The Hydroslide is currently closed due to maintenance. 

We apologise for the inconvenience. Please call us on 09 835 0767 with any questions.


We're open later!

From 24 February we will be trialling extended opening hours in the upstairs fitness centre. This trial is for a limited time.

Pool hours will remain the same.

See the extended hours.


Swimwear Notice

Please note that only appropriate swimwear is to be worn in the West Wave pools.

See what to wear at West Wave (PDF 2.7MB)

West Wave Rules and Regulations

West Wave User Groups

Check out the groups that use West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre as their base!

West Wave User Groups

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West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre

West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre is located in Henderson, in the heart of West Auckland, and is proud to be part of the Auckland community. Built for the XIV Commonwealth Games of 1990, West Wave hosts a range of national and international events. Whether you want a great place to work out, take a swim or take part in one of our great recreation programmes, there is something for everyone at West Wave.

Learn more about Membership West Wave. Learn more about Swim School at West Wave Aquatic Centre. Learn more about Recreation Programmes at West Wave Aquatic Centre.


Get active with a West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre membership. With complete access to the Fitness Centre and Swimming Pools, it's the affordable way to get fit. Plus every membership offers unlimited group fitness classes including all land and aqua group fitness programmes.

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Swim School

Swimming is a vital life skill, especially for Kiwis. Our Swim School caters for all levels of swimmers including babies, toddlers, school aged kids and adults in a group environment. Lessons coincide with school terms and are all held in our warm water pools. Enquire about our Learn to Swim programme today.

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Recreation Programmes

Take on a new challenge with one of West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre's Recreation Programmes today! From Parent and Child Programmes to Senior Programmes, no matter what age or ability everyone can give it a go. Programmes are offered all year round and offer a wide variety of opportunities. Take up a sport, learn about science or dabble in music.

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Learn more about our Group Fitness Classes. Learn more about Free Swimming for under 16 year olds. Learn more about our School Holiday Programmes.

Group Fitness

West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre offers a variety of group fitness classes to suit everyone from beginners to highly trained athletes. Whether you're looking for a pumped up land class or would like to take it a little slower in the pool - West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre has something that's right for you. Plus most classes are free for members.

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Free Swimming!

As part of a 2012 initiative, Aucklanders 16 years old and younger now have free access to all council pools across the region (excludes Swim School) during standard operating hours. This initiative gives the youth of Auckland the opportunity utilise pools to learn the life long skill of swimming.

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Holiday Programmes

School's out for the holiday! Now what? Come and join the Recreation Staff at West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre for our Holiday Programme! Participants aged 5 to 14 will have a chance to enjoy the holiday by participating in arts and crafts, playing games and swimming while at West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre. Available every school holiday, including Christmas.

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