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

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the rock climbing wall and gym are CLOSED, we hope to have the gym back up and running by mid December please feel to use Glenfield and Takapuna Leisure Centre.

  • Birkenhead Gym
  • Weekdays: 6am – 8.30pm
    Weekends: 9am – 7pm
    Public Holidays: 10am – 6pm


  • Birkenhead Rock Wall Notice
    Due to unforeseen circumstances, the rock climbing wall is CLOSED, repairs are scheduled to be completed by early January 2019
    Download our Disclosure of Risk Online Form (3)


  • Birkenhead Pools
    Weekdays: 6am – 8.30pm
    Weekends: 9am – 7pm
    Public Holidays: 10am – 6pm

  • Main Pool Closures (our small pool will still be open)

Marist School outdoor education kayaking
      Friday 14th December 2018 10am – 2pm

St Johns School Swimming Sports
      Monday 17th December 2018 10am – 2pm

Christmas Hours

Mon 24th Dec: 5.30am-2pm
Wed 26th to Sun 30 Dec: 10am -7pm
Mon 31st Dec: 10am-2pm
Tues 1st Jan: 12pm-7pm
Wed 2nd Jan: 10am-7pm

Mon 24 Dec: 5.30am-2pm
Tue 25 Dec to Wed 2 Jan: CLOSED



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. A heated, outdoor 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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