Lyttelton's only public swimming pool is enjoyed by the community, especially over the summer months when it attracts more than 9000 visitors.

Open until 28 March 2021

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.

The pool includes:

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

The pool has ramp entry.

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

Entry type Open hours Open dates
Season pass keyholder Monday to Sunday, 7am to 8pm 14 November to 28 March
Casual swimmer Monday to Sunday, 11.30am to 7pm 14 November to 31 January

Holiday hours 

  Pool Hydroslide
24 December 11.30am to 6pm 12pm to 6pm
25 December Closed Closed
26 to 30 December 11.30am to 7pm 12pm to 6pm
31 December 11.30am to 6pm
1 January 11.30am to 7pm
2 to 4 January 11.30am to 7pm

Normal hours resume on Tuesday 5 January 2021.

Fee type Fees
Casual swimmer 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 2021

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