it a Memorial summer with fun events and activities at Memorial Pool to help you make the most of this glorious weather!


Join us for our Opening Weekend Pool Party on the Saturday of Labour Weekend.

The inflatables will be up, the music will be on and there will be a free sausage sizzle (while stocks last).

To celebrate the arrival of Summer and our opening, all Labour Weekend, under 16’s swim for only $1.

Have you got what it takes to complete the Cook Strait Challenge?

Race the ferry and swim the distance of Picton to Wellington through the Cooks Strait in November to compete for an awesome prize pack and eternal Memorial Pool glory!

22,000 meters = 880 total lengths of the pool = 30 lengths per day

If the Cooks Strait is just out of reach we are also running the Mount Challenge!

4,500 meters = 160 total lengths of the pool = 6 lengths per day

Cook Strait Challenge Prize Pack

1 x Noxen Standard Hooded Towel
1 x Speedo Adult Gear Pack consisting of
Equipment Bag, Goggles, Cap, Ear Plugs & Nose Clip

Mount Challenge Prize Pack

1 x Aqualine Adult Goggle & Cap Combo
1 x Mount Hot Pools Family Pass

See our friendly team at reception for more information and to sign up for the challenge.

Get into the Summer holiday vibe early! 

Bring your picnic baskets and blankets down to Memorial Pool for free use of our BBQ, giant jenga and other fun garden games!

Can you make it across our giant inflatables in one go? 

Come and test your skills and have fun in the pools with our giant inflatable obstacle course.

Join us at Memorial Pool on Waitangi Day.

Bring the family down for a swim and free sausage sizzle with pool entry (while stocks last). 

Bring the whole family for a day of fun in the sun! 

The Bay’s Biggest Water Fight is back at Memorial Pool. 

The first 50 kids get a free water pistol on entry.

Join in the fun and keep cool this summer! 

Bring your furry friends down to Memorial Pool for the long awaited Pooch in the Pool!

That’s right, after having to cancel the 2020 event, we are soo excited to be opening our pool to all of your furry friends once again for some fun and puppy chaos!

More information will be posted closer to this event.