Lyttelton's only public swimming pool is enjoyed by the community, especially over the summer months when it attracts more than 7000 visitors.

The Norman Kirk Memorial Summer Pool is located at 54 Oxford Street, Lyttelton(external link). You can take the number 28 bus(external link) to get here.


  • six-lane, 25-metre outdoor pool
  • paddling pool

The pool has ramp entry.

Pool hours and dates

Last entry to the pool is 15 minutes before closing. Please be ready to leave the facility by the closing time.

Day Causal swimmer Key holders
Monday to Sunday

11.30am to 7pm

14 November to 31 January

7am to 8pm

14 November to 28 March



Casual Casual pool fees apply

Season pass key holder

$160 per household

If you are interested in becoming a key holder, contact 03 941 8999 and have your credit card handy for payment, or visit the Lyttelton Service Desk at Lyttelton Library.

For more information email

End-of-season membership

$80 per household

Valid from 1 February until 28 March 2020

Replacement key

$50 fee for lost key replacement

Safety inductions

Mandatory safety inductions are run at the pool on the following dates:
  • Monday 9 November: 11am and 6pm
  • Tuesday 10 November: 11am and 6pm
  • Wednesday 11 November: 11am and 6pm
  • 14 November 2020 to 31 January 2021: every weekday at 7pm and every weekend day at 11am