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Takapuna centre updates

UPDATE: Thursday 12 May
Our centre will be open from 8am-4pm this Saturday 14 May 2022.Unfortunately due to staff sickness and shortages, we are not able to stay open until 6pm this Saturday.
If you can only workout in the evening, please feel free to visit Glenfield Pool and Leisure Centre or Albany Stadium Pool while we're closed.
Make sure to check the website for their opening hours and let the reception know you've come for a swim/workout due to our early closure.

UPDATE: 13 April 2022

Moving to Orange

As per the Government's announcement, Auckland will be moving to the Orange setting of the COVID-19 Protection Framework from 11.59pm Wednesday 13 April 2022. 

Leisure centre facilities are open, including gyms, indoor recreation programmes, pools, splash pads, spa, sauna and steam rooms.

Face masks must still be worn by everyone aged 12 and over at public facilities, except around swimming pools or while exercising.

For more information on physical distancing and face masks please visit covid19.govt.nz

Visit aucklandleisure.co.nz for current information on service availability and bookings before visiting.

 


UPDATE: 4 April 2022

Vaccination Requirement Update

From midnight on 4 April 2022, there will be no requirement to use My Vaccine Pass at our pool and leisure centres.

Masks are still required indoors in our facilities except when exercising or on poolside.

We will continue to display our QR codes at reception/front door for those who would like to keep scanning, however, scanning is not mandatory.

Please visit OurAuckland for more details about Auckland Council’s updated vaccination approach.


UPDATE: Monday 21 March 2022

Due to staff shortages, we will be reducing our hours and partially closing the facility. See hours below:

1.30pm-3pm Pools closed, Gym open
3pm-6pm all open as normal
From 6pm, whole facility closed

We recommend you check the website and/or our Facebook page prior to visiting the centre as the services we are operating could change under short notice.

 


UPDATE: Monday 14 March 2022

REDUCED SERVICES for Friday 18 March and Saturday 19 March

Friday 18 March 2022

  • Opening hours - 5.30am-6pm
  • 5.30am-1pm - Normal services
  • 1pm-closed - All pool services closed
  • 1pm-6pm - Gym and Learn to Swim only

Saturday 19 March 2022

  • 8am-4pm (Reduced hours only)

We recommend you check the website and/or our Facebook page prior to visiting the centre as the services we are operating could change under short notice.

 

 


UPDATE: Monday 7 March 2022

Services are operating as normal

Some Learn to Swim classes may be cancelled. Customers in those sessions will receive an email

We recommend you check the website and/or our Facebook page prior to visiting the centre as the services we are operating could change under short notice.

 


 

UPDATE: Thursday 3 March

Thank you for your patience and understanding while we navigate through our staff shortages.

Here is our latest update on our opening hours from Friday 4 March - Sunday 6 March.

Friday 3 March 2022

Normal operating hours

Saturday 4 March 2022

Normal operating hours

Sunday 5 March 2022

9am-5pm (reduced hours)

At this stage, we will be open on Monday 6 March as normal. We recommend you check the website and/or our Facebook page prior to visiting the centre as the services we are operating could change under short notice.

 


UPDATE: Wednesday 2 March

Unfortunately, our teams are still affected by the spread of Omicron and a number of our staff members are needing to self-isolate to keep our community safe. Below we have outlined the operating hours and services we will be delivering over the next couple of days.
Change in opening hours:
Wednesday 2 March
5.30am - 1pm: Open for Gym, casual swim, Learn to Swim and Aqua
1pm - 7pm: Open for Gym and Learn to Swim only - NO AQUA
Thursday 3 March
5.30am - 1pm: Open for Gym, casual swim, Learn to Swim, and Aqua
1pm - 3pm: Centre Closed
3pm - 6.30pm: Open for Learn to Swim only
We recommend you check the website and/or our Facebook page prior to visiting the centre as the services we are operating could change under short notice.

UPDATE 28 February 2022

Unfortunately our teams are still affected by the spread of Omicron and a number of our staff members are needing to self-isolate to keep our community safe. Below we have outlined our operating hours and services we will be delivering over the next couple of days.

Tuesday 1 March 2022
5.30pm-1pm - Open for Gym, casual swim, Learn to Swim and Aqua
1pm - 8pm - Open for Gym and Learn to Swim only

Wednesday 2 March 2022
5.30am-1pm - Open for Gym, casual swim, Learn to Swim and Aqua
1pm - 7pm - Open for Gym and Learn to Swim only - NO AQUA

Thurssday 3 March 2022
5.30pm-1pm - Open for Gym, casual swim, Learn to Swim and Aqua
1pm - 3pm - Centre Closed
3pm - 6.30pm - Open for Learn to Swim only

If there are any changes, we will update our Facebook page and website.
 
Thank you so much for your patience and understanding.

UPDATE 24 February 2022

unfortunately our teams have been affected by the spread of Omicron and we have temporarily closed and reduced hours over the next few days. We have made some changes to the operating hours.

We have kept programmes and services open where we can and hope this will be a short pause in those affected areas.

Most of our lifeguarding team are required to isolate so we cannot offer Aqua Aerobics at this time.

Change in opening hours

Friday 25 February 2022

  • 2.30pm-6.30pm, Learn to Swim and Gym only

Saturday 26 February 2022

  • Normal hours - No Aqua Classes

Sunday 27 February 2022

  • Centre Closed

Monday 28 February 2022

  • 5.30am-12pm - Learn to Swim and Gym only
  • 1pm-9pm 

If there are any changes, we will update our Facebook page and website.

 


UPDATE: 23 February 2022

Unfortunately, our teams have been affected by the spread of Omicron and we have temporarily closed and will have reduced hours over the next few days.

We have kept programmes and services open where we can and hope this will be a short pause in those affected areas.

Most of our lifeguarding team are required to isolate so we cannot offer Aqua classes or public swimming at Takapuna for a few days.

Wednesday 23 Feb: Centre closes at 6pm

Thursday 24 and Friday 25 Feb: 2.30pm-6.30pm ONLY for Learn to Swim and Fitness

Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 Feb: Centre closed
Monday 28 Feb: 6am-6pm ONLY for Fitness and Learn to Swim
 
If there are any changes, we will update our Facebook page and website.

 


UPDATE: 23 February 2022

Early Closure: Closing at 6pm, 23 February 2022

We will be closing our centre at 6pm tonight due to COVID-19 staff constraints, and will have reduced hours in the coming days.
We will have further updates regarding our opening hours from tomorrow very shortly, please keep an eye on our Facebook page and website.

 


UPDATE: 23 January 2022

Auckland: Will move to RED in the COVID-19 Protection Framework from 11:59pm Sunday 23 January 2022

Vaccination Requirement: During RED and ORANGE, all customers aged 12 and over will be required to show their vaccine pass to staff upon entry. 

All pools and leisure centres will remain open during the RED setting of the Covid-19 protection framework.
  • Our Sauna and Steam room is closed during Red.
  • Memberships and passes will remain active. If you wish to suspend your membership please create a myLEISURE account.
  • Please see how our centres are operating in RED.

All members, pass-holders, and swim school students should have received an email from us about our vaccination approach. It's important you read this and make sure you understand what our approach is. If you did not receive an email, please contact your local pool and leisure centre.

For more details about our interim vaccination approach, visit Our Auckland.
For up-to-date information on council services, visit aucklandcouncil.govt.nz.
For all COVID-19 information, visit the Unite against COVID-19 website

UPDATE: Wednesday 1 December 2021

Opening Hours: may differ each week due to staffing availability, please check back for the most up-to-date opening hours.

Important dates:

Friday 3 December - Gym and Group Fitness re-open at our normal time. Aqua classes will start from Monday 6 December.

  • Closing early on Friday 3 December at 6pm, due to staffing availability.

Sunday 5 December - Memberships will be taken off of hold from midnight.

Monday 6 December - Aquatics re-open at our normal time. Including lane swimming and play swimming. Spa, Sauna and Steam room remain closed.

Monday 6 December - Learn to Swim starts for Term 4 2021 for two weeks until week of Monday 13 December.

Find our RED group fitness timetable here.

Limited Capacity: due to our smaller spaces, we will have limited capacity for most of our services.

  • Gym - 12 people max
  • Changing Rooms - 15 people max

Where there is no capacity limit, we ask that all customers maintain 1m physical distancing from others, this includes lane space.

Any questions, please contact us at takapunapools@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

 


UPDATE: Thursday 25 November 2021

Auckland: Will move to RED in the COVID-19 Protection Framework from 11:59pm Thursday 2 December 2021

Vaccination Requirement: During RED and ORANGE, all customers aged 12 and over will be required to show their vaccine pass to staff upon entry. 

All pools and leisure centres will open on Friday 3 December in a staggered approach with gyms and group fitness opening first.
  • Memberships and passes will remain on hold until Sunday 5 December. Details on our re-opening will be announced next week.
  • Swimming lessons will start on Monday 6 December and will run until the end of term, Sunday 19 December.

All members, passholders, and swim school students should have received an email from us about our vaccination approach. It's important you read this and make sure you understand what our approach is. If you did not receive an email, please contact us at takapunapools@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

For more details about our interim vaccination approach, visit Our Auckland.
For up-to-date information on council services, visit aucklandcouncil.govt.nz.
For all COVID-19 information, visit the Unite against COVID-19 website

UPDATE effective from Monday 8 November 2021

Auckland: Moving to Alert Level 3 Step 2.

Tāmaki Makaurau will move to Alert Level 3 Step 2 at 11.59 pm Tuesday 9 November 2021.
 
Our gyms and pools remain closed for now. We'll have further updates over the coming weeks.
All memberships and lessons remain on hold.
Outdoor Fitness Sessions: While our facilities are closed, some of our leisure centres are still delivering Outdoor Fitness Sessions for $10 each during Level 3. To see what classes are available near you, visit myLEISURE.
Facebook Live Group Fitness: We are also still running our FB Live Group Fitness classes in our members-only group. Join our Facebook Group here.
For details around other Auckland Council services operating at Level 3 Step 2 please visit Our Auckland for the latest updates.
For more Alert Level information, please visit the official Covid19 website.

 

UPDATE effective from Monday 1 November 2021

Auckland: Remains in Alert Level 3 Step 1

The government has made an in-principle decision to move Tāmaki Makaurau to Alert Level 3 Step 2 on Tuesday 9 November.
 
If we are to move stages:
  • Our centres remain closed, including the pools during Alert Level 3 Step 2.
  • Memberships and lessons remain on hold until we reopen
For up-to-date information on council services, visit aucklandcouncil.govt.nz.
For all COVID-19 information, visit the Unite against COVID-19 website – https://covid19.govt.nz/
Keep an eye out on our Facebook page for daily workout inspirations that you can do safely from your bubble.

UPDATE effective from Monday 4 October 2021

Auckland: Will remain in ALERT LEVEL 3 - STEP 1

Auckland will remain in Alert Level 3 at 11:59pm on Tuesday 5 October into Step 1 of the new phased approach. With the Government review on Monday 11 October 2021. We will have further updates next week.
All pools and leisure centres remain closed under Alert Level 3. And memberships and passes will remain on hold.
For up-to-date information on council services, visit aucklandcouncil.govt.nz.
For all COVID-19 information, visit the Unite against COVID-19 website – https://covid19.govt.nz/

Keep an eye out on our Facebook page for daily workout inspirations that you can do safely from your bubble.


UPDATE effective from Monday 20 September 2021

Auckland: Will move to ALERT LEVEL 3
Rest of New Zealand: Remains in ALERT LEVEL 2

Auckland will move to Alert Level 3 at 11:59pm on Tuesday 21 September for 2 weeks. With the Government review on Monday 4 October 2021.
The rest of New Zealand will remain at Alert Level 2.
All pools and leisure centres remain closed under Alert Level 3.
For up-to-date information on council services, visit aucklandcouncil.govt.nz.
For all COVID-19 information, visit the Unite against COVID-19 website – https://covid19.govt.nz/

Keep an eye out on our Facebook page for daily workout inspirations that you can do safely from your bubble.


UPDATE effective from Monday 13 September 2021

Auckland: Remains in ALERT LEVEL 4 
Rest of New Zealand: Remains in ALERT LEVEL 2

Auckland will remain in Alert Level 4 until 11.59pm on Tuesday 21 September. With the Government review on Monday 20 September 2021.
The rest of New Zealand will remain at Alert Level 2 until 11.59pm on Tuesday 21 September.
All pools and leisure centres are closed under Alert Level 4. 
Please see the following article for details around Council services under Alert Level 4.
Click here
For all COVID-19 information, visit the Unite against COVID-19 website – https://covid19.govt.nz/
Keep an eye out on our Facebook page for daily workout inspirations that you can do safely from your bubble.

UPDATE effective from Monday 30 August 2021

Auckland: Remains in ALERT LEVEL 4 

Auckland will remain in Alert Level 4 for 2 more weeks. With the Government review on Monday 13 September 2021.
All pools and leisure centres are closed under Alert Level 4. 
Keep an eye out on our Facebook page for daily work out inspirations that you can do safely from your bubble.

Updated Monday 23 August 2021

Auckland: Remains at ALERT LEVEL 4 - review due on Monday 30 August
Rest of New Zealand: Remains at ALERT LEVEL 4 - review due on Thursday 26 August

Our centres will remain closed until further notice.
All memberships are currently suspended and classes and bookings cancelled.
We will be in touch with customers after the next update from the Government on Monday 30 August 2021
Take care of yourselves and your whānau, and keep moving (locally).
Keep an eye out on our Facebook page for daily work out inspirations that you can do safely from your bubble.

Updated Friday 20 August 2021

Auckland: ALERT LEVEL 4 
Rest of New Zealand: ALERT LEVEL 4

Our centres will remain closed until further notice.
All memberships are currently suspended and classes and bookings cancelled.
We will be in touch with customers after the next update from the government on Monday afternoon. 
Keep an eye out on our Facebook page for daily work out inspirations that you can do safely from your bubble.

 

Updated Tuesday 17 August 2021

Auckland: ALERT LEVEL 4 for next 7 days
Rest of New Zealand: ALERT LEVEL 4 for next 3 days

Following on from the Government announcement this evening, from 11.59pm tonight 17 August, all of New Zealand moves to Alert Level 4. The Alert Level will be reviewed after 3 days with the exception of Auckland Tāmaki Makaurau and the Coromandel Peninsula which will stay at Alert Level 4 for 7 days.
Our centre will be closed for a period of 7 days initially while we wait for further updates from the Government.

This includes:

- All pools (including spas/saunas/steam rooms)
- Group fitness classes
- Gym
- Learn to Swim
- Kauri Kids ECE

If you have a membership with us, this will be automatically suspended until we can reopen again.


We will keep this page up-to-date with the latest information when we have it available. You can find the latest information on COVID-19 and the lockdown itself on the Ministry of Health's dedicated COVID-19 website.

Stay home and stay safe, Tāmaki Makaurau and Aotearoa! 💙


Updated Friday 12 March 2021

Auckland: ALERT LEVEL 1
Rest of New Zealand: ALERT LEVEL 1

Auckland is back at Alert Level 1 effective from 12pm Friday 12 March 2021. This means that our centre will be back to our Level 1 standards from Saturday 13 March. While some Level 2 restrictions will be lifted from 12pm today, our staff will be working hard to get our centre back to our Level 1 standard for tomorrow.

Check out our COVID-19 customer information page FAQs.

*Our spa pool remains closed for maintenance

Learn to swim members
- Please keep an eye out for an email update

Group Fitness members
- Take a look at the Alert Level 1 group fitness timetable here
- Please continue to book for Aqua classes

Just a few friendly reminders too...

- Please keep practicing good hygiene
- Bring a drink bottle and towel, always - No towel = No workout!
- Wipe equipment before and after use
- If you are sick, please stay home
- and remember...please sign in using the covid tracer app or sign in at reception

 


Updated Friday 5 March 2021

We did it! Welcome back to Alert level 2, Auckland!

Thank you for your commitment to preventing the spread of COVID-19 this last week – we are happy to be reopening our doors from Sunday 7 March 2021.

Our member and staff’s health and safety are our top priority at Alert Level 2, and things will look different and we do have restrictions in place. Please see the Covid-19 page for further details.

Services Opening are:

- Indoor Pools (see times below*)
- Group Fitness 
- Gym 
- Learn to Swim classes
- Kauri Kids ECE

*Lane swimming 
- Monday to Friday, 5.30am-9pm
- Weekends, 8am-6pm

*Leisure swimming times - Small Pool only
- Monday to Wednesday, 5.30am-9.30am and 6pm-9pm
- Thursday and Friday, 5.30am-3.30pm and 6pm-9pm
- Saturday, 12.30pm-6pm
- Sunday 8am-6pm

Services remaining closed are:

Sauna/Steam room
- Spa

Just a few friendly reminders too...

- Please keep practicing good hygiene
- If you are sick, please stay home
- Bring a towel and water bottle, always - No towel = No workout!

We will update this page as well as our Facebook page with any service updates, so please keep checking back.

 


 

Updated Saturday 27 February 2021

Auckland: ALERT LEVEL 3
Rest of New Zealand: ALERT LEVEL 2

The Government has announced that Auckland will move up to Alert Level 3 at 6am, Sunday 28 February for 7 days, therefore our centre will be closed.

This includes:

- Group fitness classes
- Gym
- Kauri Kids ECE
- Learn to Swim
- Pools (including spas, saunas and steam rooms)

If you have a membership with us, this will be automatically suspended until we can reopen again.

If you are enrolled in Learn to Swim we will be emailing families with additional information by midday Wednesday.

We will keep this page up-to-date with the latest information when we have it available, but for now please keep practicing good hygiene, social distancing, noting your whereabouts, wearing a mask, and getting tested if you have any symptoms. You can find the latest information on COVID-19 and the lockdown itself on the Ministry of Health's dedicated COVID-19 website.

Stay safe, Tāmaki Makaurau!


Updated Monday 22 February 2021

Welcome to Alert Level 1 Auckland!

We did it! As of Monday 22 February at 11.59pm Auckland will move to Alert level 1.

All services are back operating as of Tuesday 23 February, with the exception of:
- Our spa pool is currently closed

Check out our COVID-19 customer information page FAQs.

Learn to swim members
- Please keep an eye out for an email update

Group Fitness members
- Take a look at the Alert Level 1 group fitness timetable here
- No bookings required for classes anymore

Just a few friendly reminders too...

- Please keep practicing good hygiene
- Bring a drink bottle and towel, always - No towel = No workout!
- Wipe equipment before and after use
- If you are sick, please stay home
- and remember...please sign in using the covid tracer app or sign in at reception

 


Wednesday 17 February 2021

Welcome to Alert level 2, Auckland!

Thank you for your commitment to preventing the spread of COVID-19 these last few days – we are happy to be reopening our doors from 18 February 2021.

Our member and staff’s health and safety are our top priority at Alert Level 2, and things will look different and we do have restrictions in place. Please see the Covid-19 page for further details.

Services Opening are:

- Indoor Pool (lane swimming only)
- Group Fitness 
- Gym 
- Learn to Swim classes
- Kauri Kids ECE

Services remaining closed are:

Sauna/Steam room
- Spa

Just a few friendly reminders too...

- Please keep practicing good hygiene
- If you are sick, please stay home
- Bring a towel and water bottle, always - No towel = No workout!


We will update this page as well as our Facebook page with any service updates, so please keep checking back.