West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre

West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre

Important Notice: Click on the Pool Closure Information tab for all the details of which facilities are closed from 31 August to 11 November.

Welcome to West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre

Your community base for everything active, West Wave has been an integral part of West Auckland ever since its opening some 25 years ago. With a huge pool complex, multiple fitness and recreation options and some of the friendliest staff you’ll ever meet, West Wave has something for everyone! Have you discovered us yet?

Accessibility: We welcome everyone regardless of ability. West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre is an accessible centre, with disabled access to the hydro pool via ramp access and the main pool and adult spa pool via hoist. Water wheelchairs are available. There is also disabled access to the fitness centre, swim school and recreation hall. Please note that there is currently no disabled access to the lazy river, sauna or steam room.

Address: 20 Alderman Drive, Henderson
Phone: 09 835 0767
Email: westwave@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Pool hours

Monday – Friday: 5.30am-9.30pm
Weekends: 6am-9.30pm

(Customers will be informed 15 mins prior to exit the aquatics area and that all customers must vacate the building by 9.30pm)

Public holidays*: 8am-8pm

*Excluding Christmas Day, Good Friday and Anzac Day.

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Closure – Daily Pool Schedule

Fitness centre hours

Monday – Friday: 5.30am-9.30pm
Weekends: 7am-7pm


Get more with West Wave. We know that getting and staying fit may not be the easiest thing you've ever done, but we also know it'll definitely be one of the most rewarding! Signing up with us is just the first step; join now and see how much more you can be!

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Extensive is how we describe our pool complex, and after a visit to West Wave you'll realise what a fitting word that is. There's something for everyone here, no matter whether you want to train, swim for leisure or just keep the kids entertained!

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Learn to Swim

Whether it's for you, your kids or your parents, learning to swim is vital - especially for Aucklanders! Living in a city with so many kilometres of varied coastline becomes even more amazing when you've got the water safety know-how and confidence to make the most of it.

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Join in and get involved with West Wave! We've got a recreation programme to suit you - from social sports to gymnastics and from preschoolers to seniors, we've got you covered. Our leisure centre is also home to school holiday programmes and out of school care (OSCAR).

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Live Status Updates

September 9, 2019

Labour Day Hours

Monday 28th October West Wave will be open from 8am - 8pm, due to the public holiday.

August 6, 2019

Maintenance Shutdown - WEST WAVE

Our main pool will be closed from the 31st August - 10th November 2019 and reopening on the 11th of November 2019 for scheduled maintanence, limted lane swimming will be available. The Adult Spa, Steam Room, Sauna and Hydrotherapy Pool will still be open.