Birkenhead Pool and Leisure Centre

Birkenhead Pool and Leisure Centre

Welcome to Birkenhead Pool and Leisure Centre

Challenge yourself to a new adventure at Birkenhead Pool and Leisure Centre! With Auckland’s premier rock climbing wall, which has 26 lines designed to cater to all abilities, a fully-equipped fitness centre, a 33m outdoor heated pool, and a range of outdoor adventure activities that include archery, bush survival, kayaking and a challenge ropes course, we’re your new favourite place.

Address: 46 Mahara Avenue, Birkenhead
Phone: 09 484 7296

Operating Hours

  • ANZAC DAY (All Facilities): 1 – 7pm
  • Birkenhead Pools
    Weekdays: 6am – 8.30pm
    Weekends & Public Holidays: 9am – 7pm
  • Birkenhead Gym
    Weekdays: 6am – 9pm
    Weekends & Public Holidays: 9am – 7pm


Work on your fitness a different way! The ITT (Integrated Team Training) fitness centre at Birkenhead gives you access to advanced trainers, full functional training, sports conditioning and dedicated training zones - a diverse range of options designed to suit your fitness needs.

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Swim outdoors all year round in the Osborne pool, an outdoor heated pool that stays open right throughout winter and is fantastic for training, family fun or just splashing around - or take it inside to our learner's pool. The choice is yours!

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Rock climbing

Challenge yourself with our indoor rock climbing area and feel the thrill of mastering something new! With varied walls including a bouldering area, a 5m vertical top rope, an 8m vertical and overhang top rope and the 216sqm lead climbing wall with 6m overhang, you've got heaps of climbing options.

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Outdoor Recreation

Birkenhead Pool and Leisure Centre is your local choice for a whole heap of recreational activities. Join us for regular organised activities, get us to put together something tailored just for you or check out our school holiday programmes!

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Live Status Updates

April 11, 2018

Glenfield Pool Area: Update

The Glenfield pool area is back open (11th April 2018). Main Pool temperature is currently 25 degrees . We apologise for an inconvenience.

October 27, 2017

Glenfield Pool and Leisure Centre - Steam Room

The Steam Room at Glendfield Pool and Leisure Centre is closed due to a design issue. It will reopen in 2018. Until this time we recommend using Takapuan Pool and Leisure Centres Steam Room.