Since 1933 the historic McKenzie Summer Baths has served the people of Petone.

The Baths are located only a short walk from the eastern end of Jackson Street Petone and opposite the Petone Recreation Ground. All baths are heated and there's plenty of space for picnics.

Facilities for Hire

Birthday Parties and Holiday Programmes

Having your child’s birthday party or school holiday programme at the pool is a great way to celebrate and it's becoming an increasingly popular activity. 

We need you to book in advance if you're planning a large party or holiday activity - this helps us offer an equal and fair service to all groups, including the general public, and helps us to keep your group safe on the day.

  • Birthday party entry: $3.90 per person
  • Holiday programme: $3.50 per person

After hours hire on Friday and Saturday nights

Whether it's for a birthday party, corporate or social function or a fundraiser, what's better than some fun in the water?

Our pool can be hired on Friday or Saturday nights after 6pm. Access to pool toys and the hydroslide is included in the hire rate. The Aquarun is also available for hire. We'll provide trained lifeguards to ensure your group is kept safe. Under 8's rule applies for these hires as well.

  • After Hours Casual Hire: $150 per hour
  • Aquarun:  $50 per hour

Casual Lane Hire

We also hire out lanes on a casual basis.  This is mostly for aquatic user groups; however you can discuss this option with the pool office.

Casual Lane Hire: $26 per lane per hour

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