Start the holidays with a splash!

We have a fantastic line-up of activities at our pools during the school holidays. Greerton Aquatic and Leisure Centre and Otumoetai Pool have some aquatic inflatable filled fun for the whole family! Baywave will be running the Aqua Play Station, Hydroslide and the waves and the Mount Hot Pools have their newly tiled children’s pool with slide and fun water jets. 

Fast track your child’s swimming, ready for Term 2, with BaySwim. Book now for their School Holiday Fast Track Lessons.

With a variety of different pools, your kids can enjoy the water all throughout the holidays! Keep scrolling for more information about the activities listed above. 

Looking for a full-day, drop and run holiday programme?

BayActive in partnership with WaiBOP and Tauranga City Basketball have you sorted so you can drop off your kids and run, while they have some sporty fun! 

Looking for activities for the bigger kids? 

Bring them along to BayStation for some adrenaline pumping fun! 


Bring the kids down to Baywave for some aquatic fun these school holidays!  

Wave Pool: 11am – 5pm (runs every 30 minutes for approx. 10 minutes)

Aqua Play Station: 9am – 6pm

Hydroslide: 10.15am – 4.45pm

Wave Pool and Aqua Play Station are free with entry. Hydroslide pass an additional $5.50pp.

Greerton Aquatic & Leisure Centre

Join the team for some great events these school holidays!

Inflatable Fun 
Monday 19, Wednesday 21 and Wednesday 28 April
Inflatables will be up in the Lap and Learners Pool

Family Fun Day 
Friday 23 and Friday 30 April
Family fun at Greerton in the Lap and Learners Pool. Kelly’s Food Cart will be onsite from 12pm on April 30. 

All events run from 11am – 3pm and are general entry. 

Otumoetai Pool

It’s Inflatable Madness at Otumoetai Pool! 

Have you got what it takes to cross the giant inflatable in one run? Test your skills every day of the school holidays from Saturday, April 17 to Sunday, May 2

Monday – Friday 
12pm and 3pm

Weekends/Public Holidays
11am – 2pm

Entry: $6 per person.

Mount Hot Pools

The Mount Hot Pool is the perfect school holiday location rain or shine! Check out our newly tiled children’s pool with slide and fun water jets, perfect for the cooler days and evenings. Magic Memories will be onsite so you can take your holiday memories home with you.   


BaySwim Holiday Lessons

These School Holidays BaySwim are offering Fast Track classes at Baywave.  These are 15 minutes long, one to one classes, focusing on the specific areas your BaySwimmer needs to work on in order to progress.  They run from 8.40am each morning and cost $16 each.  

These Fast Track lessons are suitable for children in Paua level or higher.


BayActive have teamed up with Tauranga City Basketball and WaiBOP Football to run sport focussed programmes during the school holidays.

Holiday programmes run from 9am to 3pm at Trustpower Arena. All programmes are drop off and leave your child. These programmes are a great way for kids to meet new friends, be active, and entertained by talented staff.

Get your little one socialising in this fun and stimulating playgroup! 

Dates: Tuesday 20, Friday 23, Tuesday 27, Friday 30 April 2021
Where: Trustpower Arena
Time: 9.30am – 12pm
Cost: $5 per child

Tumble Time is suitable for children up to 13 years of age and children must be supervised by a parent or caregiver at all times.. For more information please visit our website

The Balancing Act

The circus is in town and the show is about to begin, but one of the opening act members is missing.. Oh no!

In an attempt to cover up his partners’ “absence” Jay uses his charm and imagination with breath-taking trapeze and circus stunts to amaze the crowd and take them on a magical journey to find her…

The Balancing Act is a 45 minutes interactive family-friendly show that will keep you on the edge of your seat! 

Show time: 11.30am
Cost: $6 Adult, $12 Child and $35 Family pass.
Location: Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre

Ticket also includes an hour of play after the show on the bouncy castles, climbing equipment and more.


Are you looking for activities to entertain your older kids these school holidays? Send them to BayStation for half a day of Drift Trikes and Laser Tag! Also great for holiday birthday parties!