- Sport & Rec Venues and Contacts
- Courts and Fields
- Sports Leagues & Programmes
- Gym & Group Fitness
- Kids' Recreation
- Learn to Swim
- Memberships - Join Today
- Sponsored Athletes
- Join the Sport & Rec Team
- Responsible Camping in the Queenstown Lakes District
- Parks and Walkways
- Lakes and Boating
- Mountain Biking
- Sport & Rec: Covid-19 info
- Splash Café
- Wallis Physiotherapy
- Alpine Physiotherapy
- Local Community Support Grant
QLDC Sport and Recreation operates three aquatic facilities on behalf of our local community.
We offer a variety of aquatic programmes at these facilities including Aquafit, Tri Squad and Ante-Natal Fitness.
You'll find a timetable showing which lanes are free and which are booked by clubs and groups throughout each day on the webpage for each facility, along with a full list of daily activities over school holidays.
Learn to Swim
Our learn-to-swim programmes cover all ages and are operated by QLDC Swim School, endorsed by the New Zealand Swim Teachers and Coaches Association (NZSCTA) as a gold quality swim school.
In addition, Council also provides grants to assist with the operation of the following community pools:
Glenorchy Community Pool, Cantire Street (open Labour weekend until Easter weekend)
Hawea Community Pool, Hawea Flat School, Camp Hill Road (open Labour weekend until early March; weather permitting).
Our Supervision Policy
Watch the video below to hear members of our team telling you what it's like to be a lifeguard or swim school instructor at council pools in Queenstown and Wānaka. We're recruiting now so head over to our dedicated jobs website once you've enjoyed the video: