Pool Calendar

🕔 We’re changing our closing times at Alert Level 2

We’re pleased to be able to welcome back our clubs and aquatic sports teams to Splash Palace, but unfortunately this means we need to adjust our opening hours.

Splash Palace will be open to clubs and sports only in the afternoons and weekend evenings from Wednesday, September 15 while Invercargill remains at COVID-19 Alert Level 2.

This means that Splash Palace will be closed to the public from 3pm on weekdays and 5pm on weekends.


✅ Splash Palace opening hours at Alert Level 2

  • Monday-Friday: 5.30am to 3.00pm
  • Saturdays: 6.00am to 5.00pm
  • Sundays: 8.00 to 5.00pm

 

Invercargill is currently at Alert Level 2

✅ We are open to the public!

We would like to let you know what you can expect when visiting Splash Palace under the new Delta Level 2 guidelines:

  • Following advice from Sport New Zealand, all Splash Palace Learn To Swim classes for term 3 are cancelled.
  • Face masks will be required to be worn into the facility and through to the changing rooms, once you have completed your swim we ask that you wear your face mask from the changing rooms while exiting the facility.
  • We do ask that all spectators, coaches and volunteers who will be on poolside and are older than 12 wear face masks.
  • You will be required to maintain 2m social distancing.
  • Showers will be closed.
  • Please ensure you scan the QR code on arrival or fill in the manual sign in slip as you enter the facility.
  • We require you to follow our one way system from reception to the changing rooms and then exiting along poolside out the foyer door to the exit.
  • Café will be open and will be accessible by following the one way system from reception. Please follow guidelines in place when purchasing items.
  • All members will need to scan their membership cards at reception where they will check your contact details.
  • Retail shop will be open but you will be unable to try on merchandise.
  • No hiring of swimwear or goggles
  • Lane swimming and aqua jogging is still available but there will be restrictions which will be monitored by our poolside team.
  • Our sauna, spa, cold plunge pool, diving boards and hydro slides are closed.
  • A limit of 30 people at a time will be allowed in the Leisure Pool.
  • A limit of 20 people at a time will be allowed in the in Learner Pool.
  • Please note our lifeguards are exempt from wearing face masks due to the nature of their work as per government guidelines. They will wear face masks when working within 2m of customers.

🧡 We look forward to welcoming you back!

Please be patient and kind to our facility users and feel free to let us know if you have any questions by emailing us on splash.palace@icc.govt.nz or phoning (03) 217 7506. Or alternatively visit our website splashpalace.co.nz.

 

🏊🏻‍♀️ Swim School at Delta Level 2

Following advice from Sport New Zealand, all Splash Palace Learn To Swim classes for term 3 are cancelled.

We apologise for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.

Please contact the Swim School team via email at swimschool@splashpalace.co.nz if you would like any further information.

 


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Please contact Splash Palace if you have any questions by calling us on (03) 217 7506.

Drive up, jump out, dive in! The Southland Aquatic Centre – Splash Palace – is one of the top public pool facilities in New Zealand. The indoor aquatic centre is within walking distance of the central business district and close to a large selection of motels and parks. The facility includes a 50m x 8 lane sports pool with a bulkhead, a leisure pool with waves and sprays, a tots’ pool and a learners’ pool. There is also a water slide, spa pool, sauna and Liquid Cafe – all indoors and with free off-street car parking


Last updated: 8.00am, 1 September 2021

We regularly host a range of clubs and community groups at Splash Palace; as a result access to some facilities may be reduced or restricted at certain times.

Planning a visit?

If you’re planning a visit to the pools it can pay to check ahead in the table below to see any possible disruptions.


= unavailable during the time(s) listed 

DateEvent/Session
Friday 10 September – Friday 24 SeptemberWater Polo Competitions
3.30pm–6.00pm
⛔ Main Pool (shallow end)
⛔ Learners Pool
Sunday 26 SeptemberClosing early for full staff training
⛔ We will be closing early at 6pm for staff training.
Monday 27 September – Friday 1 OctoberMental Health Week 2021
In support of Mental Health Week 2021 we are having a week of activities and specials at Splash Palace!Click below to check out each day’s special!
Saturday 2 October – Sunday 17 OctoberSchool Holidays
🌊 Hydroslides open at 10am each day during the holidays if we are at Alert Level 1
Monday 25 OctoberLabour Day
We’ll be open for reduced hours 9am–5pm for Labour Day
Sunday 7 NovemberCaring for Families gathering
10.00am–2.00pm
⛔ Wave Pool
🚸 Facility will be busy with ~250 kids visiting
Saturday 13 NovemberMurihiku Club Champs (50m)
1.30pm–6.00pm
⛔ Main Pool (both ends)
❌ Aqua jogging
❌ Lane swimming
Friday 19 NovemberOrange Parade
12.00pm–1.30pm
🚸 Facility will be busy with a large group of kids visiting
Sunday 21 NovemberSouthland Ribbon Day
1.00pm–4.30pm
✔️ Aqua jogging in the main pool (shallow end)
Sunday 21 NovemberSouthland Ribbon Day
1.00pm–4.30pm
Friday 10 DecemberSouthland Long Course Champs
1.00pm–4.30pm
⛔ Main Pool (both ends)
⛔ Learners Pool
❌ Aqua jogging
❌ Lane swimming
Saturday 11 DecemberSouthland Long Course Champs
1.00pm–4.30pm
⛔ Main Pool (both ends)
⛔ Learners Pool
❌ Aqua jogging
❌ Lane swimming
Sunday 12 DecemberSouthland Long Course Champs
1.00pm–4.30pm
⛔ Main Pool (both ends)
⛔ Learners Pool
❌ Aqua jogging
❌ Lane swimming

Please note that events may run longer than anticipated. Events scheduled more than a month out are tentative and are subject to change.