Learn to swim at Whiteside this summer!

Whiteside Pool is now CLOSED for the season

BIRTHDAY PARTIES and LARGE GROUP GATHERINGS 10+ - Please call Franklin Pool and Leisure 09 238 5240 to book for your group to ensure we are able to have appropriate number of staff onsite to ensure the safety of all swimmers. 

Rules of Entry:

  • NO SWIMMING NO ENTRY - To reduce anti social behaviour in our facility if you are not swimming OR a supervising parent or caregiver OR with a supervising parent or caregiver you will be refused entry. 
  • Poolsafe Pool alone policy 5 years and under must be actively supervised in the pool with a caregiver 16 years or older
  • NO Smoking or Vaping on the premises
  • NO Drugs or Alcohol on the premises
  • Please respect the lifeguards they are there to protect you and your whanau

Welcome to Whiteside Pool

Whiteside Pool is an iconic outdoor aquatic centre that is  open during the summer months for the whole family to enjoy. 

Our facility features a 33-metre swimming pool, a program pool for swimming and water safety lessons and a toddler splash pool for the little ones to enjoy. These aquatic facilities are surrounded by beautiful and open green space. 

Whiteside Pool is open during the summer months from December until March and our swimming lessons are held for local schools and upon request. For more information please get in touch with our friendly team or visit us at the centre. We look forward to providing your with the best experiences possible. 

Opening Day: 9th December 2023
Last Day of the season: 31st March 2024

Whiteside Pool has now CLOSED for the Season.

We will be back open in December 2024.


03 Jun 20

The benefits of resistance training

As we move through different stages of restrictions across the country, one health and fitness option that is easy to do anywhere is resistance training! Find out how resistance training can help improve your health and wellbeing. 

29 May 20

Long Weekend Ideas

Our next long weekend in fast approaching! It is going to be a little different to those in the past and you might be struggling for ideas of what to do within the current Covid-safe regulations, so we have some ideas for you!

22 May 20

Home Fitness Network - in case you missed it!

Unlimited at-home fitness & fun for the whole family! Home Fitness Network - in case you missed it!

We hope you've been continuing to move & keep active during this period of change, whether you are walking the dog, playing with the kids, going for runs, taking hikes or using our very own Home Fitness Network that was designed for you.

14 May 20

Best Ways to Get Incidental Exercise

Every day you do incidental exercise without knowing it. When you walk rather than drive or take two flights of stairs instead of the lift, you’re actually exercising. Just by doing a bit more so that it adds up to 30 minutes a day, you get many of the benefits of formal exercise.

Learn to Swim

The Whiteside Pool Swim Tangaroa program is designed to encourage and assist our whanau/families to develop Swimming and Water Safety skills.

Aqua Aerobics

Aqua aerobics classes are a great way for you to stay fit without aggravation or risking injury.

Pool Party

If you're looking for birthday venues for your child's next swimming party, our centre offers one of the best venues in town.

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